Lori Schmitz is an owner and the President of Group one Mortgage. She acts in an executive capacity assisting the Chairman of the Board in the administration and operations of the Corporations business and supervision of its policies and affairs.
Lori’s experience began working in the Title Insurance Industry. She worked as a closing agent/escrow officer. She has extensive knowledge in title searches, preparing closing documents and closings. She started in the mortgage business in 1988 with a local mortgage company where she worked for 15 years. She became a Delegated Underwriter in 1999 and worked as the COO, Secretary and Director. She was instrumental in advancing the company from a mortgage brokerage business to a Mortgage Lender. She supervised processing, underwriting, closing and quality control for 8 branches.
Lori is a Florida native who grew up and lives in Palm Beach County Florida. On her off time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Lori is a certified scuba diver and past Vice President of The Palm Beach Fin Divers, a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals.. She enjoys the beach, boating, shelling and living in the sunshine state.