Mortgage industry veteran Kevin Budde has joined imortgage, a division of loanDepot, as senior vice president of production for the west division, while industry veteran Tom Fiddler has joined the company as senior vice president of production for the east division.
Budde, who has more than 40 years of industry experience, is the founder of Western Cities Mortgage Corp., a nationally recognized producer-manager. There, he is responsible for originating more than $1 billion in loans.
In his new role, Budde will oversee the optimization of imortgage's new product launch and sales support process.
Fiddler, meanwhile, has more than 28 years of mortgage industry experience. He most recently served as the chief operating officer and president of strategic growth initiatives at Prospect Mortgage.
Together, the seasoned loan production executives will lead imortgage's tech-enabled production team in expanding local markets while further shaping the brand, the company says in a release.