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.

Cheryl Bovee, Public Relations Director, Loan Officer
Office: (707) 449-4777
Direct: (707) 359-2897

NMLS# 244122

Cheryl joined Solano Mortgage in 2005, and she brings over 25 years of lending & marketing 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 2017, 2013 & 2010 by the Solano County Network of the Women’s Council of Realtors and is currently serving as their Hospitality Chair. Cheryl is also active in the local Chamber of Commerce being selected as Ambassador of the Year in 2015 and continues to serve as an ambassador.

Cheryl is a graduate of Purdue University and has resided in Solano County for the past 28 years with her husband where they have raised their two beautiful daughters. Cheryl continues to be committed to the community by volunteering for several non-profit organizations including the Optimist Club of Solano County, Soroptimist International Vacaville Twilight,100 Women Who Care about Solano County and is the secretary of LeTip of Vacaville. In her free time, she enjoys tennis, entertaining at home, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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.

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!