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Jim Smith
JLS & Associates

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Jim Smith has over 35 years’ experience in residential real estate lending. He is Vice President of a Montana community financial institution and is responsible for managing mortgage banking systems, investor correspondent approvals, quality control systems, agency and regulatory compliance, and operational systems. He also manages development of sales and marketing efforts, production guidelines, financial analysis systems, and branch remodeling to improve both traditional retail and consumer direct marketing efforts.

He has provided education for the Montana and California Divisions of Banking and Boards of Realty. Over his career, Jim has trained literally thousands of loan originators in residential real estate products and programs.