People on the move: Feb. 26

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Lender and servicer Homepoint, based in Ann Arbor, Mich. announced the creation of a new executive leadership role. As the company’s first chief officer of diversity and inclusion, DeAndre Lipscomb will be tasked with developing initiatives that support the company’s corporate social responsibility goals.
Lipscomb most recently served as executive director of the Lake Trust Foundation and as community impact manager for Lake Trust Credit Union. Previous to that, he held executive leadership roles within the healthcare industry, fostering employee engagement, community outreach and enhanced diversity and inclusion strategies in the sector.
“I am impressed by the leadership team’s demonstrated commitment to embedding diversity and inclusion into the company culture,” Lipscomb said in the announcement. “I look forward to working with the team to strengthen communities through financial well-being brought by homeownership and education.”


Homepoint COO Lisa Patterson to speak at Spring Summit

Lisa Patterson, chief originations officer at Homepoint, will speak on a panel titled Operational Strategies in the Current Market at HousingWire’s Spring Summit on March 4.

Patterson will be joined on the panel by Dave Vermillion, founder and CEO of Mortgage Champions, and Fred Bolstad, executive vice president of retail lending at U.S. Bank Home Mortgage.

Patterson has led Homepoint’s third-party originations business since 2015. She has also led the development of Homepoint’s Customer For Life program, which was designed to empower the company’s mortgage broker and correspondent partners to improve customer retention.

Patterson has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including previous stints at CitiMortgage (formerly ABN AMRO) and Cole Taylor Mortgage.

The Summit’s packed agenda has 14 sessions, with topics including:

  • Mortgage disruption outlook
  • Servicing challenges in a pandemic period
  • eClosing/RON update
  • A new regulatory regime
  • Lessons from local markets

The summit also features sessions on an economic update, increasing minority homeownership and more.

As with all HousingWire events, we’re bringing together some of the brightest and most successful people in mortgage, real estate, compliance, technology and regulation to offer their insights on what’s happening right now and what’s coming next.

In addition to Patterson, we’re featuring UWM CEO Mat Ishbia,  Figure Technologies CEO and co-founder Mike Cagney, MBA’s Lisa Haynes, Blend CEO Nima Ghamsari, Mortgage Champions CEO Dale Vermillion and many more.

The 2021 Spring Summit is designed for our HW+ premium members, who get access to all HousingWire virtual events, long-form digital content published weekly, an exclusive Slack community and more. Sign up for HW+ membership and register for the summit here, or get event-only access for your company or team here.