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Cherry Creek Mortgage Hires New VP Of IT Operations

Cherry Creek Mortgage, a nationwide, full-service mortgage lender, announced that Paul Yarborough has joined the company as vice president of IT operations, where he will oversee Cherry Creek’s technology infrastructure and strategy. 

In his new role, Yarborough will develop and maintain Cherry Creek’s IT strategies and budget to support its business goals and objectives while improving data security and risk management. He will also explore new technology and oversee the architecture and ongoing support of Cherry Creek’s network, server, and communications infrastructure to enhance its technology performance. Yarborough will help champion Cherry Creek’s cybersecurity and mobile technology initiatives along with its SmartClose capabilities to automate workflow from point-of-sale to the closing table.

Yarborough brings an abundance of knowledge and experience to his new role, having spent over 20 years managing cross-functional IT operations groups and ensuring the compliance and stability of infrastructure systems. He most recently served as director of global IT infrastructure and cloud at Sitel Group, a global customer service and technical support provider. Prior to that, Yarborough served as director of infrastructure and operations at Comcast. He earned his MBA from Regis University in 2019. 

“Paul is a technology leader with remarkable organizational skills and an enthusiasm for developing people, tactics, and strategies that ultimately ensure customer loyalty and satisfaction,” said Lorie Helms, chief technology officer of Cherry Creek Mortgage. “We’re confident his experience and leadership will improve the efficiency of our team and help deliver a fantastic mortgage experience for borrowers.” 

“I want to build on Cherry Creek’s tradition of delivering the best service and support available for people seeking to buy a home or refinance their mortgage,” Yarborough said. “The process starts with great people and a culture of success, and I’m delighted to be part of a thriving organization that embraces both.”