Robert Hunter Wagnon is founder, chief exectuive officer and controlling shareholder of Republic State Mortgage Co. Robert has steadily grown the company since its inception in 1994 from one office in Houston, Texas, home of its existing headquarters, to over 20 offices in eight states. In 2003, Republic was noted to Inc. Magazines prestigious Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held companies.
Robert serves or has served on the board of directors or the advisory board of the following institutions: Texas Mortgage Bankers Association; Houston Mortgage Bankers Association; Entrepreneurs Organization (EO); World Entrepreneurs Organization (WEO); Main Street Theater; Sterling Bank; and the St. Philips Episcopal Church of Uvalde. A seventh-generation Texan, Robert resides in Houston, Texas with his wife, Ellen Weingarten Wagnon, and their three sons Reagor, Joseph and Bennett. Robert enjoys spending time with his family and supporting his boys in all of their activities. For 5 years, Robert served as Cub Master for Pack 695 and is now serving as Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 354 in the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Robert is an avid and passionate outdoorsman. He shoots skeet, trap and sporting clays weekly. In addition to fishing, Robert loves to bird and deer hunt at his ranch in Uvalde, Texas. Prior to his current professional career, Robert made his living in the outdoors by backpacking on fire watch through most of southern Alaska, the Yukon Territory and northern British Columbia for the U.S. Forestry Service, and fishing commercially for the better part of a year off Kodiak Island, Alaska. He also spent two years in the Merchant Marine, and was chief purser on the S.S. Independence out of Honolulu, Hawaii.
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