Author Archive

Blaine Rada

Senior National Trainer and Instructional Designer
Blaine Rada is an accomplished training professional with a unique ability to explain, coach and inspire, no matter how complex the topic. He develops and conducts versatile training sessions that teach key industry skills.

With more than 25 years of experience, Blaine developed and managed a multiformat program of webinars and live training at CMG Mortgage Insurance Company, which Arch MI’s parent company acquired in 2014. He holds a Certificate in Distance Education from Indiana University and is a member of the National Speakers Association. He has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, a recognition held by fewer than 15% of professional speakers worldwide.

Carl Tyree

Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer
As Chief Sales Officer, Carl Tyree oversees Arch MI’s sales teams and manages customer relationship strategies. He was promoted to his current position in 2018. Mr. Tyree joined the company in 2013 as Vice President for National Accounts, where he managed the company’s relationships with the top 50 lenders, and became Senior Vice President for National Accounts in 2016.

Chris Limbaugh

As Social Media/Content Specialist, Chris Limbaugh manages Arch MI’s social media channels. He joined Arch MI in 2018 after working in various communications capacities at a large nonprofit. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Jim Jumpe

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
As Chief Marketing Officer, Jim Jumpe oversees a long-term strategy to steward the Arch MI brand, help drive sales through effective customer communication, events, advertising and marketing collateral, and develop and execute innovative marketing strategies.

Jo Fleischer

Senior Writer
Jo Fleischer, a senior writer in Marketing, has been with the company for ten years, tackling writing projects ranging from press releases to materials for new product rollouts and website updates. A graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, he began his career as a newspaper reporter and then worked for several trade magazines and public relations agencies as a writer/editor, in both New York and North Carolina.

Kirk Willison

Kirk Willison is Arch MI’s chief advocate on Capitol Hill and before regulatory agencies. He also fosters relationships with trade groups, community organizations and think tanks to enhance Arch MI’s profile, influence and reputation as a thought leader in housing finance.

Michael Hitt

SVP, Insurance Operations
Michael Hitt oversees Arch MI’s underwriting, claims, servicing and customer service teams, including the ASK Center. Previously with United Guaranty Corporation (UGC), he joined Arch MI in 2017 when the two companies merged. Michael has more than two decades of experience in the mortgage insurance industry, including positions in analytics and finance. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Clemson University.