Jennifer Chaikin leads loanDepot Wholesale's oversight of operational efficiencies as Branch Operations Manager in the Plano, TX office. Having joined loanDepot Wholesale's team in October of 2014, Chaikin oversees operations of the East Coast and Central Regions and is responsible for leading the development of Non Delegated Correspondent Lending.
Before joining loanDepot Wholesale, Chaikin served as AVP of Caliber Home Loans in the Emerging Banker Correspondent Division, where she centralized the market segment within Wholesale into its own national entity. In this role, Chaikin standardized operational policies and procedures, resulting in the growth of the department to five times the previous size.
Chaikin began her career in the mortgage industry in 1993 and previously served as Wholesale Operations Manager for Bank of America, as well as Closing Manager for Bank of America Correspondent Lending. In addition, she worked in the Retail, Wholesale, and Full Correspondent departments for Norwest Financial, Countrywide, and Fifth Third Bank where she received her underwriting credentials.