About Us

Meet the Team!

Fairway Independent Mortgage works as a team. Working together as the links in a chain, we’re able to provide quality service, products, and overall expert advice for your mortgage needs. Not only do we work well internally, we offer the same team effort to our clients by connecting them to the chain.

Fairway Independent Mortgage has earned the respect of lenders and mortgage professionals across the nation. Fairway is certain that once you become a customer, you will become a valued customer for life!

Fairway is proud to have a nationwide presence and with three locations in Madison where it all began.

Business Development

Joe Theisen

Branch Manager
NMLS#5866

About Joe

Joe Theisen is a Branch Manager for Fairway Independent's flagship branch office. He directs office operations and also continues to serve clients as a Certified Mortgage Planner. His competitive nature helps him lead a high performance team and continuously strive to provide clients with the best possible mortgage experience.

Peter Stebbins

Director of Business Development

About Peter

Peter Stebbins is the Director of Business Development at Fairway Independent Mortgage. His role is to bring together and to assist in establishing strong personal relationships for the Fairway loan originators with Realtors, builders, developers, attorneys, CPA’s, financial planners and anyone interested in buying or selling a home.

Loan Originators

Abbey Wentland

Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS#239116

About Abbey

Abbey Wentland is a Mortgage Loan Originator at Fairway Independent Mortgage. Abbey has experience in a wide-range of mortgage tools, but specialized in VA loans, Conventional and Jumbo loans. She helps her clients learn about and feel comfortable with the loan process and costs associated with different avenues.

Annisa Baker

Loan Originator
NMLS#238748

About Annisa

Annisa is a Certified Mortgage Specialist with Fairway Independent Mortgage. She guides her customers through all the ins and outs of the financial side of purchasing or refinancing a home.

Robert Martin

Loan Originator
NMLS#237404

About Bob

Robert Martin is a Loan Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. Bob has experience in a wide variety of lending products and options, but uses his background as a Military Mortgage Specialist to help veterans and those in active duty get financing for homes.

Heather Mitchell

Loan Originator
NMLS#240300

About Heather

Heather Mitchell is a Senior Loan Officer with Fairway Independent Mortgage. Her knowledge and experience in originating, processing and underwriting allows her to provide customers with top-quality service combined with quick approvals.

Joan Sergenian

Loan Originator
NMLS#270909

About Joan

Joan Sergenian is a Loan Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. Joan understands all aspects of the loan process from start to finish. Joan’s business is based 100% on referrals from past clients, family, friends and Real Estate Agents.

Kevin Wagner

Loan Originator
NMLS#552552

About Kevin

Kevin Wagner is a Loan Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. He is knowledgeable in conventional, FHA, VA and Rural Housing loan programs. Kevin enjoys working with all levels of buyers, from first time homebuyers to those moving up to their dream home.

Mike Lenz

Loan Originator
NMLS#631968

About Mike

Mike Lenz is a Mortgage Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. He bases his practice on the philosophy of treating clients the way he would want to be treated himself. Although he works with clients on a wide variety of loans, he specializes in first time homebuyers and non-traditional government loans.

Sandy Stanford

Loan Originator
NMLS#407670

About Sandy

Sandy Stanford is a Mortgage Loan Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. Sandy works to understand your current needs and future goals, and then tailor your mortgage financing to match that unique and personal lifestyle. Her goal is to make the financing process as stress-free as possible.

Gabrielle Loeffler

Loan Originator
NMLS#524147

About Gabrielle

Gabrielle has been in the mortgage/banking field for over 9 years. Prior to Gabrielle’s banking experience, she was a Real Estate Agent covering the South Central Wisconsin area.

Mike Zilli

Loan Originator
NMLS#233940

About Mike

Mike Zilli has spent the last 15 years helping people with their finances. After graduating college with a Finance degree he worked in the Financial Services industry for five years and has served clients in the mortgage industry for the last ten years.

Jason M. Weber

Loan Originator
NMLS#631944

About Jason

Jason M. Weber is a Sr. Loan Officer with Fairway Independent Mortgage. He has been in the industry for 18 years and is an expert in all types of lending programs including Conventional, Construction, Lot Loans, Investment Properties, FHA, VA USDA and WHEDA.

Alison Beilke

Loan Officer
NMLS#867156

About Alison

Alison Beilke is a Mortgage Loan Originator at Fairway Independent Mortgage. She has been in the mortgage industry since 2009. Alison focuses on Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, & Jumbo loans, and also loves working with first-time homebuyers.

Scott Harrod

Loan Originator
NMLS#631926

About Scott

J. Scott Harrod is a Loan Originator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. He has been committed to the Real Estate industry since 1996. He is knowledgeable in FHA Loans, VA Loans, Conventional, HARP, Jumbo, USDA, or any type of mortgage.

Processing Department

Courtney Schwartz

About Courtney

Courtney Schwartz is the Office Manager at Fairway Independent Mortgage. She is dedicated to assisting the Fairway loan officers and borrowers to make the loan process run as smoothly as possible.

Danielle Brown

About Danielle

Danielle Brown is a Loan Processor with Fairway Independent Mortgage. She does a variety of tasks including reviewing documents for accuracy and working with title insurance companies and appraisers. She enjoys working with the team at Fairway to help clients get into a new home.

Jamie Sporle

About Jamie

Jamie Sporle is a Loan Processor and Closer at Fairway Independent Mortgage Company. Jamie processes all USDA files and is responsible for closing all files in the branch. He is an integral part of the contract process for the Sun Prairie branch as well as several other Fairway branches.

Kaitlan Day

NMLS#1255901

About Kaitlan

Kaitlan Day is a Production Coordinator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. She helps loan originators being the loan process by uploading offers, ordering titles and appraisals, collecting client documents and processing loan disclosures.

Lori Hatzinger

About Lori

Lori Hatzinger is a Processor for Fairway Independent Mortgage Company. She helps the Fairway team by processing and refinancing loans in an efficient and effective manner.

Renee Zenger

NMLS#249257

About Renee

Renee Zenger is a Production Coordinator with Fairway Independent Mortgage. Renee helps start the loan process by uploading offers, ordering titles and appraisals, collect client documents and processing loan disclosures.

Haiying Zhang

Loan Officer Assistant

About Haiying

Haiying Zhang is a Loan Officer Assistant at Fairway Independent Mortgage. She assists the loan originator by assembling loan application packages, ordering titles and appraisals, collecting supporting documentation, sending loan disclosures and coordinating consummation of the loan transaction.