Reed Jordan

  In this episode, we speak with Reed Jordan, Housing Affordability Philanthropy Grants Program Manager at Wells Fargo. Reed discusses how the industry can work to remove primary obstacles standing in the way of equal access to affordable...

Frank Fuentes

  In today’s episode, we speak with Frank Fuentes, the National Vice President of Multicultural Community Lending at New American Funding and Vice-Chair of Five Star’s American Mortgage Diversity Council. Frank discusses takeaways from his career spent...

Tai Christensen

  In today’s episode, we speak with Tai Christensen, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, CBC Mortgage Agency. In honor of Celebrate Diversity Month, Christensen discusses how down payment assistance can help bring more people of color into...

Miki Adams

  In this episode, we speak with Miki Adams, President of the CBC Mortgage Agency. She speaks with us about how CBC works to build and promote low-income access to homeownership through down-payment assistance and...

Michele Kryczkowski

In today’s episode, we speak with Michele Kryczkowski, SVP of National Fulfillment, Planet Home Lending. Michele discusses how Planet works to maintain high employee retention rates, as well as what areas lenders should be prioritizing in 2021....

Jesse Schwab

In this episode, we speak with Jesse Schwab, Chief Risk Officer, Bell Bank. Schwab joins us to discuss the priorities he’s focused on as Bell approaches the $10 billion asset threshold. He also talks about the state of the regulatory landscape under the new...

Bryan Filkey

In today’s DS5: Inside the Industry, we speak with Bryan Filkey, Chief Strategy Officer, Interfirst Mortgage. He tells us about the opportunities within the non-government-guaranteed space. He also speaks to the primary headwinds facing the industry in 2021, as...

Robert Hutchins

In today’s episode, we talk with Robert Hutchins, President & CEO of Ellavoz Impact Capital. Hutchins discusses how Opportunity Zone investment can live up to its full potential. He also shares his thoughts on what the Biden administration will mean...

Patricia Cook

In today’s episode, we speak with Patricia Cook, CEO for Finance of America Companies. She discusses why more lenders are seeking to access the public capital markets. She also talks about tailwinds benefitting lending in 2021, and how she expects the mortgage...

Brian Flaherty

In this episode, we speak with Brian Flaherty, COO of Global Strategic Business Process Solutions. Brian talks about how Global Strategic has adapted their internal business processes to meet the changing needs of the market. He also provides insights into why...