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Movement Mortgage Hires New Chief People Officer

Keith Griffin
Sep 22, 2022
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Shelley Smith has held leadership positions with several Fortune 500 companies.

Movement Mortgage, the nation's sixth-largest retail mortgage lender, is expanding its leadership team with the addition of Shelley Smith as the company's new chief people officer. 

Shelley Smith Movement Mortgage
Shelley Smith

Before joining Movement, Smith served as vice president and HR business partner at TIAA. With 25 years of experience as a strategic human resource leader in progressive and intellectually challenging environments, Smith has held leadership positions with several Fortune 500 companies including Hyatt Hotels, PepsiCo and Bank of America.

In her new role as chief people officer, Smith will lead Movement's human resources team and is responsible for functions such as onboarding, talent management, total rewards (compensation, benefits and payroll) and engagement, the company said.

"We are so excited to have Shelley join the Movement team as our chief people officer," said Movement President Mike Brennan. "Shelley's passion for people and commitment to excellence is a perfect fit for our organization. I'm thrilled for what's to come under her leadership." 

Smith holds a bachelor's degree from University of Maryland College Park and an master's from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Charlotte, N.C., with her husband and their three children. Smith also currently serves as board chair for YWCA Central Carolinas.

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