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Champions Funding’s EVP Sales Kimberley (KT) Torres was selected by National Mortgage Professional magazine as one of the 2022 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals

GILBERT, AZ (July 18, 2022)Kimberley Torres (KT), Executive Vice President Sales of Champions Funding LLC, was named by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of the 2022 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals from amongst a pool of hundreds of applicants. The publications’ editors select recipients based on their social media presence, not solely their following.

The thorough search for Most Connected Mortgage Professionals evaluates participation in social media, specifically pertaining to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. A strong social media network exponentially increases the magnification of messaging.

Kimberley’s presence in the industry, including in the digital space, reflects her and Champions Funding’s larger mission to serve the broker community and the borrowers served. She produces content designed to further the company’s business goals, and provides value to her network through education, collaboration, and connection.

When reflecting on the honor, Kimberley Torres shared the value of the multi-faceted benefits of digital networking. “In my 20+ years in the mortgage industry, my focus has been on cultivating strategic partnerships with others. This strategy has yielded a fulfilling career leading the sales organization at Champions Funding, and ultimately has provided a deeper satisfaction of being empowered to help serve underserved borrowers across the country,” said Torres. “When connecting with other mortgage professionals, I’ve also been able to help build and foster a mission-driven community.”

Christy Mindell, Executive Vice President Marketing, added, “We are thrilled to celebrate with KT. Her designation comes as no surprise as she had made a name for herself as a thought leader, motivator, and champion for collaboration. When you connect with KT, you have a connection for life.”

Read more about Kimberley and the other 2022 recipients here.


Champions Funding, LLC is a nationwide, wholesale lender providing Non-QM loan options for mortgage brokers and their customers. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Champions Funding LLC empowers its Broker Partners to fulfill the dreams of their diverse homeowners as well as realize the mission of serving low-income and underserved communities.

As a women-led organization that empowers its team of service-focused and mission-driven team members, it offers exciting opportunities for high-performing and experienced mortgage professionals who love what they do and want to grow their careers. Find out more at


Media inquiries: Christy Mindell, EVP Marketing, Champions Funding LLC,, (602) 609-3645

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