RightStart Mortgage has announced the hiring of John Stangarone as retail business development manager. A veteran mortgage executive with experience directing the sales and marketing, strategic planning and budgets of large mortgage lenders, Stangarone will be responsible for overseeing the management and growth of RightStart Mortgage’s retail branch operations.
Stangarone has more than 20 years of experience growing and leading top-producing mortgage sales teams. He has held executive or management positions at Ocwen Financial, Saxon Mortgage, Monument Mortgage and Countrywide Financial, among other lenders. Most recently, he served as a regional manager for Gold Star Mortgage Financial, where he specialized in branch recruiting and development, and as national sales manager for All Home Lending, where he was responsible for the company's hiring and growth, and specialized in branch affiliate recruiting and training. Stangarone graduated from California State University, Stanislaus with a bachelor's degree in finance.
"Given his past roles and accomplishments, John is the perfect candidate to lead our retail operations," said Buster Williams, president of RightStart Mortgage. “As the outlook for purchase loans continues to improve, we believe John’s proven ability to find and coach great sales professionals will serve us well. We’re thrilled that he is coming on board.”