Industry Veteran Kade Lyons Joins Stearns Retail as Pacific Northwest Market Leader

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stearns Lending, LLC, a leading provider of mortgage lending services in Retail, Wholesale, Strategic Alliances and Consumer Direct sectors, today announced that highly-accomplished industry veteran Kade Lyons has joined the company’s leadership team as Pacific Northwest Market Leader of the Retail business channel. In this role, Lyons’ responsibilities include sales management, business development and leadership of Stearns Retail production teams located in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.

“We are extraordinarily pleased Kade is joining our organization. His experience and impressive level of expertise in sales management make him an invaluable addition to our team,” said Stearns Regional Vice President Jonathan Engler. “In the Pacific Northwest, we have a great deal of momentum. Kade’s track-record for growing retail lending production will be of tremendous benefit as we look to accelerate our growth and increase our footprint in the region.”

Prior to joining Stearns, Lyons served as Area Sales Manager at Well Fargo Home Mortgage in Spokane, Washington. He was responsible for leading a team of branch sales managers, retail sales supervisors and home mortgage consultants in originating residential mortgages from various sources, including realtors, builders, past customers, financial professionals, and other nontraditional sources. Lyons also was responsible for managing and growing market share in the eastern Washington marketplace. He joined Wells Fargo in 1998. Lyons holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Eastern Oregon University.

“I am looking forward to working with the Retail Sales leadership team at Stearns,” Lyons said. “This vibrant, dynamic company understands the importance of ensuring that the customer has an exceptional experience, while also offering revolutionary digital options and other technology that results in a seamless home loan process.”

For more than 28 years, Stearns has been helping employees, borrowers and business partners to reach their goals by successfully exceeding expectations and leading the industry with innovation and efficiency.

About Stearns Lending, LLC

A rapidly-growing mortgage industry leader and innovator, Stearns Lending, LLC, provides responsible, simplified mortgage solutions in Retail, Wholesale, Strategic Alliances, and Consumer Direct sectors throughout the United States where licenses are held. The company and its team members are passionately committed to delighting customers, while leading the industry in profitable growth.

Stearns Lending is an equal housing lender and is licensed to conduct business in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, Stearns Lending is an approved HUD (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development) lender; a Single-Family Issuer for Ginnie Mae (Government National Mortgage Association); an approved Seller/Servicer for Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association); and an approved Seller/Servicer for Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation). Stearns Lending is also approved as a VA (United States Department of Veterans Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Company NMLS# 1854.

For more information, visit www.stearns.com.

Industry Veteran Kade Lyons Joins Stearns Retail as Pacific Northwest Market Leader

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stearns Lending, LLC, a leading provider of mortgage lending services in Retail, Wholesale, Strategic Alliances and Consumer Direct sectors, today announced that highly-accomplished industry veteran Kade Lyons has joined the company’s leadership team as Pacific Northwest Market Leader of the Retail business channel. In this role, Lyons’ responsibilities include sales management, business development and leadership of Stearns Retail production teams located in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.

“We are extraordinarily pleased Kade is joining our organization. His experience and impressive level of expertise in sales management make him an invaluable addition to our team,” said Stearns Regional Vice President Jonathan Engler. “In the Pacific Northwest, we have a great deal of momentum. Kade’s track-record for growing retail lending production will be of tremendous benefit as we look to accelerate our growth and increase our footprint in the region.”

Prior to joining Stearns, Lyons served as Area Sales Manager at Well Fargo Home Mortgage in Spokane, Washington. He was responsible for leading a team of branch sales managers, retail sales supervisors and home mortgage consultants in originating residential mortgages from various sources, including realtors, builders, past customers, financial professionals, and other nontraditional sources. Lyons also was responsible for managing and growing market share in the eastern Washington marketplace. He joined Wells Fargo in 1998. Lyons holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Eastern Oregon University.

“I am looking forward to working with the Retail Sales leadership team at Stearns,” Lyons said. “This vibrant, dynamic company understands the importance of ensuring that the customer has an exceptional experience, while also offering revolutionary digital options and other technology that results in a seamless home loan process.”

For more than 28 years, Stearns has been helping employees, borrowers and business partners to reach their goals by successfully exceeding expectations and leading the industry with innovation and efficiency.

About Stearns Lending, LLC

A rapidly-growing mortgage industry leader and innovator, Stearns Lending, LLC, provides responsible, simplified mortgage solutions in Retail, Wholesale, Strategic Alliances, and Consumer Direct sectors throughout the United States where licenses are held. The company and its team members are passionately committed to delighting customers, while leading the industry in profitable growth.

Stearns Lending is an equal housing lender and is licensed to conduct business in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, Stearns Lending is an approved HUD (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development) lender; a Single-Family Issuer for Ginnie Mae (Government National Mortgage Association); an approved Seller/Servicer for Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association); and an approved Seller/Servicer for Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation). Stearns Lending is also approved as a VA (United States Department of Veterans Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Company NMLS# 1854.

For more information, visit www.stearns.com.