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AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation announces that Barbara Johnson, CFA has accepted an offer to become the company’s chief operating officer, where she will play an integral role in every area of the company, focusing on increasing efficiency and production. She will report to Amerisave Chief Executive Officer Patrick Markert.
Johnson is a 29-year mortgage industry veteran and was most recently, interim president of Discover Home Loans. AmeriSave announced in August, 2015 it was opening an operations center in Louisville, Kentucky to absorb employees of Discover Home Loans, which has exited the marketplace. Johnson was heavily involved in the transaction relating to Discover Home Loans’ Louisville operations.
“As the mortgage industry continuously reshapes itself on all facets, AmeriSave not only looks for ways to adapt to these changes, but looks for ways to be in front of the market through aggressive company development and expansions. In this case, AmeriSave is fortunate to add Barbara to its already impressive team of executives,” said Markert.
Before joining AmeriSave, Johnson had a 20-year career with USAA in various credit, risk and secondary marketing roles. Johnson has a master of business in finance from the Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor of arts in foreign service from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
“AmeriSave has all of the components for success in today’s changing mortgage marketplace. They have a history of marrying technology with talented, experienced mortgage professionals to offer a great product portfolio, pricing and customer experience. I am very excited to be part of the AmeriSave team,” said Johnson.