Our Team

The Rhonda Pulver Smith Mortgage Team


About Rhonda

Rhonda’s passion is to help you explore all the financing options that are available. With over 1,000 satisfied customers, Rhonda brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each and every closing. Her primary goal is to be “Your Lender For Life”, and she works hard each and every day for the privilege to work on your behalf for your next home loan.

Marlene Rusch

Loan Originator, NMLS #1005493

About Marlene

Marlene has been in the Financial Services industry for nineteen years, beginning as an agent with Northwestern Mutual before starting her mortgage career in 2003. She has a strong background in customer service and retention and enjoys the interaction with the client, listening to their needs and advising them of their options. She understands that maneuvering through the complex home buying process today can be overwhelming, even to the seasoned buyer. Marlene is a 22 year resident of Safety Harbor, recently moving to Clearwater on the water. She is the proud mother of Chuck, Carley and Andrea and enjoys kayaking, travel, and fitness.

Amanda Casterlin

Transaction Coordinator

About Amanda

Amanda assists with managing loans in process, from general questions, approval conditions, insurance, survey, and much more. She may also contact you if the loan processor needs something quickly.