Summers, former director of mortgage projects at PenFed Credit Union, will oversee Embrace’s expansion in Virginia and the District of Columbia. She spent most of her 20-year mortgage career at Freddie Mac, where she held leadership positions in local and affordable lending. Earlier in her career, she worked as Vice President and Regional Sales Manager at Suntrust Bank.
In the meantime, Rhea will be responsible for expanding the company to the New England region. Prior to joining Embrace, Rhea was Regional Business Development Manager at the Academy Mortgage Corporation, where he led her East Coast recruiting efforts. Prior to that, he spent over nine years at Norcom Mortgage in a variety of management roles, including Vice President and Market Manager.
“I am thrilled to be joining Embrace Home Loans and look forward to increasing its market share in Virginia and DC,” Summers said. “Especially in today’s market, it is important to be able to offer mortgage professionals all the tools they need to be successful, as well as a great work environment. Embrace provides excellent marketing resources, professional training, and the latest technology to help home loan creators truly excel in their careers. ”
“Embrace already has a strong presence in New England and I am thrilled to hire new mortgage professionals to work with us in both existing and new branches,” said Rhea. “Embrace values employee satisfaction very highly. I look forward to working with incredible people in a culture of victory and fun. “