2022 HW Vanguard: Paul Anastos


As Chief Innovation Officer at Guaranteed Rate, Paul Anastos focuses on differentiating Guaranteed Rate from its competitors by enhancing the company’s suite of proprietary technology and developing effective marketing solutions to promote its brand and mortgage professionals. Anastos currently oversees a team of 350, which includes talent from across Guaranteed Rate Companies — Guaranteed Rate, Guaranteed Rate Affinity, OriginPoint and Proper Rate — as well as the standalone AI mortgage technology company, Gateless. He also collaborates with the organization’s world-class executive and technology teams to modernize the mortgage process and implement revolutionary Fintech solutions.

Within the last year, Anastos has helped drive the development of end-to-end digital solutions to serve customers across a diverse array of financial products beyond mortgages. The organization has recently released a steady stream of announcements, including new product launches, such as its 100% digital home equity line of credit and personal loans.

What has been the secret to your success?

It’s working with talented people who want to be the best, who are the best and who are committed to making us the best. When you work with a team like that in whatever you do, you can do great things.


Paul Anastos


Chief Innovation Officer

Company Name:

Guaranteed Rate Companies

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