New American Funding appoints new EVP, strategy and partnerships

New hire brings 20 years of mortgage industry experience to the firm

New American Funding appoints new EVP, strategy and partnerships

New American Funding has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Kvalevog (pictured) as executive vice president, strategy and partnerships.

In his new role, Kvalevog will evaluate and establish strategic opportunities that provide additional revenue, branding, and relationships for the company – including partnership agreements and potential expansion into new business channels. He will also focus on building on New American Funding’s reputation in the mortgage industry and enabling increased opportunities for the company.

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“Kvalevog brings 20 years of experience and knowledge of the mortgage industry to New American Funding,” the firm said in a statement. “Throughout his career, Jeffrey has been a driver of process innovation with a solutions-focused mindset, specializing in digital transformation and digital product experience. His passion for leadership and helping develop his team members is enhanced by his background in sales, operations, underwriting, and digital product development.”

“We welcome Jeffrey to the New American Funding family with open arms,” said Rick Arvielo, co-founder and chief executive officer of New American Funding. “His experience, knowledge, and skill will help us further our missions of serving all worthy borrowers while building the mortgage company of tomorrow.”

“I’m thrilled to join my new family at New American Funding,” said Kvalevog. “The landscape of lending is constantly evolving and I’m very excited to help New American Funding be the leader in the mortgage industry and strategic venture space.”