John LaRose is the Chief Executive Officer of Celink.
John joined the company in 1985 as President, bringing with him 13 years’ prior experience as Vice President of a Lansing-based company. In 1990, he became a 50% owner of Celink, purchasing the remaining 50% in 2002.
For more than 20 years, John has worked tirelessly to promote the obligation and need for ethics and integrity in the mortgage industry, and has advanced the value and importance of “doing the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.” He is recognized for his commitment to principles over profit. It was under his leadership and initiative that Celink formally and publicly committed to a Code of Ethics at company headquarters in Lansing, Michigan, when employees followed his lead during a designated “signing-day” in 2007.
John is an active member and sits on the board of directors for the National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association (NRMLA), and Celink has been an approved HUD and Fannie Mae reverse mortgage servicer since 2005.
Ryan LaRose is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Celink.
Ryan has 15+ years of mortgage servicing background including experience with Default Management and Investor Accounting. He obtained a business degree from Michigan State University and, prior to joining Celink, worked in the banking and information technology industries.
When he re-joined Celink in 2005, he established the Reverse Mortgage Servicing Department. Ryan maintains excellent relationships with regulators, auditors, investors, lenders and clients alike, including Fannie Mae, HUD and Ginnie Mae.
Ryan is a Certified Senior Advisor and an active member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association (NRMLA). He currently serves as the co-chair for NRMLA's Servicing Committee.
Beverly Reck, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer of Celink.
Beverly joined Celink in 1997 and prior, served as Controller for the Servicing Association for Student Loans, Inc., in San Marcos, Texas.
As CFO at Celink, she is responsible for all accounting, investor reporting, finance, and human resource operations.
She earned a Masters degree in Public Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Michigan University. Beverly is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Brent L. Steiner is the Chief Technology Officer of Celink.
Brent joined the company in 2006, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience spanning various markets in the banking and information technology industries.
Prior to joining Celink, Brent held positions that included Vice President of Systems for a large regional bank in Indiana; Systems and Technology Manager for a financial services organization serving government, commercial and retail industries; and for an international technology consulting firm in the government sector.