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 and Owner

Max Leaman is CEO and Owner 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 8,000 customers fund more than $2B in loan volume. In years 2016 and 2019, his annual production exceeded $300M. In 2019, Scotsman Guide Magazine, Mortgage Executive Magazine, and National Mortgage News ranked him #1 Texas Loan Originator and top 10 nationally across all states. Max continues to work as a producing loan officer, serving 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.



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 17 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 | 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. Jennifer works closely with department leaders to keep LoanPeople at the forefront of compliance and customer service.



Kate Couture, Underwriting Manager, LoanPeople

Kate Couture | Underwriting Manager

Kate Couture is responsible for implementation of credit policy, maintaining investor relationships, and managing workflow for LoanPeople’s underwriting staff. 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 underwriting certifications for: VA, FHA, and Residential Government Underwriting. Kate lives in Austin, 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. 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. 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.