April Whitaker began working with Highland Commercial Mortgage in 2016 overseeing loan processing and operating as a Jr. Underwriter. Her duties include managing various relationships both internally and externally for HCM with borrowers, third party contractors (environmental, PCNA, appraisal, and AEC) to ensure that all deadlines between the parties are met in a timely manner to complete the HUD checklist for application submission.
Prior to joining HCM, April worked for over a decade as a Property & Casualty Commercial Underwriter for Brown & Brown, Inc. April specialized in the underwriting for insurance for municipalities and schools during her time at Brown & Brown.
April holds a Life, Health, & Variable Annuity License (215) and General Lines License (220) and obtained an Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM).
She graduated in 2003 from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Risk Management/Insurance.