Statewide (NJ) – Chief Lending Officer (107376)

John has been a Chief Lending Officer for five years, with eight years of related banking experience.

He is seeking an opportunity with a New Jersey credit union.

John’s career skills as a Chief Lending Officer include:

  • Increased loan balances by 38% and originations by 136% by streamlining procedures/processes and the introduction of several highly successful programs
  • Managed and directed operations for real estate lending, and consumer lending
  • Significantly reduced turn-around time on mortgage and consumer loans through increased efficiencies, a paperless environment, and streamlined procedures
  • Researched and developed new loan products and services, introducing several successful products; significantly increasing loan penetration
  • Provided strategic direction for lending operations
  • Implemented and managed a new, highly successful in-house credit card program
  • Managed all aspects of operations; including, lending, collections, training, and project management
  • Developed incentive programs; increasing staff performance and goal achievement
  • Performed internal audits, ensuring NCUA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHLB, and other Investor compliance
  • Authored corporate real estate and consumer lending policies and procedures
  • Prepared periodic financial analysis and accompanying reports to monitor loan growth, staff goal achievement, and real estate, consumer loan, and indirect lending portfolio performance
  • Prepared and monitored departmental budgets; exceeding loan growth expectations
  • Reduced overall operating expenses through the streamlining of many corporate processes
  • Successfully attained Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac approval for mortgage lending and sales; developing a successful real estate lending department from the ground up
  • Member of various Senior Management Committees and Loan Review Committees

John is asking for a base salary minimum of $125K.

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