Assurance Financial welcomes two new lenders, Abi Snyder and Merrell Johnson

[Columbia, SC] Loan Officers Abi Snyder and Merrell Johnson join Assurance Financials’ Columbia branch. The two will provide expert guidance for individuals and families navigating the mortgage process.

“We are happy to have Abi and Merrell join our team. The two have an excellent and unique set of skills that will ensure our borrowers receive the best lending experience,” said Dan Kadar, Branch Manager. “The two bring energy and experience to our office, and I look forward to seeing their success in our market.”

Johnson previously worked in the non-profit arena where he worked tirelessly to help individuals permanently exit homelessness. His passion for his community is evidenced through board service with nine different nonprofits within the Midlands.

Snyder has worked in the banking industry for over 12 years, most notably as a lender in the Five Points area. She has served as a board member of the Five Points Association, Historic Columbia’s Palladium, and Columbia Food + Wine Festival.

About Assurance Financial: Founded in 2001, Assurance Financial supports its branches and loan officers with a full-service in-house team which offers the flexibility needed to best serve customers. Assurance cares about its local community, customers, and employees, is committed to excellence and strives to exceed customer expectations and operates with integrity and honesty. Learn more at

Assurance Financial is an independent, full-service residential mortgage lender. Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac seller/servicer approved as well as Ginnie Mae issuer approved. Assurance offers a full menu of attractive residential loan products, close loans in our name and retains agency servicing on a growing number of clients.

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