February 4, 2015
LATTER & BLUM Inc. announced today the appointment of Cheryl Spies to the position of President of Essential Mortgage Company.
Cheryl has more than 35 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry and has held management and senior management positions for the past 28 years. Cheryl is a Past President of the Mortgage Bankers Association and served on the Board of Directors. She is a Notary Public as well as a Certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor.
LATTER & BLUM Inc. President, Richard Haase stated, “Cheryl brings a very strong background in the retail mortgage lending business. She will be instrumental in leading Essential Mortgage’s growth throughout our state and developing new Loan Originator support systems.”
In her new role, Cheryl will oversee Essential Mortgage’s lending operations in Louisiana.
LATTER & BLUM Inc., established in 1916, is the largest full-service Real Estate brokerage in the Gulf South with 30 offices spanning from Central to Southwest Louisiana and across the Gulf Coast into Mississippi. Latter & Blum Inc. operates LATTER & BLUM Inc./REALTORS, C.J. Brown REALTORS Inc., Van Eaton & Romero REALTORS, and Noles-Frye Realty (all four owned by Latter & Blum Inc.), while Latter & Blum Classic Homes & Properties, Latter & Blum Shaw Properties and Latter & Blum Hometown operate under franchise agreements. All are networked nationally and globally as ERA Powered Companies. Additionally, LATTER & BLUM Inc. operates NAI Latter & Blum Commercial Real Estate, Latter & Blum Property Management, Latter & Blum Insurance Services, Platinum Title and Essential Mortgage Corporation.
Cheryl Lea Spies, President
Essential Mortgage Company