John Rowder is a Principal at Gantry in the Sacramento office. He joined the firm in 1994 as one of the Partners and has primarily worked in the Sacramento and Central Valley areas since that time. He was instrumental in obtaining the Canada Life Assurance account, now Great West Life of Canada. Prior to joining Gantry, John worked as a Vice President of Mortgage Lending at Wells Fargo Bank in the San Francisco and Sacramento offices and for Weyerhauser Mortgage Company as a Senior Vice President managing four offices located in the Bay Area and Central Valley. John finds working in the Mortgage Banking Industry challenging and exciting because he enjoys working with the knowledgeable lenders he has built strong relationships with to address complex situations and find solutions for his clients.