Our Team

Meet Our Leadership Team

TQL’s Leadership Team has a deep purpose in the evolution of community. A community is built with accountability, mentorship but above all love for the development of people to reach their full potential.

Chris Paliska – CEO NMLS: 1076530

Chris Paliska is a Passionate Entrepreneur, Business Leader and CEO of Total Quality Lending. Despite his early success as one of the youngest 7 figure earners in the mortgage industry and recognition from Housing Wire, Scotsman Guide, and NMP, Chris Realized that his true calling was way beyond traditional
corporate business.
At 27, he made the bold decision to leave his successful corporate career to start Total Quality Lending, a business that prioritizes their core values inside and outside the office. With the support of his wife Megan and three children. Chris has built a strong foundation based on faith and family. He uses his experiences to guide others in finding their life purpose and reaching their full potential. What he likes to call Living your Total Quality Life!

Becky Quarres – COO NMLS: 1482084
Becky is one of the founders of Total Quality Lending with a mission to spread love and change people’s lives. Her hobbies include spending time outdoors with her family and pets, writing, singing, and working out with friends. She worked in the music industry before transitioning to the mortgage industry, where she fell in love with the challenge and authenticity of the work. Becky is originally from Huntington Beach, CA, and is currently embarking on her first cross-country move to Carmel, Indiana. Her favorite podcast is the Ed Mylett podcast, and her favorite book is Dr. Joe Dispenza’s “Becoming Supernatural.”
Abby Krogman – Director of Community Initiatives

Abby is a dedicated team member at Total Quality Lending with a mission to serve and help individuals and families. Outside of work, she is a devoted single mother to her 9-year-old daughter and enjoys riding horses, hiking, traveling, and watching movies. Abby has been with TQL for three years and loves the family environment, supporting and holding each other accountable. With over 20 years of experience at Nordstrom, Abby has a solid professional history in coming up with company initiatives and managing a team of 1400 employees. She grew up in Orange County, California, and is an avid follower of Ed Mylett’s books and podcast.

Aaron Vasquez – CFO NMLS: 1177252

Aaron is one of the founders of Total Quality Lending with a mission to support the evolution of himself and everyone around him. He is intentional with his time to ensure that every person he cares for feels the love and support needed to reach their potential.Outside of work, Aaron enjoys spending time with his family and constantly learning new things. Aaron has built his business around serving the underserved Hispanic community in Southern CA, and he has a large extended family that he values spending time with. He enjoys the impact he feels he can have on others through his work. His favorite book is “Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters,” and his favorite podcast is the Ed Mylett podcast.

Taylor Burkhart – National Business Development Manager
Taylor is a dedicated professional at Total Quality Lending whose mission is to help individuals unlock their true potential by aligning them with people who share the same values. Taylor enjoys various hobbies outside of work including golf, coaching baseball, skiing, trying new food and restaurants, and spending time with his family. He has been working at TQL for over a year and loves the family environment, putting people in a better situation, and making a positive difference in people’s lives. With a past professional history in real estate and recruiting, Taylor is passionate about creating a legacy for his family for generations to come. Taylor was born and raised in Santa Ana, CA, and his favorite book is Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. His favorite podcast is Real AF from Andy Frisella.

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