Georgia Department of Banking and Finance Enters into a Consent Order with Patricia Jones Mead

April 8, 2011

Atlanta, Georgia - On April 6, 2011, the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) entered into a Consent Order with Patricia Jones Mead, mortgage loan originator’s license number 26364, Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (“NMLS”) number 167107, located at 201 Tallman Drive, Martinez, Georgia 30907 to resolve allegations pertaining to violations of the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act and agency rules. 

The terms of the Consent Order are as follows:

  • For a five-year period, Patricia Jones Mead can only be affiliated with a mortgage broker or mortgage lender as an employee and is prohibited from applying for a mortgage broker’s or lender’s license. During this same time frame, Ms. Mead may not serve as a branch manager or direct the affairs or act as a director, officer, partner, equitable owner, or any other equivalent role of a Georgia mortgage broker or Georgia mortgage lender.
  • Prior to affiliating with a Georgia mortgage broker or lender, Patricia Jones Mead shall complete 4 hours of education in the areas of mortgage fraud detection and mortgage fraud prevention.
  • Patricia Jones Mead shall also fully cooperate in any regulatory, administrative, civil or criminal investigation with respect to any person by whom residential mortgage activities were performed by or through BDK Mortgage and Investments, Inc.
  • A contribution shall be made by Patricia Jones Mead to the State Regulatory Registry, LLC to support the NMLS.


Rod Carnes
Deputy Commissioner for Non-Depository Financial Institutions
Phone: (770) 986-1371


The Department has regulatory and/or licensing authority over state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, mortgage loan originators, mortgage brokers, mortgage lenders, mortgage processors, check cashers, sale of check companies, money transmitters, international banking organizations, and bank holding companies conducting business in Georgia.  Visit us on the Web at:


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PDF icon Consent Order (1.54 MB)