Chief Operating Officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation
First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation (FGMC) , Chief Operating Officer Suzy Lindblom is known for her ability to develop process efficiencies and identify areas for potential cost savings while keeping customer service levels and loan quality high. She is also known for her ability to connect with employees and mentor them into leadership roles.
An award-winning leader and industry expert in operations, managing risk, loss mitigation, underwriting, project management, post-closing, and compliance, Lindblom brings a balanced approach in everything from underwriting to post-closing.
Before joining FGMC, Lindblom helped grow some of the best-known brands in the mortgage industry, including, Kind Lending and Planet Home Lending, where she was COO managing Fulfillment, Retail Sales, Marketing, IT, HR, and other depts. At Stearns Lending, where she was managing director, national fulfillment, and operations, leading a multibillion, multichannel business. During her four decades in the business, she also worked at MetLife Bank, Bank of America, CitiMortgage, GMAC Mortgage Corp. and Countrywide Home Loans.
Recognized by the mortgage industry for her efforts and accomplishments, Lindblom serves on the Board of Directors of NEXT and is a MISMO Senior Advisor, and has won numerous awards including HousingWire’s VanGuard for 2020, Progress in Lending 2019 Most Powerful Women in FinTech, HousingWire’s 2019 and 2015 Women of Influence, MPA’s 2017 Elite Women, and was named to the National Diversity Council’s Southern California 2016 Most Powerful & Influential Women list.