About Us
Executive Leadership

Our leadership team is unrivaled in the mortgage industry, known for exceptional expertise, integrity and producing outstanding results year after year. Relentlessly dedicated to perfecting the mortgage process, these leaders set high expectations centered around serving our customers and delivering a superior home loan experience. Under their direction, PrimeLending has fostered a rich, people-centric culture, attracting dedicated employees with a shared commitment to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

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Todd Salmans

Todd Salmans

Chairman
Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson

President & CEO
Tim Elkins

Tim Elkins

Chief Production Officer
Karen Blakeslee

Karen Blakeslee

Executive Vice President, Eastern Division
Al Velasco

Al Velasco

Executive Vice President, Western Division
Keith Klein

Keith Klein

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Eric Pretzlaff

Eric Pretzlaff

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Kristi Harris

Kristi Harris

Executive Vice President, National Operations
Chris Cordry

Chris Cordry

Executive Vice President, Sr. Director Capital Markets
Cindy Buhr

Cindy Buhr

Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Susie Garza

Susie Garza

Executive Vice President, Director Of JV Administration and Licensing
Gene Lugat

Gene Lugat

Executive Vice President, Strategic Support
NIsa Reyes Howard

NIsa Reyes Howard

Executive Vice President, Director of Compliance