Guaranteed Rate Names Kristen Brabants Senior Vice President of Marketing
Chicago, Ill., September 11, 2019 -- Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the nation, announces it has hired mortgage industry executive Kristen Brabants as Senior Vice President of Marketing to oversee its retail marketing platform.
“I look forward to working with Kristen to take our platform to the next level,” said Guaranteed Rate Chief Marketing Officer Stephen Moffat. “Her energy, passion and industry expertise will be instrumental in helping to architect our strategy. She will be a driving force as we continue to offer optimal tools for loan officers and provide the best experience for our customers and business partners.”
Brabants, who has spent the last decade in various leadership roles for some of the mortgage industry’s largest companies, is focused on helping Guaranteed Rate continue to empower the nation’s top loan originators with best-in-class technology solutions and digital marketing tools and improve the overall customer experience.
“I’ve seen Guaranteed Rate’s platform evolve over the last decade and I am thrilled to join the company as it continues to lead the industry in marketing, technology and innovation,” said Brabants. “I’ve always had a passion for building and leading teams as well as creating marketing technology solutions. This is the perfect time to join a company that is truly committed to providing the most innovative lending experience.”
Since 2000, Guaranteed Rate has delivered competitive pricing and unmatched expertise from its top-producing loan officers, helping thousands of customers move into their dream homes. The company introduced the market's first Digital Mortgage, creating an easy-to-understand, transparent loan process, which has led to an industry-leading customer satisfaction rating and exponential growth.
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate Inc., and Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, has over 5,000 employees in a total of 700 offices across the U.S and will fund $36 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Inc. is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Founded in 2000 and licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., it has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. Collectively, the companies have earned honors and awards including: "Top Lender for Online Service" for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2018; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years; and Best Online Lender and Best Lender for FHA Streamline Refinance by NerdWallet in 2019. Visit rate.com for more information.