loanDepot Adds Steve Kay to its Retail Lending Channel

Mortgage industry veteran joins the nation’s second largest nonbank lender as it poises for monumental growth

Nov 8, 2019

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 -- loanDepot today announced the addition of mortgage industry veteran Steve Kay to its Retail lending channel production leadership team. This hire will be integral to the company’s continued growth story as it enters its second decade.

Steve Kay

“loanDepot is positioned for unprecedented growth in 2020, thanks to the vision and direction of Anthony Hsieh. I am excited to welcome this seasoned professional and respected leader in his field to augment our world-class Retail team,” said Brigitte Ataya, VP, Retail Sales Strategy for loanDepot.

As VP, Strategic Alliances, Steve will lead the charge in cultivating key partnerships and programs aimed at enhancing the homebuying experience for consumers. He has extensive experience in the alliance space having held similar roles at Summit Funding, Bank of America, and Countrywide Home Loans.

“loanDepot’s investment in this specialized area will translate into tremendous value for our Branch Managers and Loan Consultants,” Kay said. “I look forward to capitalizing on the growth opportunities in all of our markets and assisting the entire loanDepot team in growing their business at the national, regional and local levels.”

To learn more about Strategic Alliances and the partnership programs that are available through loanDepot, please contact Steve Kay at 310.490.2999 or For more information about loanDepot and lending career opportunities, visit and

About loanDepot
loanDepot continues to disrupt the lending industry with its focus on technology to deliver personalized experiences to its customers. An innovator since its inception, loanDepot was the first nonbank lender to offer home, personal and home equity loans. Today, loanDepot has funded over $197 billion since its founding in 2010, and currently ranks as the nation's fifth largest retail mortgage lender and second largest nonbank lender. NMLS #174457

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