John Higdon has been building relationships for the last 15 years in multiple industries. He has gained experience in industries such as Martial Arts and Fitness Management to Commodities and Marketing. For the last several years he has been originating mortgage loans. Prior to joining Gershman Mortgage, he originated mortgages for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Des Moines market before moving back to the Cedar Valley to get closer to family in the summer of 2014 where he then continued to work in the mortgage industry.
John believes his greatest strengths are his traditional Iowa values and his work ethic. He is deeply passionate about building lasting relationships by listening to his clients’ individual needs and helping them achieve their financial goals. With a dedication to providing unparalleled customer service, he helps his clients make well-informed financial decisions to achieve their dreams of home ownership.
An Iowa native, John received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. He moved to the Des Moines area after graduating college in 2004 and lived there for about 10 years, but in 2014 he decided it was time to move back to the Cedar Valley to get closer to family. John enjoys spending time with his wife Amber, and their 3 children, Luke (9), Drake (3), and Sloan (toddler). He is an avid outdoors-man and enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, camping, and an occasional game of golf when possible.