Owner Shawn Ezell entered the mortgage business in 2001 after leaving the Marine Corps. Shawn was also an Eagle Scout with Troop 91 as part of the Blue Ridge council of Boy Scouts. Shawn was a computer and networking technician in the Marine Corps (Aviation Tactical Information Specialist ) and was promoted to E-5 Sergeant in less than 3 years of service. He also graduated first out of his technical school and was awarded a Navy Achievement Medal which is the highest award given during peace time. After leaving the Marine Corps in 2001, Shawn joined Residential Mortgage & Investment (a Wholesale Mortgage Bank in Newport Beach, California) as an Account Executive working with Mortgage Brokers to help close their loans. Shawn has since worked for several different mortgage banks, lenders, builders, and mortgage brokers in the Finance and Real Estate profession. NMLS: 1134408. Available by cell phone some nights and weekends. 864-270-2345. Chad Frazier Ann Hayes is our Office Manager, Ann has worked in print and online advertising sales as both a sales team manager and as an account executive. In addition, Ann worked as Assistant to the Academic Dean at Anderson College and as office manager for the Saluda Baptist Association. Ann is a native South Carolinian and a graduate of Anderson College. Ann’s experience in customer service will help to make your experience with Palmetto State Home Mortgage a pleasant one.