Stonegate Mortgage announced Michael Bender returned to the company as its eastern regional manager.
In this role, he will lead the East Region’s Third Party Origination sales teams, selling products in the company’s four TPO channels – broker, non-delegated correspondent, delegated correspondent and bulk mandatory.
He will report directly to John Pantalone, who is the senior vice president, eastern division manager-third party origination.
“Michael brings the skillset necessary to help grow TPO sales in the east region,” said Steve Landes, Stonegate Mortgage EVP and National Director of Sales.
“We are happy to have him on our team and are confident that his innovative leadership style will contribute to Stonegate Mortgage’s position as a leader in the mortgage industry,” Landes added.
With over 10 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry, prior to returning to the company, he served as regional sales director at ACH Trust, a division of Towne Mortgage. Before ACH Trust, he served as business development manager at Stonegate Mortgage, as well as business development manager at ICBA Mortgage and regional manager at Genworth Home Equity.