At DSLD Mortgage, we want to create the best customer experience when you are purchasing your home.

Meet our team
Meet our team

Baton Rouge

Brett Lirette

Chief Operating Officer

NMLS#: 78940
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-802-8954
Office: 225-664-0360
Fax: 1-225-612-6861
Email: blirette@dsldmtg.com

Brett has been a licensed loan originator since 1996. He has extensive background in purchase loans as well as refinances. Brett has worked for independent builders, realtors, as well as major homebuilders and is experienced in the process of new home construction. Through his years of experience working in the industry, Brett has overcome challenges in almost every scenario imaginable when it comes to the mortgage loan process. Being a veteran of the United States Air Force he is passionate about working with veterans and helping them to achieve the dream of home ownership. Brett takes a personal interest in each one of his clients and follows up relentlessly with constant communication throughout the entire process. 

Brett is active involved at his church, enjoys spending time with family, and playing golf. He is an avid LSU and Saints fan. Originally from Chauvin, LA, he was born and raised in the culture of south Louisiana and enjoys all the food, festivals, and lifestyle associated our culture.

Jeff Reda

Vice President of Quality Control

NMLS#: 1277940
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-788-8164
Office: 225-664-0360
Fax: 1-225-208-2945
Email: jreda@dsldmtg.com

Jeff graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s in Business Administration. Jeff lives in Denham Springs with his wife and two children, Jack and Luke. He is an avid runner and enjoys living a fit life. 

DeNeice Varnes

All Regions Operations Manager

Evelyn Maher

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 774751
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-202-4703
Office: 225-369-6073
Fax: 1-225-612-6874
Email: emaher@dsldmtg.com

Evelyn is a Louisiana native, and have enjoyed living in Southeast Louisiana all of my life. She has been blessed with a beautiful family and her time away from the office is to be with them.

Evelyn have been involved in the mortgage industry since 2010. She finds true pleasure in her position as a loan officer where she helps her clients realize their potential, whether they are a first time home buyer or finally purchasing the home of your dreams.  One aspect of her role as your loan officer is to educate you in the loan process by discussing and helping you understand all the loan products that are available to you.  She then advises you on all your options so you can make the best decision for you and your family. Her job is to make your home buying experience as easy and stress free as possible. 

She says she is fortunate to be surrounded by a great group of professionals. She also states that she knows that we all share the same goal and that is to make our customers happy!

Kary Jordan Cleveland

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 78979
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave. North Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-223-5757
Office: 225-369-6370
Fax: 1-225-612-6443
Email: kary@dsldmtg.com

My name is Kary Jordan Cleveland and I have over 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry. My goals are to help my customers with the best loan program that fits their financial needs to have them be a successful home owner. With the ever changing guidelines in the mortgage industry, my focus is staying educated on the programs that are available to my customer. As a Senior Mortgage Loan Officer, my expertise include mortgage products for Rural Housing Department (USDA or RD), Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Veterans Administration (VA), and Coventional loans including Jumbo loans. I not only offer mortgages on a purchase of a property but also offer loans for refinancing a current mortgage. I love working with people and making their dreams come true on purchasing a home and saving them money. I am a long time resident of Livingston Parish. I love spendng time outdoor hunting and fishing with my famiy and friends.

Alicia Lipsmeyer

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 954184
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-413-6875
Office: 225-369-6028
Fax: 1-225-612-6903
Email: alipsmeyer@dsldmtg.com

Alicia has been in the real estate industry for many years. While selling real estate for 7 years, she quickly learned what she appreciated in a great loan officer. She has done everything with mortgages, from processing and pre-underwriting, to refinances and purchases.  She understands what it means to give great service to her clients and realtors. Although she does all types of loans, she has extensive knowledge with Rural Development loans and understands what it takes to get a person prequalified for their RD purchase or refinance. Alicia was previously licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina to do mortgages.  With DSLD Mortgage, she will retain her Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama licenses. Alicia loves to help her clients, whether they are a first time home buyer, a last time home buyer or someone simply looking to refinance.

Kurt Landry

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 648953
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-505-6552
Office: 225-664-0360
Fax: 1-225-208-1692
Email: klandry@dsldmtg.com

Kurt has been a Mortgage Loan Originator since 2001. He has an extensive background in purchase loans as well as refinances. Kurt has worked for both large, intermediate, and small banks and mortgage companies and is experienced in the process of new home construction. Through his years of experience working in the industry, Kurt has overcome challenges in almost every scenario imaginable when it comes to the mortgage loan process. Being a former collegiate athlete, he knows the value of working as a team to accomplish a goal. Kurt takes a personal interest in each one of his clients and follows up relentlessly with constant communication throughout the entire process.

Kurt is active in his community by coaching football, baseball, and basketball, while also volunteering for church parish activities and fundraisers. In his free time, he loves being a DAD to a fantastic son who is involved in many sports and school activities. He enjoys staying fit and participates in adventure and extreme races. He is an avid LSU and Saints fan. Originally from Baker, LA, he was born and raised in the culture of south Louisiana and enjoys all the food, festivals, and lifestyles associated with our culture.

Kurt graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Finance, and Marketing. Using his strong background in Finance and Marketing, Kurt assists homebuyers with building their long term wealth by being a trusted Mortgage Loan Originator.

Honi Delahoussaye

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 93561
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 985-400-9035
Office: 225-664-0360
Fax: 1-985-718-4840
Email: honi@dsldmtg.com

Honi Delahoussaye has been a loan officer with DSLD Mortgage for 3 years and in the Mortgage industry for 11 years.  She tailors your financing to your unique lifestyle and goals. As a Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, Honi’s expertise include mortgage products for Rural Housing Department (USDA or RD), Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Veterans Administration (VA), and Conventional loans including Jumbo loans. With Honi, you can expect an authentic experience defined by honesty, integrity, and fun.  Whether you’re refinancing a mortgage or buying property for the first time, you deserve a smooth, respectful, and personable transaction. Honi is dedicated to providing professional service and staying educated on all the loan programs and options available to her clients while paying attention to the ever changing guidelines in the mortgage industry. During her personal time, Honi enjoys running marathons, horseback riding, and all outdoor activities.

Bret Boudreaux

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 1518922
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-907-2500
Office: 225-369-6070
Fax: 1-225-612-6366
Email: bboudreaux@dsldmtg.com

Bret joined DSLD Mortgage in 2016 after a 15 year career as a Financial Advisor. Bret's experience in working with his clients in assessing and recommending financial solutions fit perfectly into the DSLD culture. His passion for helping each one of his clients achieve the goal of home ownership shows in his daily work.

Bret is lifetime resident of Louisiana and currently resides in Prairieville, LA. He is a 1999 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Bret has been married to his wife, Brittany, for 15 years and they are blessed to have 4 amazing children. In his free time, Bret enjoys volunteering with his church and local community, exercising and spending time with his family.


Mortgage Processors

Baton Rouge Region

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Covington

Kassandra Moore

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS #1754562
70325 Hwy. 1077, Suite 101-A
Covington, LA 70433
Cell: 985-551-0111
Office: 225-369-6020
Fax: 985-590-5328
Email: kmoore@dsldmtg.com

Kassandra was born and raised in Louisiana where she resides with her husband and four children. She is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in General Management. Kassandra began her career with DSLD Homes in 2011 as a Sales Agent and has years of experience with DSLD Homes sales and the new construction building process. With her background in DSLD Homes Sales Department, it gives her a unique edge to provide borrowers a very good experience from start to finish throughout the loan process.

Currently, Kassandra is a Mortgage Loan Originator licensed in Louisiana covering St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parish. Since making the industry leap from new homes sales to mortgage origination, she remains committed to providing her clients with the best home buying experience and strives to deliver outstanding customer service by helping her clients make the best financial decision to fit their unique needs. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, an investor, or just looking for a change, it is Kassandra’s priority for each client to understand the mortgage process every step of the way and to help her clients achieve their goals of homeownership!

Morgan Stribling

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 1373138
70325 Hwy. 1077, Suite 101-A
Covington, LA 70433
Cell: 985-974-0446
Office: 985-327-6880
Fax: 1-985-249-2794
Email: morgan@dsldmtg.com

Morgan has worked for DSLD for six years and is very familiar with new construction. She was a sales agent and a prior MLS Coordinator and is excited about her career path with DSLD Mortgage! She was born and raised in Hammond, Louisiana and currently resides there with her husband Ryan and son Landon.

Morgan is a proud graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. Her main goal with DSLD Mortgage is to help her buyers obtain homeownership by saving them money and making their home buying process smooth and painless. A few of Morgan’s favorite hobbies are reading, working out, cooking, entertaining at home, spending time with family and friends, and going to art museums. She enjoys many of the local sporting events including Southeastern Louisiana University sports, LSU sports, and, of course, the Saints!

Kelly Berns

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 1546495
70325 Hwy. 1077, Suite 101-A
Covington, LA 70433
Cell: 985-288-9245
Office: 985-327-6877
Fax: 1-985-259-8783
Email: kberns@dsldmtg.com

Kelly has been a team member with DSLD Mortgage for over 2 years. She was previously a mortgage loan processor, and is also a veteran of the United States Navy, and served for 5 1/2 years as an electronics technician. Electronics cannot carry a conversation or build a relationship, so she sought employment working with people where she can make a difference in their day to day lives.

She believes that every person deserves a loan officer who is attentive to their needs and dreams. The best experiences in the mortgage industry are built upon relationships, superior communication, and a shared passion for achieving the dream of homeownership. Kelly will work with you, fight for you, and treat every person as an extension of her own family.

Kelly lives in Slidell, LA with her husband, Justin, and two step-daughters, Ashlynn and Gabrielle. She is a transplanted Pennsylvania girl with an unrelenting love for her Philadelphia Eagles and the Louisiana way of life. She is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and has completed her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Business Management. She enjoys fishing, hunting, painting, cooking, singing in the church choir, and spending as much time as she can with her family, friends, and the beloved family puppy dog, Moxie.

Mortgage Processors

Northshore Region

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Lake Charles

Angie Johnson

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 745680
949 Ryan St. Suite 250
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Cell: 225-936-6178
Office: 337-443-6995
Fax: 1-225-410-8837
Email: ajohnson@dsldmtg.com

Angie began her career in the mortgage business as a processor and has been in the real estate industry for many years. Her mortgage industry knowledge is well-rounded. She is experienced in originating and processing all types of mortgages, whether retail or commercial, refinances or purchases. Angie's experience has proven to be an asset when working with clients who have varied income and credit situations. Clients appreciate her high level of commitment and attention to detail. Angie strives to create a memorable and seamless experience for all clients whether you are a first time home buyer, a last time home buyer, or someone simply looking to refinance. 

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Lafayette

Robin H. Lormand

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 351767
603 Silverstone Road, Suite 103
Lafayette, LA 70508
Cell: 337-366-7460
Office: 337-366-7460
Fax: 1-337-205-8642
Email: rlormand@dsldmtg.com

I have been originating home loans for over 15 years. I have worked for small brokerages, large mortgage companies, and banks. With each new opportunity in the mortgage industry, I have been exposed to different work environments and a variety of scenarios while originating home loans. This experience has been invaluable to me and allowed to me really appreciate where I am at this point in my career.  With my past experience and the knowledge I’ve gained, I channel all my energy into understanding the options available for all my clients.

Continuing education is a top priority for me in order to stay current with the ever-changing guidelines in the mortgage industry.

I love what I do because I become a major role during a very exciting time in my clients’ lives.  I take personal satisfaction from working through issues and challenges that each file presents.  The greatest satisfaction though comes from seeing my clients at closing when we have reached their goal of homeownership!

I enjoy spending time with my sons and my daughter, and of course my beautiful granddaughter. Living in the country gives me the relaxation I need after my busy days at the office and just enough hard work to stay sane!

Chad Theriot

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 90032
603 Silverstone Road, Suite 103
Lafayette, LA 70508
Cell: 337-344-3565
Office: 337-443-6468
Fax: 337-205-8552
Email: ctheriot@dsldmtg.com

Chad has been in the mortgage business for over 15 years.  He worked for the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions as a State Examiner for two years before becoming a Mortgage Loan Officer in 2002.  He has an extensive background in helping clients purchase homes, as well as refinancing their existing mortgages.  Chad is a veteran of the Louisiana National Guard, and he is passionate about working with other veterans and helping them to achieve their dream of home ownership.  Chad takes a personal interest in each one of his clients.  His favorite part of the process is seeing his clients at closing when they have reached their goal of homeownership!
 
Chad is a father of five and has been married for 20 years.  He was born and raised in the Historic town of St. Martinville, LA; which he still calls home.  He is a graduate of University of Louisiana and a Ragin Cajun Fan – Geaux Cajuns!!

Mortgage Processors

Lafayette Region

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Thibodaux/Houma

Rayette Blanchard

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 981802
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 225-439-4811
Office: 225-664-0360
Fax: 1-225-208-1992
Email: rblanchard@dsldmtg.com

 Rayette has been working in the Mortgage Loan industry since 1993 and is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator for the state of Louisiana. She has been involved in all aspects of the mortgage division for over the last twenty-two years, nine of which have been in Construction Lending. She loves the challenge of helping her clients to better understand the mortgage loan process so that they are comfortable with every aspect, up to the closing of their mortgage loan. Helping a borrower to fulfill their life’s dream of owning a new home is one of her biggest aspirations. 

 Rayette loves spending time with her family and watching her son Blake play high school baseball, along with watching and attending LSU sporting events! She has been married for twenty-one years and happily calls Denham Springs, Louisiana her home. Last but not least, she is passionate about the love that she has for animals and is a contributor and supporter of her local animal shelter.  

Allen Taylor

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 116063
114 Laura Drive Suite C
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Cell: 985-438-0805
TF: 844-375-3684
Fax: 985-247-8218
Email: ataylor@dsldmtg.com

I’m happily married for 20 years to my high school sweetheart Mechel. We have two terrific teenagers, Allen III and Alana. Along with spending time with my family, I enjoy saltwater fishing and I’m a HUGE Saints fan. Who Dat!!

I believe that you are most successful and fulfilled when you find something that you’re passionate about and love to do. I am fortunate to work for DSLD Mortgage which allows me to foster and exert that passion and love into an exceptional customer experience for my clients.

For more than 20 years, I have been providing customers with an exceptional customer experience through mortgage lending and banking. My philosophy throughout the years has remained the same. I believe you should always be upfront and honest, regardless of the situation, and treat every customer with the utmost respect. This philosophy has been the key to my success my entire career.

Because of my knowledge of the industry, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a variety of homeowners, from first-time buyers, those downsizing in their later years and/or prior customers that refinanced their loans. I educate my clients about different mortgage options so that they can make informed decisions that will give them the financing tailored to their needs.

Ultimately, my goal is to make the mortgage loan process an easy and seamless one, and to provide my clients with the ultimate dream of homeownership. 

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Mississippi

Gina Muscarello

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS#: 354005
11406 Lake Sherwood Ave. North. Building 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Cell: 228-346-1106
Office: 225-369-6106
Fax: 1-225-612-6910
Email: gmuscarello@dsldmtg.com

Gina is a native of Louisiana, a graduate of Louisiana State University, and has been in the mortgage industry since 2005.  As a previously licensed real estate agent who then moved onto working in mortgage processing, underwriting, and closing departments, she is very experienced in every aspect of the loan process.  Currently, Gina is a Mortgage Loan Originator licensed in Louisiana and Mississippi, where she actively helps her clients to achieve their goals of homeownership. 
 
Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, an investor, or just looking for a change, it is Gina’s top priority to fit her borrowers with the best loan options available for their unique needs.  Gina makes it her goal that each borrower understands the mortgage process every step of the way, as well as to ensure each experience is a pleasant one!  

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Alabama/Florida

Jeanine Mullek Fowler

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 898549
29000 Hwy. 98, Bldg. A, Ste. 303
Daphne, AL 36526
Cell: 251-504-9525
Office: 251-370-9584
Fax: 251-650-1800
Email: jfowler@dsldmtg.com
 
Jeanine has over twenty-five years of experience in the banking and finance industry, with almost ten years specific to mortgage including Conventional, VA, FHA and Rural Development. Jeanine holds a Mortgage Origination license in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana. She studied business and finance at Faulkner State and Florida State College and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table to assist her customers in all aspects of their mortgage transactions.
 
She realizes that the construction and purchase of a new home is an unfamiliar process for some buyers.  Jeanine will take the time to build a strong relationship with her customers and assist them with their mortgage process as they watch their new DSLD home take shape.  She believes communication is the key to a successful working relationship and will keep everyone informed along the way and answer any questions you may have.
 
Jeanine is a native of Baldwin County, AL.  Her family settled near Perdido Beach in 1913 so she is no stranger to the cities, farms or beaches of coastal Alabama.  In her free time, Jeanine devotes time to her family and friends.  Whether it be traveling, spending time on the water or listening to live music at an off track venue, she can be found enjoying all of the adventures that living on the Gulf Coast provides. 

Sophia Schulte

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 865317
7027 Old Madison Pike, NW Suite 108
Huntsville, AL 35806
Email: sschulte@dsldmtg.com
Cell: 256-541-4206
Fax: 256-290-7112

Sophia has over 15 years of experience in the banking and finance industry, with nearly ten years specific to a mortgage. With experience as a loan processor and now a loan officer, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the table to assist her customers in all aspects of their mortgage transactions. Sophia holds a Mortgage Origination license in Alabama.

Sophia currently resides in Limestone County, Alabama with her husband and daughter. She devotes her free time to her husband, daughter, nieces, and nephews while she loves to cook, read and serve her church and community in any way that she can. Sophia has never met a dog she doesn’t love, specifically her two bulldogs!

Mallie Johnson

Loan Officer Assistant

Mallie is originally from Luverne, Alabama, where she spent her entire childhood before moving to Auburn to attend college. While at Auburn, she executed marketing materials and public relations duties for the City of Auburn, Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and Auburn’s largest arts festival, CityFest. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a Minor in Business.

Mallie moved to the Eastern Shore in 2016 and began working in property management as a leasing agent. She is now thrilled to begin her career in the mortgage industry and play a vital role in DSLD’s marketing team.

Mallie thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family at home, playing at the park or swimming at the beach or pool. She is married to her husband, Errin, and they have one son, Emerson, and one dog, Sky.  

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