LenderLive Network, an end-to-end mortgage services provider with headquarters in Denver, announced the hiring of Lorie Helms as chief information officer (CIO).
A seasoned technology management veteran, Helms brings more than 17 years of experience to her new post at LenderLive. Before joining the company, she served as chief technology officer for Stewart Lender Services, where her responsibilities included oversight of application development, reporting and analytics, project management, deal implementation, infrastructure, and the firm's help desk.
Prior to that, she worked as VP of information development at Avelo Mortgage and as director of development at Optum, Inc.
For her work in information and technology, Helms was named as a finalist for the Denver Business Journal's 2013 CIO of the Year Award.
At LenderLive, she will take charge in leading and managing the company's IT infrastructure, network, and data security. She will also provide oversight for corporate and divisional application development.
"Because technology is the backbone of everything LenderLive does, it is essential that our platform remains robust, secure and state-of-the-art," LenderLive CEO Rick Seehausen said. "Lorie's experience will enable us to enhance our IT architecture, infrastructure and security—improving processes, productivity and the client experience."