Richard M. Steinberg is the Founder and Chairman of the Board at Nationwide Mortgage Bankers (“NMB”). Richard utilizes 20+ years of leadership experience to ensure that NMB’s duties to shareholders are fulfilled by acting as a link between the board and upper management for the Fastest Growing Mortgage Company in America, per Inc 5000.
Richard preserves a family-based feel as NMB continues to grow exponentially. The type of culture instilled is key to delivering a better experience for NMB’s employees and the borrowers they serve. Richard’s vision is met with 97% employee satisfaction survey per NMB’s Great Place to Work certification.
Richard loves working with people and impacting lives quickly. He started off as a loan officer and was very successful but found himself dissatisfied with working for a large company that didn’t take the opinions and voice of its workers. Richard’s experience drives the work he does at NMB to make home financing easier, faster, and more efficient.
Under Richard’s guidance, NMB has made strides in profitability, employee retention, and most importantly, getting first-time homebuyers through the loan process. Richard wants to build a different type of mortgage company; one that is relationship-based and helps people get into homes. He wants operations and sales to function as one team, by implementing best-of-breed technology while creating a workplace community that trusts each other to build top-quality loans.
Jodi Hall is the President of Nationwide Mortgage Bankers (NMB). She utilizes 20+ years of leadership experience to establish short and long-term goals, oversees strategic planning, assures operational efficiency, and champions organization-wide projects for the Fastest Growing Mortgage Company in America, per Inc 5000.
Jodi is responsible for the overall success of NMB. She is a thought leader in not only mortgages, but in mortgage technology—being named an Elite Woman by Mortgage Professional America “MPA” in 2021. Recently she was appointed to the Seton Hall University Customer Experience Advisory Board and is an active member and contributor of The Mortgage Collaborative. Her vision is to build a different type of mortgage company rooted in culture and powered by technology. She believes the journey starts and ends with great people who share a passion for helping the communities they serve.
She embodies NMB’s core values and has led the company to be awarded in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America for three consecutive years, gained a spot in Crain’s New York Business, Crain’s Fast 50!, attained Great Place to Work® Certification in 2020 + 2021, and has claimed several spots in Fortune Magazine’s lists of Best Workplaces.
Jodi is motivated by her desire to mentor the next generation of mortgage professionals who will lead the industry into the future.
Robert Jayne (CRMP) is Chief Production Officer at Nationwide Mortgage Bankers (“NMB”) and is a recognized leader in the mortgage industry. Robert utilizes 27+ years of mortgage experience to ensure sales production is met and for building strong relationships with consumers and business professionals.
Robert is responsible for loan product strategy, sales direction, and guiding branches and loan officers with their business development. Robert formerly led a successful career as a loan officer, ranking in the 2015 top originators list. He brings his sales acumen and experience to the branches he serves. His greatest challenge was transforming a refinance focused mortgage company into the purchase driven organization it is today.
Robert instills NMB’s core value “People Matter,” into his day-to-day operations. Whether a client or employee, it is important for him to service both. The type of culture created is key to delivering a better experience for the sales force and the borrowers they serve.
Robert is building a national footprint for NMB and plans to expand throughout the U.S to 300+ branch locations. He is motivated by empowering employees to build successful careers and helping borrowers achieve their dream of sustainable homeownership. Under Robert’s leadership, NMB has made exponential strides in profitability, being named the Fastest Growing Mortgage Company in America, per Inc 5000 for three years in a row.
Robert wants to leave a legacy of strong leadership, education, and hard work for future loan officers and mortgage professionals.
Brett Bivenour is the Chief Technology Officer of Nationwide Mortgage Bankers (“NMB”). He utilizes 12+ years of leadership experience to provide oversight, strategy, and leadership for all technology functions, including cybersecurity, IT, business systems, data & analytics for the Fastest Growing Mortgage Company in America, per Inc 5000.
Brett is responsible for all information security and technology functions at NMB. He believes that technology is key to delivering a better experience for our employees and the borrowers they serve. He seeks to eliminate inefficiency and works to deliver solutions that simplify interactions between borrowers, employees, and partners. His vision for a highly-automated, data-driven process that frees our experts up to have purposeful interactions with borrowers is core to our company’s strategy.
Brett is part of a family mortgage legacy that extends for three generations, which drives the work he does here at NMB to make home financing easier, faster, and more efficient. He embodies NMB’s core values in that he is committed to the pursuit of excellence and believes details matter. Under Brett’s guidance, NMB has made strides in security, automation, business intelligence, and process efficiency.
Brett is a mortgage technologist and leader with the desire to transform the mortgage industry through technology.