Hamilton Group Funding Executive Team
Mark Korell – Chairman of the BoardMr. Korell joined Hamilton in 2012 and served as President/CEO through December 2017. Formerly he was SVP of Strategic Partnerships in the mortgage banking group at JP Morgan Chase, CEO of GMAC Mortgage Group, and CEO of Residential Funding Corporation. He served on the Mortgage Bankers Association National Board of Governors and was Vice Chairman of the International Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity. Mr. Korell earned a BS degree with high honors from the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Patrick Sheehy – President – Chief Executive OfficerA former member of the Hamilton board of directors, Mr. Sheehy’s leadership roles encompass JP Morgan Chase, Freddie Mac, GMAC Mortgage Group, and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business/managerial economics and a Masters of Business Administration degree in economics.
Michael Clark – Senior Vice President – Chief Financial OfficerMr. Clark is an accomplished mortgage executive with a demonstrated record of excellence derived from deep expertise in corporate finance, operations and service delivery. Mr. Clark managed the Assurance Services division for Grant Thornton LLP. Later, he became Chief Financial Officer for First NLC Financial Services. Most recently, Mr. Clark was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of managers for WCS Lending. Mr. Clark is an accredited CPA and earned his BBA degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.
Tommy Adkins – Senior Vice President – Strategic GrowthWith more than 30 years of successful revenue generation in residential lending, Mr. Adkins brings his expertise to the role of Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth. Formerly he was VP Warehouse Lending Sales Manager at Commonwealth Bank & Trust, Senior Vice President at Homeowners Mortgage, a subsidiary of CoastalStates Bank, and Senior Vice President at Florida Capital Bank. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hampden-Sydney College.
Chris Vaughn – Senior Vice President – Marketing and Business DevelopmentWith a long and distinguished background in marketing, strategic planning, social media, and mortgage lending, Mr. Vaughn brings his expertise to the position of Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development. Formerly, he was the Vice President of mortgage banking for Chase Home Lending and Senior Vice President of retail banking and mortgage banking for HSBC North America where he executed major integrated marketing campaigns ranked “best in class.” A veteran of the United States Navy, Vaughn earned his master of science in finance from Georgia State University, and his bachelor of science in finance from San Diego State University.
Bob Bagley – Senior Vice President – Chief Credit Policy OfficerMr. Bagley started his mortgage banking career after serving in the U.S. armed forces in the Military Intelligence Linguistics branch where he earned Top Secret clearance in U.S. and Foreign intelligence matters. After leaving the military, Mr. Bagley held senior level positions in sales, operations and credit risk management for Norwest Mortgage, First Equity Mortgage, JP Morgan Chase and most recently with WCS Lending as their Senior Credit Risk Manager. With more than 20 years in the mortgage banking industry, Mr. Bagley’s background, leadership and experience in sales, administration, and credit risk adds tremendous value to our organization.
Karen Loney – Vice President – Branch Support and TrainingMs. Loney has more than 20 years in the mortgage industry and a decade in results-driven management. She is known for her expertise in maximizing productivity and market share growth. Ms. Loney was the Underwriting Operations Manager at JP Morgan Chase and Executive Vice President/National Operations Manager for First NLC Financial Services. She has also held senior level positions of Operations Manager at New South Federal Bank, and Senior Trainer at Citibank. Her breadth of experience covers all aspects of mortgage, from origination through closing.
Tammy Scott – Senior Vice President – Chief Compliance OfficerTammy Scott has more than 18 years of progressive experience in the mortgage industry. Prior to her current role at Hamilton, she served at Circle Mortgage as their Compliance Analyst and earlier, their Quality Control Auditor. Ms. Scott formerly held the position of Human Resources Director for The Phorsite Group and Secondary Marketing Manager for First NLC Financial Services and ContiMortgage, as well as Junior Underwriter for Glenside Mortgage. Her bachelor’s degree was in finance. Ms. Scott is Senior Professional Human Resources certified and an NMLS licensed loan originator.
Jim McCaughan – Vice President – Regional Sales ManagerJim McCaughan is a senior executive and Regional Vice President for Hamilton Group Funding. In 1972, Mr. McCaughan founded McCaughan Home Lending, a division of Hamilton Group Funding, with multiple offices in Southwest Florida. Mr. McCaughan has also held numerous executive level positions with the MBA of Florida, Lee County Housing Authority, and with United First Federal Savings and Loan. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.
Myriam Nunez – Senior Vice President – National Production ExecutiveMs. Nunez has over 25 years of business development and operations management experience in the financial service and real estate industries. Ms. Nunez joined Hamilton Group Funding in 2011 as Vice President/Regional Manager and most recently served as National Director of Branch and Business Development. Prior to joining Hamilton, Ms. Nunez held several high level management positions with MetLife and ResMac mortgage lenders as well as Procter & Gamble where she was responsible for corporate growth and strategic market expansion. Ms. Nunez earned a BA degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the American University’s Kogod School of Business.
Ira Goldberg – Executive Sales ManagerIra Goldberg is an Executive Sales Manager for Hamilton Group Funding and the managing partner of First Trust Mortgage Corporation, one of Hamilton’s largest DBA partners. Mr. Goldberg was previously the Regional Vice President of Countrywide Home Loans and has held various executive leadership positions.