McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Bill Wied as the Chief Technology Officer at loanDepot, LLC. Bill will partner closely with the company’s Chief Information Officer to lead all customer-facing technological innovation for the company, including loan origination, production, and servicing, as well as internal IT infrastructure, software development, and operations. He will be tasked with furthering loanDepot’s overall technology innovation and solutions philosophy while defining the strategy for continuous technological innovation to drive significant value within the company. 

Bill is a hands-on software executive with over 30 years of experience in the payment and commerce industry. Throughout his career, he’s spent time with Motorola, Bank of America, and Worldplay — which is now FIS. Most recently, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Real Time Payments at FIS, where he oversaw a team of 50 with a focus on CRM and ERP integrations into payment ecosystems like Salesforce, SAP, and Oracle. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his master’s degree in computer science from National Technological University.

loanDepot, LLC offers home purchase and refinance loans nationwide. Headquartered in Southern California, the company is licensed in all 50 states and operates direct-to-consumer, in-market, and wholesale business channels servicing customers across the nation. An innovator since its inception in 2010, the company has funded more than $300 billion since its founding and currently ranks as the second largest retail nonbank lender and one of the leading retail mortgage lenders in the United States.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Managing Director Allen Brady, Director Anne Terry, and Senior Executive Recruiter Jessica Combs.