For most Americans, the epitome of the American dream is owning a home. However, many are unable to have access to the credit needed to fulfill this dream. Patty Arvielo, Co-Founder and President of New American Funding, is a first-generation Latina with 39 years of mortgage industry experience and a lifetime of dedication towards serving underserved communities and their quality of living.
Family-run and 100% owned by Patty and her husband, Rick Arvielo, New American Funding is one of the largest mortgage lenders to Black and Latino communities with over $33 billion in home loans. In this one-on-one interview, Patty talks about how she built this empire from the ground up and how she quickly became an empowering advocate for achieving the American dream.