DETROIT, January 5, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Rocket companies(NYSE: RKT) on DetroitA technology-driven FinTech platform company comprised of technology-driven real estate, mortgage and financial services companies including Rocket Mortgage, Rocket Homes, Truebill and Rocket Auto, today announced a series of promotions and management changes to continue the company’s successful trajectory.

Jay farnerVice President and CEO of Rocket Companies and former CEO of Rocket Mortgage, will assume the title of CEO of Rocket Central (formerly Rock Central) – the centralized hub of Rocket Companies’ fintech platform. Farner will retain his role at Rocket Companies to continue driving growth across the entire ecosystem, from mortgages and real estate to car sales and personal finance. Angelo VitaleGeneral Counsel and Secretary of Rocket Companies, who previously served as CEO of Rock Central, will now focus solely on his duties as General Counsel and Secretary at Rocket Companies.

As a platform business, Rocket Companies provides services from each of its brands to clients who want help to facilitate a complex transaction – like getting a home loan, buying a car, or working on their budget and finances. personal thanks to the recent acquisition of Truebill.

In his new role at Rocket Central, Farner will lead the vision for technology, data, product design, marketing, communications and other services provided by the company, ensuring a consistent and seamless experience for customers of the Rocket Companies ecosystem.

With Farner’s move to Rocket Central, Bob walters – a 25 year veteran of Rocket Mortgage – has been promoted to CEO of Rocket Mortgage. Previously, he was President and COO of Rocket Companies and Rocket Mortgage and will retain his position at Rocket Companies. While President and COO of Rocket Mortgage, Walters oversaw the Mortgage Services, Customer Experience Operations, Capital Markets and Technology teams. As CEO, Walters will be responsible for the vision, strategy and day-to-day operations of Rocket Mortgage.

Rocket Mortgage also announced Tim birkmeierthe company’s revenue director, expands his responsibilities by also assuming the role of chairman. Birkmeier, who joined the company in 1996, is responsible for all of the teams and initiatives that generate blue chip revenue for the company, including mortgage banking services and the corporate partnership channel.

“Rocket Mortgage is in excellent hands with Bob and Tim who have been instrumental in the growth of the business. We have worked side by side for decades and will continue to do so,” said Farner. “Bob has a very inquisitive nature, digging deeper into every process to make sure the company leverages every little edge to live up to the ISM, or the“ The Thumbs We Need are All Around ”philosophy. us. ”Tim worked closely with the Mortgage Banking team to hone our expertise in delivering an exceptional experience for everyone, ensuring we deliver on our promise,“ Every Client. Everytime. No exceptions. No apologies. “I can’t wait to see how they use their passions and experience to take the company to new heights.”

Under the leadership of Walters and Birkmeier, Rocket Mortgage has experienced explosive growth, including becoming the nation’s largest mortgage lender, the introduction of proprietary technologies such as Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Logic, and maintaining a high retention rate of best in the industry, exceeding 90 percent. The duo have also been directly involved with the company, winning 19 JD Power awards over the past 12 years for customer satisfaction in mortgage origination and management.

In addition to these changes, Rocket Companies also recently announced Nicole beattie as CEO of Amrock, following the retirement of the former CEO of Amrock. Prior to joining Amrock, Beattie was an 18 year veteran of Rocket Mortgage.

About rocket companies

Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT) is a DetroitPlatform company based on personal finance and consumer tech brands including Rocket Mortgage, Rocket Homes, Rocket Loans, Rocket Auto, Rock Central, Amrock, Core Digital Media, Rock Connections, Truebill, Rocket Innovation Studio, Lendesk , Edison Financial and Woodward Capital Gestion.

Since 1985, Rocket Companies has been obsessed with helping clients achieve the American dream of home ownership and financial freedom. Rocket Companies delivers a cutting-edge customer experience powered by our simple, fast and reliable digital solutions. Rocket Companies has approximately 26,000 team members across United States and Canada. Rocket Companies ranked # 5 on Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2021 and has been in the top third of the list for 18 consecutive years. For more information, visit the company website Company Website Where investor relations site.

About Rocket Mortgage

DetroitRocket Mortgage, the nation’s largest mortgage lender and part of Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT), enables the American dream of homeownership and financial freedom through its obsession with a cutting-edge digital customer experience. At the end of 2015, it launched the first fully digital, fully online mortgage experience. Rocket Mortgage closed 320 billion dollars mortgage volume in all 50 states in 2020.

Rocket Mortgage moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010. Today, Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Companies employs 26,000 full-time members nationwide. The company generates loan production from web centers located at Detroit, Cleveland and Phoenix. Rocket Mortgage has been ranked # 1 in the country for customer satisfaction with mortgage services by JD Power for the past eight consecutive years, from 2014 to 2021.

Rocket Companies, the parent company of Rocket Mortgage, ranked No. 5 on the Fortune list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2021 and has been in the top third of the list for 18 consecutive years.

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