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By Alena Kairys

Apr 28, 2023

LINTHICUM, MD, April 28, 2023- NFM Lending and its Family of Lenders are pleased to name Stephanie L. Herring as its Chief Human Resources Officer. Herring will lead companywide recruitment and retention strategies to grow NFM further.

Herring joins NFM with over 23 years of experience in human resources, 12 of which have been as an HR Executive. She is an award-winning HR professional, recognized as a top C-Suite Executive by the Pittsburgh Business Times in 2022. Herring is a certified professional through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), Society for HR Management (SHRM) and the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and skilled in HR compliance, corporate strategy, conflict resolution, employee wellness and benefits and more.

“I am beyond excited to join NFM Lending!” said Herring. “Their championing of talent has been a key to their growth factor and is why they celebrate 25 years of service this year! The organization’s people-first stance and top employer recognitions demonstrate that HR must continually evolve, allowing people to have a sense of belonging and the ability to thrive personally and professionally. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the next level of people evolution for NFM.”

Herring is passionate about building a “people-first” culture that values employees at every organizational level. She believes that creating an environment of transparency, mutual respect, and integrity is vital to creating a thriving workplace.

“I am tremendously excited to work with Stephanie,” said NFM Chief Compliance Counsel and General Counsel LaTasha Waddy. “She is a proven Human Resources professional that will absolutely elevate the employee experience and culture at the NFM Family of Lenders. I look forward to having her as a strategic ally at the organization.” 

Herring holds degrees from Point Park University and is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University Executive Leadership Academy through the Tepper School of Business. In her spare time, Herring mentors fellow professionals through Pittsburgh Women’s Alliance, The Advanced Leadership Institute, and volunteers. She resides in Pittsburgh, PA with her two sons.

About NFM Lending

NFM Lending is a mortgage lending company currently licensed in 49 states in the U.S. and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1998. NFM Lending and its family of companies includes Main Street Home Loans, BluPrint Home Loans, Freedmont Mortgage Group, Elevate Home Loans, and Element Home Loans. They attribute their success in the mortgage industry to their steadfast commitment to customers and the community. For more information about NFM Lending, visit, like our Facebook page, or follow us on Instagram.

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