Jo Ann Theriault-Fazio’s work in the industry has been frequently recognized.
The senior vice president of mortgage lending at Guaranteed Rate was inducted into the “Woman of Excellence” registry by the National Association of Professional and Executive Women. In addition to her role as senior vice president, in which Theriault-Fazio led the industry with overwhelming production, she also takes pride in her position as branch manager of Guaranteed Rate’s Deerfield, Illinois, office. There, Theriault-Fazio dedicates herself to the job of building and developing a team of talented loan officers to serve the Chicago metropolitan area. Besides her accomplishments as a mortgage lender, Theriault-Fazio helped to expand the Guaranteed Rate Organization of Women. As mentorship director, she created and now manages the organization’s mentorship program, which connects employees across various departments to support the leverage of their talents for success. Over 75 women at Guaranteed Rate have now gone through GROW’s mentorship program, giving them access to a network of support and tools to assist in their career development. Theriault-Fazio is also a sponsor and participant of the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, an organization which raises money to support pediatric cancer patients and their families.