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Planet Home Lending Names Three New SVPs

NationalMortgageProfessional.com
May 14, 2020
National lender and servicer Planet Home Lending has named three new senior vice presidents

National lender and servicer Planet Home Lending has named three new senior vice presidents: Mike Eckrote as SVP of quality control and Christopher Joles as SVP and enterprise risk officer. Kathy Keller, former division production leader, has been promoted to SVP of strategic initiatives.
 
In his position, Eckrote will be charged with enhancing the company’s quality control and anti-fraud programs, responding accurately to compliance reviews and implementing action plans to improve quality in all business units. Eckrote also leads the origination and servicing quality control teams.
 
Joles will oversee the development, deployment and maintenance of the enterprise operational risk program at Planet Home Lending, enhancing the governance, risk management and compliance processes for the organization.
 
Keller joined Planet Home Lending in 2018 as the eastern division production manager. Now, as SVP of strategic initiatives, she will help the company achieve competitive advantages and cost efficiencies. She will also formulate compliance policies and procedures.
 
“As Planet continues to grow, Mike, Chris and Kathy are bringing their expertise and experience in risk, quality and policy to our Planet family, which is on a path to increase more than 20% this year,” said Michael Dubeck, CEO and president. “They each have results-oriented backgrounds and are helping to strategically position the company for continued expansion.”

 
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