Steven Byrd has joined COMPARITY LLC as Vice President. Byrd will be responsible for heading up the company’s sales and marketing efforts and will be focused on the development and expansion of the company’s relationship with mortgage lending and real estate partners.
COMPARITY, based in Virginia Beach and founded in 2012, provides a unique insurance comparison service that allows consumers to shop for home, auto, life and other personal insurance policies. Their services are free to consumers and allow them to compare their options in a simple, easy to understand summary much like Internet based travel sites. COMPARITY provides access to more than 20 carriers and is currently the only company that allows customers to compare both captive and independent options with a single point of contact.
Byrd joins COMPARITY after more than 15 years in the banking industry. He has experience in both the commercial and retail banking sectors and has spent the last 9 years in the mortgage lending business where he most recently served as a loan officer for Coastal Home Mortgage, a partnership with Monarch Mortgage. He also served for 2 years as a Board Member for the Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA)
Byrd is a Hampton Roads native and attended Old Dominion University. He, his wife and son reside in Virginia Beach and Byrd serves as a coach for his son’s youth basketball and baseball teams.