Chris DoeringBranch Manager & Loan Originator
Chris Doering is a lifelong Gator, having grown up in Gainesville, Florida as the son of a University of Florida professor. Chris was a standout scholar and exceptional athlete at Gainesville’s P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School. He graduated in the top ten percent of his class and earned all-state honors in football, basketball, and baseball. When his Blue Wave basketball team captured the state title, he was awarded the MVP of the Class 2A basketball tournament.
To top off the glory of his high school days, Doering’s lifelong dream was to play wide receiver for the Florida Gators, but his chances seemed discouraging after graduation. Initially, the Florida coaches decided against granting him with a scholarship and instead offered him preferred walk-on status. Undeterred, Chris committed to the team with hard work and perseverance, and eventually, he not only earned a scholarship but also went on to achieve one of the finest careers in the history of the University of Florida and the Southeastern Conference.
Following his collegiate career, Chris battled through ten years of ups and downs in the NFL, where he played for five teams during that time. Since his retirement from the NFL in 2005, Doering has returned to his hometown of Gainesville, where he lives with his two kids, Taylor and Tyson. In addition to owning the mortgage company, Chris is very active throughout the Gainesville community with his work with many charitable organizations. Doering is also utilizing his degree in telecommunications from the University of Florida in his role as a college football analyst for television broadcasts of SEC football with ESPN.
Chris prides himself on being very involved with staff and clients and draws his greatest satisfaction from providing the best solutions for clients while cultivating a successful and enjoyable working atmosphere for his team.
Judd DavisBranch Manager (Ocala Market) & Loan Originator
Judd joined the growing team in 2015 as a Loan Originator, specializing in the Ocala area market. Professionally Judd spent five years as the Vice President of Construction and Business Development for a national hotel renovation company based out of Ocala and prior to that served as a Commercial Loan Officer at an Ocala area bank. Judd will be an active member of the Ocala Marion County Association of Realtors, as well as, the Marion County Builder’s Association.
Judd is an Ocala native and graduate of Forest High School. He attended the University of Florida and was the teammate of Chris Doering and starting placekicker for the Gator Football team from 1992-94. To his credit, Judd earned NCAA 1st Team All-American honors and also won the Lou Groza National Placekicker of the Year Award in 1993. He was later inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011.
Sheila TeckenbrockLoan Originator
Sheila was born in Hialeah, FL, and raised in North Central Florida. She started her career in the industry in 2006 as a Loan Originator for a small mortgage office in High Springs, FL. She then transitioned to a Loan Processor and Production Assistant/ Loan Coordinator. Sheila joined the team at Chris Doering Mortgage in August of 2013 as a Production Assistant/Loan Coordinator. She says she loves helping people and feels that it is a way to pass on the help she has received throughout her life.
Sheila is married to Duane, and they have six children and four grandchildren. She spends almost all of her spare time with her family and says that creating memories is the most important thing we can give our children and families in their lives, next to teaching them the about God and His love for us.
John ConnellLoan Originator
John serves as a Loan Facilitator and has over 13 years of experience in the finance industry which helps him to advise and guide clients in making the best decision for their given situation.
John was born and raised in the Gainesville/Ocala area. He played football at a college in Wisconsin, then finished up his Bachelor’s degree from Clearwater Christian College. John is an active member of the Builder’s Association of North Central Florida and the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors.
John is married to his wife Carrie who serves in the Army National Guard and is a nurse at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center. They enjoy spending time with their five daughters, playing sports, exercising, outdoor activities, and going to sporting events.
Jeff WolfeLoan Originator
Jeff was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and raised in Rochelle, Illinois, a small farming community just 90 miles west of Chicago. He attended Kishwaukee College and moved to Gainesville in 1985. Jeff has one daughter, Jennifer, who is raising his three grandsons, Luke, Caden, and Dylan with her husband Ben, in Rochelle, Illinois.
Jeff has been licensed in real estate since 1998 and obtained his mortgage broker license in 2000. His experience and knowledge from both of these aspects help him better assist clients by providing them with a complete understanding of the sales process and a smoother process by eliminating the guesswork. He joined the team at Chris Doering Mortgage in 2011.
Jeff and his wife of 14 years, now live just off the beach in New Port Richey, FL., where he continues to originate loans with Chris Doering Mortgage. Being only a couple hours from Gainesville, Jeff still serves his Alachua County clients, as well as Pasco County and the beautiful Treasure Island/Sunset Beach/St. Pete Beach areas. He prides himself on providing the best mortgage solution for clients whether it’s a first home, investment properties or refinance.
Kristen LittleLoan Originator & Assistant to Chris Doering
Kristen was born and raised in North Florida and has been a Gator since birth. She graduated from the International Baccalaureate program at Eastside High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Kristen has been part of the Chris Doering Mortgage team since February 2008. She’s excited about her future with the company as it has experienced tremendous growth, and is focused on continuing to develop professionally.
Kristen currently lives in Alachua, FL with her husband, Jason, and son, Rhett. Together, they enjoy visiting the nearby springs, attending Atlanta Braves baseball games, and visiting new places in the Southeast. Kristen is also an avid reader and a patron of the arts.
Nadine LandryLoan Processor
Nadine Landry joined the Chris Doering Mortgage team in December 2013 as a mortgage Loan Processor. She brings over 40 years of experience in the mortgage industry as a mortgage underwriter, processor, closer and builder finance processor. Nadine enjoys helping clients achieve the goal of home ownership.
Nadine has been a resident of the Gainesville area for 13 years. She was born and raised on the Westbank of New Orleans.
Daphne DampierLoan Processing Manager
Daphne began her career as a Loan Processor when the doors first opened at Chris Doering Mortgage in March of 2007. She said she feels blessed to be part of such a strong and compassionate group of people.
Daphne lives in Gainesville and has two children, Chelsea and Chase. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, writing and playing the piano. She finds time almost daily to unwind by playing a few songs. Daphne said she is thankful for the gift of music and loves sharing it with others as well.
Jennifer DoeringLoan Originator
Jennifer is a Gainesville native and a graduate of PK Yonge. She graduated from the University of Florida before moving to South Florida to pursue her real estate career and still holds a license as a Real Estate Broker, in addition to a Mortgage Loan Officer.
Jennifer brings more than 10 years of experience in the real estate industry in many facets, ranging from general real estate to working for well known residential developers, GL Homes and Lennar to Commercial Real Estate. Jennifer most notably worked as a Leasing Associate for Stiles Corporation, which is based in South Florida. In her tenure with Stiles, Jennifer represented global real estate investment giant, Guggenheim Partners, to lease a high profile office building in Miami’s Downtown epicenter, Brickell Avenue.
Jennifer and her fiancé recently welcomed a baby girl, Brooklyn, who has brought them immense joy. Jennifer enjoys traveling throughout the world, teaching her daughter new things and dominating at Draft Kings. She has also been active in the community, participating in The United Way and The Beacon Council of Miami.
Chris MoebusSales Manager & Loan Originator
Chris was born and raised in Florida and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration and minor in International Economics. Chris has been in the mortgage industry since then, over 15 years, specializing in Agency, VA, FHA and Jumbo loans.
He maintains a keen focus on product and continues to improve his knowledge of the mortgage business with the ultimate goal of putting his customers in the right loan for their given situation. Chris is dedicated to making the challenging yet exciting process of getting a mortgage easier for Chris Doering Mortgage customers.
Chris has been married to his wife Holly since 2003 and they have two active young boys, Vance and Tanner. He and his family enjoy being on their boat as much as they can and as an avid saltwater fisherman, Chris loves to share that passion with friends and family. He also enjoys playing golf when he can!
Terry PowellLoan Processor
Terry is originally from Michigan, and relocated to South Florida in 1974. She now lives the quiet life with her husband in Gilchrist County on a small 20 acre farm with her six horses, three dogs, and a few chickens.
Terry worked as the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant City Manager for Management and Budget for the City of Hollywood Florida for 12 years before moving to North Florida. She then transitioned to the loan processor for Drummond Community Bank in Chiefland, Florida for five years before moving over to the Broker side of the mortgage business. Terry worked for a short time for a Title Company to acquire an understanding of the title business as well.
Terry has been with Chris Doering Mortgage since March 2016 as a Loan Processor, and feels that knowing she is helping families obtain the home of their dreams brings her tremendous satisfaction.
Brian RundleLoan Originator
Brian was born in Perth Amboy, NJ but spent most of his life in Florida. Grew up in the Daytona Beach area and graduated from UCF and lived in Orlando until he moved to Gainesville in 2003. He has been in sales for 20 years earning high marks and recognition in production and customer satisfaction and joins the Chris Doering Mortgage team as a Loan Officer. Making sure customers are always informed and taken care of during and after the sale is of the utmost importance to him. It’s because of this philosophy that an industry that requires consumer satisfaction a perfect fit for him.
In his spare time, Brian loves staying active by working out, playing golf and tennis and having a good time with friends and family. Loves watching sports, going to the movies and attending concerts. His favorite place in the world is Las Vegas and visits any time he gets the chance.
Candi Curtis RichesonLoan Originator
Candi Curtis Richeson joins the Chris Doering Mortgage team, a perfect fit with her strong Florida Gator ties. Candi was a cheerleader for the University of Florida Gators while Chris played football during the 90’s. Candi graduated in 1995 from UF with High Honors and moved back to Gainesville in 2000. She went on to be the Head Coach of the University of Florida Gator Cheerleaders from 2007-2014. Candi has 2 daughters, Sydney, who played Division I Volleyball and graduated from the University of South Florida and Lacey, who is following in her mom’s footsteps as a student at the University of Florida.
Candi is very active in the Alachua County community and has had her real estate license for over 20 years. Candi enjoys helping people with what is usually the biggest purchase of their lives. Her experience and many years in the industry gives her a better understanding of the process and helps her guide clients through each important step. Candi strives to be the best at everything she does and looks forward to helping you finance your Home Sweet Home!
Heidi HoldridgeLoan Originator Assistant
Heidi began her mortgage career in 1985 as a loan processor and in 1989, transitioned into the role of a mortgage loan originator. For the next three decades, she assisted countless clients to obtain mortgage financing and building lasting relationships with those she helped to realize their dream home goals. She is now applying her extensive knowledge and expertise as a Loan Originator Assistant with Chris Doering Mortgage.
Heidi graduated cum laude from American Military University in 2016 with a BA in English and is nearly finished with her second bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She returned to her birth state of Florida in early 2020, after living in various parts of Maryland, California, and West Virginia over the years.
After 28 years of marriage, Heidi was widowed at the age of 44. She remarried in 2013, and she and her husband, Rick, live in Ocala, along with their Havachon dog named Buddy, four barred Plymouth Rock chickens, and a rogue black coyote that seems determined to break into her chicken coop for a feast.
Heidi has two grown children, a son who is an FAA-certified Part 107 drone pilot and is the lead pilot for Heidi’s drone business, Drone Master Pro, LLC, in Ocala, and a recently married daughter who lives in New York.
Jackson (Jake) TrivettLoan Originator Assistant
Jake was born and raised in Flagler Beach, Florida. He serves as a Loan Originator and has over 4 years of experience in the finance industry. After spending some time in Boston as well as Nashville, he decided to come back to Florida and work for the branch remotely, out of Orlando.
Jake spends most of his free time on the water, either fishing or boating with friends. He also enjoys spending free time with family, attending sporting events, and traveling.
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