Travis Morrow Named President Of 7 Mortgage

Travis Morrow has been appointed president of credit union 7 Mortgage, the company announced in a press release. Morrow takes the place of Wendy Robinson, who retired this year. He officially took over the title on May 29th, 2022. “Travis has worked in the financial and mortgage industry for over 10 years and has the experience and knowledge needed to successfully transition into his new role as President of 7 Mortgage,” said Chris Boler, President & CEO of 7, LLC.  “He is familiar with our culture and understands our mission to empower credit unions of all sizes to offer much-needed mortgage solutions to their members.” Give a wonderful welcome to Travis Morrow, our new President of 7 Mortgage! 🎉 Travis…

Kelly Lee Named PNW SVP Of Production At Churchill Mortgage

Churchill Mortgage has named Kelly Lee as Senior Vice President of Production in the Northwest region, the company announced in a press release. The appointment comes as part of Churchhill Mortgage’s expansion in the Pacific Northwest. Lee will oversee the entire division, which has 30 branches, including all production. “In addition to being a natural servant leader with a proven track record of developing profitable branches in the Pacific Northwest, Kelly has been a longtime mentor to me since I first started out in this business,” said Kevin J. Hanna, President of the Churchill Mortgage Pacific Northwest Region.  “He’s an undeniable asset to the team with his attention to detail, knack for collaborative problem solving, and dedication to a people-centric…

Chris Erickson Appointed Product & Strategy VP For Motto Mortgage And Wemlo

Chris Erickson has been appointed Vice President of Product & Strategy for both Motto Mortgage and wemlo, the companies announced in a press release. Both are subsidiaries of RE/MAX Holdings. “I’ve always prided myself on being a leader who turns ideas into action, leveraging my refined skill set to take a concept from ideation to go-to-market in the most effective way,” Erickson said. “I am excited to join the Motto and wemlo teams during this time of rapid growth and am honored to be leading the charge in the development of an origination platform that is poised to disrupt the mortgage industry.” Erickson is an industry veteran with twenty years of experience in financial services. He previously held the positions…

Andrea MacArthur Promoted To Salisbury VP, Mortgage Advisor

Salisbury Bank and Trust Company has promoted Andrea MacArthur to Vice President, Mortgage Advisor, the company announced. MacArthur has worked at Salisbury since 2002, beginning in the mortgage department with no prior experience. She is a graduate of the Connecticut School of Finance and Management. Her intelligence and willingness to learn allowed her to move up the ladder in the company to positions including Loan Processor, Closer, Closing Manager, and Retail Department Manager. Her most recent role was Mortgage Advisor in the Berkshire County market. “Your mortgage experience should be as painless as possible.  I will work hard to ensure that all of your mortgage needs are met throughout the entire process and beyond the closing,” her Salisbury page reads.…

Women Leaders: Meet Three Of Amrock’s Movers And Shakers

By KIMBERLEY HAAS Three female leaders at Amrock are encouraging other women to ignore the noise and believe in themselves as they climb the corporate ladder. Amrock, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is a leading national provider of title insurance, property valuations, and settlement services. They are a part of Rocket Companies. Nicole Beattie, Chief Executive Officer of Amrock, has been with Rocket for nearly 18 years and began her career in mortgage banking at Rocket Mortgage – which was Quicken Loans – before transitioning to origination operations leadership. Since then, Beattie has held numerous roles, leading teams in underwriting, closing, and servicing. But that doesn’t mean she hasn’t doubted herself on the way up the ladder. Beattie reported during a recent…

Timothy J. Yanoti Rejoins AFR

Timothy J. Yanoti is returning to mortgage lender American Financial Resources as President and CFO, the company announced in a press release. Yanoti previously served as President of AFR from 2014 to 2018. He left to join Lincoln Holdings as CFO and partner for its mortgage title insurance business. “During my time away from AFR, I’ve watched the brand continue to grow as a successful leader in the mortgage industry, never wavering from its mission to bring more families home despite market changes,” said Timothy Yanoti, President and Chief Financial Officer at American Financial Resources. “Now, just short of five years later, I’m looking forward to stepping back into this role to better serve our customers and partners moving forward,…

Buyside Rebrands To ‘Percy’ After $10M Funding Round

Real estate seller leads provider Buyside gained $10 million in equity funding and is rebranding to Percy, the company announced in a press release. Percy’s AI, which identifies consumer intent to give agents and brokers the ability to engage their consumers, now gives that same power to mortgage lenders. “Buyside aggregates the activity your buyers generate online, using it to power actionable insights and intelligent marketing tools that help brokers: capture seller leads, win more listings and close more transaction sides in house,” its website reads. Its funding round included fintech and real estate companies such as Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.  Percy will use the investment for marketing, sales, and systems…

Rick Hogle Named CRO Of Cherry Creek Mortgage

Rick Hogle has joined Cherry Creek Mortgage as its chief revenue officer, the company announced in a press release. “I’m delighted and honored to bring both my skills and perspectives to Cherry Creek’s thriving retail organization,” Hogle said. “When you bring together great people, empower them with a common mission, and equip them with the tools, knowledge, and processes for success, the sky’s the limit.” Hogle brings 21 years of industry experience to the position. He previously served as a branch manager, national sales manager, director of operations, chief operating officer, and chief strategic officer for Supreme Lending. He also held leadership positions at New Century Mortgage. In his new role, Hogle will oversee the growth and development of retail…

BSI Financial Brings On Two New Execs

BSI Financial Services has hired Sean McGowan as Chief People Officer and Shannon Clay as Senior Vice President of Investor Reporting, the company announced in a press release. McGowan brings 20 years of experience to the role and will develop and execute human resource strategy, especially in the areas of talent management, organization and performance management, training, development, and compensation. “At BSI, I see a fantastic opportunity to combine my background with an experienced, people-oriented leadership team and help drive the next phase of BSI’s growth,” McGowan said. “I look forward to building a great culture and an awesome workplace experience.” Prior to this, McGowan has held leadership roles at Appspace, Accenture, Bank of America, and Mr. Cooper. “Our people…

John Stewart Joins OriginPoint As EVP Of National Sales

John Stewart is joining OriginPoint as its new EVP of National Sales, the company announced in a press release. “When the opportunity to work at OriginPoint presented itself, I couldn’t pass up the chance to join the team,” said Stewart. “OriginPoint has a great value proposition for consumers and loan officers, which allows us to better serve homebuyers and deliver a hassle-free mortgage process.” OriginPoint is a digital origination venture between Compass and Guaranteed. In his new position, Stewart will oversee OriginPoint’s sales and recruiting operations. Stewart brings more than 30 years of mortgage and finance industry to the role.  Prior to this, Stewart served as a Division Manager at Guaranteed Rate. He is also the President and Co-Founder of…