Kelley Tillinghast has joined wholesale and correspondent mortgage lender Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. as senior vice president, chief underwriter.
Tillinghast has more than 20 years of industry experience. Previously, she was with Guild Mortgage, where she served as vice president and national underwriting manager for the past five years.
Earlier, she held senior level positions in underwriting, operations and risk management with Penny Mac, JP Morgan Chase Bank, GE Mortgage Insurance, and Bank United.
In her new role with Plaza Home Mortgage, Tillinghast will oversee all underwriting in the company’s three channels – wholesale, correspondent and reverse – and play a key role in setting company underwriting policies and standards.