loanDepot’s Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Walsh, has been instrumental in transforming the technological development of loan products, production and operations of wholesale lending, and enterprise-wide operational systems. Under Jeff’s leadership, the company’s wholesale channel has become the broker partner of choice for independent licensed loan officers nationwide.
Jeff joined loanDepot as Executive Vice President of Operations in 2012, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in mortgage lending. Since then, he has overseen the growth and production of various enterprise departments, including processing, human resources, vendor management, and escrow.
Jeff’s experience runs deep, having come to loanDepot from Ameriquest Mortgage Company, where he held the role as Chief Operating Officer. There, he transformed technology platforms and developed proprietary modeling systems for collections and loss mitigation. As President of Town and Country Credit, he fueled the expansion of 50 nationwide offices.
Jeff earned degrees from both West Valley College in Saratoga, California, and San Jose City College, in San Jose, California. He has also enhanced his expertise through executive development programs at University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Colorado Springs Center for Creative Leadership.