InterLinc Welcomes New Management to Support Rapid Growth | News

Recognized for its success and culture, InterLinc is aligning its leadership for the next level of scale.

HOUSTON, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — InterLinc Mortgage, a full-service mortgage lender, has industry leaders flocking to its ranks. Under the leadership of CEO and President, Gene F Thompson III, InterLinc welcomes talent such as their newest hire, Kara Lamphere, as Director of Operations. Formerly of Guaranteed Rate, Lamphere plans to streamline the company’s efforts in operational excellence.

“InterLinc’s history and trajectory were major factors in my decision to be part of this incredible company. Their history of success and the constant pursuit of a better experience for every borrower, business partner and employee is the reason why I decided to join,” says Kara. A seasoned and successful mortgage executive with over 20 years of experience in operations, sales and compliance, Lamphere is the first woman to hold a C-suite position at InterLinc.

Alongside Lamphere, two other leadership positions have also been filled by women this year. Thu-Lynn “TL” Nguyen has joined InterLinc as Vice President of Marketing and Ana LeBlanc joined as Director of Human Resources. With over 68% of the company made up of female employees, Lamphere, Nguyen and LeBlanc seek to lead with excellence and take InterLinc to new heights.

To prepare for this growth, Gene Thompson has brought new initiatives to the company since taking over the reins in 2021 from the former CEO, James H. VanSteenhouse. “Over the past two years, we have implemented a focused approach to strategically scale our business and grow at a rapid but sustainable pace. By adding the right members to our team, our business has grown rapidly and will continue to grow at through branch locations in major cities,” says Thompson.

InterLinc believes in providing the right tools to its loan originators to make them competitive in their markets. They accomplish this through a diverse portfolio of loan programs (non-QM, internal underwriting, and several jumbo programs), great pricing, and a cutting-edge technology stack. With a monthly average of 12 loans closed per loan originator, InterLinc provides the tools for successful business development.

With over two decades of experience in every mortgage position and the majority spent at InterLinc, Thompson has a keen business sense and a finger on the pulse of every department and branch. Defined as transparent and resourceful, it progresses by investing in the company’s greatest asset, people. With over 160 team members and 12 branches in 2021, InterLinc has sustained exponential growth with a top-notch vision. Winning the Inc 5000 award, which celebrates America’s fastest growing private companies, among many other major awards – InterLinc is recognized as a major player.

InterLinc believes that behind every loan is a family and a life decision. That’s why their vision is to help 25,000 American families a year reach their home financing goals. By delivering a mortgage experience that leaves every customer confident today and excited for tomorrow, their hope is to expand their footprint to help more American families achieve their dream of homeownership.

Potential loan originators or branch managers who are interested in a confidential conversation about joining InterLinc Mortgage can email [email protected]

About InterLinc

InterLinc Mortgage Services, LLC is a national, full-service mortgage banking company licensed in 26 states. With access to enhanced product offerings, price competitiveness and lending efficiency through exceptional service, they aim to reinvent the mortgage experience. More information is available online at

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Marie Katherine HassebrockInterLinc Mortgage Services, 2812195631, [email protected]

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