Cara Mauldin is Vice President and Senior MAP and LEAN Underwriter at Highland Commercial Mortgage and joined the team in December 2020. She underwrites FHA-insured multifamily and healthcare loans for new construction, substantial rehabilitation, acquisition, and refinance. This includes both market rate and affordable properties.
Prior to joining Highland, Cara briefly served as Senior Underwriter at Dwight Capital through the acquisition of Love Funding Corporation. Before that, she was Assistant Vice President, MAP Underwriter at Love Funding Corporation for nine years.
Cara graduated Cum Laude from Upper Iowa University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a double major in Financial Management while minoring in Graphic Design.
Cara has always had a passion for soccer and has played competitively since she was a child. She has served on the board of a DC non-profit organization, Federal Triangles Soccer Club, for the past five years and has been the Vice President for the past three. She also serves as the Commissioner of a sponsor-based summer soccer league, Summer of Freedom, that involves coordination of 200 players and 16 sponsors. In her spare time, Cara enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and relaxing on the beach.