Duo will continue to serve as COO and head of wholesale division
Plaza Home Mortgage has announced the promotion of company executives Jeff Leinan (pictured left) and Mike Fontaine (pictured right) to co-presidents.
Leinan and Fontaine will share the company’s day-to-day management and report to Kevin Parra, co-founder and chief executive officer of Plaza.
Leinan, previously president of wholesale, will continue to be in charge of the national sales, operations, and production of the wholesale division. He brings more than three decades of expertise and has been with Plaza Home since 2008.
Fontaine will also continue to serve as chief operating offer. When he joined Plaza in 2004, Fontaine served as chief financial officer and was later elevated to COO in 2018.
“Jeff has been a major contributor to Plaza’s success, in up cycles and down, and a proven leader who always puts the client’s experience first,” Parra said. “Jeff has helped establish Plaza as a destination employer for seasoned sales professionals looking for stability and opportunity, especially in this challenging market. I can think of no better way to start the new year than by announcing Jeff’s well-earned promotion and also welcoming him as a shareholder of Plaza Home Mortgage along with James Cutri, Mike and myself.”
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