Mischelle Weaver

President of Guardian Mortgage

Mischelle Weaver
Mischelle Weaver is the President of Guardian Mortgage where she directs the company’s daily operations and growth strategy for the mortgage Line of Business.

Weaver has more than 37 years of mortgage expertise in a variety of roles. She began her decades-long career in mortgage operations in processing, closing, underwriting, compliance, secondary marketing, correspondent lending, eventually moving into loan origination and sales management. Mischelle has made significant leadership contributions as Director of Mortgage Operations, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, COO of a bank as well as previously serving as the President of a large-scale mortgage operation.

Mischelle’s philosophy related to work and achieving success is to treat everyone in your path with dignity and respect. “When in a leadership role, mentoring before managing allows others to bring out the best in themselves,” she shares. “And always, communicate, communicate, and communicate.”

Mischelle is a graduate of the University of Colorado – Boulder with a degree in Finance and is also a certified life and business coach.


We are excited and proud to share that Mischelle Weaver recently won the Titan 100 award.  The Titan 100 program recognizes Colorado’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives as the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry.  We are lucky to have Mischelle who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership, vision and passion. https://www.titan100.biz/mischelleweaver

2701 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 180
Plano, Texas 75093

Marcus McCue

Director of Mortgage Operations, SVP

Marcus McCue
Guardian Mortgage’s Director of Mortgage Operations, SVP, Marcus McCue is an innovative and results-driven leader who has contributed to the company’s growth in retail origination, correspondent lending, operations and project management.

Marcus began his career at Guardian Mortgage in 2002 as a mortgage originator, where he quickly became the company’s leading producer. Rather than keep the secrets of his success to himself, Marcus shared his knowledge in various management positions and helped multiply the company’s successes.

Prior to joining Guardian Mortgage, Marcus served as vice president of commercial banking for a Dallas bank and as an Internet dot-com business executive. Brought up in a small Nebraska town, he came to Dallas in 1997 to attend SMU and has remained in the area his entire working career. When not focused on mortgage strategy and initiatives, Marcus enjoys spending time with his four children, a variety of fitness activities and watching Nebraska Cornhuskers football.

Marcus is a graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU).
2701 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 180
Plano, Texas 75093

John Cottrell

Senior Vice President and Director of Mortgage Servicing

John Cottrell

John Cottrell is a Senior Vice President and the Director of Mortgage Servicing. He has been with Guardian Mortgage since 2014, leading the department with his dedication to delivering world-class levels of customer service.
John began his mortgage career in 1991, working in a variety of roles within the industry—beginning as self-employed and eventually moving to positions with larger mortgage servicers specializing in litigation, foreclosure, and bankruptcy. Always leading by example, John’s commitment to superior customer service builds a strong foundation of trust for present and future generations of Guardian Mortgage clients.
As he looks forward to new challenges within his role, John acknowledges a love for his team and the work they do to provide the best loan servicing available anywhere. When not at work, John enjoys spending time with his family.

2701 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 180
Plano, Texas 75093

Rhett Broussard

Director of National Sales Development

Rhett BroussardRhett Broussard is the Director of National Sales Development at Guardian Mortgage. He has nearly two decades of experience as a top-producing loan officer, branch manager, and area mortgage manager. Rhett excels at identifying areas of improvement, streamlining processes, and building strong sales teams.

His professional life actually began in the oil industry as an underwater diver, but when he contemplated starting a family Rhett decided to take his skills to a safer work environment. He first worked in sales and marketing for top home builders and eventually landed in the mortgage industry as a leading loan originator.

Rhett excels in finding solutions to challenges. He founded a software company—software that he conceived and developed—which leads its class as a solution for mortgage production and marketing. He understands the business from end-to-end and he shares this knowledge to help all of his team members find their own path to success.

Rhett is proud of the culture at Guardian Mortgage, and he loves watching his team members go from good to great. Each day he strives to help someone who needs it, compliment people when they deserve it, and learn something new. Outside of work, Rhett enjoys time with family, snow skiing, and working out.

2701 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 180
Plano, TX 75093

Josh Martin

Director of Mortgage Loan Sales, SVP

Josh MartinJosh Martin is our Director of Mortgage Loan Sales, SVP. Headquartered in our Spokane, WA location Josh brings over 20 years of mortgage banking experience predominately in the Pacific Northwest markets.  
His well-rounded experience and entrepreneurial spirit assisted him with growing Guardian’s Washington/Oregon and the Western/Central Kansas markets. Josh works hard and prioritizes the needs of others before his own. Simply put – Josh Martin is a leader who treats people the way he would want to be treated.
Outside of the mortgage industry, Josh has demonstrated his ability to develop businesses as a successful entrepreneur owning several different companies.  In his spare time, he enjoys boating, spending quality time with family, and traveling to new destinations.     

239 W Main Avenue, Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201