Meet Robert Elder, With Wallick & Volk

Business Name * Wallick & Volk
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Who is the owner/manager? Stacy Neal-Branch Manager
How many years have you been in business? 1.5
What product or service do you offer? * Residential Mortgage lending, refinancing, Reverse Mortgages, investment properties, Bank statement loans, One-time-Close Construction, Manufactured Housing, Down-payment assistance programs and much more.
What makes your business different, competitive, or unique? * We are the largest family-owned Mortgage company since 1932. Proud to work for a family-owned company that cares about our clients and our community.
What is the nicest thing a customer has ever said about your business? * "Rob and his team exceeded expectations during the purchase of our first home. He was always available to answer questions, was honest with us, and looked out for our best interests at all times. Amazing service and communication.
We love our home and are happy to have shared the process with Rob and his team!"

How has your business found value in your membership with the Gilbert Chamber? * As soon as I decided to go to work for Wallick&Volk, the first thing I did was join the Gilbert Chamber. The chamber is instrumental in bringing like-minded business people together to make a stronger community and business relationship. I am honored to be apart of the Gilbert Chamber and be in the position to help others and make new relationships.
What is your name and title? * Robert L Elder Jr - Mortgage Banker
What motivates you professionally? * Being in the position to be able to help others accomplish their goals and dreams. I have always been in the people/service business since discharging from the Navy. I enjoyed helping with the automotive purchase process for the last 23 years and now transitioned into the Mortgage Industry. Typically the largest two purchases people will make in their lifetime and I am glad to be there to look out for their wants and needs.
What do you consider to be your greatest success? * On a personal level, it would have to be my daughter and professionally the 23 years in the Automotive industry.
Who do you look up to or admire? * I would have to say, my father. He has always taught me to work hard and always be nice to others. He has always been there to support me in the good times and the bad. He always encouraged me to do my best and finish college, however, when I dropped out of college to support my wishes of serving in the military, he continued to support and encourage me along the way. He has always been there and maintained a positive influence no matter what the situation or decision I have made.
When you're not working, where in Gilbert do you spend your time? * Spend a lot of time in downtown Gilbert or the "Heritage District".