LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Jay Bray
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Jay Bray serves as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mr. Cooper Group. He also serves as President and CEO for Nationstar. Jay has also served in various leadership roles at Nationstar since joining the company in 2000.

Jay has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage servicing and originations industry. From 1988 to 1994, he worked with Arthur Andersen in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as an audit manager from 1992 to 1994. From 1994 to 2000, Jay held a variety of leadership roles at Bank of America and predecessor entities, where he managed the asset backed securitization process for mortgage-related products, developed and implemented a secondary execution strategy and profitability plan and managed investment banking relationships, secondary marketing operations and investor relations. Additionally, Jay led the portfolio acquisition, pricing and modeling group at Bank of America.

He holds a B.A.A. in Accounting from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia.

Christopher Marshall 
Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Marshall serves as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Mr. Cooper Group. Chris joined Mr. Cooper in January 2019 from Tax Guard Inc. where he served as Executive Chairman. Previously he was with Capital Bank Financial Corp. where he served as co-founder and CFO since 2009. Through his leadership, Capital Bank grew from a start-up business to $10 billion in assets and was sold for $2.2 billion. Chris also successfully led the company through its IPO as well as the acquisition and integration of eight community banks.

Previously, Chris served as Chief Restructuring Officer and Senior Advisor to the CEO at GMAC, Inc., now Ally Financial, Inc. He also served as an advisor to The Blackstone Group L.P. providing advice and analysis for potential investments in the banking sector. From 2006 through 2008, Chris served as CFO at Fifth Third Bancorp. Prior to that, Chris served in various senior leadership roles at Bank of America Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., AlliedSignal Technical Services Corporation and TRW, Inc.

Chris holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Tony Ebers
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Tony Ebers serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mr. Cooper Group. Tony joined Nationstar in 2015 and was most recently the company’s Chief Operating Officer, a role he assumed in April 2018 after serving as Executive Vice President of Originations.

Tony has held key leadership positions in mortgage lending, servicing and real estate transaction related services spanning a more than 25-year career. In 2015, he served as the Originations Division President at ServiceLink, a Black Knight company. Prior to ServiceLink, Tony served as Executive Vice President of Mortgage Lending and Servicing at OneWest Bank from 2009-2015. Tony also served as Executive Vice President and COO at IndyMac Bank from 2002-2009, managing retail banking, consumer lending, mortgage operations and home loan servicing.

Tony holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance and Banking with an emphasis in economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Steve Covington
Executive Vice President & Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Steve Covington serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Mr. Cooper Group.  Steve joined Nationstar in 2015 as its Chief Compliance Officer and in 2018 took on the role as its Chief Risk and Compliance Officer. He has more than 30 years of mortgage industry experience most recently serving as an Executive Director of Risk Management within Morgan Stanley’s residential mortgage business.  Prior to Morgan Stanley, Steve was a Senior Vice President and Director of Quality Control and Compliance at First Horizon Home Loans and Fleet Mortgage Corporation.  Steve also spent over a decade as a Federal banking regulator at The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and The Office of Thrift Supervision.

Steve holds a B.S. in Banking and Finance from the University of South Carolina and an M.B.A. in Corporate Finance from the University of Dallas.

Dana Dillard
Executive Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

Dana Dillard serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility for Mr. Cooper Group. Dana joined Nationstar in 2013 and held various leadership roles, most recently serving as its Executive Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility. She has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, with vast experience serving in different capacities across the industry. As EVP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Dana oversees industry and government relations, nonprofit engagement, community outreach and our newly launched Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

Previously, Dana worked at GMAC RESCAP, where she managed the REO, Liquidations and Community Outreach teams during the peak of the housing crisis. She has held other senior leadership positions at EMC Mortgage, Bank of America Mortgage and Lomas Mortgage.

One of the proudest moments in Dana’s career was when she led outreach efforts at HOPENOW from 2008-2010. During this time, she traveled across the country speaking with hundreds of struggling families. For that work, she received the Five Star Institutes Humanitarian of the Year award in 2009.

Dana is a Dallas native and holds B.A. degrees in Journalism and Business from Southern Methodist University.

Kelly Ann Doherty
EVP and Chief People & Communications Officer

Kelly Ann serves as EVP and Chief People & Communications Officer for Mr. Cooper Group overseeing all facets of human resources and corporate communications.  As the leader of our People organization, she also leads our culture initiatives to create a more encouraging and empowering work environment.

Kelly Ann is a strategic leader, seasoned in navigating the landscape of the financial services industry.  She joined Nationstar in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications where she led the corporate internal and external repositioning as the company rebranded from Nationstar to Mr. Cooper, while simultaneously managing the company’s public affairs narrative, employee communications and the merger with WMIH. Through varying leadership roles in the financial services sector, Kelly Ann has served as a crisis spokesperson, public affairs expert, communications innovator and executive counselor.

Previously, she served as Vice President of Corporate Communications at Elevate, a financial technology firm. She also served as a public relations and affairs consultant for four years and as a strategic communication staffer for a Presidential campaign and within President George W. Bush’s administration with a tour at the White House in Presidential Personnel and N.A.S.A. as a political appointee. Kelly Ann is also active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for The Women’s Center of Tarrant County.

Kelly Ann holds a B.A. from George Washington University in International Media and Communications.

Kurt Johnson
Chief Credit Officer

Kurt Johnson serves as Chief Credit Officer, responsible for setting all Credit Risk related policy and governance.

With over 20 years of experience in the mortgage-banking industry, he joined the company in 2015. Prior to coming aboard, Johnson spent six years as Executive Vice President at OneWest Bank and nearly a decade as Senior Vice President at Indymac Bank, where he helped develop a streamline modification program that served as the template for HAMP.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Math from Occidental College and a master’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from Cornell University.

Neenu Kainth
Chief Digital Officer

Neenu Kainth serves as Chief Digital Officer for Mr. Cooper Group and is responsible for the development of the company’s customer experience roadmap as well as product and digital offerings including the customer-facing voice, website and mobile applications.

Neenu joined the company in 2015 and previously served as Senior Vice President, Digital Product Management. Prior to that, Neenu held senior roles at Verizon and Comcast where she was responsible for the growth of digital products including product management, technology development, pricing, revenue, and cost management.

Neenu holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania.

Glenn Onstad
Chief Audit Executive

Glenn Onstad serves as Chief Audit Executive for Mr. Cooper Group. He joined Nationstar in 2016 in the same role, bringing nearly 30 years of internal audit, risk and finance experience, with emphasis in the mortgage industry since 2004.

Glenn previously served in various internal audit leadership positions, including Chief Audit Executive for Ocwen Financial Corporation, Senior Audit Director for Capital One Financial Services, and SVP, Governance, Risk and Control for Bank of America Home Loans. Before entering the mortgage and financial services industry in 2004, Glenn served in internal audit and financial leadership roles in the consumer products, regulated electric utility, telecommunication and public accounting industries dating back to 1989.

Glenn earned both M.B.A. and B.B.A. degrees from University of Texas, Arlington, and holds CPA, CIA, CISA, and CMA credentials.

Michael Rawls
Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Xome

Mike Rawls serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer of Xome. Prior to joining Xome in 2020, Mike served as the Executive Vice President of Servicing for Mr. Cooper Group, where he held operational responsibility for the company’s entire servicing portfolio. Since joining the company in 2000, Mike has served in several leadership positions including as President of Champion Mortgage and senior roles in the company’s originations channels.

Previously, Mike held leadership roles at Banc One Financial Services from 1997 to 1999 and at Household Financial Services from 1991 to 1997.

Mike received a B.A. in Business Management from Virginia Wesleyan College.

Sridhar Sharma
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Sridhar Sharma is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Mr. Cooper Group, where he is responsible for applications and technology operations. Sridhar joined Nationstar in 2015 in the same role.

Sridhar has nearly 20 years of experience leading technology and product engineering functions. He previously served as the Chief Technology Officer for Ugam Solutions in Dallas. Before that, he was the Chief Evangelist and Architect for the Products and Platforms group at Infosys.

Sridhar earned a B.S. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Mysore, India, and a M.B.A. degree from Cornell University in New York.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jay Bray
Jay Bray serves as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mr. Cooper Group. He also serves as President and CEO for Nationstar. Jay has also served in various leadership roles at Nationstar since joining the company in 2000.

Jay has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage servicing and originations industry. From 1988 to 1994, he worked with Arthur Andersen in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as an audit manager from 1992 to 1994. From 1994 to 2000, Jay held a variety of leadership roles at Bank of America and predecessor entities, where he managed the asset backed securitization process for mortgage-related products, developed and implemented a secondary execution strategy and profitability plan and managed investment banking relationships, secondary marketing operations and investor relations. Additionally, Jay led the portfolio acquisition, pricing and modeling group at Bank of America.

He holds a B.A.A. in Accounting from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia

 

Busy Burr
Busy Burr has been President & Chief Commercial Officer of Carrot, Inc., a venture-backed digital health company since November 2019. Prior to which Ms. Burr was at Humana, Inc., a for-profit health insurance company, from March 2015 to September 2018, where she served as the Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President of Healthcare Trend.  Prior to that, she was Managing Director of Citi Ventures, and Global Head of Business Incubation of Citigroup, Inc. from January 2011 to January 2015.  Busy also served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at eBay, Inc. from January 2010 to January 2011. Prior to joining eBay, she co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Lucy & Lily (Alterdot) from March 2004 to June 2009. Busy has held various senior-leadership roles at Credit Suisse Group AG (formerly Credit Suisse First Boston), Homestead Technologies Inc. and Gap Inc., and was an investment banker for Morgan Stanley. Busy serves on the board of directors of Rite Aid Corporation, has served on the board of directors of Satellite Healthcare Inc., a not-for-profit provider of kidney dialysis and related services, since December 2018, and has previously served as a board observer for three healthcare companies, Omada Health, Inc. Aspire Health, Inc. and Livongo Health, Inc. Busy holds a A.B. in Economics from Smith College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

 

Rob Gidel
Rob Gidel has been a principal in Liberty Partners, LLC, a company that invests in both private and publicly-traded real estate and finance focused operating companies, since 1998. Rob was President & Chief Executive Officer of Ginn Development Company, LLC, one of the largest privately-held developers of resort communities and private clubs in the Southeast, from 2007 until 2009. Rob has served on multiple private and publicly-held companies’ boards of directors, including DDR Corp., American Industrial Properties, Brazos Asset Management, certain registered investment companies of Fortress Investment Group, Global Signal Inc., LNR Property Holdings, Lone Star Funds, Meridian Point Realty Trust VIII, Paragon Group, Inc. and US Restaurant Properties. He is also a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow. He holds a B.S.B.A. in Finance Insurance and Real Estate from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. 

 

Roy Guthrie
Roy Guthrie has been the chairman of the Executive Committee of Renovate America, Inc. (a privately-held corporation), which provides an energy efficiency and renewable energy home improvement financing platform, since September 2018; he previously served as Chief Executive Officer from October 2017 to September 2018. Roy was Executive Vice President of Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company, from 2005 to 2012; he previously served as Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2011 and as Treasurer from 2009 to 2010. Roy was President & Chief Executive Officer of CitiFinancial International, LTD, a consumer finance business of Citigroup Inc., from 2000 to 2004, serving on Citigroup’s Management Committee throughout this period. Roy was also Chief Financial Officer of Associates First Capital Corporation from 1996 to 2000, while it was a public company, and he served as a member of its board of directors from 1998 to 2000. Roy also serves on the board of directors of OneMain Holdings, Inc. and Synchrony Financial. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Hanover College and an M.B.A. from Drake University.

 

Chris Harrington
Chris Harrington is a Member of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), a global asset manager working in private equity and fixed income. Chris joined KKR in 2008 and leads the firm’s financial services industry team within the Americas Private Equity platform.  Chris has been involved with KKR’s investments in multiple companies, including Mr. Cooper Group.  Mr. Harrington currently serves on the board of directors of several public and privately-held companies. Prior to joining KKR, Chris was with Merrill Lynch & Co., where he was involved in a variety of corporate advisory transactions. He holds an A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

 

Mike Malone
Mike Malone serves on the board of directors of Walker & Dunlop, Inc. and New Senior Investment Group. From February 2008 until February 2012, he served as a Managing Director of Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management group, where he was in charge of the Charlotte, North Carolina office and responsible for the business of the capital formation group in the southeast and southwest regions of the United States. Mike retired from Bank of America in November 2007, after nearly 24 years of service as Senior Executive Banker and Managing Director. Over those years Mike worked in and ran a number of investment banking businesses for the bank and its subsidiary, Banc of America Securities LLC, including real estate, gaming, lodging, leisure and the financial sponsors businesses. Mike holds a B.S. from the University of Kentucky.


Shveta Mujumdar
Shveta Mujumdar currently serves as Vice President, Corporate Development for Intuit, a leading business and financial software company. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, Corporate Development for Lynda.com, an online learning platform, up until and through the sale to LinkedIn for $1.5 billion. Additionally, Shveta has held various strategy, corporate development and financial advisory roles at QuinStreet, Live Nation/Ticketmaster, Goldman Sachs and Deloitte. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in economics from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.

 

Tagar Olson
Tagar Olson most recently was a Member of KKR. He joined KKR in 2002 and prior to his departure in December 2019, served as Head of KKR’s financial services and hospitality and leisure industry teams. He served as a member of the Investment Committee and Portfolio Management Committees within the KKR America’s Private Equity platform and also served as a member of KKR’s Global Investment, Markets and Distribution Committee. Tagar played a significant role in many of KKR’s other investments in the financial services sector. Tagar currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. He is also a member of the Board of Overseers at NYU Langmore Medical Center.  Prior to joining KKR, Tagar was with Evercore Partners Inc.  He holds a B.S. and B.A.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Steve Scheiwe
Steve Scheiwe is President of Ontrac Advisors, Inc., which offers analysis and management services to private equity groups, privately held companies and funds managing distressed corporate debt issues. Steve has served on the board of directors of Alimco Financial Corporation, Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Verso Corporation., Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc., and Mississippi Phosphates Corporation. He holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and a J.D. with honors from the Washburn University School of Law.

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