Sam Hill

CEO

Sam is the Founder and CEO of Priority Mortgage, and is always mindful of simple, modest efforts that begin with hard work, strong values and good people. Sam has led the company for the past 30 years and is a true Buckeye at heart.
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Sam Hill

Sam is proud of the legacy he has built within the Priority Mortgage. Driven by care and devotion, Sam has left a legacy known for mentoring aspiring professionals, caring for generations of homeowners and employees as family, and always serving the Columbus community with a grateful heart.

Pride as a Founder and CEO of Priority Mortgage goes without saying. But Sam takes most pride in his role as husband, father to one son and two girls, and grandfather to three boys. And of course, a graduate of The Ohio State University, he’s always proud to be a Buckeye!

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Joshua A. Hill

President

Honesty, integrity and a strong work ethic are the foundations on which Joshua was raised. It is on these principles that Joshua works hard to serve Priority Mortgage as President.

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Joshua A. Hill

With a degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, and over 15 years of experience in Information Technology, Joshua brings his unwavering dedication to customer service and his enthusiasm for technology to Priority Mortgage. Honesty, integrity and a strong work ethic are the foundations on which Joshua was raised. It is with these guiding principles in mind that Joshua, and the team at Priority Mortgage, do their utmost to guide you through the mortgage process with ease and security.

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Bradley J. Ratliff

Vice President

A veteran of the mortgage industry, Brad is fortunate to have worked for and with some of the most talented people in the business. His journey has taken him to many different places, and given him a wealth of experience to draw from.

Bradley J. Ratliff

Brad is fortunate to have worked for and with the most talented people in the mortgage industry. All were instrumental in encouraging and helping him build a foundation of experience that allowed him to serve in several roles over the years. The journey began in the early 90’s at a Mortgage Credit Bureau. From there he served as a Mortgage Processor, Loan Originator, and Underwriter. In 2007 Brad moved into management and has continued to manage Processing, Underwriting and Origination Teams. Brad proudly serves as VP of Operations and Partner at Priority Mortgage.

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Marianne Viola

Vice President

​An original member of the Priority Mortgage family, Marianne Viola is an undisputed contributor to our success and longevity.

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Marianne Viola

​An original member of the Priority Mortgage family, Marianne Viola is an undisputed contributor to our success and longevity. As Partner and Vice President, she is responsible for Priority Mortgage’s operational support and correspondent business relationships.

With over 30 years experience in the mortgage industry and a strong financial background​ ​background, Marianne is an equip decision-maker able to attract a diverse offering of lending options. This commitment ultimately ensures the customers’ best interest is served, offering them a variety of loan options and the ability to make a well-informed decision.

As Priority Mortgage extends its​’​ presence in residential mortgage lending, Marianne’s dedication and loyalty​ ​will be leading the way.

Lisa Kendle

Vice President

Lisa is a resident of Delaware, Ohio and loves country living. Ask her about her home-away-from-home outside of the bustling city.
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Lisa Kendle

Lisa is a partner and Vice President of Compliance and Post Closing for Priority Mortgage. With over 34 years of direct mortgage lending experience, Lisa knows how to collaborate to get the job done. Lisa and her valued team are responsible for ensuring a consistent, first-class experience as they help you through the lending process.

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