Rich Leffler is the President and CEO of AxSellerated Development, LLC, a mortgage consulting firm dedicated to assisting mortgage loan originators achieve success. In addition to being a charismatic, captivating, and sought-after speaker, Rich is responsible for creating, coordinating, and executing training curriculums affording new mortgage loan originators and those considering a career in mortgage lending with the fundamental skills necessary to originate successfully and compliantly. Additionally, Rich enjoys assisting all mortgage professionals increase their productivity and maximize professional confidence through compliance, sales, customer service, referral generation, and pipeline management coaching. He is the published author and creator of the Mortgage 101 Boot Camp© as well as Insider Basics for the First-Time Home Buyer! ©.
Prior to becoming a top mortgage producer with M&T and Wachovia Mortgage Corporations, Rich’s 21-year mortgage industry tenure concentrated on Mortgage Customer Service and Research. In 2006, he began creating and instructing real estate courses, eventually instructing NMLS pre-licensing and continuing education in addition to general mortgage training. Rich is a contributing author to the Scotsman Guide and a former instructor and subject matter expert (SME) for Fannie Mae and Ellie Mae (f/k/a AllRegs).
Rich is an alumnus of the State University of New York at Buffalo having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication along with a Certificate in Public Relations and Advertising. He currently resides in Wilmington, North Carolina.