About Success Group Mortgage

SGMS is a Mortgage and Land Contract Services Company that is focused on your success. Our mortgage services team has over 25 years of experience in origination of all sizes of loans and refinance loans. Led by James Woodworth, SGMS Mortgage provides one-on-one service with a personal touch. You are not lost in the crowd like working with a mega size company. Every transaction is given our complete attention from beginning to end.

Meet Our Team

Aaron D. Cox

President & Co-Founder

Aaron D. Cox is the President of Success Group Mortgage and a licensed mortgage broker, he has been involved in residential and commercial real estate at all levels for more than 17 years.

Office 989-720-4380
Fax 989-720-4383
NMLS: 1882567

Owosso, MI

James Woodworth

Chief Experience Officer & Co-Founder

James Woodworth is our Chief Experience Officer and oversees mortgage operations. With over 16 years of experience in the mortgage industry his role is crucial to shaping our company and the client focused transformation of the industry.

Owosso, MI

Office 989-720-4382
Direct 248-730-0275
Fax 989-720-4383 Jim@successgroupmortgage.com
NMLS: 23463

Annie Ludington

Regional Vice President

Annie Ludington serves as our Regional Vice President and Senior Loan Consultant. Annie’s customer centric focus and professional insight is an underlying support to the successful development of our company.

Owosso, MI

Office 989-720-4381
Direct 989-494-8865

NMLS: 2013564

Melissa Dora


Melissa “Missy” Dora is our administrative and operations leader, it is her oversight that makes sure our team, our vendors, and our clients always have a consistent experience. As the companies “wearer of many hats” she brings stability and organization to all of our operations.

Owosso, MI

Office 989-720-4386

Janae Fredline

Loan Consultant

Janae is focused on helping clients understand the loan process, her experience enables her to recognize the unspoken questions clients have and address them. Janae is instrumental in building the type of client/consultant relationships that make this industry better.

Owosso, MI

Office 989-720-4386
Direct 517-449-3572

NMLS: 1696771

Stephanie Fredline

Loan Consultant

Stephanie pays close attention to detail, has a passion for people, and is experienced in high urgency environments. Her unique combination of talents and experience enables her to simplify complex situations for clients while maintaining good humor. Stephanie is a true asset to the Success Group Team.

Owosso, MI

Office 989-720-4386
Direct: 517-449-6014

NMLS: 2369281

Taylor, MI

Bradley Thomson

Regional Vice President

Bradley is a Regional Vice President and Loan Originator for Success Group. Drawing from his 10 years experience in the Mortgage Banking Industry he brings critical insights into team management and the development of loan consultants who connect with their local communities and develop close relationships with clients.

Taylor, MI

Direct 734-626-2631
NMLS: 1023938


Jeffrey Deason & Karen Marumoto Deason

Loan Consultants

Jeff Deason and Karen Marumoto Deason bring a team approach to loan origination. Headquartered on the Big Island of Hawaii, they specialize in making clients feel confident in the process and walking them through every step. Jeff and Karen have a background in corporate sales, customer service, community development, and project management. That makes your client experience seamless. Their team experience gives them enthusiasm, positivity, and insight. Servicing Michigan and Hawaii.

Hawaii & Michigan

Jeff Deason
Office 808-796-3796
Direct 989-666-7107
NMLS: 2074833

Karen Marumoto
Office 808-796-3796
NMLS: 2074837