GILA Contacts

Installment Loans Contacts

The Non-Depository Financial Institutions Division is responsible for the licensing, supervision, and examination of mortgage brokers, mortgage processors, mortgage lenders, and mortgage loan originators. This Division is also responsible for the licensing and supervision of check cashers, sellers/issuers of payment instruments, money transmitters (collectively referred to as Money Service Businesses or MSBs) and consumer installment lenders.

General inquiries and consumer complaints related to the Georgia Installment Loan Act or the Georgia installment lending industry may be submitted to NDFI at dbfgila@dbf.state.ga.us

Rod Carnes, Deputy Commissioner for Non-Depository Financial Institutions
rcarnes@dbf.state.ga.us

Justin McElheney, Director for Non-Depository Financial Institutions
jmcelheney@dbf.state.ga.us

Dominique Williams, Licensing Compliance Manager (Company applications contact)
dwilliams@dbf.state.ga.us

Legal Matters should be directed to:

Elizabeth Harris, Attorney
eharris@dbf.state.ga.us

Amy Patterson, Attorney
apatterson@dbf.state.ga.us

Please note that the NDFI Division does not accept walk-ins.  Please call (770) 986-1136 to make an appointment to speak to a member of our staff or e-mail the staff member directly if you know who you wish to speak with.