About Nationwide Mortgage

Nationwide Mortgage is a full-service mortgage company based in Mission Viejo, Orange County. They offer all loan types of real estate secured mortgages for consumers and investors.  These products range from Fannie Mae type loans, Non-Prime for credit challenged borrowers, and self employed borrowers, to investment purpose and Hard Money Loans.

They are an experienced team of mortgage professionals who are dedicated to providing exceptional service.



Noelle Wheeler, President

A Canadian native, Noelle Wheeler, came to the U.S. in 1990.  Wheeler started off processing loans at DiTech for a few years and then quickly moved on to underwriting. She obtained Broker License in 1994 and started  Nationwide Mortgage in 1998. Since then Nationwide Mortgage has grown in leaps and bounds funding about $4 Billion in loans.

She is also an accomplished pianist who enjoys yoga and snowboarding.

Bachelor of Technology, Architectural Science, Ryerson Polytechnic University, 1990
Certified Fund Manager, American Association of Private Lenders 2016.

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Kathleen Kurrle, Quality Control Officer

Kathleen Kurrle grew up in Southern Orange County California. She had worked for nine years in the mortgage industry doing everything from drawing loan documents to funding. She has been working at Nationwide Mortgage since February 2003. Kathleen is responsible for quality control procedures and guidelines, which consists of reviewing initial loan disclosures, loan submissions, prior to doc QC and all closed loan files. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Education and a Masters of Art in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling.

In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, competitive running, spending time with her two young horses and husband, while taking care of their home.

Jennifer James, Operations Manager

Jennifer James grew up in the Orange County area and completed her Bachelors of Science from the University California Irvine, majoring in Psychology and Social Behavior.

Immediately after graduating Jennifer started working at Nationwide and has continued her work for over 8 years, slowly taking on more and more responsibility. She is now Nationwide’s Operations Manager and helps to oversee all mortgage activity and to ensure compliance on a daily basis.

When Jennifer is not at work is enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, little girl and two dogs.

Cristina Balla, Administrative Support

Cristina Balla was born and raised in Southern California and completed her Bachelors of Arts from Cal State University, Long Beach, majoring in Human Development.

She started working at Nationwide while still in school and has helped the company to expand over the past seven years. Cristina is responsible for keeping positive client relations and helping Nationwide run smoothly each and every day. In her spare time Cristina enjoys cooking, relaxing, and spending time we her friends and family.

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