about Phil Treadwell Mortgage Marketing Expert

About Phil

Phil is an award-winning Certified Mortgage Advisor and 18-year mortgage industry veteran. He currently serves as the Market Leader for Your BREW Team at Thrive Mortgage.  He is also the Founder and Host of the Mortgage Marketing Expert podcast where he interviews expert guests who share firsthand tips and advice on how to build a more effective and efficient business.

Phil was named one of the 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 in 2019 by National Mortgage Professional Magazine, and he was also named one of their Most Connected Mortgage Professionals in 2021. Yahoo! Finance listed him of the Top 20 Mortgage Professionals in 2020. Phil has built sales teams & coached industry professionals in markets all over the country, and he currently resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX area.


  • We appreciate all of your hard work and efficiency in this process for us. In fact, I think it is the smoothest loan we have ever done. Accolades to you and your team for getting it done so quickly!

    Chuck & Joyce - Homeowners
  • Confidence in my client's lender is everything. You always followed through and delivered a great experience for my client. Not only that, but you went above and beyond in helping us craft an offer that couldn't help but be accepted.

    Michael C. - REALTOR
  • Your BREW Team worked extremely hard to get me ready for a quick closing, and were very accessible anytime I had questions or concerns.

    Shasta T. - Homebuyer
  • Very professional. Always informed of everything that was going on. Answered any questions along the way. Fast response times. Thank you!

    Sheryl K. - Homebuyer
  • The experience was seamless from beginning to end. The ability to complete so much of the paper work online really helped save time. Everyone was also very helpful and knowledgeable.

    Tom & Angela - Homebuyers
  • Personal treatment from everyone, and patience while waiting for me to gather requested information. Very pleased with the attention and care they gave us.

    Merle & Gwen - Homeowners
  • My mortgage was a somewhat complicated one to do, but Your BREW Team got it done much easier than I anticipated. They handled everything like true professionals. Very very pleased, and we LOVE our new home!

    Dustin B. - Homebuyer
  • Great customer service with even quicker responses!

    Om Prakash R. - Homebuyer


Phil was born and raised in a rural area of SW Missouri. His mom was a teacher and his dad owned a residential construction company. After graduating high school and started college at the University of Arkansas, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University. Prior to starting his career in the mortgage industry, he acquired skills in his first jobs as a retail store general manager, a corporate recruiter, and an apprentice in residential construction.

He has held various positions in the mortgage industry as a Sr. Loan Officer, Business Development Manager, Area Manager, Regional VP, and National Director. Early in Phil’s career he earned a Certified Residential Mortgage Specialist (CRMS) designation, and was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Association of Mortgage Professionals (AAMP). He also held and independent Mortgage Broker license when owned/operated his own mortgage company, before selling it to the largest mortgage lender in the US in 2008. He the top originator in a multi-state region with that company over the next couple of years and subsequently accepted a position building and developing branches throughout the South and Southeast regions of the US.

From 2013 to 2020 Phil built production teams throughout the Central Region and worked some of the top mortgage banking talent in the business. During this time he became a Certified Mortgage Advisor (CMA) and also found success in podcasting and content creation on social media, making him a sought-after national speaker for the mortgage and real estate industry. In January 2021 he found a home at Thrive Mortgage as the National Director of Sales Innovation & Strategy, where he led the talent attraction team, executed strategic growth initiatives, and developed internal coaching programs. Phil also takes an active role on the ‘front lines’ as the Market Leader for Thrive Mortgage, and works regularly with homeowners, real estate investors, and some of the top Realtors in DFW.

Most importantly, he values the importance of education and collaboration, by surrounded himself with people who value helping others get where they want to go. “Having a coach or mentor is allowing someone to take their own experience and convey it to you as wisdom. Much of what I’ve been able to accomplish in my professional life is a direct result of that.” – Phil Treadwell