Mentor List

Mark Mills

Mills, Mark

Job Title: Branch Operations Manager
Company: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Industry: Finance/Management Sales and Business Development
Mentor Since: 2013
Will Mentor: Undergrad Students

Job Description

Branch Operations Manager
Sales and Business Development 

Company Description

Since opening our doors in 1996, we have not only been dedicated to providing unparalleled customer service but also to our continuous growth. Fairway now employs more than 4,300 team members including over 1,500 producers and over 300+ branches nationwide. Over the years, our team has helped thousands of Americans achieve their dream of homeownership. With a strong focus on purchase business we continue to grow each year, funding more than $17 billion in 2016.

Employment History

Mills Music Inc. - Multi unit specialty retail store Leadership/Management

Nordstrom - Customer sales and service

Lowe's Home Improvement Stores - Store Manager

Pacific Continental Bank - Director of Retail Store Operations

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation - Branch Operations/Leadership/Sales


University of Washington: BA Business Administration

University of North Carolina: Executive Management

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Share experience
Provide scope for a number of different work environments
Challenge students to consider what they would "like" to do, and how to get there
Review resume - resume writing - interviewing

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Flexible schedule, able to meet students near or on campus