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Whitney L. Fite Announced as the President of Angel Oak Home Loans

New Angel Oak Home Loans President brings deep understanding of client needs and company strengths

February 13, 2015

ATLANTA – Angel Oak Companies is pleased to announce that Whitney L. Fite is now serving as President of Angel Oak Home Loans LLC. Since joining Angel Oak, Whitney Fite has accelerated performance, effectively taking advantage of new opportunities in the changing market, under conditions which have proven challenging for many competitors. Whitney has a history of understanding client needs, and his capabilities in business development and strategies in sales leadership have proven extremely effective. “Whitney was the natural choice for the job, and we are excited for his continued leadership at Angel Oak Home Loans,” said Mike Fierman, CEO of Angel Oak Companies. “He understands Angel Oak’s strengths, our dedication to great service and meeting the mortgage needs of our clients.”

Bringing over two decades of real estate loan origination experience to Angel Oak Home Loans, Whitney has served four years as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, where he headed sales and marketing. With an emphasis on client experience and sales leadership, Whitney has enabled Angel Oak to grow while increasing client service depth and excellence and expanding mortgage product offerings from Angel Oak Home Loans’ Atlanta headquarters. Commenting on the move, Mr. Fite noted, “Angel Oak Home Loans has really been focused on national growth across many lending programs. We have found success with a pretty unique niche across performance jumbo loan programs, first time homebuyer loans and mortgage programs for many new and lower credit borrowers and I am thrilled to continue to lead our growth in this new role.”

Prior to Angel Oak Home Loans, Whitney served as Area Production Manager at Regions Mortgage, and served in branch positions at Opteum Mortgage and Homebanc, consistently ranking among the top five loan originators in Georgia.

About Angel Oak Home Loans

The financial and mortgage industry crisis of 2008 created a tremendous void in the marketplace, leaving both consumers and related professionals underserved. Angel Oak Home Loans emerged as a well-managed and well capitalized mortgage banking firm that embraced the entrepreneurial spirit and service driven focus widely absent in the mortgage business. Our lending philosophy is founded upon a tenet of providing innovative portfolio loan programs, while consistently delivering an exceptional client experience, for both our borrowers and referral partners. A feat rarely accomplished in the industry.

Angel Oak’s lending practice was founded upon core principals of providing consumers with a variety of mortgage products that are tailored to meet their individual home financing needs. At Angel Oak, we realize that each of our client’s circumstances are unique and therefore we take an advisory approach to meeting their mortgage needs. Our highly trained Licensed Mortgage Advisors (LMA’s) work closely with each client and partner to match the right program for their situation. Our collaborative approach to servicing clients and referral partners enables us to deliver some of the quickest turn times in the industry, while focusing on superior client satisfaction. In fact, 98% of our clients are likely to recommend Angel Oak to a friend or colleague, according to our recent post-closing surveys.

 

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