Meet Your Mortgage Broker Team

Every day we are working diligently to help clients find the best loan option for their particular situation – self-employed, investor, veteran, etc. – so they can realize the dream of home ownership and the joy of a new home! Reach out today to see how we can help you with your next purchase.

Paula Bond

President / Chief Loan Officer

Paula enjoyed growing up on the northern coast of Florida and loves all things outdoors. While serving as a police officer, she met her husband, Travis and they have been married for 34 years. 

After raising their family and owning several businesses of her own, she decided to take the next big step and open her own mortgage company. Being in the lending business for several years, Paula enjoys walking along side people in what can be a confusing process in purchasing a home. 

In her spare time, she loves working with the animals on their small farm, playing in the backyard with her granddaughters, and serving in their church.  She is looking forward to meeting you and helping with the purchase of your new home!


Travis Bond

Director of Operations

Before beginning his civilian career as a police officer and then later entering the corporate world as COO of several start-up companies as well as several of his own, Travis served in two US military branches as both non-commissioned and commissioned officer. 

He has a passion for seeing people flourish and helping them succeed in building healthy families with successful futures through home ownership.  Because of this passion, he has chosen to come alongside his wife, Paula, as Co-founder and Director of Operations of Upward Lending, LLC. 

In his free time, he enjoys caring for the animals on their small hobby farm, playing with his granddaughters and you may even catch him starting a new building project on his property in Sanger, TX.  He is excited to help borrowers take the Upward step towards the joy of purchasing their new home!



Mason Marquis

Director of Business Development

Mason is a serial entrepreneur who owns several companies as well as investment properties.   He has a heart for customer service and giving back to the community.  One of the ways he gives back is by serving on the Board of Directors of Habitat of Humanity of Denton. 

In his spare time you will find Mason traveling across the country and the world with his wife, Marianna.