Support Team

The support team at Solano Mortgage works hard to keep operations running smoothly and transparent to our clients.

Lisa Porter, Lending Assistant/Jim Porter’s Assistant
Cell: (707) 592-3384

Lisa Porter is a lending assistant and personal assistant to Jim Porter at Solano Mortgage. Lisa happily rejoined the family business in 2016. Lisa brings a positive energy and strong will to support the team and each individual client. Lisa is motivated to continue to learn and grow with the business. She loves working with her family and helping people achieve their goals.

Sara Blanton, Processing Supervisor and Operations Manager
Catty Oliver, Terri Alameda, Melinda Lillis and Taryn Jones, Processors

The stellar processing team made up of at Solano Mortgage has a combination of 35 years in the mortgage business. Catty, Melinda, Sara, Taryn and Terri are the backbone of the SM team. Without them, our loans wouldn’t run through the pipeline with the same finesse and compassion. These women are the quiet heroes of Solano Mortgage, working hard in the back of the office to push customer satisfaction through the roof.

Cheryl Bovee, Public Relations Director, Loan Officer

NMLS# 244122

Cheryl is the Public Relations Director and a Licensed Loan Officer with Solano Mortgage. Joining Solano Mortgage in 2005, she brings over 25 years of lending experience to the team. She is actively involved with the Northern Solano County Association of Realtors® and was selected as the 2015 Affiliate of the Year. She also serves on the finance, education and other special events committees for NSCAR. Cheryl coordinates Solano Mortgage’ community outreach and charitable events while also providing support to the other loan officers and their clients. She was selected as the Affiliate of the Year 2013 & 2010 by the Solano County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors and is currently serving as their Program Director.

Cheryl is a graduate of Purdue University and has resided in Solano County for the past 25 years with her husband where they have raised their two beautiful daughters. Cheryl continues to be committed to the community by volunteering for the Optimist Club of Solano County as their vice president, and serves a chief Ambassador for the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce. In her free time she enjoys tennis, entertaining at home, and traveling with family and friends.

Melissa Ramos, Office Coordinator and Lending Assistant 

Melissa Ramos is an office coordinator and lending assistant for top producer’s Tim Porter and Annie Chmieleski. She takes pride in her customer service and giving clients her full effort and attention every time. She hopes to continue working with Tim and Annie to develop her skills to one day become a top producer as well!