President and CEO
Justin Messer's 15 years of experience in mortgage banking, primarily in capital markets, has laid the groundwork for his role as Prosperity's Chief Operating Officer. He works alongside the CEO to execute Prosperity's vision for superior customer service within each business unit. Justin is leading the way in the drive to constantly improve processes, increase efficiencies, and create an industry leading mortgage company.
Katherine's 20+ years of experience in government, commercial finance law, and more than 12 years' experience in the real estate and mortgage industries, have uniquely prepared her to handle all of Prosperity’s legal affairs. As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Katherine oversees contract negotiation, licensing, corporate law, and our relationships with regulatory agencies.
SVP, National Operations and Credit Risk
Brenna Dutton's passion for customer service is beyond measure. With over 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry, she oversees processing, underwriting, closing, and credit risk. In her role, Brenna ensures that the Operations Team is focused on quality in all aspects of the loan process from credit to customer service.
Becky Helvey's 20 years in the mortgage industry, in addition to a background in operations, sales, analytics, and reporting, have prepared her for her current role as SVP-Administration, ensuring that each Prosperity team member has the tools they need to excel in their position. She focuses not only on individual team members, but also on the overall strategy for Prosperity’s vendor management and data security programs.
SVP, Compliance and Community Lending
Matt Torres has a breadth of knowledge of financial services gained from his 20 plus years of industry experience, ranging from operations and sales roles to compliance and analytics. As SVP-Compliance & Community Lending, Matt continues to innovate and maintain our industry leading position in compliance and fair lending initiatives.
Brian Quinlan's over 30 years of collateral experience more than qualify him to serve as Prosperity's Chief Appraiser. Brian leads Prosperity's Collateral Management group, and his team is responsible for tasks ranging from establishing appraisal and condo policies to overseeing appraisal vendor management, quality control and review. Under his leadership, Prosperity has built a customer-centric, purchase-focused collateral process that ranks as an industry standard in both quality and efficiency.
EVP, Chief Retail Production Officer
Brian Haug serves as Senior Vice President, Divisional Sales Manager for Prosperity Home Mortgage and oversees the sales operations along the East Coast focusing on the legacy team that partners with our Long & Foster Real Estate relationship. In this role, Haug will lead the area sales managers and mortgage consultants who support Long & Foster Real Estate, ensuring strong and productive working relationships between the two companies.
SVP, Divisional Sales Manager
Kim Kurkowski has been working exclusively in the financial services industry for 30 plus years with a focus on sales, marketing, and leadership. She currently leads the Northeast and Midwest United States Division, where she oversees sales production with the goal of earning market share by focusing on excellence in customer service and building team relationships.
SVP, Divisional Sales Manager
Harris Laskey leads the West Coast Division of Prosperity with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Harris has held varying positions throughout his career overseeing regional and national teams, and, with Prosperity, he is responsible for production, sales leadership, corporate strategy, operations, and marketing. Harris's responsibilities center on driving the growth, strategy, and sales production for his Division.
Vice President, National Community Development & Outreach
April Alexander is an experienced Community Outreach Manager with a demonstrated history of helping under-served, minority, and low-income sectors of the housing industry. She is skilled in banking and credit analysis. She has built strong relationships with local housing authorities and development businesses resulting in a stellar community and social service reputation within the industry.
National Sales Support Manager
Ron Wivagg has been leading sales teams and providing operations guidance for over 30 years. His skills in product development, strategic planning, budgeting, public speaking and capital management prepared him well for his current responsibilities of developing key sales strategies and initiatives. He also oversees portfolio retention and customer satisfaction initiatives for Prosperity.