Meet The Team

SaharSahar Milani
Loan Partner,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 110

Sahar has over 17 years of progressive experience in the mortgage industry. She is eager to leverage her skills and experience for the success of a smooth loan transaction. She is a highly motivated individual and quite familiar with the challenges and activities that are an everyday part of this business. She would like to stress on her abilities to be assertive, team oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment.

Hala Madrid!


Stephanie Balasia
Mortgage Loan Adviser,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 113

Stephanie has over 20 years in residential mortgage lending experience. She is excited to bring her years of exceptional service to our clients. By partnering with Team Cooper, Stephanie can bring her love for helping others meet their financial needs and goals. Stephanie feels blessed to work in an industry she enjoys and is passionate about.

When not working, Stephanie is a single mom to four amazing daughters and likes to go camping, hiking, taking trips to the lake or coast and traveling whenever she can.

NatashaNatasha Anaya
Loan Partner,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 106

Natasha’s background is in consumer lending and she loves being part of the mortgage industry. She enjoys being hands on in the process of people achieving the American dream of purchasing their own home. Natasha loves to read and spend time outdoors, especially with her faithful dog.

sommerSommer Jackson
New Clients Extraordinaire,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 104

Sommer has been in the mortgage industry for the last 15 years as a loan officer assistant & client care manager. The most important part of her job is to guide her clients through every step of the loan process by providing world class customer service. Sommer is the loan lead manager for Team Cooper and will be one of the first people on our team to reach out to our clients. When not working, you will find her spending time in the great outdoors camping with her husband, Nathan, and two children Sophie and Ozzy.

terriTerrie Pearson
Marketing Relationship Manager,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 111

Terrie is a teacher by trade and has spent the last several years in Sales and Marketing. She is a dedicated team member, doing a large portion of follow-up calls on behalf of the team. She takes that extra step to assure our clients are kept well informed and provide that personal touch we pride ourselves on. In her spare time, she enjoys her three children and the new role of “Glam’ma”.

dianeDiane Dubose
Team Concierge,
(925) 297-6177, ext. 108

Most of her work is behind the scenes making sure Team Cooper’s customers are getting the extra special attention we like to give. From birthday cards and special gifts, to sending invitations to events, she is a very important part of what makes Team Cooper unique and effective. Diane has two grown daughters, three wonderful grandchildren and enjoys taking care of her grandson.


Carissa Urbalejo
Sr. Executive Assistant
(925) 297-6177, ext. 107

Carissa has over 12 years experience working as a jack of all trades in education. She is excited to bring her years of high level customer service experience and technical training to the team. Her job is to keep Zackry’s schedule organized and provide communication and support to the whole team.

When not hard at work, Carissa loves to spend her spare time attending Comic Conventions with her geek culture journalist husband, Rush and two awesome kids Leigha and Kristofer.


Anne Marie Smith
Sr. Processor
(925) 297-6177, ext. 105

Anne Marie has been in the mortgage industry and processing loans for over 20 years. She has experience in a wide variety of loan programs including Conforming, Jumbo, FHA, and VA, among others. She is passionate about her work and enjoys helping families achieve the dream of owning a home.

Anne Marie is an avid cook and baker and loves escaping to the Sierra Foothills on the weekends to create food memories with friends and family.