Home Point Financial Corporation (Home Point), a national multi-channel mortgage originator and servicer located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has announced changes to its executive team with the hiring of Brian Brizard as Chief Business Officer and Lisa Patterson as Chief Production Officer.
“Home Point has grown and adapted to the changing marketplace,” said Brizard. “I look forward to collaborating with our team to develop and introduce new initiatives that better serve our clients.”
For the past three years, Brizard held the position of Chief Production Officer for Home Point. Brizard began his career in the industry as the founder of Pioneer Mortgage in 1991, where he served as President and CEO, before merging his company with Sallie Mae home loans, where he then assumed the role as President of the home lending group and Vice President of the parent SLM Corp of Sallie Mae Home Loans. Additionally, Brizard was the Principal and Founder of 3AB Funding Co. before joining the Home Point Team.
“In his previous role as CPO, Brian made significant contributions to our consumer direct and TPO divisions,” Patterson stated. “I appreciate the opportunity to lead these segments and to join our executive team.”
Patterson has over 25 years’ sales and operations experience in the mortgage industry, most recently serving as Home Point’s Executive Managing Director—TPO Production. Prior to joining Home Point, she served as GSVP Director of Operations for Cole Taylor Mortgage, and VP, Regional Sales Manager at ABN AMRO Mortgage Group/CitiMortgage. Patterson began her career at InterFirst Wholesale Mortgage Lending.
“We are fortunate to have a strong and deep leadership group at Home Point,” said Willie Newman, President and CEO of Home Point. “Brian and Lisa have been outstanding contributors, and I look forward to expanded contribution from each of them in their new roles.”