Select Page


John Banholzer

NMLS 1699525 | Vancouver

John Banholzer was raised in the unrelenting rain of Astoria, Oregon. After graduating from the Home of the Fishermen, he went on to earn a degree in Technical Journalism at Oregon State University, while also pitching for the Beaver’s baseball team. For the next 27 years, John worked in the Portland film community as a grip. He was tasked with lighting scenes, as well as rigging cameras and providing camera support on numerous movies and television shows. John is excited to be a member of Team Summit and is licensed in Oregon, Washington, and California to meet your lending needs.


  • FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Any beach in the sun

  • FAVORITE QUOTE: “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way and not starting.” – Buddha

  • FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Jake’s Famous Crawfish

  • FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: Vertigo, A Man and a Woman, Fargo (both movie and TV show), Homeland, Mad Men

  • FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: Van Morrison, Frank Sinatra

  • HOBBIES: Fishing, Traveling, and Sports

  • FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: OSU Beavers (of course)

  • THREE THINGS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Family, Friends, and Folly

  • WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? There’s a saying in the film business, “Why grow up, when I can make movies?” So, I guess I have found my calling as a mortgage banker.

team members

Rami Ballwebber

Senior Loan Processing Lead

O: 360.567.2330
F: 360.567.2331

Banholzer Home Loans is a division of Summit Mortgage Corporation. John Banholzer is licensed to originate loans in OR/WA/CA.

Click to go back:


Find a Mortgage Specialist Near You