Meet Our Team

Phillip Burnett

Owner/Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 236558

Driven by a desire to change the industry he's been working in for the past 13+ years, Phillip founded Econ Mortgage with Casey Persinger to help save people money and offer mortgage loans at lower costs than the standard competitors. Phillip has been a resident of Weber/Davis county his entire life, and enjoys playing his saxophone, and spending time with his 3 boys, and his wife.

Casey Persinger

Owner/Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 274080

Casey is a late 40’s something single man who loves his kids, playing outside, traveling, music, movies, making people laugh, and laughing in general (even at himself). He pays for his loves/passions and hobbies by doing his job in a manner that causes you the least amount of stress. Casey has been in the lending world for about 20 years and realizes that any Real Estate transaction has the potential to be stressful, and that during the transaction no one wants to make mistakes or feel dumb. Casey prides himself on his transparency and keeping his word no matter the cost. He strives to always answer the phone and answer emails in a timely manner and feels that doing so sets him apart from the others. He loves what he does and it has provided him with a great life. Let Casey know how he can serve you and your mortgage needs.

Besser Davila

Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1598352

Besser loves working with people and has been in the customer service industry for over 20 years. He believes the greatest feeling is to see the first-time homebuyer get into their home. He loves knowing he did everything he could to make is possible for them. He’s available anytime for you and will always look after your best interest. Besser is originally from Honduras and speaks Spanish. His favorite saying is, “Give everything you have to the client and in return you’ll get everything you could want.”

Katrina Poole

Processor/Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1714872

Katrina has been processing mortgage loans for about 3 years. You’ll find Katrina at the movies just about every Tuesday. When she’s not fueling her popcorn addiction, you will find her at home with her two cats and boyfriend most likely playing a game on her PS4. Katrina looks forward to working with clients and helping them get into their homes.

Amy Evans

Processor/Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1572765

Amy has been in the Mortgage industry for almost 2 years. She loves working for Econ Mortgage because she knows this company is always striving to do right by their customers. When Amy isn’t working on loans you can bet she’ll be playing some type of city league sport (Usually volleyball, kickball or softball) or spending quality time with her son and husband.

Todd Peterson

Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1735119

Along with being a licensed mortgage loan originator, Todd is a practicing Attorney who works primarily in Criminal Defense and Family Law. With 5 years of experience in the legal industry, he is now also applying his attention to detail and focus on efficiency to the loan industry, that he was a part of during his days as an undergraduate student. When Todd’s not helping out clients he’s usually in the mountains, hiking with his two sons.

Kristi Gibb

Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1737567

Meticulous to a fault, Kristi feels at home in the mortgage lending world. She is recently licensed and has an intense desire to learn all she can about how to best serve you as a loan officer. She knows how stressful the loan process can be and strives to make it as painless for you as possible. She is so excited about helping you get your loan closed that she is jumping on the couch on the inside (on the outside, she is calm and composed and gets the job done according to her high standards). When not delving into the intricacies and legalities of mortgage loans, Kristi loves hanging with her family, watching movies, bicycling, and learning anything she possibly can in her lifetime.

Rolene Croft


Rolene has been in the mortgage industry since 2001. She has loved working with a variety of people in their individual needs in buying a home, getting additional money out of their home for personal needs or just refinancing to a lower rate! Rolene loves to travel, movies and playing Candy Soda Crush to relieve stress…but most of all she loves her husband, 11 children, their 8 spouses and 33 grandchildren! Life is good!

Blake Montgomery

Loan Officer

NMLS ID: 1600645

Blake has been working in the lending world for over 2 years now. Starting at a credit union, he quickly grew to enjoy seeing the happiness that others had when completing a loan for their first car, dream RV or home equity line of credit. This helped him to decide that he wanted to see this happiness on a greater scale by helping others get into their new homes! He works extra hard to support his loving wife and beautiful daughter. When not working he is known to play in soccer and basketball leagues and frequently can be seen doing flips on a wakeboard behind the boat or pretending to be good at golf. He is dedicated to ensuring you have the best mortgage experience possible.