Alex Mims is the president of Mortgage Xpress, LLC in the State of Alabama with License number, MB22348 and NMLS#1579293.   Although the company is new, he is a seasoned senior mortgage broker with over 20 years of experience in originating residential mortgages with his previous mortgage company, Mortgage Factory.  Alex helped thousands of Alabama homeowners to achieve their dream of home ownership by assisting them in purchases and financing of their first home, investment properties or to cash out for other financial reasons.  Alex is also licensed in the State of Tennessee,  license number 240376.

As a mortgage broker licensed by State of Alabama Banking Department, Bureau of Loans, did you know that mortgage brokers have a fiduciary responsibility to represent your best interest not their own?  At Mortgage Xpress we take that responsibility very seriously.   You can rely on our honesty and the strong desire to exceed your expectation and go beyond the call of duty to deliver the results you are looking for.  NMLS#223968


Alexa Pappanastos is a Loan Originator & Processor who began working with Mortgage Xpress in 2019. Alexa has a passion for helping clients get into their dream home and is a hard worker who strives to be as efficient as possible in everything she does.

Alexa is a graduate of Oak Mountain High School and the University of Alabama with a BA in History and the Classics. She also studied abroad at the University of Oxford. Her interests include sporting events, live music, reading, and spending time with her friends and family, particularly her rescue cat, Fluffy.  NMLS# 1774905


Gail Patterson has had millions of dollars in closed loans, over a lifetime career in residential lending, her work experience is in loan processing, underwriting and the origination of home loans.  Over two decades she has helped many folks become happy homeowners, the joy in this experience is what has kept Gail in this profession, helping those who want to be homeowners and those who want to be, just need a little help in getting their credit to where they can become homeowners.  Gail says “I have always believed the saying ‘Homeownership is the Path to Wealth’ and it’s generally the biggest dream of most American’s in becoming homeowners.  That dream is precious, and I hold this precious responsibility close to heart in helping those who desire homeownership”.

She keeps current on all loan types available because not all clients are cookie cutter borrowers, so diversification in knowledge is key when talking to any client.  If it is your desire to be a homeowner,  Gail will be more than happy to assist.  Should whatever reason today is not a YES and a final NO!  Gail will work with you if you are willing to put the work into getting a YES in the near future.  NMLS#268120


Jeronimo Silva is a Loan Originator and Loan Processor for Mortgage Xpress.  He is licensed in the great states of Alabama and Tennessee under NMLS license #2079688.  He and his wife live in Knoxville, TN, with their dog and cat, and five chickens.  Jeronimo currently splits his time between originating loans, working on his PhD at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, and spending time outdoors with his wife and fur/feathered kids.   They moved to Knoxville in 2019 and recently purchased their first home. As a new homeowner, Jeronimo can appreciate how stressful buying a house can be.   His goal is to work closely with you to make the process stress-free and help you find the loan product that best fits your needs.  “I focus on quality and not quantity, that way I am available to my customers every step of the way from loan application to closing”.  The team at Mortgage Xpress look forward to working with you and helping you accomplish your goals! NMLS#2079688


Lisa McClellan is a 16-year veteran in the mortgage industry. Lisa is passionate about the customer’s experience and satisfaction. It is her personal mission to guide you through the loan process, find the terms that are right for your budget and lifestyle, and make sure all the legalities are engineered and executed so that your closing goes smoothly, and you can readily take possession of your new home.

​There are many factors to consider when choosing a home loan; Lisa will help you consider all your options so that you can concentrate on making the best decision for your needs.  NMLS#189393


Zack Pappanastos joined Mortgage Xpress in April 2019. Prior to coming to Mortgage Xpress, he was the co-founder and co-Owner/Partner of Classic Home Mortgage, Inc. Zack has originated residential mortgage loans since October 2009. Prior to entering the mortgage business, Zack spent 33 years in corporate America working for several well-known companies in the Information Technology field.  Zack believes in open, honest and constant communication with his customers. He is extremely passionate about helping people reach their dreams of becoming a homeowner and strives to deliver excellent customer service to every client. He believes that every decision in the mortgage loan process should be made from the perspective of “what’s best for the customer”.

An Alabama native, Zack has been married to his wife Kim for over 33 years and has two children.  In his free time, Zack enjoys spending time with his family, jogging, beach vacations and traveling to new and exciting locations. He loves all sports and anything outdoors.  NMLS#206081