Skylar Welch, Founder and Loan Originator of Maine Pointe Lending, started from the ground up as an LOA in 2011 to a $100M producing independent Mortgage Broker in just 5 years. She opened Maine Pointe Lending in 2020 in Falmouth, Maine and has achieved notable awards as a Top Scotsman Guide Originator, Scotsman Top Woman Originator, Top 100 purchase loan officer in the country, Top 1% loan originator, AIMEs Impact Award and the Women With a Vision Award winner. Over the last several years Skylar has been on stage as a speaker helping other mortgage professionals and real estate agents grow their businesses by building relationships and being consistent with creative marketing.
Skylars entrepreneurial spirit started at the young age of 8 when she started her first business. She would be seen pushing a cart around her small coastal island town, selling snow cones for $1 each at all of the area little league games, and by the age of 16, had saved enough money to buy her first car. She has always had a fire to be successful and help others along the way. In the first five years in the mortgage industry, Skylar became a mom to 3, which gave a different level of motivation, accelerating her originating to the point that she became a known originator nationwide. Skylar is an innovative marketer who brings new enthusiasm and ideas to a dated industry. She has created marketing ideas from scratch, leading realtors and loan officers to the next level. The goal when Skylar opened Maine Pointe Lending, was to provide as much value to her agents and referral partners as possible, by coming up with creative marketing ideas to elevate and build their businesses by using video and social media. She brings a refreshing perspective to lead generation and social networking and has discovered ways to become engrained in her community by giving back every chance she gets. Skylars success can be attributed to her ability to combine her creative instincts with a deep understanding of consumer behavior and market trends and her willingness to share with anyone and everyone.