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 of VP of Product Management for Guaranteed Rate, Head of Product for Rental Property Solutions at CoreLogic, and Assistant VP & Product Manager for Mr. Cooper, as well as various other management positions at CitiBank, Caliber, and Primary Residential Mortgage.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chris to the team to help propel the growth of these young, thriving brands,” said Ward Morrison, President and CEO of Motto Franchising, LLC and wemlo, LLC.
“His extensive industry experience has allowed him to learn the challenges originators and consumers face in the home buying experience and he will work to develop solutions that improve and streamline the process for our franchisees and customers.”
At wemlo and Motto Mortgage, Erickson will be responsible for product management, advancing technology solutions, and overseeing training and support teams. He will also help introduce new tech to Motto Mortgage’s broker network that will allow for seamless growth and scaling of their businesses.