Shane O'Dell has joined 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned mortgage banker with a primary focus on third-party origination, as the company's new western regional manager.
O'Dell has 21 years of mortgage and marketing experience. Previously, he worked for California-based Majestic Mortgage, where he was national sales director of wholesale and correspondent channels. Prior to that, he worked for CMG Financial as a regional sales manager for the western U.S.
O'Dell also previously worked for Bay Equity LLC, as director of wholesale production. He has also held leadership roles at United Residential Lending; LIME Financial, a Credit Suisse Co.; Chase Manhattan Mortgage; and The Mortgage Warehouse.
In his new role, O'Dell will focus on attracting high-quality sales executives to expand 360 Mortgage Group's footprint throughout the West and Midwest. He will report to company president Mark Greco.
360 Mortgage Group has also hired Mike Lynch as an account executive. Lynch, who is based in California, has 20 years of retail and wholesale mortgage lending experience. He most recently worked at ClearVision Funding as a senior account executive, where he successfully increased production and doubled the size of his existing market. Prior to this role, Lynch held account executive positions at American Mortgage Network, SCME Mortgage Bankers and First Franklin Financial.
The company has also hired Teresa Spinelli as an account executive. Spinelli returns to 360 Mortgage Group after two years with Stonegate Mortgage, where, as an account executive in the California market, she focused on originating conventional, government, jumbo and specialty loans. Previously, she held similar roles at American Mortgage Network and North American Mortgage, where she was the top-producing account executive for seven straight years.
Also joining 360 Mortgage as an account executive is Marie Cordova, who has more than 20 years of sales experience in various industries, including banking, finance and mortgage. Cordova previously worked for Pinnacle Capital Mortgage in Albuquerque, N.M., where she was a transaction coordinator responsible for overseeing the logistics of a loan from beginning to end. Throughout her career, which has included roles with Applied Research Associates, DHI Mortgage and Frost Mortgage Banking, Cordova has implemented efficiency programs to create savings and improve the quality of her products.
The firm has also hired David Johnston as area sales manager for Southern California. Johnston previously held the role of area sales manager with Majestic Home Loan in California, where he was responsible for recruiting, training and managing a team of account executives and maintained a personal book of business. During his career, Johnston worked as an account executive for CMG Financial and a regional sales manager for LIME Financial, a Credit Suisse Co., and in other mortgage industry roles.