The Axia leadership team has a proven track record across the mortgage industry, and the whole team takes a hands-on approach to develop solutions that support our employees.

Alexander Rosenblum

Chief Executive Officer

Alex Rosenblum has been serving as Axia’s Chief Executive Officer for more than 4 years and is a proud member of the firm’s Board of Directors. As the firm’s CEO, Alex has been instrumental in helping Axia Home Loans grow as an employee-owned company that serves customers across the country. His leadership and people-first hospitality mindset have been the catalyst to achieving more than 250% growth in annual volume. In 2021, Axia marked yet another record-breaking year in purchase volume.

Prior to Axia, Alex worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy Group. He later founded Alistar Resources – a private equity company. Alex is a graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration with a minor in Real Estate Finance. Outside of work, Alex enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Quinn Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Axia’s Chief Financial Officer Quinn Brown is a veteran of the banking and financial sector. With more than 40 years of experience, she oversees all financial processes and reporting for Axia and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Quinn’s expertise was pivotal to transitioning Axia Home Loans from an LLC to an employee-owned company that serves customers across the country. In addition, Quinn successfully orchestrated the acquisition and integration of two companies under Axia’s brand.

Ron Gapp

Chief Operations Officer &
General Counsel
With more than a decade of experience, Chief Operations Officer Ron Gapp also serves as Axia’s General Counsel. As an attorney, Ron manages all mortgage-related legal, compliance, and regulatory matters. His primary responsibility is to hold Axia’s pillar of Integrity to the highest standard in the industry. Ron’s knowledge and expertise add valuable insight as Axia continues to develop innovative solutions that align with the firm’s vision and growth. Ron received his Juris Doctor degree from Chapman University.

Dan Shanahan

President of Retail Sales

Dan Shanahan brings nearly 30 years of mortgage industry experience to his role as President of Retail Sales. Prior to joining Axia in 2024, Dan served as Mortgage Retail Division Manager (SVP) for Huntington National Bank. He held several progressively responsible roles during his 25-year tenure at Huntington, which resulted in the development of considerable expertise in sales strategy, business planning, and relationship building. These indispensable skills are instrumental as Dan guides Axia’s Loan Originators throughout the country into a new era of growth for the company. Dan is an active leader in the community and industry, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Eastern Illinois University.

Kevin Hoyt

EVP, Production for Division II
Kevin Hoyt brings more than three decades of senior executive expertise as Axia’s EVP of Production. Nationally recognized by his peers as a dynamic team builder and manager of large-scale mortgage production, Kevin has led teams at Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Homebridge Financial Services, CTX Mortgage, and UAMC-Lennar during his career.

Dave Pilotte

EVP, Wholesale Division

Dave Pilotte is a dynamic leader with more than 35 years of industry experience. He currently serves as Axia’s EVP of the firm’s Wholesale Division. Dave’s resume includes leading several national lenders to become top-20 organizations in the country. His expertise spans all organizational layers from operations to sales. During his tenure, David has worked as a Divisional Manager for the West Coast region. Under his leadership, he produced more than $35 billion in funded loan volume.

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