Oscar Gastelum Named 2016 President of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals North County San Diego Chapter

San Diego, California, February 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar Gastelum, Area Manager at South Pacific Financial Corporation (SPFC), was named 2016 President of the North County San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP).

“As president of the North County San Diego Chapter, my goal is to take on a strong leadership role and continue to inspire our members to advance homeownership in the Hispanic community,” said Gastelum.

The NAHREP — with more than 20,000 members across the country — is dedicated to educating and empowering real estate professionals who serve Hispanic homebuyers and sellers.

“Oscar is a huge asset for us and I’m certain his leadership skills will benefit the NARHEP,” said Dan Manginelli, SPFC Executive Vice President.

Oscar has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry in Southern California. A recipient of numerous top-producer and service awards, Oscar’s philosophy is to combine old-fashioned mortgage banking with a high-tech touch, giving his staff and clients the best in personal service, as well as access to current industry news, changes and trends.

“I feel that I have a responsibility,” said Gastelum. “I want to motivate our NARHEP community to help more Hispanic families achieve homeownership in a sustainable way that empowers them for generations.”

Beyond the workplace, Gastelum is a proud father and a man of faith, and keeps active in charity work for the organization Toy’s For Joy. He’s also a motivational speaker to kids on the harmful effects of bullying and the importance of confidence and eating healthy.

About South Pacific Financial Corporation
Founded in 1982, Irvine, CA-based South Pacific Financial Corporation (SPFC) offers a diverse array of mortgage loan programs, including Conventional, Jumbo, FHA, VA and USDA loans at competitive rates. At SPFC, we reach our goals by helping others reach theirs. Our core values are to do what is just, right and fair for our customers, employees, and business partners, while trusting them to do the same in return. In Mortgage Executive Magazine (2014), SPFC was voted one of the 50 Best Mortgage Companies to Work for in America.

For more information on SPFC, call (949) 365-4959 or visit www.spfcnet.com.