has appointed David Loeser Vice Chairman to the company's Board of Advisors and will be serving as Executive Vice President of Human Resources. A strategic management and human resources expert with more than 30 years of experience working for top multinational brands, Loeser will lend his skills and expertise to direct the company's recruiting and staffing efforts.
Most recently, Loeser was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Unisys, a global information technology provider, where he was responsible for creating and implementing several initiatives to improve the recruitment, training, evaluation and retention of more than 22,000 employees. Prior to Unisys, he served in executive roles for Hostess Brands, Continental Airlines and PepsiCo, among other international companies. He currently serves as the chairman of the University of South Carolina Advisory Board.
"Dave's vast experience in the human resources field makes him perfect for the role of vice chairman and executive vice president of human resources," said NewDay USA Chief Executive Officer Rob Posner. "NewDay USA has become one of the fastest growing lenders in the country, thanks to our unique culture focused on the selection, training and development of our team. As we continue to expand, we will be leaning on Dave's expertise in building world class businesses."
In addition, the company announced plans to accept 160 recent college graduates into NewDay USA University, the company's unique mortgage training program created to give young professionals the tools and resources they need for a successful mortgage banking career. Almost 100 enrollees currently participate in the company's paid internship program, in which they work for NewDay USA for two weeks in January and once a month during the school year until graduation.
"NewDay USA is not only providing incredible service to our nation's veterans, it is developing future mortgage industry leaders through NewDay USA University," Loeser said. "Being personally familiar with some of our country's best workplaces, I have to say the environment NewDay USA has cultivated in addition to its training and development programs for young professionals ranks among the very best. It may be difficult to improve upon the company's well-deserved reputation, but I look forward to the challenge."