VP, Relationship Manager
Katherine “Kate” Walton, Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, has over 25 years’ experience in banking and warehouse lending. Kate started her career as a bank teller and worked in many positions within new accounts, accounting, and operations before joining the relationship management business development team. Prior to TIAA Bank, Kate’s diverse background included Citigroup, d/b/a First Collateral Services, focusing on the broker convert to banker and small to mid-size lenders, followed by GMAC Bank / RFC, which focused on the larger independent mortgage bankers and cross sell with the Correspondent business partners. Kate participates in the MBA and many executive women’s events. She is well respected in the mortgage industry and has helped finance and grow many mortgage companies across the Western United States. Kate earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and is a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking sponsored by the MBA. On a personal note, Kate enjoys time with family, the beach, wine tasting and is an enthusiastic novice on the golf course.