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Cylee Steele



As Chief Information Officer (CIO) at First Mortgage Direct, Cylee Steele uses her cross-functional expertise in information technology and business development to ensure effective process management throughout the company. Cylee oversees business technologies and data management to positively contribute to FMD’s strategic goals.

After receiving her Master of Business Administration (MBA), Cylee was a business partner of a small tax preparation service, where she streamlined processes and focused on building efficiencies. She then moved to the mortgage industry, where she could continue her career in IT. Cylee has worked at First Mortgage Direct since 2016 and has quickly grown in her role. She continues to successfully integrate new systems and has drastically increased efficiencies for the company’s departments.

Outside of work, Cylee enjoys spending time with family, going on long road trips, camping, and visiting national parks.