Job title: CEO
PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, recently announced the promotion of Steve Thompson to President and CEO of the national residential lender, effective January 1, 2020. Thompson joined PrimeLending in 2011 as the regional manager for the Southwest, quickly earning a promotion to western division manager and then national sales leader, becoming a highly valued member of the executive leadership team. He was named president of PrimeLending in 2017. Prior to coming to PrimeLending, Thompson held numerous leadership and production positions within the mortgage and financial services industry, including key roles at several prominent nation-wide mortgage lenders. Thompson received a BA in Economics from University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine.