Planet Home Lending, a national lender and servicer, has promoted four new vice presidents to support the company’s continued growth.
Michaelene Whyte has been promoted from processing manager of the East to vice president, national fulfillment, distributed retail. Whyte manages processing for the Eastern and the Western regions and is helping standardize corporate processing. Whyte has been with Planet Home Lending since October 2018 and was instrumental in building procedures and infrastructure for corporate processing in the Eastern region.
Stephanie Gibbons has been promoted from assistant vice president and underwriting manager of distributed retail to vice president, national underwriting manager, distributed retail. Gibbons manages underwriting for the Eastern and Western regions. She has identified areas to improve and streamline underwriting and driving process improvement. Gibbons has been with Planet Home Lending since September 2019 and has formed extensive partnerships with sales and operations while helping to build a strong underwriting team.
Lauren Reames has been promoted from processing manager of retention to vice president, national fulfillment, retention. Reames has been instrumental in building the company’s fulfillment unit. Reames started as a processor with Planet Home Lending in July 2017 and since then has built the retention processing unit to more than 60 people, with plans to continue growing.
Nicole Berg has been promoted from assistant vice president and underwriting manager of retention to vice president, national underwriting Manager, retention. Berg has progressively taken more responsibilities at Planet Home Lending, progressing from underwriter to team lead to manager. Berg joined Planet Home Lending in September 2013 and is known for building strong internal partnerships.
In a release, Suzy Lindblom, chief operating officer for Planet Home Lending, says the internal realignments were made “to support our current size and the vision we have for the next five years.”