Schuyler Vaughan Joins First Federal KC As VP, Mortgage Banking

Schuyler Vaughan is joining First Federal Bank of Kansas City as its Senior VP of Mortgage Banking, the bank announced in a press release.

In his new role, Vaughan will spearhead First Federal’s mortgage division with an eye toward innovative strategies for strengthening and expanding lending. He is tasked with sculpting a strong lending team and leading mortgage customer acquisition programs.

“The path to homeownership is a possibility for most, whether today or in the near future. I aim to help mortgage professionals educate and assist more customers in making that dream a reality,” said Vaughan. 

“I am very excited to join an organization like First Federal Bank of Kansas City, which has always prioritized the value of homeownership.”

Vaughan brings nearly three decades of experience to the position, having previously served as the National Sales Manager and Head of Mortgage Banking for CIBC.

His other experience includes Branch Sales Manager at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Divisional Builder Sales Manager at JPMorgan Chase, as well as additional senior-level positions at both companies.

“At First Federal, we are passionate about homeownership and the positive impact it has on our communities,” said First Federal CEO and president J.R. Buckner.

“Schuyler shares our passion and brings years of industry experience that will guide our mortgage transformation and ensure First Federal remains one of the area’s top mortgage lenders.”

First Federal Bank of Kansas City offers retail banking and consumer, mortgage, and construction lending to more than 25,000 customers across 10 locations in the KC metro area and thousands more nationwide.