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Home Point Financial Announces Gary Brownell Named 2020 Rising Star by HousingWire


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 2, 2020 — Home Point Financial, one of the nation's leading mortgage lenders and servicers, today announced Gary Brownell, Senior Managing Director of Business Strategy, has been selected as a 2020 Rising Star by HousingWire -- the leading source of news and information for the U.S. mortgage and housing markets. Brownell brings nearly a decade of experience in the mortgage and housing industry, and his leadership has helped Home Point become the second-largest wholesale mortgage lender in the nation.

"I'm honored to be selected as one of HousingWire's 2020 Rising Stars," said Brownell. "I look forward to continuing to lead and innovate within Home Point Financial and the mortgage industry overall. These are unprecedented times and I'm proud to work for a company where our mission is rooted in caring for our customers."

At Home Point, Brownell is currently responsible for leading the development efforts of the company's Home Ownership Platform, which brings together modern technology with an innovative approach to servicing to help customers get the most out of their investment. Brownell has been with Home Point for over four years and held additional positions including launching and leading the customer retention channel, overseeing customer acquisition and marketing and leading capital market analytics.

Brownell was selected based on his achievements at Home Point Financial as well as contributions to the industry, community outreach, client impact, and personal success. This is the seventh year HousingWire has shined a spotlight on 50 leaders under the age of 40 who are "shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate, and fintech industries forward."

Brownell's full winner profile, along with the rest of this year's Rising Stars, can be found at

About Homepoint

Homepoint is on a mission to create financially healthy, happy homeowners. Our customer-first approach to lending starts with compassionate people that help eliminate the stress of getting a loan and owning a home. Beyond the loan, Homepoint empowers customers to get the most value from their home investment by offering expert advice and exclusive savings. Homepoint is the second-largest wholesale lender and the 13th largest correspondent lender in the U.S. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, with nearly 2,000 employees and 265,000 serviced customers. For more information, visit NMLS #7706.