Meet Our Staff

  • Ryan Engel NMLS #47817


    Ryan has almost 20 years of direct mortgage lending expertise. He has held numerous roles from all aspects of the mortgage industry. Prior to establishing Fidelity Mortgage, he was co-owner in another mortgage company for over seven years. Ryan has mentored employees and strives to deliver detailed answers and solutions because understanding the client’s needs is at the utmost importance.

    Call Ryan today at 601.594.4825 or email him at

  • John M. Bonelli NMLS #77845

    VP Operations and Technology

    John M. Bonelli has been in the mortgage business for the last eight years. John is a lifelong resident of the metro Jackson area. Being a lifelong resident, John has established a great working relationship with lenders and realtors, throughout Mississippi. He has a great understanding of the market statewide and vast knowledge of the mortgage business. John is also involved in the community, serving as the Referee Assignor for Jackson Futbol Club, a youth soccer organization.

    John handles a variety of loan products. Those products include Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA Rural Housing and Mississippi Home Corp Bond Loans. John is great with purchases and re-finances. Also, John loves working with the first-time home buyer.

    Call John today at 601.842.9764 or email him at

  • Janet Broughton NMLS #78107

    VP Sales

    Janet Broughton is originally from Jackson, MS. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi after graduating from St. Joseph High School. Upon returning from living in Atlanta in 2005, Janet entered the mortgage business. Her goal is to provide unsurpassed quality service and support throughout the entire mortgage process for every client. Whether it is Conventional, UDSA Rural Development, MHC Bond loans, FHA, VA for purchases or refinances, call Janet to assist you with your mortgage needs.

    Call Janet today at 601.291.5659 or email him at

  • Julian Burnett NMLS #102927

    Senior Loan Officer

    Julian Burnett is a Mississippi native with strong Christian values who grew up in the metro Jackson area. In addition to being a Mississippi State Alumni and holding a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance, he is the son of a now retired real estate appraiser and developer. His experience in the mortgage and real estate industry spans over 20 years.

    As a former regional manager of a fortune 500 real estate company and instructor of real estate finance, Julian has acquired extensive knowledge of Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA mortgage products and has a proven track record of helping match the best mortgage product to his client’s needs.

    Julian believes in providing a professional personalized experience that instills a level of confidence in his clients that surpasses any singular real estate transaction.

    Call Julian today at 601.487.2776 or email him at

  • Julene N. Stewart NMLS #1391365

    Mortgage Loan Specialist

    Julene N. Stewart recently joined the Fidelity Mortgage team bringing with her nearly 20 years of experience as a real estate paralegal. She is excited about serving her clients in the lending capacity.

    Julene earned her Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice from SUNY Brockport in December of 2005 after taking part-time classes for 10 years while also pursuing her career and raising two exceptional children.

    Currently residing in Madison County with her family, Julene actively serves as her daughters Girl Scout Troop Leader and as Co-Chair of Tall Pines Service Unit, Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi and as further and most recently has joined the Madison County Chamber of Commerce.

    Communication is the key for success in life – both professionally and personally! As her number one priority, Julene provides all her clients with upstanding professionalism while providing mortgage lending services for Conventional, USDA Rural Development, FHA, and VA loans.

    Call Julene today at 601-862-0542 or email her at

  • April Hurley NMLS #1542818

    Mortgage Loan Originator/Processor

    April Hurley recently joined our Fidelity Mortgage, LLC team as working for us as our Loan Processor and as a loan originator. April entered the Mortgage Industry in 2001 in Panama City Beach, FL, where she worked for Seltzer Management Group who is a servicing agent for Florida Housing Finance Corporation.  She approved second mortgages for low income housing families.  She moved to Clinton, MS in 2005 and studied at Mississippi College.  She worked for Trustmark National Bank for almost ten years gaining even more knowledge of different types of loan programs and has had many years of customer service experience.  April helps and works very closely with all the loan officers here at Fidelity Mortgage and is eager to help with any needs or concerns.

    You can email her at or call at 601.487.2770.