Emporium TPO


Industry leadership — Founded by highly-respected, seasoned veterans

About Us

Our Story

Emporium TPO was born out of a conversation between two old friends and industry veterans - Steve Nadon and Dan Goodwin. With a shared belief that well-originated NonQM products are integral to the future of mortgage, they decided to take their proven ability to build and grow a business and create a transformational mortgage lender that delivers high-quality products and sustainable returns for shareholders.

Our Leadership

Emporium TPO's founders have decades of experience in building multi-channel production teams from scratch. They have operated lenders at large banks, hedged pipeline risk, and managed credit at banks and non-banks.

  • $35 bn annual volume and $95 bn servicing portfolio at Option One Mortgage Company
  • $7 bn annual volume at H&R Block Mortgage
  • $3 bn annual volume at New Penn Wholesale
  • Proven start-up skills with a focus on rapid growth and profitability
  • Deep understanding of enterprise risk management, product development, and capital markets access

Our Mission

Our aspirations are simple; Build a team of talented individuals with shared values who think and behave like owners. Create a culture that is focused on delivering exceptional customer service in a collaborative and rewarding environment for associates. Deliver quality products and returns to stakeholders.

Our Values

  • Always behave in an honest and ethical manner
  • Make decisions that are in the best interests of the company, our customers, and our stakeholders
  • Do what we say we'll do
  • Stimulate, anticipate, and embrace change
  • Strive to make Emporium TPO the best at what we do, every day

The Team

Emporium TPO's Team

Daniel Goodwin

Chief Enterprise Risk and Capital Markets Officer

Daniel is an experienced executive with 30+ years in structured finance and the secondary mortgage market. He has worked at large financial institutions providing strategic advice and capital to specialty finance companies, insurance companies, and banks. He has led multiple innovative and complex financings over the years, both for M&A and regular ongoing operations. Daniel has a long history of building cohesive and successful teams and has had direct responsibility for strategic planning, risk management, and talent development.

Ed VanDuren

Chief Operating Officer

Ed has extensive experience developing successful sales and operational teams within organizations of varying sizes. He is highly regarded as a motivator with an ability to generate enthusiasm in the workplace and mentor future leaders. Ed is a strategic visionary capable of setting goals and priorities to overcome diverse challenges and achieve organizational objectives. He specializes in strategic planning and tactical implementation, P&L and forecasting, process improvement, and mentoring.

Mike Lee

Chief Revenue Officer

As the executive with extensive mortgage experience, Mike works to establish goals and a vision within Emporium TPO. In his career, he worked throughout entire organizations to develop policies, procedures, and budgets. He works closely with each department's chief or executive and ensures the company is on a path to success.

Amy Downey

Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel

Amy brings over 20 years of compliance and risk management experience with extensive knowledge in the mortgage lending industry. She has built and managed compliance programs within a variety of mortgage lending entities, large complex banking institutions and as the Director of Professional Services and Consulting for Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. Ms. Downey has excellent business acumen and awareness of industry trends.

Christine Abrams

Sales Manager - West

Christine has extensive mortgage experience spanning over 30 years. She began her career as a retail loan officer in 1990 and then transitioned over to the wholesale side in 1995. Her broad industry experience and intimate understanding of the business allows her to recruit, manage, and retain high performing sales associates.

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