Dorinda Smith has been named president and chief executive officer of SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., effective November 1, 2015. In this role, she will oversee SunTrust’s mortgage production, servicing, operations, secondary marketing and technology areas.
Smith joined SunTrust predecessor, Crestar Mortgage, Inc., January 1996 as the operations manager overseeing the consumer direct channel, and subsequently held increasingly responsible positions including oversight of national operations for both the wholesale and correspondent channels. Most recently, Smith served as the national production manager for the correspondent channel. During her tenure in that position, she launched the non-delegated platform to meet the needs of smaller community banks as well as independently owned mortgage companies.
Prior to joining SunTrust, Smith managed commercial real estate portfolios for Perpetual Savings Bank in Tysons Corner, Virginia and subsequently the Resolution Trust Corporation.
She graduated cum laude from the University of Memphis with a BA in pre-law.