loanDepot appoints new EVP for national sales

by Duffie Osental07 Jan 2019

Mortgage lender loanDepot has announced the appointment of John Bianchi to its leadership team as executive vice president for national sales. Bianchi joined the company from Caliber Home Loans, where he as EVP for national retail lending.

As EVP for national sales, Bianchi will partner with executive leaders and teams across companies, channels, and verticals to cultivate and enhance market presence, develop differentiated products and services, and create market penetration strategies. He will report to Dan Hanson, chief production officer at loanDepot, and will have oversight responsibility for more than 1,000 employees and 100,000 customers.

"Our commitment to professional loan officers and the retail channel has never wavered," said Anthony Hsieh, founder and CEO at loanDepot. "We believe in distributed retail and we want to grow this segment of our business. John's hire reconfirms this commitment and positions us to further invest in the tools, products and technology that today's retail loan officer needs to win. John's experience and expertise allows us to further focus on creating a sales culture unlike any other in the industry."

Bianchi brings almost three decades of experience leading nationally-recognized sales organizations and in inspiring high performance customer-centric sales cultures.

"I'm thrilled to join the loanDepot team," said Bianchi shared. "Anthony's vision for the company and the channel is very exciting. I know how committed loanDepot is to retail and how committed they are to increasing volume and velocity, which means the company is very well positioned to take advantage of the changes that are occurring in our industry and in consumer behavior.”

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