James Hawkins has served as President of Golden Oak Lending for the past 6 years after having led the Loan Officer team for the prior 7 years. With over 20 years of mortgage expertise, James has first-hand experience navigating every type of market climate to assist each homeowner in realizing their financial goals.
As President, James has grown Golden Oak Lending from two branches to eight branches serving 17 states. As the company has grown, he remains focused on making sure each branch is rooted in the community and provides customers one-on-one attention throughout the home loan process. In addition to his commitment to serving Golden Oak’s customers and developing his employees, James also has a passion for community and sports. In 2014, Hawkins was a recipient of the prestigious Musial Award celebrating those who demonstrate exceptional sportsmanship for his work coaching youth football.