Will Tullos has been in the mortgage industry for more than a decade, helping literally 1000s of clients become homeowners. For anyone seeking a reputable loan officer to help with their mortgage needs, Will is the person to whom people turn – and his proven record of results is extraordinary testament to his skill. Now, the President of Reliant Mortgage in Baton Rouge since 2013, he’s steadily produced more than 200% of growth every year and is on pace to produce more than $120 million in loans for 2020.
For Will, communication is the vital element in establishing winning relationships with his clients. He makes certain that he has answered every single question the client has. He also makes sure that everyone he works with can reach him at any time. Will prides himself especially in giving 100% in everything he does, and he lives by a motto of his: “Character is not defined by how you treat someone who can do everything for you, but how you treat that person who cannot offer you anything.”
Will is also a master at supervising and managing his team of mortgage loan officers, whose respect he earns every day as he brings out the very best in his team. Not surprising, for he is also a military leader. He Was a Company Commander in the U.S. Army Reserves, supervising 250 soldiers and managing over $20 million of equipment. He has planned 2 rotations of deployments of his men and women to Iraq to help with special forces.
Will grew up in a small Mississippi town and has lived all his life in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Business Administration, his experience in finance and mortgage dates back to when he was Senior Credit Manager with Wells Fargo Financial, handling mortgages and auto lending. After that, for 4 years, he served as Financial Specialist with Wachovia Bank, building relations with bank clients seeking mortgages, auto loans and investment opportunities.
Before establishing Reliant, Will was an Area Sales Manager for Santander Consumer USA Inc. out of Baton Rouge, where he focused on maintaining strong relationships with existing clients, keeping them up to date on lending policies and resolving any issues that might arise in the underwriting and funding of a loan.
Whether serving his country, or managing the Reliant Mortgage team, or serving his clients, Will Tullos brings military precision and dedication to all his work. At Reliant, he requires strict adherence to all mortgage laws and ensures that all marketing and hiring practices are compliant. He runs a tight ship, for he knows that his clients depend on him and his team to deliver the best and most reliable mortgage deals.