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Lisa Heitzmann Joins Deephaven Mortgage As COO

David Krechevsky
Mar 11, 2022
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Former mortgage consultant joins non-QM lender to oversee its internal underwriting, wholesale, and correspondent teams.

Lisa Heitzmann, an experienced mortgage leader and strategic advisor, has joined non-QM lender Deephaven Mortgage as chief operating officer, the company has announced..

She will oversee the operations of Deephaven’s internal underwriting, wholesale, and correspondent teams. The firm sells its non-QM/non-agency products through a national network of independent mortgage brokers, and purchases them from hundreds of correspondent partners.

Heitzmann has a deep background in all facets of the mortgage business — including credit, risk, compliance, quality, and production. Before coming to Deephaven, she was a mortgage industry consultant focused on process assessment and optimization.

“I am excited to align Deephaven’s operations to support our positive, pro-borrower culture — where everyone is always looking to say ‘yes,’” Heitzmann said. “It’s a pleasure to build on this approach, while making it easier for our people and partners to help creditworthy non-QM borrowers.”

Deephaven President & CEO John Keratsis welcomed Heitzmann to the firm.

“Lisa’s in-depth mortgage background, strong focus on operational improvements, and careful attention to risk and compliance management issues are just part of what make her an outstanding Deephaven leader,” he said. “:She has worked extensively with successful entrepreneurs and investors who are non-QM/non-agency loan candidates, and has a vision for helping Deephaven to serve them like no-one else.”

Heitzmann holds the Certified Mortgage Banker designation from the Mortgage Bankers Association. She earned a B.S.B.A, summa cum laude, from Merrimack College.

Founded in 2021, Deephaven is a full-service, multi-channel, long-term credit provider in the focused on non-QM loans.

Published
Mar 11, 2022
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