Mallorie graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2008 with a Bachelors of Accountancy and immediately followed with a Masters of Accountancy and passing the Certified Public Accountant exam. She worked with KPMG and a large regional firm before joining our team. Mallorie leads our office team and is the point person for commissions and escalated needs.
Mallorie and husband Jim, own Rasberry Financial Services, an independent investment firm as well as co-owning a retail store in downtown Laurel, The Laurel Mercantile. You can also find them behind the scenes and on the big screen as cast members in the HGTV hit show, Home Town. Both are also very involved with the downtown revitalization efforts and economic development in their hometown.
“It was a natural fit for me,” she said. “I had watched the firm, how they work with their agents and treated them like family. I knew I wanted to be part of that.”
“Our team is here to help the agent and their staff achieve their goals. Organization of our events, commission questions, pending business and other administrative duties come under my direction but I’m happy to help on any question the agent has.”
Some trivia about Mallorie:
I wish I could be more: tan, ha!
I can't live without: My girls and my coffee!
Words people use to describe me: hospitable, really good at Excel spreadsheets, thrifty
Me in a word : real
In tough times, you will find me: calm and collected
Weird phobias: wasps (I mean, have you ever seen a baby wasp? I haven't. I think they are born big and just awfully mean), wearing socks to bed
Favorite foods: chicken spaghetti or cereal of any kind
Favorite bands or artists: Louis Armstrong
Currently reading: Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans
Good stuff: antique shopping, old homes, downtowns, things made in the USA
Favorite movie: Father of the Bride 1 and 2 -- I MUST watch if they are on the tv
Favorite color: This is hard to choose for me! I love all the colors - but I mostly wear black!
Favorite saying or advice: Whether it's your home, your city, or your business - invest in making it something you can be proud of!