Mat Ishbia

President/CEO

Mat Ishbia

President/CEO

Mat is a game-changer. By visualizing mortgage lending as a service instead of a commodity, and by moving from outside sales to inside, he revolutionized the industry and made UWM #1. Mat leads with a passion developed while playing and coaching with Michigan State basketball coach, Tom Izzo. And his competitive spirit is the reason no other company can match UWM’s knowledge, technology or service.

Meet Our Leadership

With over 158 years of combined industry experience, our leadership team brings their A-game every day to UWM. Their dedication to the team and to our clients is what makes us tick and drives us to be better and work harder each day.

Allen Beydoun

Executive Vice President, Sales

Allen Beydoun

Executive Vice President, Sales

Allen is the fuel that keeps UWM’s sales engine moving full speed ahead. Through his strong work ethic and extraordinary attitude, Allen inspires his team to go above and beyond for each and every client. Allen prides himself on not merely developing managers, but creating true leaders within the organization. His passion has propelled him from account executive to his current role as EVP of Sales.

Jason Bressler

Chief Technology Officer

Jason Bressler

Chief Technology Officer

Jason is a visionary who excels in application development and enterprise implementation. He is incredibly talented at putting a client-service focus on our tech procedures and guidelines, and is constantly developing intuitive technology platforms that help our clients grow their businesses. Jason brings nearly two decades of IT experience in the mortgage banking industry to UWM and our partners.

Sarah DeCiantis

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah DeCiantis

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah leads UWM’s marketing, public relations, social media and internal communications, providing strategic direction to support the growth and success of UWM and our broker network. Successfully building a team of 30+ marketing experts, she created an in-house agency that not only supports our business, but also provides our clients with marketing guidance and customizable materials.

Alex Elezaj

Chief Strategy Officer

Alex Elezaj

Chief Strategy Officer

A big part of helping our mortgage broker clients grow their businesses — and making sure they maintain that growth well into the future — is doing whatever we can to grow the mortgage broker channel as a whole. Alex is laser focused on this. His aim is to build strategic partnerships that promote mortgage brokers as the best place for loan originators to work and for borrowers to get a mortgage.

Tereze Gegaj

Vice President, Client Service

Tereze Gegaj

Vice President, Client Service

Tereze is the trailblazer of UWM's client-service efforts. She is responsible for implementing award-winning initiatives and elevating our Net Promoter Score to one of the top five nationwide for service/client loyalty. Leading our Welcome Associates, Operations Call Scoring/Coaching and Client Outreach teams, she helps ensure that UWM delivers the best client service experience in the industry.

Katie Foster

Senior Vice President, Underwriting

Katie Foster

Senior Vice President, Underwriting

Katie oversees all facets of UWM production, loan quality and client service, leading over 500 underwriters to achieve optimal accuracy and turn times. A former mortgage broker, she understands what is needed to make life easier for our clients and takes a common sense approach, frequently suggesting changes to make guidelines as broker-friendly and easy to understand as possible.

Justin Glass

Chief Digital Officer

Justin Glass

Chief Digital Officer

Justin has a unique ability to marry his innate knowledge of the mortgage business with today’s technology. He is always innovating systems to operate more effectively to create a broker experience that is unparalleled in the industry. Recently recognized as one of the Top 40 Mortgage Professionals under 40 by National Mortgage Professional Magazine, Justin is leading the way to make lending easy.

Shaun Groves

Senior Vice President, Sales

Shaun Groves

Senior Vice President, Sales

Shaun has an unstoppable drive and an uncanny ability to make the complex simple. At the center of the sales floor, his no-nonsense approach, laser focus on what matters and winning attitude permeates every corner. His goal is to make his teammates and clients successful. Shaun has been a part of the UWM team since the early days and is proof that with focus and passion, anything is possible.

Andrea Hall

Senior Vice President, Operations

Andrea Hall

Senior Vice President, Operations

Andrea is passionate about people and processes, and she applies that enthusiasm to leading UWM’s Operations teams. With her finger on the pulse of operational efficiency, she is constantly making changes to keep UWM ahead of the game and ensure that the Lending Support, Closing, Post-Closing and Pronto teams deliver a positive experience for our brokers on every loan they process.

Melinda Wilner

Chief Operating Officer

Melinda Wilner

Chief Operating Officer

Believing that communication and understanding are the keys to the client experience, Melinda leads 1500+ team members in Underwriting, Closing and IT to set a new standard for excellence that is centered on client service. With extensive expertise in the mortgage industry, Melinda strives to streamline UWM operations to make the lending process faster and easier from start to finish.

SALES LEADERS

Kristina Bennett

Vice President, Sales

Anthony Frederick

Vice President, Sales

Jon Groves

Vice President, Sales

Anthony Lynch

Vice President, Sales

Terry Shelton

Vice President, Sales

Jaime Borashko

Director of Wholesale Development

Bryan Miller

Assistant Vice President,
National Key Accounts

Chad Osterhout

Assistant Vice President,
Correspondent Lending

Nick Adamczak

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Kristin Allen

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Henry Gomez

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Rodney Forbush

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Joshua Frank

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Nicolas Gaudino

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Jon Hockey

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Eric Mojica

Assistant Vice President, Sales

London Powell

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Jordan Reeser

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Kale Rigby

Assistant Vice President, Sales

Ali Shahidi

Assistant Vice President, Sales