Tawn Kelley joined Taylor Morrison as president of Taylor Morrison Home Funding and Mortgage Funding Direct Ventures in April 2009 after Taylor Morrison acquired Mortgage Funding Direct Ventures, owned by Kelley. Prior to joining Taylor Morrison, Kelley owned and operated Mortgage Funding Direct Ventures, which partnered with production home builders to create in-house mortgage subsidiaries. As managing member and owner since 2001, Taylor Morrison Home Funding expanded nationally and grew from mortgage brokerage to lender. Kelley is president and managing member for Mortgage Funding Direct Ventures. She has more than 24 years in the mortgage industry specializing in new construction financing working for NVR Mortgage and Wells Fargo Mortgage (formerly Norwest Mortgage).