LoanDepot LLC, a marketplace lending platform, announced on Thursday the appointment of Michael H. Wilson as SVP, Information Technology.
Michael H. Wilson joins loanDepot after serving as CIO and Director of IT Strategy at Ball Aerospace where he led classified and unclassified IT strategy, including the design, implementation and support of an enterprise computing environment using virtualized servers, mobile components, cloud hosting, VoIP, and strict security best practices. Earlier in his career, Wilson served as CIO for several market-leading brands including Option One Mortgage, Viet Long Technologies and First NLC Financial Services. Wilson holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University and a B.S, in applied mathematics and engineering systems from UCLA.
In addition, a team of 10 marketplace lending software engineers have also joined loanDepot’s industry-leading Technology group led by Tony Jenkins. Anthony Hsieh, chairman and CEO at loanDepot LLC, declared:
“We’re very excited to welcome Mike and Tony along with the software team to our Technology group. With advancements in consumer, permission-based data availability and web application technology, more customized experiences and relevant products will be available for consumers. loanDepot is committed to attracting the country’s best talent so we can accelerate the deployment of next gen consumer lending products, a strategy we’re confident will benefit our industry and most importantly, our borrowers.”
Dominick Marchetti, chief technology officer at loanDepot LLC, added:
“The arrival of Mike, Tony and the software team strengthens our technology group, and provides immediate access to the caliber of talent we need to deliver a more compelling and thorough user experience at a more rapid pace. Some of our competitors today have internal talent who are very successful in their niche. But few will be able to match the experience and breath of talent that loanDepot is building for the future.”