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Planet Home Lending Hires Dan Granieri As CTO

Planet Home Lending, LLC, a national lender and servicer, has hired Dan Granieri as Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Granieri will create proactive technology that meets customers’ needs and positions the company for long-term growth.

“We continuously implement technology to support Planet’s synergistic, multichannel business model,” said Planet Financial Group CEO and President Michael Dubeck. “During his two decades in the industry, Dan has achieved impressive results, and we are delighted to have him on the Planet team. With Dan driving innovation, our IT will empower employees and deliver best-in-class borrower and client experiences.”

Granieri’s recent accomplishments include building a mortgage technology platform that lets MLOs take customers from lead to disclosing in 30 minutes. “Throughout my career, I’ve focused on improving customer experience by streamlining touchpoints and processes,” Granieri said.  “A key initiative at Planet Home Lending is the completion of our end-to-end e-close platform for borrowers and partners.”

Prior to joining Planet, Granieri led IT for a top 50 retail lender. Previously, he had leadership positions at two top 50 insurance brokers, EPIC Insurance and Relation Insurance, and a Fortune 500 healthcare service provider, Quest Diagnostics.

During his more than two decades in the industry, he has built a reputation for creating IT cultures rooted in caring. “I view IT as a service organization staffed by technology experts,” Granieri said. “When you put people first and care about them, the right results always follow.”