Nations Lending Hires Greg Griffin as VP, Central Regional Manager

Griffin to lead teams and business across Central United States

Greg Griffin. (Photo: Business Wire)

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--()--Nations Lending, a leading full-service national mortgage lender, today announced the hiring of industry veteran Greg Griffin as VP, Central Regional Manager. Griffin will manage existing branches across the Central United States while also focusing on the company's growth plans in the region. The news comes following the expansion of several branches in Green Bay, WI., Monona, WI., and Crystal Lake, IL.

Griffin comes to Nations Lending from Guaranteed Rate where he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth. Griffin managed a team that at Guaranteed Rate that was responsible for nearly $500 million in annual loan volume. Prior to that, he spent more than eight years at New American Funding.

“Nations is a great fit for what I want in a workplace. The culture and size make me feel like my actions lead to a direct impact,” said Griffin. “Working here is fantastic because I feel like I’m more than just a number in an office. I’m ready to grow our team and get to work.”

“Greg brings 32 years of invaluable experience to our team,” said Corey Caster, Executive Vice President of National Production at Nations Lending. “We’re investing in him by putting the right personnel around him and properly growing our Central US presence. We’re thrilled to welcome him.”

Since its founding in 2003, Nations Lending has become one of the fastest-growing independent lenders in the country. It retains nearly 100 percent of its mortgage servicing rights, offers a best-in-class marketing platform and much more.

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About Nations Lending

Nations Lending Corporation™ is one of the fastest-growing mortgage lenders in the U.S. Headquartered in the Cleveland, Ohio area, it is licensed to lend in all 50 states and employs more than 1,200 at its corporate headquarters and throughout 138 branches across the U.S. The company makes its mission of "home loans. made human.™" an integral part of its mortgage experience, offering tailored customer service and a variety of programs to suit any home buyer's needs: FHA, VA, Conventional, Jumbo, USDA, and more. Nations is an agency-direct lender with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae and retains mortgage servicing rights on 96 percent of the loans it originates. The company is a two-time Inc. 5000 winner, which lists the fastest-growing privately held companies in the country. Nations was named a top-100 lender by National Mortgage Professional Magazine; a six-time winner of Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders; and a Top Workplaces for Millennials winner by Fortune Magazine. Nations consistently ranks as a top IMB at National Mortgage Professional and Mortgage Executive Magazine. For more information, visit


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