About Us

Mister Money Investments, Inc. (MMI) is recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the pawn industry with over 35 years of pawnbroking knowledge and experience.  MMI was originally established in 1977 with the purchase of one pawn shop in Fort Collins, CO.  MMI was the first pawn company to initiate a franchise program in the U.S. and was also the first U.S. company to establish pawn shop locations in Mexico.  Over the years MMI grew to 68 corporate and franchise locations in the U.S. and Mexico until the completion of the sale of the stores in 2012.


Mr. Tim Lanham and Mr. Doug Will are the chief executive officers and founders of MMI and have an extensive background in the sub-prime financial markets.  For 35 years Tim and Doug have been instrumental in the research, strategic planning and development of various MMI and subsidiary programs and services ranging from store operations to software development, on-line sales, payday and short term loan programs and other innovative financial products.