This appointment is aimed at strengthening its senior sales team.
Her career spans more than 20 years, including regional and national account management roles at Barclays, Nationwide and Birmingham Midshires.
At Foundation Home Loans, Priest will be responsible for managing a panel of networks and key mortgage clubs including Sesame, PMS, Tenet, Simply Biz and The Mortgage Alliance (TMA).
Paula Priest said that she is delighted to join the business at an opportune time.
Andrew Ferguson, commercial director at Foundation Home Loans (pictured), said: “Paula is an incredibly strong appointment given her expertise and impressive market knowledge.
“With our ambitious expansion plans well underway, we are glad to have Paula join the team and support management of our key networks and mortgage clubs across the country.”