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Amerifirst Adds New CIO to Senior Leadership Team

KALAMAZOO, MI (April 15, 2021) - Amerifirst Home Mortgage, a full-service residential lender and servicer, has appointed Thinh Nguyen to serve as its chief information officer. In his new role, Nguyen will oversee all aspects of the company’s IT department, including its strategy, execution, and infrastructure. He joined the company April 5.


Thinh-Nguyen_Headshot croppedNguyen has over 20 years of experience leading major digital transformation initiatives and delivering large-scale business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and enterprise solutions. Most recently, he served as CIO of Servicing at Flagstar Bank. Before this, he served as Senior Vice President of Information Technology at Mr. Cooper (formerly Nationstar Mortgage), the largest nonbank mortgage servicer in the country. 


“We’re excited to have Thinh join the leadership team as he brings a wealth of technology experience and leadership to the table,” said Mark Jones, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Amerifirst Home Mortgage. “His broad background, with an emphasis on the customer experience, aligns with our service model and will be particularly valuable as we continue to grow and provide homeownership opportunities across the nation.”


Nguyen previously held leadership roles at Alcon Laboratories, JPMorgan Chase, and TPG Capital. He holds a BS in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. 

Amerifirst Home Mortgage, a division of Amerifirst Financial Corporation, is a full-service residential mortgage originator and servicer. As an advocate for affordable homeownership and a mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others, the company consistently ranks as a top producing lender of FHA and USDA Rural Development loans. It employs over 800 team members and operates in branches across a dozen states throughout the U.S. and is recognized by Inc. 5000 for its 78 percent growth for six consecutive years. Committed to operating by a strong set of core values, it has ranked as a Best & Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation for the past five years and was named a Best Mortgage Company to Work For in 2021. It is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 


Janet Veach
Janet Veach
Janet Veach is the Communications Specialist for Amerifirst Home Mortgage. As the former Communications Director with the Alzheimer’s Association in Central Illinois, she believes that building strong relationships leads to dynamic partnerships that can dramatically improve our neighborhoods and communities. The mother of three sons, she has heard many a good story, and specializes in creating content that educates, communicates our core values and promotes genuine relationships with our customers.

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