MEET THE MARY MAE TEAM.
Bob Colson • Director of Operations
Bio: A Florida Native, Bob has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 yrs. Bob’s extensive career background is in lending management, collections, portfolio management and lending compliance. Bob is a decorated United States Air Force veteran, a New Horizons graduate and graduated from Saint Leo University in Business Management.
Personal: Bob has been married to Alice for over 30 years, they have no children except for a spoiled rotten Miniature Schnauzer named Abbie-Lynne. His hobbies & interests include futile attempts at playing guitar and singing. He also holds a specialty with high honors in crashing model airplanes. Bob also enjoys chasing Abbie-Lynne when she won’t come back inside.
Denise Broom • Director of Finance
Bio: With over 20 years in the accounting and finance industry, Denise brings with her a diverse palette of experience serving in the roles of Accountant, CFO and IT Manager.
As CFO, Denise develops, maintains and oversees all banking and investment relationships as well as transactional relationships through customers and our partners. She has led the implementation of our new core software platform through customization, programming and testing and is the liaison to the software team.
Personal: Denise graduated with a B.S. from Florida Southern College majoring in Accounting. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and Delta Sigma Pi and while at Florida Southern College. She has been married to her husband, Tim, for over 19 years; they have three daughters, a standard poodle and a crazy cat who keep them very busy in their spare time.
Julie Ecker • Student Loan Specialist
Bio: Julie transitioned to Mary Mae Financial from the mortgage lending industry where she spent 13 years as a loan officer. During this time, she gained practical knowledge and experience in loan structuring and processing. She also garnered an understanding of most underwriting standards and has been able to apply that knowledge with the team at Mary Mae Financial.
Personal: Julie has been married to Gary for over four years now. She has four grown children and three stepchildren. She enjoys taking a ride on the Harley with Mr. Ecker on sunny afternoons, hanging out on their awesome lanai listening to Eric Clapton Pandora or catching some live music around town on the weekends.
Joe Moody • Account Specialist
Bio: Joe is a Florida native originally from Live Oak. Joe studied at Florida State College in Jacksonville and devised his career as a collector with Risk Management Alternatives in Jacksonville, FL. After a few short years with the company, he was promoted into management and spent three years as a collections manager. He continued his collections career at Central Credit Services also located in Jacksonville. After twelve years of recovery and portfolio management, he has established his passion as an accounts specialist with Mary Mae Financial.
Personal: Joe is the father of two “spoiled” little angels, the best big brother in the state, and a workaholic. He loves to play basketball, listen to live music, and really enjoys dining out!