Meet the Leadership Team.

Our mission is “Helping People do Better in Life” and these 9 individuals lead our team to carry out that mission daily. With over 150 combined years in the Mortgage Industry, our knowledge and experience is what sets our team apart. Not only do we value providing an amazing experience for our clients but also creating a family within Fairway

Ken Land

SVP Area Manager

Ken has been in the Mortgage industry since 97 and has helped thousands of families achieve their dream of homeownership. Ken has been with Fairway since 2010 and now serves as the SVP Area Manager, overseeing the operations of 6 office locations in the SouthEast region. Ken values people first and leads his team to do the same. Fairway is involved in 10 different community outreach projects within the Charlotte community. Ken believes in giving back to those that give so much to us and that is why our mission is “Helping People do Better in Life.”This applies to our clients, team, vendor partners, as well as our community. To him, Fairway is family and the company culture he has created here is like no other!

Hannah Heaslet

Branch Operations Manager

Hannah started processing Alt-A loans right after graduating college. She has been a loan officer, Account Executive, Processor, and Closer prior to managing. Having been in these different roles, Hannah has a unique perspective of the loan process and why each piece is so important.

Hannah joined Fairway as a processor in 2008. It has been fun for her to watch and be a part ofFairway’s dynamic growth. She loves Fairway because she gets to work with some of her best friends every day. She loves people, numbers, and guidelines.

Hannah lives outside Charlotte with her husband and their 3 kids. Hannah enjoys watching herkids on the swim team, and being at the beach.

Jane Kornhauser

Branch Processing Manager

Jane has been with Fairway since 2009 but has been in the industry for over 25 years. Jane has a true passion for helping people achieve their dream of homeownership. As Processing Manager, she works closely with both the Processors and Loan Officers to ensure every loan transaction is a success. Jane has a vast knowledge of loan guidelines, often referring to herself as a “GuidelineGeek.” When not at work, Jane loves spending time at the beach with her family. She loves turtles and hopes one day to fulfill her dream of watching the baby sea turtles hatch.

Kristen Lieber

Branch Business Manager

Kristen has been with Fairway for over 10 years and adds over 35 years of experience in her role as Branch Business Manager. She has opened and/or relocated over a dozen satellite offices for our branch as well as onboarded over 100 new team members. She loves keeping the offices running smoothly and making sure our staff has everything they need to do their job well. She has often been referred to as our “office Mom” and we couldn’t imagine life at Fairway without her. Kristen and her husband raised 3 wonderful children and now enjoy traveling and fostering dogs in their spare time.

Micayla Stanley

Branch Marketing Manager

Micayla is a graduate from The University of South Carolina with a degree in Retail Management and Business Administration. She has been with Fairway since 2019, starting as an intern to quickly running the Marketing Department. She built the department from the ground up, implementing strategies to brand the Fairway name as well as generate leads. She currently leads marketing efforts for their 6 office locations as well as over 30 Loan Officers. When Micayla is not coming up with new ideas for Fairway you can find her at Pilates or baking something fun!

Management Team

Scott Wachtel

Branch Sales Manager

Jane Estes

Branch Sales Manager

Laura Lail

Branch Sales Manager

Mike Harris

Branch Sales Manager

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