Jaad Nicholas is passionate about providing his clients with a world class mortgage and home buying experience. He has earned the prestigious Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS®) designation, which focuses on bringing higher standards of competence, ethics, and communication to the home buying process. As a CMPS-certified professional, Jaad helps homeowners and home buyers compare loan options more effectively; he helps real estate agents and new home consultants improve the home buying process; and he helps financial advisors integrate mortgage planning into their financial advisory practice. Jaad launched his career as a Mortgage Planner in 2000. He was an integral part of a team that built a mortgage brokerage from the ground up to the 5th largest in the state of Michigan. As the Chief Operating Officer, he managed over $100mm in residential closings. Jaad was also part of the team that created the CMPS Institute, a national organization that trains and certifies mortgage bankers and brokers. In 2014, Jaad moved to Atlanta to become a Mortgage Planner. When not working to provide the best solutions for his clients, Jaad enjoys working out, dancing, playing basketball and spending time with his family, especially his lovely wife and adorable son.