Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) April 17, 2014
imortgage, one of the nation’s top five private mortgage lenders, is pleased to announce that after a national search Clete Thompson has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Thompson, who is relocating from Houston, Texas, will be based at imortgage’s national headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona and oversee marketing for the company’s 70+ branch network.
At imortgage, Thompson will have oversight of the strategic direction, market expansion and brand development of imortgage as it grows its nationwide presence. As a direct lender, imortgage sets the standard for customer service with innovative loan programs and the highest customer satisfaction rating in the U.S., as measured by Eliant surveys.
“I am personally invigorated by the opportunity to herald the value proposition for imortgage, one of the fastest-growing and most well-respected retail lenders in the industry today,” said Thompson. “I am especially excited to be working with our exceptionally entrepreneurial loan officers and branch managers to further enrich our customer experience and brand messaging.”
Thompson, who has an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago, is a veteran of the mortgage industry. He previously served as Director of Marketing for RBC Mortgage, the Royal Bank of Canada’s U.S. mortgage subsidiary, where he oversaw branding activities, lead generation, research, business development, advertising, and creative services for the 150 branch network.
“Clete brings a wealth of management knowledge, leadership, and expertise to imortgage,” affirmed Dean Bloxom, President, imortgage. “With his experience, creative and adaptive sales approach, innovative problem solving skills and financial service product knowledge, we know he will be a dynamic addition to our management team. We are delighted to have him join the imortgage family and know he will fit perfectly into our ‘Open, Honest and Direct’ culture."
imortgage is among the top-five largest privately-held independent mortgage banks in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing and most well-respected retail lenders in the industry today. imortgage delivers a service-driven, customer-focused home purchase experience which has earned the company the exclusive Eliant Certification for Customer Service Excellence.