Brad Hippert, Vice Chair
CEO, Equity Atlas
Identifies as: Caucasian
In addition to his role as vice chair of Sabin CDC’s Board of Directors, Brad Hippert is the founder and CEO of Equity Atlas. Equity Atlas is a 100% worker owned mortgage company that aims to transform how home financing is managed. In the course of this mission Equity Atlas focuses on: shifting expectations, offering innovative programs and tools, and setting standards for home mortgage lenders.
As an expert on banking with more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector, Mr. Hippert has held management positions at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Bank of America, and Security Pacific National Bank. He focuses on innovative lending practices, market-driven program development, and unique ownership and compensation models. He is committed to advancing green building techniques and encouraging sustainable living practices. He lives with his wife Dona in Portland surrounded by a pesticide-free, organic, native and ornamental garden filled with numerous critters and creatures of all sizes and shapes.