Items Tagged with 'Planet Home Lending'


  • Planet Home Lending opens new regional operating center

    Lender and servicer moves in to new 25,000-square-foot office
 in Dallas
    Lender and servicer Planet Home Lending announced it opened its first regional operating center, a 25,000-square-foot facility, in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas. The new regional office will serve as a hub and central meeting location for the company’s execs and leadership, according to the company.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 HW Vanguard: Michael Dubeck

    Planet Home Lending president and CEO
    At a time when many mortgage banking companies are shedding costs and looking to get acquired and seeking exit strategies, Planet Home Lending has grown and posted a profit due to Michael Dubeck’s strategic industry insight and leadership.
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  • Planet Home Lending hires new chief information officer

    Industry vet Mike McChesney joins lender
    Planet Home Lending announced this week that Mike McChesney has joined the company as its new chief information officer. "His strong mix of business, operations, and technology expertise across originations, capital markets, and servicing will allow us to differentiate at a time of tremendous opportunity in the industry," said Michael Dubeck, Planet Home Lending president and CEO.
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  • Planet Home Lending hires Michael Kula as new chief operating officer

    Brings more than 30 years experience to role
    Privately held mortgage lender and servicer Planet Financial Group announced on Thursday that Michael Kula, has joined the company as its chief operating officer. Kula’s experience includes 30 years in leadership and management positions within mortgage businesses. As COO, Kula will be responsible for coordinating the execution of Planet Home Lending’s strategy plans and initiatives across its diverse business lines, the company said. 
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  • Planet Home Lending hires Bill Ervin as vice president of business development

    Ervin will recruit branches for growing mortgage lender 
    Planet Home Lending announced Bill Ervin as the privately held lender's new VP of business development. Ervin, who will be supporting the company’s retail originations channel, brings more than 20 years of mortgage banking industry expertise to the company and has held previously worked for CrossCountry Mortgage and Citibank.
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  • Planet Home Lending taps Mike Lee to lead distributed retail expansion

    Lee named senior vice president of nation production
    Planet Home Lending originated $3 billion in mortgages in 2016. The company wants to grow that figure to $5 billion next year. As part of the company’s plan to get there, Planet Home Lending is planning an expansion of its distributed retail lending channel, and tapping Mike Lee to lead the effort.
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  • Planet Home Lending adds Suzy Lindblom as chief operations officer

    Joins from Stearns Lending
    Planet Home Lending announced recently that it added Suzy Lindblom to serve as the company’s chief operating officer for fulfillment. Lindblom joins Planet Home Lending from Stearns Lending, where she was managing director, national fulfillment and operations. While at Stearns Lending, Lindblom was honored as a HousingWire 2015 Woman of Influence.
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  • Planet Home Lending acquires HomeBridge Funding

    Plans on expanding correspondent division product offerings
    Planet Home Lending announced it is acquiring the employees and assets related to HomeBridge Funding, the correspondent division of HomeBridge Financial Services, helping establish the lender as a fully-integrated mortgage banker.
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