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Shanelle LaFontaine

Mortgage Banker


Shanelle Marie LaFontaine was raised in the small town of Pass Christian, Mississippi, to a family of mechanics, engineers and accountants. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and travel and tourism management. After graduation, Shanelle spent a year working as a receptionist for a major car dealership, further developing her communication and organization skills.

Starting her banking career at the age of 22, she worked diligently and moved in 2005 to continue her career in South Lake Tahoe as a banker for a major casino. Tapping into her years of experience in customer service and using skills from her former banking experience, she continues to assist clients in making positive decisions for their future. In addition to acting a trusted guide to her clients, Shanelle actively works to educate clients on their mortgage options and believes in helping people develop skills needed to maintain a positive financial lifestyle.

Aside from work, Shanelle keeps busy with her three sons; football, soccer and baseball take up most Saturdays. In Shanelle’s free time, she enjoys riding bikes, spending time with friends and family, going out to eat at new restaurants and reading books.