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About Paula Frenette
As a Senior Loan Officer, Paula brings over 18 years of experience in residential mortgage lending, with an impressive resume. In 2016, Paula was awarded Affiliate of the Year for the Strafford County Board of REALTORS. Then in 2017, she added Affiliate of the Year for the Seacoast Board of REALTORS. With previous employers, Paula has been a member of both the President's Club and Chairmans Club and she’s well on her way to achieving these goals at Embrace! Paula is passionate about lending, doing the right thing for her customers, and making certain her loans close smoothly and on time. She has a well-rounded knowledge of what is needed to get the loan closed. For 6 years, he was the exclusive Loan Officer for the City of Portsmouth Hometown Program. She has also been involved with the Housing Partnership in Portsmouth as a volunteer speaker for the HUD Certificate program offered to first-time home buyers. Through this program, she has helped many home buyers fulfill their dreams of home ownership. Outside of work, Paula is very involved in the community. As a member of both the Strafford County Board of Realtors and the Seacoast Board of REALTORS®, Paula helped with many events that give back to the communities. These include; chairing a charity golf event that last year raised over $16,000 for local charities and scholarships; Toys for Tots, volunteering time at her local food pantry and soup kitchen. For Gather, (formerly Seacoast Family Food Pantry) she chaired the event that collected 4,500 pounds of food, along with over $1,000 in grocery gift cards and cash in one day. In addition, for the last 3 years, she has chaired a food drive in Strafford County that helped to fill the shelves in 12 more food pantries. For Helping Hands, Paula sews blankets for the homeless, and sews and crochets baby blankets that go to Doctors Without Borders, as well as to Boston Hospitals, to be given to families with newborns in need.
Besides being an overall top performer in mortgage lending and volunteering, Paula is a former chef of twenty years; she holds an Associates of Science Degree in Culinary Arts as a trained chef from Johnson and Wales University.