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Meet our Sales Leadership

Robyn LaVassaur
Executive Vice President of Sales

Robyn has been a leader in the Mortgage industry for over 20 years, she is ranked nationally in the top 50 women loan originators and the number one originator in Oregon for back to back years. Being a top loan originator and running the largest branch in volume and units for Summit Funding, Inc. has been an incredible journey.

Whether it is clients, referral partners, team members or industry peers Robyn’s passion is impacting and developing people. That passion drove Robyn to take on the position of Executive Vice President of National Sales for Summit Funding, Inc. She is committed to empowering people to make an impact in this incredible industry.

Deran Pennington
Divisional Sales Leader - East Coast Region

Deran Pennington joined Summit Funding, Inc. in 2023 and is charged with growth and expansion on the East Coast. Deran embodies our vision of relationship-focused lending and developing our people to achieve their best lives. Deran has over 25 years of experience building profitable regions and supporting sales leaders. Deran’s passion, dedication and unwavering commitment to excellence will undoubtedly contribute to Summit Funding, Inc's continued success.

Become Your Best at Summit Funding, Inc.

Todd Scrima founded Summit Funding, Inc. to provide a better way for buyers to obtain home loans. We are intentional with recruitment and actively seek to hire home loan experts that are dedicated to providing quality mortgage services and becoming their best in both their personal and professional life. Summit Funding, Inc. has created an environment where our loan officers can prosper and grow to do their best. Our originators average 5.7 loans closed per month, while the national average is 3 loans per month.

Elevate Your Business with Coaching

At Summit Funding, Inc., our originators have the opportunity to be coached by top producing loan officers within our company. Our coaches teach team building strategies, lead generation, conversion methods, developing channel accounts, and most importantly growing your income and building wealth. Summit Funding, Inc. coached loan officers, on average, double their income their first year in the program.