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2022 Woman of Influence: Kim Nelson

Women of Influence Kim Nelson

Kim Nelson, CEO of BankSouth Mortgage, utilizes her 30 years of mortgage experience to lead over 200 employees in the company’s vision of providing borrowers an unparalleled mortgage experience. Nelson founded a mortgage company in September 2008 at the height of a financial crisis with only 10 employees. She was confident she could provide a better option for consumers’ mortgage experience. 14 years later, BankSouth Mortgage originates over $2 billion in home loans annually. They employ nearly 60 loan officers in 13 offices across the southeastern footprint and earned a significant industry ranking with high customer service ratings.

Nelson is a strategic leader who combines her mortgage experience with a drive to power the next decade of the business. Nelson’s work ethic is highly regarded and she is known for her loyalty, tenacity and unstoppable drive to succeed. Kim has been named a “phenomenon” by industry veteran Doug Smith. Nelson was named a 2016 “Woman Who Means Business” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Name:

Kim Nelson

Title:

CEO

Company Name:

BankSouth Mortgage

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