Laura Brandao

President, American Financial Resources

Laura Brandao

Laura Brandao

President
American Financial Resources

Speaker 2021

Laura J. Brandao is the President and only woman partner of American Financial Resources, Inc., a national mortgage lender. With a lengthy list of accolades, including the Most Influential Businesswoman to Watch in 2021, Laura is a coveted speaker and best-selling author, inspiring audiences with her positivity and passion.

Laura built a successful business, and felt she started living into her purpose once she said “YES!” to stepping out from behind her desk and away from her daily routine. She learned that if you go into every situation with no preconceived notions or expectations, you can do ANYTHING!

Laura is the Chair of Women With Vision and the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America’s Visionary program, as well as serving on the boards of Mortflix and the Mortgage Bankers Association of NJ, chairing it’s women’s committee. She is also the founder and host of the Thrive Thursday Facebook Live series.
Laura shares her infectious passion to inspire, encourage and empower people to rise up to be their best selves, so they can live their greatest lives.