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AIME Names New CEO

Navi Persaud
Jan 27, 2021
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The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts promoted Katie Sweeney to the role of chief executive officer. In her new role, Sweeney will continue to focus AIME's mission to support the independent mortgage brokers and grow the wholesale mortgage channel, according to a press releasePhoto of Katie Sweeney

Sweeney previously served as AIME's executive vice president of Strategy, where she created partnerships with top wholesale mortgage lenders and industry vendors to provide more support and exclusive access to brokers, according to the release. As senior vice president of ARIVE, she brought to market a portal that provided an all-encompassing technology solution for wholesale brokers. Drawing upon her experience in consumer direct lending as vice president at Pacific Union Financial, she will leverage her background in consumer experience and data implementation to continue to fulfill AIME’s vision, according to the release.

"I’m excited to rally for the independent originator by leading AIME’s support of brokers to develop future initiatives that are essential to the growth of the channel," said Katie Sweeney. "AIME is uniquely positioned to help brokers successfully meet the needs of today’s homebuyers since our team is comprised of professionals who inherently understand the needs of this essential audience."

"We’ve seen first-hand how Katie has grown within the AIME organization, and are excited to see her unwavering leadership continue to ensure that brokers are well represented and have a voice in the industry," said Phil Shoemaker, president of Originations at Homepoint.

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