Planet Home Lending Names Suzy Lindblom Chief Operations Officer
Award-winning executive brings nearly 30 years’ experience to growing mortgage lender
New York, NY (October 20, 2017) — Planet Home Lending, LLC is pleased to announce that Suzy Lindblom has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer for Fullfilment.
Lindblom has over 29 years of leadership and management experience in the mortgage industry, including expertise in credit risk, underwriting, operations, regulatory compliance, post-closing, policies and procedures, and project management. She also brings to Planet Home Lending outstanding communication skills and the ability to identify future leaders.
Most recently, Lindblom was managing director, national fulfillment and operations, at Stearns Lending. Prior to that, she was vice president of national operations at MetLife Home Loans. She’s also held executive positions at Bank of America and Countrywide. Lindblom has been recognized as a HousingWire 2015 Woman of Influence, appeared on the National Diversity Council’s Southern California 2016 Most Powerful & Influential Women list, and won the 2017 MPA Elite Women Award.
Lindblom’s core mission is to ensure Planet Home Lending’s operations platform delivers superior customer service, turn times, and process.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Suzy join our team as we embark on an aggressive growth strategy,” said Mike Dubeck. President and CEO of Planet Home Lending. “We believe Suzy will help us achieve our goal of increasing originations from $300 million a month to $500 million by the end of the first quarter of 2018.”
“This is an exciting opportunity to help grow a company like Planet Home Lending,” said Lindblom. “I’ve built my career of driving operational success by knowing the numbers and respecting the people working with me. I look forward to building the Planet Home Lending brand by bringing the people together and motivating them to succeed in delivering superior customer service with on time closings to our customers and partners.”
“It’s an exciting day at Planet when we can start bringing in the highest level of operational expertise to complete our pivot into the distributed retail space,” said Executive Vice President Chris Castoro. “Suzy is not only a motivator, but also a creative problem solver, and as we start to go digital and leverage new technologies, we look forward to what her team can do to change the face of lending,”