First Guaranty Mortgage Corp. has named Zenon Zorij as its regional TPO manager for the western United States, signaling its intention to expand its wholesale and correspondent presence from Texas to California. FGMC is a full-service mortgage lending firm offering retail, correspondent, warehouse and wholesale mortgage solutions nationwide.
In his new position, Zorij will be tasked with growing FGMC’s market footprint and customer base in both the correspondent and wholesale channels in the western states. He comes to the lender with over 20 years of high level experience in the TPO channels at companies such as First Union National Bank, Chase Manhattan Mortgage, and Novastar Financial. Most recently he was the Regional Sales Manager at Union Home Mortgage. There, Zorij was an integral part of the inception and building of its TPO Channel in 2007, which enjoyed tremendous growth during his tenure.
“Zenon has a thorough understanding of both the sales and operations sides of the TPO transaction, making him a natural leader in this stage of our expansion,” said Jeff Gibson, Managing Director, TPO Flow for FGMC. “He has an extensive track record of creating significant and sustainable growth, which has been our approach as we evolve.”