People

Matt McDaniel

Sr. Loan Officer NMLS 338093

214-435-1988

Matt@themcdanielmortgagegroup.com

Matt McDaniel, Sr Loan Officer, with The McDaniel Mortgage Group of Mid America Mortgage in Dallas Texas, is a top-producer awarded as a Five Star Mortgage Professional for multiple years and Top Producer in D Magazine.  He has also been featured in Housing Wire and Fortune Magazine.  Matt has been in the mortgage business since 2002 with vast experience in all forms of lending types, such as Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA financing.

Potential VA home loan buyers can consider Matt a VA Loan Specialist who has assisted thousands of Veterans obtain their home loans with his guidance and attention to detail.  Throughout the last 15+ years, Matt closed a significant number of VA loans which placed him in the top 10 of VA home loan originators in the State of Texas.

Matt prides himself in his accommodating communication and superior customer service which is uncommon in the mortgage industry.  He is known as a driven and determined, hard-working professional.  Matt has a reputation of exemplary expertise for closing home loans efficiently.  Consider Matt and his team of top-tier mortgage professionals a model for dependable and knowledgeable service. Excellent customer service and punctual responsiveness have deemed Matt as the “go-to guy” for all forms of residential home originating.

Matt’s aim has always been to guide each individual through the Loan Process by formulating a plan tailored to fit each buyer’s individual goals in the home buying process leading to a smooth and stress-free closing.

Assisting clients and their families realize the dream of homeownership is his passion.  Matt and his team work with a wide variety of buyers. If you are a first-time homebuyer or looking to purchase your next investment property, Matt and his Team of Mortgage Professionals are available to guide you from start to finish.

Matt is a native Oklahoman and is licensed in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Florida.  Married since 2011, Matt and his wife, Jillian live in Dallas, Texas.   Matt is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, BBA In Finance. In his free time, Matt will be rooting for his Dallas Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners; or playing the game he will never perfect on the golf course.

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Christy Staggs

Loan Partner | NMLS 1156074

972-591-2770

christy.staggs@midamericamortgage.com

Christy was born and raised in Missouri, she called Columbia her hometown until she moved to Dallas in 2014. She started in mortgage ten years ago and moved to McDaniel Mortgage Group when she made the move to Texas 8 years ago. Christy has worked several different positions in her time with this group and enjoys learning new things. She currently works as a Loan Partner 2 guiding clients on what documents and tasks to complete to get to the closing table. When she is not chasing down docs she has a love of sports, traveling, and eating. Yes, eating, she is the food guru and that really works well now with her cravings as Christy is preparing to be a mommy this summer.

Whitney Elliot

Direct Submit Processor | NMLS 1046727

whitney.elliott@midamericamortgage.com

Whitney was born in Texas and grew up in Lewisville. She has been with the McDaniel Mortgage since the beginning of her mortgage career, all 13 years. She works very hard and faces issues head-on to make sure files get closed and people get into homes. Whitney is a busy mom of a growing family and is expecting a new arrival at the end of summer.

Lilia Trejo

Loan Partner

lilia.trejo@midamericamortgage.com

Like Christy, Lilia is also an LP2. She stays busy helping our clients get to the closing table and stays in constant communication to ensure the smoothest transactions. Lilia is not scared of a challenge she truly enjoys learning and loves to help our customers. She grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and moved to DFW as a teenager. We are so thankful she joined our team in 2020. Lilia has rescued two cats and truly loves being a cat mommy. Besides working and playing with her kitties Lilia enjoys spending time with her family and reading as many books as she can.

Mandy Auger

Sales | Marketing

mandy.auger@midamericamortgage.com

Dallas has always been home to Mandy, and she has spent the last year in sales & marketing for the team. For the past 9 years, she has been a licensed realtor. Referring her clients to McDaniel Mortgage Group is nothing new, she’s been sending her clients to Matt since her very first transaction in 2013. When the team needed someone to come in and handle marketing and sales, she was excited to jump on board and do just that. She loves to keep the team polished and interact with current and potential clients. At the end of every workday, she most looks forward to spending time with her kids and being outside.

Kyle Trost

Loan Partner

lilia.trejo@midamericamortgage.com

Kyle was born in Sacramento CA; he has moved around to a few places before settling with us in Dallas. Kyle works as front end and is one of the first points of contact for our clients. This works well because most of his experience is in sales and working with people. When he is not working, he enjoys watching every type of sport. Soccer is his favorite, and you can find him cheering on Manchester United. He also roots for the Philadelphia Eagles, despite his choice in NFL teams, he is a quick learner and plans to study to become a Loan Officer.