Wholesale and correspondent lender Click n’ Close has hired Kara Lamphere as Chief Operating Officer, the company announced in a press release.
“Kara is a powerhouse, and we are thrilled to have her back as part of our executive team to help guide our continued growth and success,” said Click n’ Close Owner and CEO Jeff Bode. “There is a lot on the horizon for us as an organization, and adding Kara to our team of experts is imperative to accelerating Click n’ Close’s growth, especially for our SmartBuy down payment assistance product suite.”
Lamphere brings more than two decades of experience to the role, holding leadership positions at companies such as Guaranteed Rate, InterLinc Mortgage, CMG Financial, and Prime Lending, among others.
She is returning to Click n’ Close, formerly Mid America Mortgage, having served as COO for the company from 2015 to 2020.
“Jeff has always been ahead of the curve in creating and adopting cutting-edge technology,” Lamphere said. “Helping lenders streamline their lines of business and operate efficiently is what I do best. To do so with a known and trusted team is a bonus.”
As a known leader in the industry, Lamphere has been recognized as a HousingWire Woman of Influence, MBA Tech All-Star, and Mortgage Professional Magazine Elite Woman in Mortgage, among others.
Click ‘n’ Close, Inc., formerly known as Mid America Mortgage, is a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels. It is also a leading provider of Section 184 home loans for Native Americans.