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Meet the Home Lending Pal Team

Steven Better

Steve Better

COO and Co-Founder

As COO Steven oversees the day to day operations of the company and the development of our AI models. Before launching HLP he was a…

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Bryan young

Bryan Young

CEO and Co-Founder

Bryan has a track record of success as an entrepreneur and in corporate America. At 24, he was recognized by both Bloomberg and Ernst and…

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Joey Barrow

Joey Barrow

Chief Sales Officer

Joey is a President’s Club level mortgage broker with more than 20 years of industry experience. He provides the voice of the customer in all…

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Dr. Shoaib Shaihk

Dr. Shoaib Shaikh

Chief Data Scientist
Dr. Shoaib Shaikh brings several years of experience from industry, academia, and entrepreneurship as Chief Data Scientist...
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Frank Pollock

Frank Pollock

Chief Marketing Officer

For more than 20 years Frank has worked at the intersection of Marketing, Innovation and Technology. He learned his craft at the McCombs school of…

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Cheron Bruce

Chief Technology Officer

With over 15 years of experience in IT, Cheron Bruce has contributed in leading teams in the hospitality, health and human services, government, and financial…

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Rob Henger

Chief Product Compliance Officer

Rob is a 30-year mortgage banking executive that has led several bank-owned mortgage operations through compliance audits, fair lending audits, multi-billion dollar origination growth, M&A…

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Kyle Walsh

VP of Engineering

After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering, Kyle worked at a variety of companies…

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Chadwick Maycumber

VP of Product

After graduating from UCF with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science. Chad has worked as an application developer, startup consultant, and founded a variety of…

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Bahar Ali

Bahar Ali

Full Stack Developer
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Maria Munaro

Maria Munaro

Distributed Ledger Architect

Maria is a solution architect with over 20 years experience in the industry particularly in the banking and government industry. She started her career at…

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Eric Talley

Demand Generation Specialist
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Sarmad Zargham

Full Stack Developer

Sarmad is a full-stack developer having about three years of experience and expertise in different JavaScript libraries and frameworks. Due to his interest in Machine…

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Mark Slawinski

VP of Lender Sales

Mark is a seasoned loan officer. He has managed a branch office and worked with a multitude of lenders while brokering loans as well. His…

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Matias Salimbene

Hyperledger Fabric Developer

Matias is an IT professional with roughly 20 years of experience, of which the last 15 took place on an international tech corporation where he…

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The Home Lending Pal team is composed of incredibly driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting and building from scratch. Everyone at the company is encouraged to be an individual contributor but also a team collaborator.

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