Who Are We?

The Hive Mortgage Solutions.  The FamWe started “The Hive Mortgage Solutions” in 2017.  Karen is a local school teacher and Ken worked for a local community bank for 13 years.  Together they have 5 children who are each unique and wonderful in their own spirited way.

For fun we enjoy spending time in the garden or snow showing in the woods.  Of course, Bear is always hot on our trail.  We also enjoy traveling.  Spending time on the Jersey Shore or watching the sunset from Indian Shores Florida.

jaKen is very active in the Brewer Community.  He has coached for many teams and served on the boards of several non-profits.  He is the Treasurer for the Brewer High School Boosters Club.  This is his 8th year.  He also volunteers for Junior Achievement and for the EZ Fix program with the Eastern Area Agency on Aging.

Ken is also a beekeeper, enjoys woodworking and spending time in the garage.  He has built a couple cedar strip canoes and started making lip balm from the left over wax from his hive.

Lastly, Ken is passionate about helping people with advice and preparing them to meet their goals. See his resume below.

Ken’s Resume

Kenneth E. White
11 Canterbury Road
Brewer, ME 04412
NMLS: 583398 FL Lic# LO47324


To own and operate a customer focused mortgage broker business in Brewer, Maine.  We plan to serve customers in the State of Maine and in the State of Florida.


Machias Savings Bank

Vice President – Branch Manager 2003 – 2017

Opened the Brewer concept branch in 2012.  Achieved $50M in deposit growth in less than 5 years.  Also managed branches in Ellsworth and Bangor.  Complete mortgage, retail and commercial loans.  From taking the application, to underwriting, to closing the loan.  Active participation in the development of the strategic plan.  Managed up to 13 people.  Meet high standards of customer experience and responsible for fiscal management of the branch.

United States Senator Olympia J. Snowe

Regional Representative – 2/97 – 2/03

Responsible for Senator Snowe’s Presque Isle office which covered Aroostook County.  Supervising staff and interns, including the interviewing and hiring.  Assisting with legislative issues, letter writing, press, community development and “other” county issues.  Representing the Senator in the community, speaking on her behalf and acting as her eyes and ears for all meetings that deal with the federal government and its impact in Aroostook County.  Constituent casework dealing with a variety of issues.

State of Maine – Department of Human Services

Child Services Caseworker – 7/93 – 2/97


Husson College – Masters of Science in Business 12/99

University of Maine PI – BA in Behavioral Science – AA Criminal Justice 5/92

Mortgage Educators – 20 Hour Online SAFE Mortgage Course – 3/17