Leadership

LoanPeople is driven by industry professionals with a vision for the future. The LoanPeople team is dedicated to serving employees, customers, builders and real estate partners.

Max Leaman, CEO and Owner, LoanPeople

Max Leaman | CEO

Max Leaman is CEO of LoanPeople. LoanPeople is a company built by a loan officer, for a loan officer to provide customers a five-star experience on every loan. Since 2001, Max has helped more than 10,000 customers fund more than $2B in loan volume. In years 2016 and 2019, his annual production exceeded $300M. In 2020, his production exceeded $577M. In 2021, Scotsman Guide Magazine ranked him #6 for purchase volume nationally. National Mortgage News ranked him a 2021 Top Producer. Max serves employees, clients, builders, and real estate partners. LoanPeople offers originators the strategies, technology and marketing systems that made Leaman Team a success for nearly two decades and counting. Max lives in Austin, TX.
Erin Dee, COO, LoanPeople

Erin Dee | Chief Operating Officer

Erin Dee ensures the high quality of LoanPeople’s origination and operations processes. She oversees LoanPeople’s technology systems and compliance with federal and state regulations. Erin manages LoanPeople’s relationships with investors and warehouse banks. For 18 years, Erin has worked in financial services in a wide range of capacities, which include: underwriting, compliance, secondary marketing, LOS administration, training and operations management. Erin participates in local, state and national industry advocacy groups and currently serves on the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors. Erin earned her B.S. in Finance with University Honors from the University of Central Florida, and her M.B.A. in Finance from Nova Southeastern University. Erin lives in Austin, TX.
Jennifer Corvino, LoanPeople

Jennifer Corvino | EVP of National Operations

As EVP of National Operations, Jennifer Corvino is responsible for LoanPeople’s operations systems, which includes: processing, underwriting, closing, and funding. Jennifer ensures each loan is delivered to investors with excellence in quality and compliance. Prior to joining LoanPeople, Jennifer managed a pipeline of two HUD-licensed locations with over $300M in annual funded loan volume. In 2020, Jennifer managed operations for more than $577M at LoanPeople. Jennifer works closely with department leaders to keep LoanPeople at the forefront of compliance and customer service. Jennifer lives in Austin, TX.
Kate Couture, Underwriting Credit Policy, LoanPeople

Kate Couture
Director, Credit Policy

Kate Couture is responsible for implementation of credit policy and maintaining investor relationships at LoanPeople. For more than 20 years, Kate has worked in the mortgage banking industry. She specializes in conventional and government loan underwriting. Kate has a passion for VA mortgages and enjoys the opportunity to serve Veterans, Servicemembers and their families. She holds residential mortgage underwriting certifications for: VA, FHA, and residential government underwriting. She is adept with LoanPeople’s wide array of specialty loan products and unique offerings. Kate lives in Austin, TX.
Candice Morrow, Underwriting Manager, LoanPeople

Candice Morrow
Underwriting Manager

Candice Morrow is responsible for daily operations of the Underwriting Dept. She provides leadership, support, and guidance to underwriters at LoanPeople. She enjoys developing strategies and procedures to further company goals and employee experience. For two decades, Candice has worked in mortgage, with extensive experience underwriting VA, FHA, and conventional products. Candice lives in Dallas, TX.
Stephanie Featheringill, Secondary Marketing, LoanPeople

Stephanie Featheringill | Secondary Marketing Manager

Stephanie Featheringill manages secondary and post-closing operations for LoanPeople. She facilitates investor and warehouse bank relationships. Stephanie onboards new investors and ensures short turn times for loan purchases. Stephanie lives in Austin, TX.
Dana Leaman, Chief Marketing Officer, LoanPeople

Dana Leaman | Chief Marketing Officer

In 2009, Chief Marketing Officer, Dana Leaman, joined her then-fiancé, Max Leaman, as his marketing coordinator. That first year, his personal production grew from $22M in 2008 to $39M in 2009. By 2016, eight years later, Max’s production broke $300M for the first time. In 2020, Max’s production exceeded $577M. Dana has seen first hand: focused marketing combined with the best originators and operations in the business creates explosive production growth. For more than a decade, Dana has overseen marketing for Max’s Austin and Round Rock branches, working with loan officers in different markets and production levels. In 2021, she has enjoyed working with new teams joining LoanPeople to work side-by-side, helping them learn and implement business development strategies that grow production quickly and with long-term stability. She creates opt-in marketing that is fun, local, and customized for the market and loan officer. She specializes in search engine optimization (SEO)/lead generation, business development, and database, website and lead management. Dana oversees all marketing operations for LoanPeople. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors for Austin Habitat for Humanity. Dana lives in Austin, TX.