SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- imortgage, a national top-five mortgage lending company and division of loanDepot LLC, today announces the appointment of Darien Evans as executive vice president of operations for imortgage.
"Darien's promotion to executive vice president of operations reflects her deep knowledge of the mortgage industry and her extensive background in mortgage operations, legal and compliance. She brings a unique blend of diverse expertise to our executive management team and she is highly qualified for this new role," said Jay Johnson, chief operating officer of imortgage. "When seeking the perfect candidate for this role, we soon realized Darien would be a great fit as we head into our next phase of managed growth. She is a talented and seasoned mortgage professional with an outstanding track record. We look forward to her new contributions to the imortgage leadership team."
In this newly created role, Evans will provide leadership guidance and oversight to the processing, credit and risk, underwriting and closing/funding/post-closing functions at imortgage. Her primary objective will be to further the embodiment of imortgage's service-driven and customer-focused philosophies in support of the production team and business partners.
Evans joined imortgage in April 2013 as general counsel and chief compliance officer where she advised executive and senior management on legal issues while delivering risk assessment related to regulatory, corporate, real estate, employment, litigation, compliance and counter-party matters. Prior to joining imortgage, Evans served as general counsel and senior vice president at Caliber Funding LLC, where she served on the company's executive management team and directed the Legal/Compliance Department. She has also held associate and general legal counsel positions with Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP, First Magnus Financial Corporation and Quarles & Brady.
imortgage is a leading private nonbank national retail mortgage lender based in Scottsdale, AZ. Established in 1999, imortgage operates 85+ local branch offices throughout the United States and is one of the fastest-growing, most well-respected retail lenders in the country today. imortgage delivers a service-driven, customer-focused home loan purchase experience which has earned the company the exclusive Eliant Certification for Customer Service Excellence. imortgage is a loanDepot LLC brand operating under NMLS# 174457. Learn more about imortgage at imortgage.com or by calling a local branch.
ABOUT LOANDEPOT LLC
Launched in 2010, loanDepot LLC, the leading national nonbank retail lender in the country with retail, consumer direct, wholesale, affinity and servicing operations. loanDepot LLC operates under the brand names of loanDepot.com, imortgage, Mortgage Masters, and LDWholesale, and maintains dual corporate headquarters in Foothill Ranch, CA and Plano, TX. loanDepot LLC is licensed in all 50 states, generates loan production from four web centers, employs 3,700 people that includes 1200 licensed mortgage bankers, and operates 85+ imortgage branch locations across the nation. loanDepot is an approved seller and servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. loanDepot.com, LLC, NMLS # 174457 Learn more at loanDepot.com.