Online home mortgage lender AmeriSave announced Barbara Johnson joined the company as its new chief operating officer, effective immediately. 

Barbara Johnson

Johnson’s new role includes focusing on increasing the company’s efficiency and production. She will report to CEO Patrick Markert.

“As the mortgage industry continuously reshapes itself on all facets, AmeriSave not only looks for ways to adapt to these changes, but looks for ways to be in front of the market through aggressive company development and expansions,” said Patrick Markert, Chief Executive Officer.

“In this case, AmeriSave is fortunate to add Barbara to its already impressive team of executives,” added Markert.

Prior to joining AmeriSave, the 29-year mortgage industry veteran recently served as interim president of Discover Home Loans. Johnson also had a 20-year career with USAA in various credit, risk and secondary marketing roles.

In August 2015, Johnson assisted AmeriSave when it announced the opening of an operations center in Louisville, Kentucky to absorb employees of Discover Home Loans.

“AmeriSave has all of the components for success in today’s changing mortgage marketplace,” said Johnson.

 They have a history of marrying technology with talented, experienced mortgage professionals to offer a great product portfolio, pricing and customer experience.  I am very excited to be part of the AmeriSave team,” concluded Johnson.