Avon Branch

36839 Detroit Road, Avon, OH 44011
(440) 934-0314

Schedule an Appointment

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed
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Martin DeVries
Regional Branch Manager
Martin DeVries | Regional Branch Manager

NMLS# 580267

Phone: Phone: (216) 239-5819

Martin has been with First Federal Lakewood since 2017 and serves as Regional Branch Manager for Avon, Avon Lake, Fariview Park, North Olmsted and North Ridgeville branches. Martin works with consumers and small businesses to help develop financial solutions that target specific needs while building long-term relationships through personalized service. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He previously worked as a Mortgage Broker and Branch Manager for several years before becoming Assistant Vice President, Branch Banking and Business Development with Dollar Bank, a position he held for 15 years. Martin is active in the North Ridgeville community and beyond, serving as Vice President of the North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce, which recently awarded him the Bright Star Award for chamber member of the year. He is on the North Ridgeville Board of Zoning and Appeals and has also served on the North Ridgeville Charter Review Committee. He serves on the board of directors for several business organizations, including the West Side Business Network, West Side Synergy and Easter Seals. Martin is also a member of the North Ridgeville Rotary Club. He attended Heidelberg University and was inducted in the North Ridgeville High School Alumni Hall of Fame in 2012. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
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DeeDee Alvelo
Branch Manager
DeeDee Alvelo | Branch Manager

NMLS# 712841

Phone: Phone: (440) 934-0314

DeeDee Alvelo began her career with First Federal Lakewood as a teller and has held positions of increasing responsibility over the past 14 years. She focuses on helping customers—both business owners and consumers—make their financial dreams a reality by listening to their goals and suggesting the best products and services to help them achieve those goals. DeeDee has received numerous awards in her career, including becoming a member of the First Federal Lakewood President’s Club. She also serves on the North Olmsted Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Olmsted Falls and serves as secretary for the Olmsted Chamber of Commerce, where she was a Bright Star Award winner in 2013.
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Christina Smart
Financial Counselor
Christina Smart | Financial Counselor

NMLS# 1826513

Phone: Phone: (440) 934-0314
Fax: (216) 990-6728

Christina Smart has been a Financial Counselor in the Avon branch since 2015 and has more than a decade of financial services experience. In this role, she helps customers choose the right financial products for their needs, providing information about a wide variety of accounts and guiding them through the account opening process. Previously, she held positions at a credit union and a community bank.
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Scott Parker
Mortgage Loan Originator
Scott Parker | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 709720

Phone: Phone: (216) 314-0089
Fax: (216) 452-4621

Scott Parker is a Mortgage Loan Originator with nearly 20 years of mortgage lending experience. Whether a customer is searching for a first home or an investment property, Scott helps them through the process so they can find the best loan product to fit their specific needs. He is accomplished in all types of loans, including construction financing, bridge financing, investment properties, renovation mortgages and working with first-time home buyers. He is a recipient of the First Federal Lakewood Above and Beyond Award, Shining Star Award and Making a Difference Award. He has also earned a number of additional awards throughout his career in the mortgage lending business. Scott is a member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland and the North Coast Building Industry Association. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Kent State University.

"I can't say enough good things about Scott Parker. He made the loan application process easy, and worked hard to meet our tight closing timeline. His communication was excellent, proactively contacting me when necessary, and responding quickly when I had a question. Overall excellent experience!"
-Megan & Nicholas G.