Residential Finance Corp. names Douglas Harris as COO

Residential Finance Corp. names Douglas Harris as COO

September 15, 2009

Residential Finance Corporation (RFC), an award-winning nationwide mortgage lender specializing in refinance, has named Douglas Harris to the position of chief operating officer. Harris has broad experience and expertise in operations leadership and the mortgage industry. For nearly a decade Harris held senior management positions with U.S. Bank, the nation’s sixth largest bank, where he most recently was responsible for leadership and P&L for two of the bank’s divisions and was a key team member in helping the bank grow its assets from $14 billion to $170 billion.
“Residential Finance Corporation has an incredible commitment to quality, and I am excited to be part of this mortgage lender’s executive leadership team. With my experience in growing a company, I look forward to providing vision and leadership to help RFC move to the next level,” said Harris.
RFC Senior Vice President and General Counsel David Stein, said, “Doug Harris has broad industry experience across-the-board, including mortgage origination, production, and secondary marketing, and he spent 10 years running operations at U.S. Bank. He has a proven track record in operations—enhancing infrastructure and building production and profit at growing companies in the mortgage industry, as well as in banking and investments. We are pleased to welcome him as an integral member of RFC’s management team.”
In addition to Harris’ appointment, RFC has promoted Joseph Smith to the position of secondary marketing/closing department manager; Jarrod Holt to the position of manager, IT help desk/systems administrator; and Joe Buxton, Curt Lorden and Kelton Graham to the positions of branch manager. The mortgage company also plans to add more loan officers in its Columbus and Tampa locations.
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