Shirley Sasser is a local native from the city of Portsmouth. She resides in the same neighborhood where she grew up. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Portsmouth YMCA and the Tidewater Builder Association.
Shirley is a Senior Executive Vice President and the Director of National Sales for TowneBank Mortgage. She has been in the mortgage business for over 35 years, including 17 years with TowneBank Mortgage. She started with Towne in 2000 as a mortgage loan officer. She currently leads a sales force of more than 300 Mortgage Loan Officers and loves every minute of it!
She has been recognized with many achievement awards, most recently the Women in Business Achievement Award from Inside Business and The National Association of Professional Women as Woman of the year.
During her downtime, you can find her cheering at one of her 8 grand kids soccer games or an ODU football game, soaking up the sun in the Outer Banks with her family or drinking a glass of vino while dancing in the kitchen with her husband Eric. Anyone who knows Shirley, can tell you, if she hears a beat she can’t help but move her feet!