Homespire’s Alyssa Gipe and Archana Verma Honored As “Next Gen Leaders” by PROGRESS in Lending

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 21, 2021 – Homespire Mortgage, one of the nation’s fastest growing residential mortgage lenders, is pleased to announce that Alyssa Gipe, Mortgage Technology Operations Manager, and Archana Verma, Marketing Manager, were recently selected as Next Gen Leader Award winners by PROGRESS in Lending.

This inaugural award recognizes the mortgage visionaries and thought leaders with 10 years of industry experience or less who are not afraid to innovate and blaze new trails for their teams and organization. Gipe and Verma are leaders who embrace innovation and industry disruption head-on with tactical solutions.

Within the first few years of joining Homespire, Gipe has consistently gone above and beyond for her team as Manager of Encompass Operations. In her role, she has created, organized, improved, and redesigned all facets of the company’s Encompass software platform and has been instrumental in supporting Homespire’s strategic vision of a company that is “technology-driven, yet human-centered.”

“I am thrilled to be named a 2021 ‘Next Gen Leader’ award winner,” said Gipe. “Homespire’s company culture embraces continuous innovation, which makes it both exciting and easy to meet industry challenges and ensure that our team members have the best tools to deliver an exceptional mortgage experience for our customers.”

Embracing innovation and disruption, Verma’s leadership and implementation of digital marketing has driven the development of powerful tools that fuel the marketing needs of Homespire’s loan officers. In addition to being the Marketing Department Manager, Verma is also the Head Copywriter and Editor with her work shaping and molding the Homespire brand over the past four years.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a ‘Next Gen Leader’ by the team at PROGRESS in Lending,” said Verma. “This recognition is a testament to our amazing team, and Homespire’s commitment to investing in the cutting-edge marketing tools and technologies that enhance our LOs capabilities and our borrowers’ mortgage experience.”

“We’re very proud of Alyssa’s and Archana’s recognition,” said Michael Rappaport, president for Homespire Mortgage. “They continuously show their passion and growth as true leaders in the mortgage space by creating innovative solutions and systems for their teams and deserve to be recognized for their hard work and perseverance.


About Homespire Mortgage Corp.

At Homespire Mortgage, we live for those high-five moments — when we empower our team with the tools, technology, and connections that open doors for expansive growth and allow us to bring our exceptional mortgage service to more people. That’s what drives us, and we’ve built a nationally recognized mortgage company, fusing innovative mortgage and marketing technology with the power of the human spirit to create a mortgage experience that Borrowers trust, Realtors® recommend and Employees take pride in.

Why purple? It says everything about who we are…breaking the mold, creating new and vibrant energy that just can’t be ignored. And it’s not bragging if you can back it up. Funding over $2.4 billion in 2020, Homespire Mortgage is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, operating 27 branches and licensed across 41 states and is nationally recognized on the Inc. 5000’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The company is proudly recognized by National Mortgage News as a “Best Mortgage Company to Work for” and most recently as a “2021 Top Workplaces in the USA”. Learn more about our award-winning company at, and follow us on LinkedInFacebook and Instagram.