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Turenne Newell

NMLS 555619

Turenne founded Birmingham Mortgage Group in March of 2015 to bring realtors and clients the best mortgage experience at a local level. He has been in the mortgage and banking industry since 1998. His was born and raised in Birmingham, a graduate of Briarwood Christian High School and received a degree in finance from Auburn University. In 2007 he made the best decision of his life, marrying Andrea. Turenne lives with his wife, children Gwen, David and one on the way in January 2019. He has been an active member of Church of the Highlands since 2004. When not serving his family, clients or church he can be found playing or watching golf. His ultimate goal is to use his business to make a difference in people’s lives.

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Mark S. Achuff

NMLS 671187

Mark was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised just over-the-bridge in South Jersey. Even though Mark enjoyed his first 32 years of life in the North East, Mark has fallen in love with “Southern Life” since making Birmingham his home since 2004. Mark has been serving Realtors, home builders, and customers in the mortgage industry for over 20 years. Mark joined Birmingham Mortgage Group in 2018 as an Owner/Partner where he believes he can best live out his greatest professional desire, which is to deliver the best possible mortgage experience to the Realtors and their clients. Mark and his wife, Melissa have two adorable boys, Isaac and Judah. He thoroughly enjoys spending time with his family and friends, completing family bucket list tasks and learning from his YBL small group.

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Andrea Newell

Andrea was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky and is a graduate of The University of Alabama. She moved to Birmingham in 2005 where she fell in love with Birmingham and a boy named Turenne. Previously serving clients as the Group Benefits Manager for Murfee Meadows, Inc., she brings her knowledge of the marketing and relationship business to Birmingham Mortgage Group. She is instrumental in helping loan officers and Realtors grow their business. She loves helping grow Bham Mortgage with Mark, Sherrie and Turenne. Outside of work, family and friends she serves at Church of the Highlands, Brookwood Forest PTO, The Service Guild of Birmingham, cheers on the Big Blue Nation and supports various other charity organizations around town. One of her greatest joys is volunteering in the classroom at The Bell Center.

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Sherrie D. Roberts

Sherrie was born and raised in Birmingham where she attended Faulkner University. She joined Birmingham Mortgage Group as the Processing Operations Manager. She has a wonderful husband Michael and three beautiful children. Her favorite thing to do is spend quality time with her friends and family. Sherrie is thankful to have the opportunity to serve and guide clients through the mortgage process using her 24 years of experience in the business. She looks forward every day to gaining new friendships with clients and giving them the best mortgage experience ever. Sherrie says, “They are the reason she loves what she does.”

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Aylin Arteaga

Aylin Arteaga is our master Third Party Coordinator. Aylin loves helping clients and Realtors make the closing process smooth with no last minute surprises. She is integral to the Birmingham Mortgage Group processes. Aylin graduated from Oak Mountain High School. When she is not working she is following the World Cup, hanging with her brothers and family. You can also catch Aylin at Vestavia Country Club.

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Andrew Wood

NMLS 555619

Andrew was raised in Helena, Alabama and attended Kingwood Christian and received his bachelors degree from Auburn University. Andrew began his mortgage career in 2015. He loves helping guide clients through the mortgage process and values the trust each client places with him. He enjoys studying new mortgage products and placing clients in the best possible product. Andrew is engaged to be married in April 2019 to Rachael Webb. They attend Trussville First Baptist. He also loves motorcycles, the outdoors and high end candles (just kidding on the candles).


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Ethan Green

Ethan comes to us from Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he attended The University of Alabama. Ethan began his mortgage career in 2016 as a Junior Loan Officer under Mark Achuff. Ethan has also served as a Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual. He loves the relationship business and looks forward to helping clients fulfill their dream of homeownership. Ethan will graduate from Highlands College this year and is a large part of the YP Connect Small Group.