MPA Hot 100 2014: Scott Gordon

by Ryan Smith20 Dec 2013
Scott Gordon
Name: Scott Gordon

HOT 100: Scott Gordon, founder and CEO of Open Mortgage, has made technology an indispensable part of his business. A self-described "software engineer who kept starting companies on the side," Gordon told MPA, "I can’t help pulling technology into any company I do. Technology is never an answer unto itself, but it’s a way to take a business to the next level." Gordon has a passion for sharing his high-tech tips with other mortgage professionals, making weekly coaching videos for his loan officers and writing a book, "Social Media for Loan Officers."
 
Current: 
  • Owner & CEO, Open Mortgage, LLC (since January 2003)
  • Previous:
    • Co-Founder and Chairman, Green City Finance, LLC (June 2009)
    • Investor, Vumasco (2007-2008)
    • Angel Investor, HelioVolt (2001-2008)
    • Lead Investo, Interim CEO, CreditMinders.com (2001-2002)
    • Lead Investor, Integratus (June 1998-July 2002)
    • Founder & CEO, Brava Services, LLC (1993-2002)
    • Software Engineer/Project Manager, Veritas Software (1992-1999)
    • Co-Founder, C.A.R.E. Solutions Inc. (April 1988-December 1989)
    • Co-Founder, G-Cube, Inc. (1986-1987)
    ACHIEVEMENTS/RECOGNITIONS
    • He authored the book “Social Media for Loan Officers”
    AFFILIATIONS:
    • Volunteer Pyro Tech, Wolf Stuntworks, Inc. (since June 2005)
    • Investor, Open Lending, Inc. (since 2001)
    • Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA)
    • National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA)
    EDUCATION:
    • BSE-Software Engineering, Arizona State University (1979-1982)
    Current Town Austin, Texas

    Hot 100
     

    For the complete Hot 100 list, please check out MPA issue 7.06 available now.

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