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About Kent Shoemaker

Kent graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. Degree in Nutrition and experienced a distinguished 33 year career with Kraft Foods, Inc. As a second career in mortgage lending Kent has utilized his sales, financial, and managerial experience to his advantage which has helped established his success as a mortgage banker. Kent is married with three children and part of a military family. He and his wife, LeAnn, participate in the Bluebonnet Equine Society Foster Care Program. Both are ardent Astros and Texans fans and enjoy listening to live music. Kent and LeAnn live in the Friendswood area. LeAnn recently retired from a 27 year career in public education and is now a real estate agent in the Clear Lake area.
Kent was awesome! He was very helpful and made himself available for questions. I would definitely recommend him to all my friends and family!! - Blanca E. Houston, TX
Kent was very professional,informative and glad to answer any of our questions! - David R. Houston, TX
Kent provided the greatest advice any person could ask for. He went the extra mile to insure that we received the best rate as well as working with us to insure that our credit was where it needed to be. I am so grateful that he was referred to us. - Linda V. Santa Fe, TX
Very knowledgable with advice on how to do what needs done in the best order to get it done Very hard working towards getting things done for you. - David L. League City, TX
I had an opportunity to have a real-estate loan process with Mr. Kent, I am very impressed with his ability to keep me posted about the process and status almost in a daily basis. That is a kind of customer service you can count on him, - Solomon D. Galveston, TX
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