Meet the Team
(Alex, Betsy, Tom)

Tom Parker - President

Tom has over 25 years experience in mortgage banking. After graduating from The University of Missouri, he began his career as an originator and then became a manager for some of the largest lending institutions in the world. In 2001 he co-founded The Lending Partners. Tom has always had a "customer first" philosophy, and has engrained that belief throughout the company. Tom can be reached at

Betsy Sproat - Vice President of Operations

Betsy alongside Tom, also helped co-found The Lending Partners, LLC. She has more than 26 years experience in almost every aspect of the mortgage business. This includes underwriting, closing, loan servicing, accounting, loan audits, and training. With her experience in the mortgage industry, Betsy has helped The Lending Partners close more than 18,000 loans that put more than 12,000 families in homes! She continues to be a major asset within our company while strengthening The Lending Partners business relations and providing a positive leadership attitude towards her Lending Family. Betsy can be reached at

Alex Parker - Vice President of Sales

Alex entered the mortgage business in 2004 in Kansas City, MO. He then moved to Dallas, TX in 2006 and joined The Lending Partners as an originator. Since joining The Lending Partners, he has been a top 5 producer in units and volume each year. He is now Vice President of Sales responsible for training and developing new loan originators for The Lending Partners and remains a top producing originator. Alex can be reached at

Catherine Sims- Business Development Specialist

Catherine started as a Loan Originator in 2006 after relocating from Southern California to Dallas TX.  In 2009 Catherine joined The Lending Partners as an originator.  After years as a top producer, she transitioned onto the management team as the Business Development Specialist for the company.  Her responsibilities include training, sales development and customer relations. Catherine can be reached at 

About Us
The Lending Partners, LLC.

What was once the beginning of a small, humble business founded in North Dallas by a young, excited entrepreneur over 30 years ago has become an ever growing expansion of the real estate market in North Texas. With rapidly arriving new businesses and a thriving economy that pulses throughout the Dallas metroplex, the number of homes and population was on the rise. As a desperate effort and longing need to expand in order to compensate the growing demand for real estate, The Lending Partners, LLC. was created and has successfully contributed to a continued revenue stream for our affiliates, along with a well balanced Lending Network and a continued expansion of our mortgage business throughout North Texas and beyond.

With a team of mortgage professionals that have become renowned in the mortgage industry, The Lending Partners, LLC. has spread its name and reputation across North Texas. With over 18,000 loans closed to date and our mortgage professionals having over 40 years of combined experience, The Lending Partners, LLC. has become a valuable asset to the North Texas mortgage business. Located in the heart of Plano, The Lending Partners consists of over 30 employees at its corporate location and has sufficiently expanded to acquire Home Team Mortgage as well as Home Team Insurance.

The Lending Partners, LLC.
5560 Tennyson Parkway
Suite #201
Plano, TX. 75024

Phone: (972) 665-1900
Fax: (972) 665-1993

8:30am – 5:30pm  

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