AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kathie Thomas, CFE kicked off 2019 by joining national mortgage lender Open Mortgage as Executive Vice President of Lending Operations. Thomas brings not only 39 years of mortgage banking expertise and knowledge as a Certified Fraud Examiner, but enthusiasm and energy to the role.
“Every person I met before joining Open Mortgage had an inquisitive mind,” says Thomas. “Inquisitive minds are typically open to new ideas and easily adapt as the environment or market changes. This attitude is essential, with the mortgage space evolving at such a rapid pace. I know from experience that those who embrace change will thrive. It was important to me to feel like I could continue to learn and grow here.”
Guided by her extensive mortgage experience, Thomas began her career as an underwriter, processor, and loan officer, eventually serving in more managerial roles like branch manager, sales manager, operations manager, senior consultant, and more. Thomas’ most recent role was that of Regional Manager of Business Strategy at a leading national mortgage company.
In her newest position on Open Mortgage’s senior staff, Thomas will be working to support company growth by building efficiency, maximizing existing systems, and developing teams that value and implement interdepartmental communication and collaboration.
“Kathie is just the right person to sharpen our processes to a level that supports and fuels our steady growth,” says Open Mortgage CEO and Founder, Scott Gordon. “Her depth of experience, sales focus, self-proclaimed status as a ‘Compliance Geek,’ and a joyful work ethic make her a great addition to the Open Mortgage team.”
About Open Mortgage
Open Mortgage is a multi-channel mortgage lender committed to providing retail and partner loan officers extensive training and support. Founded in 2003, Open Mortgage is headquartered in Austin, TX and has retail locations nationwide. For additional information, visit openmortgage.com.
SOURCE Open Mortgage