We Live and Work By These Values…

A fabulous team effort! If you need to purchase a home, this is the team to choose. They will be with you every step of the way! It was a great experience working with them.” – D.W.

In building our Asheville team, we’ve carefully selected team members with the traits essential for amazing service delivery: integrity, a giving spirit and professional competence. Our team executes so well and with such friendliness that our clients find themselves enjoying the process. The feeling’s mutual – we hate to see them go.


Move-Up Buyer Specialist & Branch Manager, NMLS# 113607
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In the mortgage business for over 25 years, David understands that every mortgage loan should be viewed as a smart investment tool, and not just a necessary evil to getting a house. Before offering any loan, he looks at the whole qualifying picture, including what objectives the mortgage needs to accomplish for the family…only then does he offer a solution. A strategic planner, David’s “Smart Money Mortgage” approach means, the loan will do much more than just put a person in a home.


Loan Officer, NMLS# 2178892
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Growing up in Texas, Loan Officer James Jeter always understood the value of hard work. He spent the first twenty years of his career analyzing contracts for a major international corporation before the Great Smoky Mountains came calling. Working his way through business school, James is always ready for a challenge, and attributes his success and growth to his never quit attitude and supportive family. His knack for research and detailed financial analysis allows him to assist his clients expertly. When he’s not busy helping clients, he can be found hiking with his wife and dogs.


Loan Officer, NMLS# 1977132
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Sculpted by the mountains of Western North Carolina, Loan Officer Zack Kemp, has earned his reputation of honesty and integrity by consistently representing excellence in customer service. He brings a strong work ethic, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to leave a legacy his children will be proud of. Starting his career in finance in the early 2000’s, Zack has succeeded by relying on strong community relationships. Zack has a thirst for learning, a can-do attitude, and insists on enjoying life!

Dana Archambeau

Senior Loan Processor
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Dana began her mortgage career in the Neolithic Period, around 12,000 years ago with the Bedrock Bank & Trust (the ORIGINAL BB&T).  From the beginning, Dana LOVED helping First Time Cave Owners find their dream caves.  But she has seen a few changes in the industry. Today, she no longer has to battle saber-tooth tigers for cave-squatting rights.  But she does push and sometimes fight your loan file to the closing table.  Dana is our power-house Loan Processor and quite simply, she is the reason that our loans close on time!


Loan Officer | Licensed Assistant, NMLS# 1183298
828-350-8886 ext.100
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Howie is a native of Weaverville, NC and has been in the mortgage industry for 10+ years. He lived and worked in several parts of the country, but “HOME always calls you back”, according to Howie. The hospitality industry and an architectural career were built the foundation of his skillset that eventually launched his mortgage career. Howie works as a Loan Officer & Assistant, and has a genuine desire to help people ‘drop roots’ here in the mountains. He went on to say, “I really love hearing all the stories behind the mortgage. That’s the good stuff!”

Roger Howell

Reverse Mortgage Specialist, NMLS #74935
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For over 20 years, Roger has helped people with one of the most important financial decisions, how to finance the American Dream. Prior to entering the mortgage industry, Roger spent many years as a restauranteur where he learned to serve people as if they were his guests. Roger brings that same sense of service to taking care of our clients at Fairway Independent Mortgage.

As a Reverse Mortgage planner, he works with seniors so they can live a much better life in their golden years.

Marcos Bullock

Branch Operations Manager
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Marcos is a native Texan who discovered the Western North Carolina mountains and decided to stay. With an extensive history in both real estate law and mortgage lending, he’s an all seeing eye who makes sure that your loan process goes as smoothly as possible.

Tenise Shields

Loan Setup Specialist
828-350-8886 ext. 108
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Tenise is the Loan Setup Specialist for the Fairway Asheville Team.  She is a native of Henderson County and she has worked in the mortgage industry for over 20 years. She is very detailed and is the ‘launching pad’ to get your loan off to a successful start.