Christine McConnell

Christine is an Arizona native with 22+ years of experience originating residential loans. Her unparalleled customer service and diligent analysis of each customer’s needs has resulted in a portfolio comprised of 100% repeat and referral business. Christine has built a career helping a large and diverse range of clients. She effectively communicates with her clients and thinks outside the box, offering guidance and ideas. Christine is well versed in an array of loan products including New Home Construction, Jumbo, Conventional, FHA and VA Loans, and is also a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP).

Christine has been with Homeowners Financial Group for over 7 years and is a consistent top producer and President’s Club Member. She is also a Member of the Home Builder’s Association of Central Arizona and Arizona’s Mortgage Lenders Association.

Much of her time out of the office is spent giving back to her community.She currently serves on the Advisory Board for Homeowners Financial charitable foundation, the Care Fund, which provides financial assistance to Arizona families who have children suffering from an extended illness. Christine also donates a portion of each transaction to the Care Fund. Other philanthropic Boards she has served on include The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale and The North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce (NSCC) where she spearheaded NSCC’s first-ever Philanthropic Committee.

She currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with her fiancé Kirk and their dog, Valentino. In her free time Christine enjoys being outdoors, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Meet The McConnell Team:

Dina Araneo
Licensed Mortgage Professional Assistant
NMLS# 724149

Dina moved West from New Jersey in 2010 with her husband and 2 boys. She is an integral member of The McConnell Team and takes care of their clients from the time they have a signed contract through to closing. She has 7 years of mortgage experience, 4 of which have been with HFG.When she’s not helping customers get their loans closed she enjoys going to the YMCA, spending time with family and friends, going to dinner and exploring new restaurants, and relaxing by her pool.


Lauren Wicevich
Transaction Coordinator II

Lauren is originally from Southern California.She has 11+ years of experience in mortgage banking and loan originating.Her mortgage career began shortly after graduating from Arizona State University with a B.A. degree in Journalism and has since worked in all facets of banking from marketing to loan origination.As a member of The McConnell Team Lauren ensures each person involved in the transaction has an exceptional experience from the first contact to well past the loan closing.She also manages all marketing for the team.When she’s not at the office she can be found chasing after her toddler twins, dining out with her husband, or traveling with friends and family.


Andrea Lay
Loan Processor

Andrea has 25+ years of experience in mortgage processing and has spent the past 7 years as a member of The McConnell Team at Homeowners Financial Group. She ensures all customers have a seamless transaction through underwriting and on to closing. Her evenings and weekends are spent with her husband, Eric and watching their 2 boys play baseball. She also enjoys traveling to Northern Arizona and to the beaches in California with her family and their Weimaraner dog, Rawley.

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(480) 223-1272



Corporate Office

16427 North Scottsdale Road
Suite #145
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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