Cleveland Branch


Cleveland Branch

6610 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 239-5721

  • 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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Samantha Semick
Branch Manager
Samantha Semick | Branch Manager

NMLS# 617146
Phone: (216) 529-2635

Samantha Semick joined First Federal Lakewood in 2013 as the Branch Manager of the Cleveland branch office. She has more than 21 years of experience in the financial services industry and uses her extensive background to help both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking customers choose the right products to meet their financial goals. Samantha is a member of the First Federal Lakewood President’s Club and has received numerous community service awards for volunteering and providing financial literacy presentations in English and Spanish. She previously worked in management roles at Third Federal Savings and Dollar Bank.
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Alix Kaufmann
Sales Manager
Alix Kaufmann | Sales Manager

NMLS# 983042
Phone: (216) 239-5842

Alix Kaufmann joined First Federal Lakewood in 2012 as an Assistant Branch Manager before becoming a Branch Manager and then Sales Manager in 2015. With nearly a decade of financial services experience, she has an extensive background in both commercial and consumer financial products. She works closely with local businesses in Lakewood and Cleveland to help them find solutions to better manage their operations while providing personalized service. Alix is a member of the Downtown Lakewood Business Alliance (DLBA) and the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce, as well as a board member for the Kiwanis Club of Lakewood. She also volunteers at many community events in Lakewood throughout the year, including the Taste of Lakewood, Light up Lakewood, Lakewood Summer Meltdown and more. Alix received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and previously worked as an Assistant Branch Manager at Bank of America.
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Rachuel Baleskie
Financial Counselor
Rachuel Baleskie | Financial Counselor

NMLS# 1360224
Phone: (216) 239-5721

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Mimi Rivera
Mortgage Loan Originator
Mimi Rivera | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 275356
Phone: (216) 912-5161
Cell Phone:(216) 355-6448
Fax: (216) 452-4667

Mimi Rivera has more than 18 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry. She uses her experience working with a range of loan products to serve customers in a thorough and timely manner. Mimi works to help customers understand the process of obtaining loan products that are right for them to achieve their dream of homeownership. She is highly experienced in FHA and VA loans, OHFA and Lakewood down payment assistance programs, as well as conventional, construction and physician loans. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including top loan producer of the month and Top 5 originator for the year. Mimi has hosted home buying seminars in the Cleveland area and in partnership with the Hispanic community and other local community programs. Mimi is bilingual in Spanish and is a Notary Public.
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