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Frank Tyger

Our Team

We like to think that we have a unique perspective on home financing and what it takes to make buying a home an enjoyable experience.

Josh Hefty

Broker | Owner

Josh started Cahaba Mortgage in 2016 after a 11 year career in a variety of different mortgage operations. He felt like he could offer the most competitive rates and fees as a broker and be able to provide an even larger variety of loan options to his clients. He has 2 wonderful children, David & Katie, an amazing wife, Emily, 2 dogs, Charlie & Lucy, and enjoys golf, reading, cards, and movies.

Roger Sheaves

VP of Operations

Roger has 19+ years’ experience in both retail and wholesale mortgage sales and operations for various organizations. From Loan Officer to Branch manager to his current role, Roger thrives on building teams and removing obstacles so that others can succeed! Roger has 2 children, Ryan and Elli, and lives in Franklin, Tn with his fiancé’, Rebekah. Roger enjoys, golf, travel and cooking in his free time.

Barry Logan

Branch Manager

Knowledgeable / Available / Trustworthy... Barry has spent over 38 years working within the financial industry. In the past 18 years, he has provided positive mortgage experiences for individuals and families, creating a steady stream of referrals and returning clients. The knowledge and wisdom Barry has acquired has equipped him to give sound advice and clear direction which goes far beyond simply providing a mortgage. While Barry is up to speed with the latest technology that has made the mortgage process easier, he still believes in the importance of building relationships and being personally available to his clients. Barry often meets with clients after normal business hours and seeks to attend loan closings to provide additional reassurance as well as celebrate dreams coming true. Barry is a strong person in faith. Principles described in the Bible profoundly direct Barry's daily focus in serving others and in being a person of his word. Making a difference in the lives of his family, friends, co-workers, and clients motivates Barry to work hard and to "go the extra mile". Buying a home is a major financial decision that impacts our financial future which makes it imperative to secure a seasoned lender. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, available, trustworthy mortgage professional, Barry Logan is your "mortgage guy".

Taylor Crawford

Sr. Loan Officer

After 5 years of working in outside sales, Taylor changed his career path to mortgage lending in June of 2018. He combines his experience of solution solving with his love and passion of helping people accomplish their dreams of home-ownership. He is happily married to the love of his life, Amanda, and is looking forward to being a father in January 2020 when they expect their baby boy. Taylor spends his time working out with a local men’s leadership group, the outdoors, following his favorite sports teams, and listening to music.

Andrew Wood

Loan Officer

Andrew was born and raised in the Birmingham area. He attended Auburn University and graduated with a degree in business specializing in leadership and philanthropy. After graduating, Andrew spent two years working with local non-profit organizations such as The Boys and Girls Club. In 2017 he decided to join the mortgage business as a Loan Officer. He has a passion for helping his clients and business partners overcome any obstacles in the home buying process. He takes pride in making a difference in the lives of others through home ownership. Finding the perfect loan for his clients is what makes his job so rewarding. He is married to his wife Rachael and they recently had their first child, Emery. In his free time, he enjoys riding motorcycles and spending time with his family.

Chris Baker

Processing Mngr | Loan Officer

Chris has been in the mortgage industry since 2006. He has had a variety of roles in both the front and back ends of the mortgage process. He is originally from Montgomery, but has lived in Birmingham since 2004. He is an avid bowler and loves to play golf and cards.

Emily Batemon

Loan Officer Assistant

Emily began assisting with residential mortgages in the summer of 2018. Prior to mortgages, she spent many years in retail banking helping customers with their financial needs. Emily lives in Pinson with her husband and their three dogs. She enjoys painting, traveling, listening to audiobooks, and spending time with her family and friends.

Chad Bright

Loan Officer

Chad resides in Dothan, Alabama with his wife Erin and three wonderful children. After graduating from Auburn University in 2004, Chad spent a decade serving the public as a law enforcement professional and helping others. Then, in 2017, Chad discovered another way to truly help others on a larger scale, and so he began his mortgage career. Since entering the mortgage industry Chad has already experienced much success and fulfillment helping many wonderful families realize their dream of homeownership and developing lasting friendships. When Chad isn’t pursing his passion of helping others get into a home, he enjoys working out, cooking, spending time with his family and friends, and competing in physical endurance events.

Rhonda West

Sr. Loan Officer

Rhonda has 20+ years in the mortgage industry in both wholesale and retail and has experience in operations, management, training and sales. Rhonda is passionate about helping her clients & referral partners, and believes honesty, team work, and communication are vital to the overall success of each partnership. First time home buyers, refinances or the pro home buyer, Rhonda draws from her experience and knowledge to guide, educate, and listen to her clients throughout the process. Rhonda was born and raised in Texas and currently lives in Auburn, AL with her two teenage sons Kal and Kace. She enjoys watching her son’s sporting events, traveling, running and relaxing.

Michael Partlow

Loan Officer

Michael has been in the mortgage business for the past 7 years after years of working in the music and film industry. He has helped countless people buy or refinance their homes and truly enjoys helping others. He is well versed in all loan types and looks forward to speaking with you soon. His goal is to help you and find the best possible solution for you. Michael is married with two children. In his spare time he enjoys his kids sports games and just hanging out with family and friends.

Brice Leasure

Loan Officer

Brice has been in the mortgage industry for the last 6 years with a mix of loan officer and processor roles, thus gaining invaluable industry knowledge. He understands how to make the process seamless and streamlined to help all parties involved feel at ease. Brice has always held a general love for helping others and has never met a stranger. Brice resides in Mount Juliet, TN with his wife Lindsay, their two boys Leighton and Barrett, and their Australian Shephard Phoebe. He enjoys the family time they spend together with many hobbies such as golf, fishing, bowling, and live events.

Heather Simonetti

Loan Officer

Heather is originally from Vestavia Hills, AL, and attended UAB Birmingham, where she obtained her Bachelor’s in Health Science. Heather brings 15 years-experience as a loan officer and what she enjoys most is “educating and assisting people on one of the largest investments they will ever make.” Heather now resides in Clanton, AL with her 2 children and enjoys playing guitar, reading, documentaries and cooking.

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