OriginPoint introduces new EVP of national sales

Exec's "demonstrated success in the joint venture space is virtually unmatched"

OriginPoint introduces new EVP of national sales

OriginPoint, the digital mortgage joint venture of Compass and Guaranteed Rate, has appointed John Stewart to the role of executive vice president of national sales.

The company brought in Stewart (pictured) from Guaranteed Rate, where he served as a division manager for the past two years. In his new role, Stewart will lead OriginPoint’s sales and recruiting operations as well as the company’s efforts to grow market share by developing leaders in both sales and operations.

“We are thrilled to have John on board to lead our sales efforts,” said James Elliott, president and managing officer of OriginPoint. “Having known him for most of my career, John’s experience and demonstrated success in the joint venture space is virtually unmatched. Now, more than ever, OriginPoint is positioned to become a dominant player in the industry, and John will be a big part of our success.”

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Based in Beverly Hills, Stewart brings 30 years of experience in mortgage joint ventures, including as president and co-founder of Metrocities Mortgage. He’s also a co-founder and board member of Keller Mortgage.

“When the opportunity to work at OriginPoint presented itself, I couldn’t pass up the chance to join the team,” Stewart said. “OriginPoint has a great value proposition for consumers and loan officers, which allows us to better serve homebuyers and deliver a hassle-free mortgage process.”