Carolyn Garris

Evergreen Home Loans™, a full-service direct home loan lender in the Western U.S., has announced that Carolyn Garris has been promoted to director of marketing. Garris previously served as senior marketing manager and has been with Evergreen Home Loans for nearly seven years.

With over two decades of sales field communication strategy experience within the financial services industry, Garris possesses a proven track record in marketing communications, collateral development and sales support. In this new role, she continues to oversee field marketing for Evergreen Home Loans and leads a marketing team responsible for the creation of thousands of custom marketing pieces each year.

More recently, Garris helped shape the company’s communication toolkit to support home-office managers, as well as managers at more than 70 Evergreen branches. She also sits on the company’s associate appreciation committee, focused on ensuring recognition across the board for all associates.

“It’s a pleasure working with and spearheading a variety of marketing initiatives alongside Carolyn,” said Jeanne Hussin, chief marketing officer for Evergreen Home Loans. “Her strong field marketing expertise is unparalleled in our industry and allows us to attract loan officer talent throughout all the markets we serve. She definitely delivers the ‘WOW,’ and we’re excited to see this momentum continue.”

“The mortgage industry has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past decade — especially over the past year — and Evergreen Home Loans is continually on the forefront of these changes,” said Garris. “I’m both thrilled and honored to step into this new role and to continue driving the marketing and communications efforts for the company as we work to evolve and pursue our vision to change the world one relationship at a time.”

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