Louise Thaxton is a top producing branch manager for Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, with satellite offices across Louisiana and Florida. She has been in the mortgage business for 16 years, 13 of those years with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. She has ranked #1 within Fairway for number of units closed in 2009 through 2012.
She is the founder, trainer and author of the "Certified Military Residential Specialist" course, which has been taught as a continuing education course for real estate agents in cities located in North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma and Texas. Over 1,500 real estate agents have attended her boot camps in 2013 to receive this certification.
She is also an approved MRP instructor (Military Relocation Professional Certification (MRPREBAC).
She is the founder, trainer and National Director of the "Military Mortgage Specialist" division within Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, one of the largest mortgage banks in the nation. This designation was created to train and equip loan professionals within Fairway to handle with excellence the mortgage loan needs of active duty and former military clients. Over 400 mortgage professionals have been attended her boot camps over the last eighteen months to receive this designation.
She has been a keynote speaker at several industry events, is an avid blogger, and a regular contributor to industry publications: Origination News Magazine and National Mortgage Professional Magazine.
Because the majority of her clients are military clients, Louise and her team have developed a passion for "Serving Those Who Serve", in all aspects of their specific mortgage needs. Each quarter, her team sends care packages to deployed service men and women. She is a volunteer and an Ambassador of the Boot Campaign www.BootCampaign.org a non-profit organization, whose mission it is to which gives back to wounded warriors when they come home. She initiated a "Suits in Boots", a campaign encouraging business professionals to contribute to this worthy cause. She has been instrumental in leading her company to partner with the Boot Campaign to sponsor mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors, with thirteen homes being given away in the last eighteen months. For more information regarding the Fairway Home Give Away Program click HERE.
In addition, Louise is the author and approved instructor of an NMLS approved VA course for Mortgage Success Source. Louise is one of the women featured in the book "Reinventing the Heel" and "Stilettos in a Loafer World: Mortgage Women Who Walk their Talk!" both by Karen Deis. She has co-authored "Success Simplified", a book with Stephen Covey and Patricia Fripp.