Wyndham Capital Mortgage Hires Industry Leader Melissa Smith as SVP of Risk and Compliance | Companies

CHARLOTTE, NC – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Nov. November 2021–

Wyndham Capital Mortgage, a leading fintech mortgage lender, has announced the hiring of industry and leadership veteran Melissa Smith as the company’s SVP of Risk and Compliance. With over 30 years of financial services leadership, risk and compliance experience, Smith brings a unique blend of skills and knowledge to Wyndham Capital.

“As we face the future of changing compliance regulations and the ever-vital need to understand and comply with these rules, we knew it was important to have someone in this position with Melissa’s skills and knowledge base.” said Wyndham Capital Mortgage founder and CEO Jeff Douglas. “We are constantly looking for ways to improve our organization as we continue to grow, and Melissa’s joining is a huge step in that direction.”

Prior to joining Wyndham Capital, Smith was Compliance Executive, SVP – Fair & Responsible Banking; Risk assessment and hedging for Key Bank, where she was responsible for overseeing fair lending regulations, as well as compliance testing and monitoring across the company.

Her career spanned a variety of financial institutions, including mortgage and banking organizations, where she has consistently shown a tendency to understand and communicate the complexities of risk and compliance.

“Our industry is obviously heavily regulated to protect the consumer. As we scale our business, Melissa will make sure we continue to abide by the regulations and turn them into a red carpet for our clients, ”said Ben Cowen, president of Wyndham Capital Mortgage.

Smith will be based out of the Wyndham Capital office in Charlotte, NC and will continue to be involved in expanding his presence in not only Charlotte but also Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Phoenix and Dallas.

“When I look at Wyndham Capital, I see that a company is gaining momentum as it grows and technology,” said Smith. “From pioneering digital lending to breaking new ground in lending to private customers, the possibilities are endless and I’m excited to be at the forefront in such an exciting time.”

About Wyndham Capital Mortgages

Wyndham Capital Mortgage is a leading fintech mortgage lender saving homeowners time and money with transparent interest rates and technology that automates 3.5 million child tasks. Wyndham Capital is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the US mortgage lending business and is licensed on 47 dates and in Washington, DC. In 2020, the company issued more than 13,000 loans valued at more than $ 5.4 billion. For more information, visit www.wyndhamcapital.com.

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SOURCE: Wyndham Capital Mortgage

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