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Rebecca Chase | Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation

Rebecca Chase

Regional Trainer

Rebecca joined MGIC in 1998 and now focuses full time on training others. She has always enjoyed sharing her knowledge to help others succeed and understand the need for the information. She currently hosts many of the MGIC national webinar courses.

Rebecca began her mortgage career in a retail bank as an underwriter and then moved into production as a loan officer and sales manager. Before moving into training at MGIC, she worked as a senior underwriter.
 
A Midwest native, Rebecca now lives with her husband in the Tampa Bay area. In her spare time, she referees college indoor and beach volleyball across the country.

Tina Hayner

Tina Hayner

Regional Trainer

Tina Hayner is a mortgage industry veteran with over 26 years of experience. Her varied roles in operations, sales and management gave her a deep understanding of and appreciation for all roles in the industry. Tina became a trainer because she enjoys sharing knowledge and learning from the exchange of information with others. Follow #haynerthetrainer on social media to join the conversation!

Tina joined MGIC in 2018, transitioning from a corporate training position. She currently lives in Washington State and covers the Pacific region.

Beryl Johnson | Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation

Beryl Johnson

Regional Trainer

Beryl Johnson came to MGIC in 1997 as a contract underwriter and then joined MGIC’s sales force as an account manager. In the industry since 1983, she brings a wealth of professional experience to the table, including processing, underwriting and operations management.

Beryl earned her bachelor’s degree from Palm Beach Atlanta University and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Business. Born a Floridian, Beryl now calls Missouri home. She enjoys travel in the states and abroad and reading fiction.

Hali Plachecki | Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation

Hali Plachecki

Regional Trainer

Hali Plachecki has been in the mortgage industry since 1987 and has worked in almost every mortgage-related function from pricing and origination to loan delivery and has held a variety of mortgage lending positions including retail, correspondent and wholesale environments.

Hali has trained in the areas of mortgage lending including: GFE/RESPA, origination, operations, mortgage loan products, processing and underwriting

Jeff Platfoot | Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation

Jeff Platfoot

Regional Trainer

Jeff Platfoot joined MGIC's training team in 2003. He draws from an additional seven years of sales/origination experience and a decade of underwriting and underwriting management to help his "students" develop a depth of understanding for the subject at hand. Jeff has a degree in business. Native to, and still living in Ohio, he's a huge Buckeyes fan. A good weekend for Jeff is one spent with his wife and kids at the lake boating.