Andy Vitale

Member Since 2023

Andy Vitale

Executive Vice President, Design

Rocket Companies

Detroit Area

Andy Vitale is an executive design leader, speaker and educator who is passionate about helping companies and their leaders to understand the role of design in creating transformative outcomes. He is currently the Executive Vice President of Design at Rocket Companies, as well as a member of the Adobe Design Circle. In addition, Andy teaches design at Kent State University’s User Experience Design graduate program and serves on the advisory board for multiple professional organizations and educational institutions. He is also the co-host of the podcast, Surfacing, which explores ideas and trends within the design and technology spheres.


  • Design
  • Design Management
  • Leadeship and Team Inspiration


May 24th, 2023

Leading through design: How the next generation of designers is driving organizational change

Fast Company Executive Board member Andy Vitale seeks to cement a new understanding of designers as problem-solvers and value-drivers.

March 21st, 2023

Launching a podcast? Here are 13 factors for leaders to consider

It starts with the right topic and a diverse group of thought leaders.

March 10th, 2023

12 tips for overcoming imposter syndrome in leadership

Here's how to embrace your confidence and skills in the workplace.

March 6th, 2023

13 ways to support your team during a season of business cutbacks

There's an upside to a downsize. Here's how company leaders can make a difference and maintain their staff's trust.


Rocket Companies

Rocket Companies is a Detroit-based company obsessed with helping our clients achieve the dream of homeownership and financial freedom. Our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage, was founded by Dan Gilbert in 1985. Since then, we’ve revolutionized the mortgage industry – twice – and taken our place as the industry leader. Today, the Rocket brand is synonymous with providing simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. When you need a mortgage, a real estate agent, a personal loan or a car, Rocket gets you there fast.


  • FinTech
  • Financial Services