Cristen Talbert

National Underwriting Manager

Cristen Talbert is the National Underwriting Manager leading our corporate headquarter and west coast Underwriting teams. She is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal and state underwriting regulations. Cristen and her team deliver high quality loan decisions to all branch locations.

Prior to joining Gold Star, Cristen’s unmistakable proficiency for process improvement in the areas of underwriting, operations and training protocols had been showcased in a number of leadership roles she has held within the banking arena and with the US Department of Agriculture. Cristen also served her country in the United States Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller during the Gulf War.