Flyhomes Announces Two Exec Hires

Real estate and mortgage brokerage Flyhomes announced two new executive hires.

Andrea Collins and Dan Richards joined the company, which offers buying and selling services as well as in-house finances, as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Mortgage.

Both will serve on the Flyhomes Executive Committee and report to co-founder and CEO Tushar Garg.

“Bringing in the level of experience and expertise Andrea and Dan possess to Marketing and Mortgage, respectively, fills key roles within our executive team and will empower us to drive major facets of the business in 2023,” Garg said in a press release. 

Collins will lead the marketing team, working to increase Flyhome’s demand through brand amplification, communications, and market strategy.

She joins the company after more than four years as VP of Marketing at home insurance startup Hippo, including taking the company public in 2021.

“It’s exciting to be joining at such a pivotal moment in the Flyhomes journey and to be working for a company which has such an impact on their customers’ lives,” said Collins. 

Richards will lead the Flyhomes Mortgage and Closing businesses. The company offers mortgage products such as an all-cash and Buy Before You Sell offer.

He comes to Flyhomes from SoFi, where he served as SVP and Business Unit Leader of the home loans division.

“It’s an honor to join Flyhomes at such a unique time in both the macroeconomic cycle and at this stage of the company,” said Richards.

“Now more than ever, consumers are looking for innovative solutions to help them overcome the institutional challenges that come with buying and selling a home. Flyhomes has been a pioneer in the category and I am excited to be a part of the next chapter of growth and success with this team.”