Leadership Team

Shawn Broussard

Shawn Broussard - CEO

Shawn Broussard is the CEO of Service First Mortgage. Shawn founded Service First in 1997 and has spearheaded the company's strategic initiatives while supplying a strong vision of growth and development.

His mortgage industry experience spans over 25 years and includes roles in servicing, secondary, and origination.

As a loan officer, Shawn was a top producer and developed the Power of S3 platform based on Speed, Service and Synergy, which Service First loan officers use today to deliver a superior product to the real estate market.

Shawn resides in Plano, Texas, with his wife Martha of 20 years and their two children.

Patti McKee

Patti McKee - CFO

Patti McKee is the Chief Financial Officer of Service First Mortgage. She joined the team in 2014 and has executive oversight of accounting, secondary marketing and compliance.

Patti holds over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. In previous roles, she had executive oversight of all accounting, marketing and financial activities of a $3.7 billion publicly traded institution, with a market cap of approximately $800 million.

She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, where she received an Executive Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In addition, she has her CPA designation and serves on two non-profit boards.

In 2011, Patti was named Outstanding CFO of a Public Company by D CEO Magazine, which she received at the Top 15 Financial Executives Awards ceremony held in Dallas, Texas.

Mark Resmini

Mark Resmini - Executive Director of Human Resources

Mark Resmini is the Executive Director of Human Resources for Service First Mortgage. In this position, he is responsible for all of the human resources functions, including recruitment and staffing, benefits, classification and compensation, payroll, training, employee relations, leadership development and talent management. Mark’s background and experience includes accomplishments in the areas of employee development, organizational design, performance management, process improvement and innovative problem solving.

Mark holds over 14 years of human resources experience, including positions with a nationally recognized insurance company and bank.

Mark received his MBA and bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University. He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has served on a variety of boards, committees and organizations within the community.

Ian Kimball

Ian Kimball - Executive Director of Sales Development

Ian Kimball is the Executive Director of Sales Development for Service First Mortgage. In this position, he is responsible for building the infrastructure to help the company profitably grow, while maintaining our unique culture and brand. Ian holds 17 years of direct mortgage experience with an extensive background in sales, strategy and leadership.

Prior to joining Service First, Ian held positions as Area Sales Manager and Senior Vice President of Sales Strategy with several national full-service mortgage lenders where he led sales team in the development and launch of sales campaigns and spearheaded programs to increase loan officer productivity across the country.

Ian holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. He enjoys outdoor activities, sports, reading, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Dee Hoyle

Dee Hoyle - Executive Director of Operations

Dee Hoyle is the Executive Director of Operations for Service First Mortgage and is a Managing Vice President of the company. Dee joined the company more than 14 years ago and rose through the ranks to his current role.

For the past 12 years, Dee has been a part of the secondary marketing department and has helped with the growth of the company by establishing new relationships with correspondent lenders, initiating a company hedging program, and obtaining approval with government agencies.

Jim Berkley

Jim Berkley - Underwriting Director

Jim Berkley is the Underwriting Director for Service First Mortgage.

His real estate/mortgage experience spans over 29 years and includes positions in closing, processing, PPS management, underwriting, and loan origination with several nationally recognized mortgage and banking institutions.

Jim joined Service First Mortgage in 2011 and received his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

John Donnelly

John Donnelly - Regional Sales Director

John Donnelly is a Regional Sales Director for Service First Mortgage and is a Vice President of the company. He holds over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, in a variety of roles including Loan Officer, Producing Branch Manager and Vice President of Branch Operations.

He joined Service First Mortgage in 2009 as a Regional Manager and earned Regional Manager of the Year in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, he received the designation as one of the 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals by National Mortgage Professional Magazine.