Meet The Team

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Mortgage Broker

Gert Martens

EMAIL: GERTM@DLCGP.CA

PHONE: (780) 933-0109

OFFICE: (780) 513-6611

TOLL FREE: 1 (844) MTG-GERT

FAX: (780) 513-6762

BIO

Gert grew up on a farm in La Crete, a small northern Alberta town. This is where she learned at a young age the value of hard work and determination and that it is the key to success.
 

Gert and her husband Spike moved to Grande Prairie in 2006. After many years of business ownership in the Salon & Spa industry, Gert embarked on a new exciting career in the mortgage industry and became a partner and Mortgage Broker in Dominion Lending HT Mortgage Group.
 

It proved to be a good decision, as Gert achieved success in her new career. Becoming #4 in CMP’s small markets and #27 in Volume across Canada. She also ranks in Top 20 with Dominion Lending Centre Canada each month.  Gert is Dominion Lending Centres #1 broker for their White label Mortgage product. Also ranking #2 in Canada with Mortgage Protection Plan.
 

Gert has managed to use her extensive experience in business along with her knowledge in the finance industry as a true asset to provide her clients with valuable financial information and mortgage options.  And takes pride in providing excellent customer service to each and every client. 
 

When not working Gert enjoys traveling with her husband, trips often consist of running, biking, Nascar, and culinary experiences.

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Unlicensed Mortgage Underwriter

Carmen Deller

EMAIL: CARMEN@DLCGP.CA

OFFICE: (780) 513-6611

FAX: (780) 513-6762

BIO

Carmen was raised in Hinton, Alberta. She moved to Grande Prairie in 2005 with her husband and three small children.  She has been in finance ever since. Carmen worked for one of the big banks for 8 years until deciding to move into the Mortgage Industry. She has been with DLC since 2014! Carmen is currently studying for her brokers exam to also become a licensed broker, as well as a licensed mortgage assistant. In Carmen’s off time she loves spending time with her adult children and grandkids, as well as traveling now that the kids are all grown.

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Unlicensed Mortgage Underwriter

Kelsey Hope

EMAIL: KELSEY@DLCGP.CA

OFFICE: (780) 513-6611

FAX: (780) 513-6762

BIO

 Kelsey was born in Edmonton and has lived in all the big cities and little towns in Alberta, but she has always called Grande Prairie home. With a 10-year background in accounting and customer service before starting in the finance industry where Kelsey worked for DLC as an assistant for 5 years prior to taking a short break before returning as an underwriter. In Kelsey’s personal time, she enjoys the company of her husband, their daughters, and the two-family dogs. During the school year, Kelsey can be found playing chauffer to her girls, and in the summer, you will find the whole family soaking up every spare moment together at their lake lot.

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Licensed Mortgage Underwriter

Tarja Laverdiere

EMAIL: TARJA@DLCGP.CA

OFFICE: (780) 513-6611

FAX: (780) 513-6762

BIO

Tarja is excited to be back in the mortgage industry as a Licenced Mortgage Assistant and is looking forward to helping clients achieve their dream home. Tarja has a finance background of over 30 years and has a wealth of knowledge to bring to our team. Tarja is married and lives on a farm with a lot of crazy animals. Along with a few chickens, she has a young puppy to keep her on her toes. When not working, Tarja enjoys a variety of things which include hiking, camping, beekeeping, wine making, quilting and gardening.

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 Document Specialist 

Kaitlyn Braun

EMAIL: GERTADMIN@DLCGP.CA

OFFICE: (780) 513-6611

FAX: (780) 513-6762

BIO

A farm kid at heart; Kaitlyn grew up on an acreage in Grovedale, just south of Grande Prairie AB. She learned the value of impeccable customer service at an early age as she watched the family-owned tire shop evolve into a well-known local establishment, instilling in Kaitlyn that the key to success is hard-work and dedication. Working as a Customer Service Representative in a bank for 3 years made the transition to Dominion Lending Centres feel seamless. In her downtime, Kaitlyn enjoys crafting and spending time outdoors with her animals.