Meet the Team

Michael A. Lara – NMLS 177616

Michael A. Lara is a Sales Manager and one of Arizona’s Top Producing mortgage originators of the Academy Mortgage Corporation. Michael has established himself as a premier choice for Arizona Realtors. Michael is a Blue Ribbon affiliate of the Southeast Valley Region Association of REALTORs, manages a team of Home Loan Specialists that provide sustainable mortgages for first-time home buyers, investors, and those who call Arizona a second home. A proud member of the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals, Michael takes care while working with the military community and their families. Michael enjoys his free time with family, traveling, sport, the outdoors, and food. While recently awarded a trip to Cancun, Mexico, Michael, his wife, and two children (Isaac 14 and Micaela 11) visited the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and enjoyed the beach, culture, and people of the Riviera region.

Academy Mortgage Corporation provides mortgage financing for FHA, VA, conventional, USDA, and down payment assistance loan programs. Consider the Michael Lara Group and Academy Mortgage Corporation when determining where to refer your next client for a quality mortgage process centered on communication, availability, and cost.

Contact Information:

Office: (480) 666-9466
Cell: (480) 332-4020
Fax: (480) 409-2643

Licensing Information:

LO 0917246
Corp NMLS 3113
BK 0904081

Guia Lehr

As the Transaction Coordinator, Guia Lehr, assists customers with the processing and underwriting stages of their mortgage loan. Guia’s role is to ensure that each stage of the loan process is completed in a timely manner with every loan closing on time. She is friendly, outgoing, and eager to assist our customers in every way. Originally from California, Guia has lived in Arizona for over 9 years and considers this home. She loves the beach, baseball, volleyball, and enjoys spending her free time with her husband, two children, and their lovable labradoodle. Guia is proud to be with a team that succeeds in making the dream of home ownership a reality.

Contact Information:

Office: (480) 917-6467
Fax: (480) 409-2643

Lindsey Barry – NMLS 1569898

Lindsey Barry is a Licensed Loan Officer who was born and raised in Arizona. Lindsey takes pride in working hand in hand with her cliental. Communication, honesty and accurate financial assessments are the key to Lindsey’s business model. Lindsey is very organized and loves helping facilitate a successful transaction so clients are able to get into their new home. Her passions include hiking, boxing, interior design, and reading. Lindsey loves the beach and spending quality time with her three amazing children. She also enjoys setting goals for inspiring homebuyers so that they can accomplish their dream of homeownership. Consider Lindsey as your Loan Officer for your next home purchase.

Contact Information:

Office: (480) 917-6473
Cell: (480) 206-0570
Fax: (480) 409-2643

Licensing Information:

LO 0948648

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  • Exceptional Mortgage Service
  • Committed To Responsible Lending Practices
  • Providing Accurate & Relevant Mortgage Advice