United Shore Executives Named Among Top Women in Mortagage Industry


TROY — Kirstin Hammond, executive vice president of Capital Markets and Barbara Yolles, chief marketing officer of United Shore, have been named Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America magazine.

The list recognizes 50 of the nation’s top women mortgage professionals who have made significant contributions to the mortgage lending industry.

Hammond, left, a mortgage industry veteran with more than 25 years in the business, continues to collaborate with leaders inside and outside of United Shore. Hammond, of Oakland Township, has a Bachelor of Science in finance and accounting from the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School; and an MBA in finance and real estate from the University of Michigan.

Yolles, of Birmingham,  leads all marketing, communications and strategic growth initiatives for the company, including all new branding for the 1,200-person company, which is growing at an explosive rate. She has more than 25 years of experience in advertising and marketing.

Yolles earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland.