The Guaranteed Rate hires Arlyn J. Kalinski to run a groundbreaking language access program
Leading Retail Mortgage Lender Introduces New Bilingual Diversity Processing Team to Connect and Empower More Hispanic Clients
Published: October 12, 2021 at 11:19 CDT|Updated: 1 hour ago
CHICAGO, October 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Guaranteed rate, one of the top 5 retail mortgage lenders in United States, proudly announces its employment Arlyn J. Kalinskito serve as the Chief Compliance Officer under the Limited English Language Program (“LEP”). In this role, she will work to strengthen the company’s existing efforts to engage a broad range of home buying communities through the newly established Language Access Program (LAP).
In his new role, KaliÅski will oversee all aspects of compliance and implementation of the groundbreaking Guaranteed Rate initiative to guide potential home buyers through the entire mortgage process in their preferred language, starting with Spanish.
The LAP, which is launched during National Hispanic Heritage Month, starts with the Spanish language to focus on the significant expansion of the Hispanic housing market. According to the Urban Institute, 70% of first time home buyers in the next two decades will be Latin Americans. By building trust and transparency among Hispanic-speaking consumers, Kalinski will provide them with the tools they need to navigate effectively through the home loan process.
“The ownership of Hispanic homes is at a turning point,” said Kalinski, a native of Puerto Rico with 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. âThis is an opportunity to meet the homeowners’ needs of this growing population and provide additional resources, education and assistance to a variety of communities across the country.
“I am delighted to join the Guaranteed Rate and help drive efforts to create greater access to affordable mortgage loans while reducing the inherent challenges that often face neglected communities,” she said.
The program includes training and recruitment resources as well as education, financial literacy, and community outreach. KaliÅski will also oversee internal company-wide programs that prioritize career paths and the development of new skills for employees interested in supporting the LEP community.
“Adding Arlyn to fuel our efforts ensures we are at the forefront of the industry thanks to our commitment to LEP consumers,” he said. Camilo Escalante, Executive Director of Guaranteed Rate for various segments. “She is a key element that helps us win in this market and sets a model for the entire industry to follow.”
Escalante added that he and his team hope to rapidly expand the LAP to support other non-English speaking communities by adding more levels of language support based on market demand.
Guaranteed wage companies, an equal opportunity employer, continue to employ across the United States, with many open positions in a variety of exciting and rewarding positions. For more information, please visit rate.com/careers.
About companies with a guaranteed rate Guaranteed rate companies include Guaranteed Rate, Inc., one of the top 5 retail mortgage lenders inUnited States, Guaranteed Affinity Rate, LLC and Proper Rate, LLC. Headquarters in Chicago, Guaranteed interest rate companies jointly financed over $ 73 billion in 2020 and employ over 10,000 employees in over 850 offices across the country United States. Established in 2000 and located in all 50 states and WashingtonThe Guaranteed Rate has helped homeowners across the country with home purchase loans and refinancing. The company has become an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and providing unmatched customer service. In 2017, the company launched Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in franchise and residential real estate brokerage. In 2020, the company launched Proper Rate, LLC, a joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and @properties, one of the country’s largest brokerage firms in the residential real estate market. In total, the Guaranteed Interest Rate Companies have won many awards and prizes, including: Top 10 Mortgage Lenders Advisor Forbes for 2021; Best Online Loan Mortgage Lender & NerdWallet Refinance Mortgage Lender for 2021; 2018 Top Online Service Lender According to US News & World Report; Tech100 Award 2020 by HousingWire for industry-leading FlashCloseSM technology; 3rd place in the Scotsman Guide 2021 Top Retail Mortgage Lenders ranking; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; and a list of the Chicago Tribune’s top jobs for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.
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