With more than a decade of print and web editorial experience, Blaine is an established multidisciplinary author of financial education media in the digital space. A former thinklit and consumer education feature writer, Blaine’s journalistic roots are happiest pairing new media strategy with timeless storytelling to inspire and inform. He is known for his ability to shape resonant messages for global brands across diverse industries.
At loanDepot, his efforts support the company’s goal to provide best-in-class information on a variety of lending-related topics. Blaine holds a B.A. in Legal Studies from Chapman University and M.A. in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. Blaine is a full-time staff member of loanDepot.
On Friday all eyes were on Chad Smith when our CEO and Chairman Anthony Hsieh used technology to surprise him with the news that he had been promoted to President, Direct Lending from EVP, Direct Lending. Our cameras captured the action.