Online loan marketplace LendingTree says Sam Mischner has been promoted to chief sales officer and head of mortgage after previously serving as senior vice president, sales, and general manager, mortgage.
In the new role, Mischner will lead the company’s sales strategy and operations. Additionally, he will continue to be responsible for LendingTree’s home lending product marketplace, which includes refinance, purchase, home equity and reverse, while growing LendingTree’s network of lenders through new client and lender sales.
Mischner joined LendingTree in 2013 and brought with him more than a decade of lender-side experience and client sales management expertise. Since joining LendingTree, Mischner structured and scaled the sales organization while achieving record revenue metrics. He helped diversify revenue into other verticals, implemented a culture shift to focus on lender success and worked to find solutions with mutually beneficial results for both lenders and LendingTree.
Mischner began his career in the mortgage industry as a loan officer before founding his own mortgage company, which he merged and later sold. He then joined Strategic Lending Group and started and scaled a mortgage division for their bank holding company. He was responsible for running sales, marketing, operations and technology.