Louise Thaxton (NMLS 6996) is a producing branch manager for Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation (NMLS 2289), with satellite offices across Louisiana and Florida. She has been in the mortgage business for 15 years, almost 13 of those years have been with Fairway. She has ranked #1 within Fairway for number of units closed in both 2009, 2010, and 2011, and ranked number 1 for volume with managers in 2011.
Louise is the National Director of the Military Mortgage Specialist department within Fairway. The objective of Fairway in offering this designation of Military Mortgage Specialist™ is to provide a platform whereby loan professionals can be thoroughly trained, equipped and certified to handle with excellence the mortgage loan needs of active duty and former military clients.
In 2011, Louise ranked nationally #14 for VA loans in the group of Top Originators for Scotsman Guide. She has been a keynote speaker at several industry events, is an avid blogger and a regular contributor to industry publications.
Because the majority of her clients are military clients, Louise and her team have developed a passion for “Serving Those Who Serve.” But not just with their mortgage needs. Each quarter, they send care packages to their clients or their families in Iraq and Afghanistan and have helped with several wounded warrior projects.
She is an Ambassador of the “Boot Campaign” a grass roots movement to give back to wounded warriors when they come home. She and her team have begun a “Suits in Boots” campaign encouraging business professionals to contribute to this worthy cause.
Louise is also one of the women featured in the books “Reinventing the Heel” and “Stilettos in a Loafer World: Mortgage Women Who Walk their Talk!” both by Karen Deis. She has co-authored a book with Stephen Covey and Patricia Fripp, “Success Simplified” , released this year.