USBN Q2 2018

26 US BUSINESS NEWS / Q2 2018 , Union Bank announced that BlayneHarvey has joined the bank asManaging Director, Head ofWholesale Lending for Union BankHome Loans. Blayne Harvey joins Union Bank Home Loans as Managing Director, Head of Wholesale Lending As of March 31, 2018, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 355 branches, comprised primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York and Georgia, as well as 21 PurePoint Financial Centers and one international office. Recently, Union Bank announced that Blayne Harvey has joined the bank as Managing Director, Head of Wholesale Lending for Union Bank Home Loans. Blayne will manage the Wholesale Lending team and will be responsible for building upon the group’s longstanding success as a trusted partner to the mortgage broker community. She is based in San Diego. “I chose to join Union Bank because it is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the marketplace with an unparalleled reputation for having the best team in the business,” Blayne said. “I look forward to working with the team to grow our platform and product set to provide our brokers and their clients with additional options for their mortgage needs.” Blayne comes to Union Bank from SunTrust Mortgage Corporation where she spent more than 20 years in several key leadership positions in wholesale and correspondent lending. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President, National Production Manager of the bank’s Non-Delegated Correspondent Division, which she grew into a significant contributor to the SunTrust organization. “We have delivered strong growth within our mortgage portfolio – which is now the sixth largest in the country and we are thrilled to welcome Blayne to Union Bank Home Loans,” said Paul Appleton, Head of Union Bank Home Loans. “Her extensive sales leadership experience coupled with her stellar track record in business development, make her an important addition as we continue to expand our wholesale broker business.”