Kent Bittner - Owner/Mortgage Broker
Originally from Abernethy, Saskatchewan, Kent attended High School in Balcarres and moved away in 1993 upon graduation. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan's College of Commerce and was employed in the investment and insurance industries during the early stages of his career. He has previously completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Saskatchewan Insurance Council's licensing courses. Kent began mortgage brokering in 2001 and has been part of the DLC national franchise for over 7 years. He has consistently ranked among the top 30 mortgage brokers within the Dominion Lending Centres network of 2300 brokers across the country and recently placed in the Top 75 industry wide in Canadian Mortgage Professional's magazine. Kent's financial background allows him to assess clients' overall financial situation and make recommendations based on more than "just your mortgage".
Kent has been extensively involved in the mortgage industry throughout his career. He has served on advisory boards for two of the major mortgage insurers, Canada Guaranty and CMHC. Kent currently sits on the board for the CAAMP Saskatchewan Broker Council, which is a key liaison to the provincial regulators, ultimately working to protect and serve Saskatchewan consumers.
Outside of the office, Kent is active in his local community and in several non-profit organizations. He participates in golf as a member of the Royal Regina Golf Club, curling as a member of the Highland Curling Club and recreational hockey with the Bittner Mortgages Phantoms. Kent has previously served on the Board of Directors with the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and the Highland Curling Club. He enjoys running and has completed several half marathons as well as been a participant in adventure races including the Canadian Death Race and the Tough Mudder Challenge. His 18-year-old son, Isaak, is attending the University of Brandon where he is enrolled in Business Administration and is a member of the Brandon Bobcats Basketball Team.
Angela Williamson - Associate Broker
Born and raised in rural Saskatchewan, Angela attended both elementary and high school in Indian Head, a small community east of Regina. Upon graduation, she continued her studies at the University of Regina, obtaining a Bachelor of Education in 1999. After substitute teaching for a few years, she then pursued further education at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science & Technology (SIAST). She graduated from SIAST in 2004 with a Business Diploma, which specialized in Financial Services.
Angela has been working in the financial industry for 10 years and began her career as a Personal Banking Officer/Mortgage Closer with Scotiabank in Okotoks, AB. Her affiliation with DLC - Bittner Mortgages started in 2008 and she has been happily assisting clients ever since. As an Associate Broker, Angela works together with Kent in positioning mortgage applications and communicating with clients, lenders and referral partners throughout the approval process. Angela strives to provide excellent service and works hard to ensure that our client's experience, start to finish, is seamless.
Out of the office, Angela is busy raising a family with her husband, Trevor. They have a 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, & a 4-year-old son, Linden. She is always "on the go" with her children, who are both involved in sports & extra-curricular activities within their community.
Jalaine grew up just east of Regina in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan, where she attended White City Elementary school, and then continued on to Greenall High School in Balgonie. After graduating high school, she pursued her degree as a member of the Cooperative Education Program at the University of Regina, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a major in marketing.
Jalaine joined the Bittner Mortgages team in September, 2014, and assists Kent & Angela in working to ensure that a positive experience is received by each client throughout the mortgage approval process. She also works towards building and maintaining long term relationships with clients.
On a personal note, Jalaine has been highly involved in competitive cheerleading and dance over the years, and tries to remain involved when she can, either through coaching voluntarily or participating recreationally.