Homespire’s Prakash Karnani Selected as Trailblazer Award Winner by PROGRESS in Lending

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 8, 2021 – Homespire Mortgage, one of the nation’s fastest growing residential mortgage lenders, announced that its Executive Vice President for Marketing & Technology, Prakash Karnani, was recently named as one of 2020’s Trailblazer Award winners by PROGRESS in Lending. This annual program recognizes the top 20 sales, marketing and public relations executives working in the mortgage space who are making the biggest impact on both their companies and the industry.

Karnani has been the driving force behind Homespire’s digital marketing and technology, employing a strategic vision that can be summed up as “technology-driven, human-centered.” Karnani’s leadership in digital marketing has guided the development and implementation of platforms which power the marketing needs of Homespire’s loan officers, helping them to focus on the borrower experience. As a tech savvy brand-builder, Karnani balances the company’s digital marketing, automation, bots, APIs and such with a human-centered approach to ensure his team delivers helpful and engaging content that reaches customers in a crowded marketplace. Karnani also led the implementation of the company’s next generation digital mortgage web and mobile app experience, HomespireGO®. Fusing innovative mortgage and marketing technology, the platform delivers a seamless mortgage experience for borrowers, loan officers and real estate agents.

“I am honored to be named as a ‘Trailblazer’ by the PROGRESS in Lending team,” said Karnani. “This recognition is a testament to the talented and collaborative efforts of our Marketing and Technology team and the strategic investments made by Homespire’s leadership. Embracing a culture of continuous innovation at all levels is what drives us forward and I am excited about the marketing and technology roadmap ahead of us in 2021.”

“We’re very proud of Prakash’s recognition and his commitment to delivering an exceptional digital marketing experience for both Homespire’s customers and loan officers,” said Michael Rappaport, president for Homespire Mortgage. “Over the years, he and his team have ensured our marketing and technology remain cutting-edge, and his plans for 2021 and beyond will continue to fuel us forward.”

About Homespire Mortgage Corp.

Homespire Mortgage is an award-winning mortgage lender, proudly operating across 39 states with the mission of guiding and supporting homebuyers to responsibly and affordably finance their dream of homeownership. As an Equal Housing Lender and approved seller and servicer with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Homespire has been helping open the doors to ownership for thousands of homebuyers since 2006 by simplifying the mortgage process and providing affordable mortgage and loan options, while delivering an exemplary customer experience.

Homespire has been named to the Inc. 5000’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the past three years, as well as one of the “Best Mortgage Companies to Work for” by National Mortgage News for the last two years. For more information, please visit, and follow Homespire Mortgage on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

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