Open Leadership Team

Christopher D'Auria

Christopher D’Auria

Chief Executive Officer | President

Christopher is a strategic executive at Open Mortgage. He has over two decades of experience as a mortgage leader and expertise in operations and sales management, marketing, and human resource development.


Brenda Hedeen

Brenda Hedeen

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Brenda is a skilled finance executive with a knack for strategic planning and financial analysis. She joined Open following executive roles at On Q Financial and Mann Mortgage.


Kimberley Torres

Kimberley Torres

EVP – Chief Lending Officer

Kimberely Torres is a seasoned professional with 25 years in residential lending, excelling in developing innovative mortgage products and leading high-performing teams to achieve monthly volumes of several hundred million dollars. She is dedicated to nurturing careers and cultivating meaningful relationships within the mortgage community, leveraging her expertise to support and uplift top performers.

Lucas Allen

Lucas Allen

SVP – Operations

Lucas is a proven leader for all mortgage operations at Open. He’s fashioned a reputation for excellent cultures and turn-times over a 20-year mortgage career.


Blake Priest

Blake Priest

President of Retail Lending

Blake has over 20 years of experience in financial services and was previously President of Premier Nationwide Lending, where he expanded the company’s operations across multiple states. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, contributing to the advancement of mortgage banking in Texas​.

Daniel Stock

Daniel Stock

VP – TECHNOLOGY

Daniel leads Open’s technology and engineering teams, which deliver innovative and efficient platforms that empower the day-to-day functions of the enterprise.

Erika Lopez

Erika Lopez

VP – Administration

Erika brings a wealth of experience to her role, having been involved in various capacities within the mortgage industry​. Her work is integral to the company’s mission of providing a superior mortgage experience for all clients.

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