2023 HW Vanguard: Frank Martell

Frank Martell

As president, CEO and a member of loanDepot’s board of directors, Frank Martell is responsible for setting strategic direction for the company. Martell also oversees the operations of loanDepot’s multichannel origination model, which includes direct lending, in-market retail and joint ventures, as well as the company’s servicing and mortgage-adjacent services such as mellohome, melloinsurance and mellotitle. He is known for delivering scaled market leadership and consistent growth in revenues and profitability that result in significant stakeholder value creation. With more than 30 years of executive leadership experience, Martell understands the real estate market and the power of data, and he brings a digital-first mindset to deliver superior service for customers. Prior to joining loanDepot, Martell spent more than a decade in leadership roles of increasing responsibility at CoreLogic, where he cemented the company’s reputation as the gold standard for real estate data, intelligence and analytics. 

Before joining CoreLogic, Martell held a variety of senior positions in the marketing, financial services and business information sectors. He spent the first 15 years of his career at General Electric and subsequently held leadership roles including chief operating officer at Nielsen Corporation and CEO of the Western Institutional Review Board. He also served on the boards of the Mortgage Bankers Association and the Harvard Joint Centers for Housing Studies. Martell has been regularly recognized as one of the region’s 500 most influential leaders by the Orange County Business Journal. 


Frank Martell


President and CEO

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