In the Spotlight: Stephen Palo

Employee SPotlight: Stephen Palo

What’s the key to success in the business world? The truth is, there’s not just one answer. One of the most important factors of success is creating the perfect equation to reach the ultimate goal: Strong leadership + clear vision + solid foundation = SUCCESS.

Here at Platinum, a large contribution to our success is our solid foundation, or in other words, the Platinum Family. Our expertise, willingness to help the customer, and dedication, is what drives us forward. Today, Stephen Palo will be recognized for his constant efforts to involve himself in the mortgage industry and the community! Scroll through the timeline to meet #PlatinumPalo and watch his video at the end:

Navy Reserve Veteran 1982-1988

“I was stationed in San Diego, California for boot camp and Mess Specialist “A” School. As a reservist, I still got to travel and met many people. I try to continue to serve our current soldiers, veterans, and their families by helping them know their options, such as homebuying options…

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Loving Husband and Father

“One of my biggest accomplishments is raising two children with my wife. Our daughter is 33, and our son is 14 (will be 15 on November 14th this year!). My daughter is a master at crocheting. She makes beautiful items for children, elders, and families and is selling her pieces…

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Featured in a cooking show in 1986

“I love to cook and create new dishes from scratch–no recipes! I was on a cooking show back in the mid 80’s in New Jersey that was part of my seafood store I owned, Craby’s Fish Market. The television show was to help the Department of Agriculture in New Jersey…

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Real Estate Finance since 1993

“I started in 1993 as a Loan Officer. At that time, the application packet was a telephone book thick! It’s amazing how technology has changed the mortgage process over the years. I learned so much over time through experience, and I wound up being a top AE for a lender…

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TV Star for 4 months

“I aired on a television show called ‘All About Mortgages,’ dating back to approximately 1995, with an Atlantic City, NJ TV Station. I did this for 4 months. It was a great learning experience. Around 2005, I also created a training course on “How to Apply for a Mortgage” for…

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Community Activist

“I love to volunteer! I am definitely an advocate of community involvement. I am a member of an organization called Darkness to Light that helps spread awareness of child sexual abuse. As a surviving victim of child sexual abuse myself, I want to spread awareness and my own coping mechanisms…

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Member of Charleston Chamber of Commerce

“I joined the Charleston Chamber of Commerce (COC) to be part of the business and social community in order to work smarter by networking and building long term relationships. Being a member allows me to get involved and learn how my talent or skills can be utilized within the Chamber’s….

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Financial Literacy Educator

“The “All about Mortgages” and the “How to Apply for a Mortgage” training course helped shape one of my newest accomplishments in the industry. Both of those experiences allowed me to gain the right knowledge and experience to complete a Financial Literacy Program.” Click here to request access to Stephen…

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Anthony Cummuta

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  • Thank you Andy Griggs for the confidence you have in me…you and Sidney have made the process of getting licensed and learning Platinum’s programs fun & easy! Tony and Team Cummuta…what can I say; awesome, very appreciative of the time, energy and thought you and your team put into my Bio/Blog! Spot on, no pun intended…I am proud to be part of the Platinum Family!

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