(LAFAYETTE, LA) – Coast Capital Mortgage, the Lafayette-based mortgage company specializing in first-time homebuyers, is pleased to announce that Lionel Rodriguez, a Lafayette native, has joined its team of loan officers.
“We are very happy to have Lionel join our dynamic team,” said John Arceneaux, president of Coast Capital Mortgage. “His professional history, combined with his comprehensive educational experience and participation in industry-related organizations will be a great asset to both Coast Capital and our clients.”
Rodriguez has been in the mortgage industry since 1985. A University of Louisiana at Lafayette business administration graduate, Rodriguez began his career as assistant vice president and senior lending officer for Home Savings Bank, F.S.B. In 2000, he went to work for Mortgage Partners, L.L.C. where he served as vice president and mortgage originator. Most recently, Rodriguez was the owner and president of Lionel Mortgage and Company, where he worked for the past seven years. Rodriguez is currently a member of the Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association and has served as president in the past. He is also a graduate of the Lafayette Leadership class of 2003.
Coast Capital Mortgage is a 48-year-old company that has been based in Lafayette since 1993. Coast Capital Mortgage offers a variety of financing options for homebuyers, including conventional, VA, FHA, 100-percent financing and other loan types.