Chief Executive Officer & President
As Chief Executive Officer & President of Castle & Cooke Mortgage, Adam Thorpe directs the company’s growth and operational strategies. Adam oversees the company’s corporate operations and loan production while also administering the company’s relationships with key counterparties including, but not limited to, investors, agencies, warehouse lenders and State and Federal regulators. Adam served as the company’s Chief Risk Officer from September 2013 until he was elevated to his current role in 2014. As Chief Risk Officer, he managed the strategic, reputational, operational, financial, and compliance-related risks and related opportunities encountered across all segments of the business. Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage, Adam was the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Sun West Mortgage Company. He was also formerly a partner at Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP in Los Angeles. A graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, Adam also spent a year at Temple University’s Tokyo Japan Campus. He is an avid cyclist and tri-athlete and is the father of three boys. He offers Castle & Cooke Mortgage a wide lens for maintaining its current growth objectives with remarkable precision.
Director of Marketing
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
Director of Quality Control
Director of Human Resources
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Information Technology
Kyle Swensen serves as the Director of Information Technology for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. He joins the executive team with more than 17 years of Information Technology experience, coming most recently from Academy Mortgage where he spent eight years implementing new technologies and services.
Kyle graduated from the University of Phoenix with his Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems and has a wide range of technical and business knowledge, having been in the mortgage industry for over 13 years. He has worked at several other large companies including Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. and Morgan Stanly Dean Witter.
Kyle is passionate about being active in the outdoors with his wife and 2 daughters. They spend most of their time boating, golfing, skiing and ATV riding. He shares his love of boating by running Utah Wake Addicts LLC, and teaching people how to wake surf.
Kyle is an advocate for creating an amazing customer service experience along with implementing technology to help make doing business easier.
Director of Operations
Director of Compliance/Operations
Samantha has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance from Southeast Missouri State University. Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage, she was Chief Compliance Officer for SecurityNational Mortgage Company in Salt Lake City, as well as Vice President/Mortgage Loan Officer for First Midwest Bank in Sikeston, Missouri. With a strong background in the entire mortgage loan process, Samantha has a great desire to work in tandem with operations in order to increase efficiency in process flows to ensure compliant and accurate loan data.
Samantha roots for the St. Louis Cardinals and BYU Cougars. She and her husband enjoy spending time together and with their family, especially if it is outdoors. Samantha is an avid music, theatre and art appreciator; painting is one of her favorite hobbies.