Wyndham Capital Mortgage Hires New COO

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wyndham Capital Mortgage announced today the hiring of Ben Cowen as Chief Operating Officer. 


Mr. Cowen most recently served as the executive in charge of Citi’s Mortgage Originations business, and prior to that, served as the President of the Mortgage Division at Bank of Oklahoma. Cowen’s career spans 40 years in the mortgage industry.

“Ben brings an incredible depth and breadth of mortgage leadership experience to Wyndham, and will play a key role in helping us scale the company to unprecedented levels”, said CEO Jeff Douglas.  

As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Cowen will have accountability for the Operations and Sales divisions, and is charged driving automation, process improvements, and sales effectiveness across the company. 

“I have worked at number of larger mortgage organizations, and I have found Wyndham to be a great mix of an entrepreneurial can-do culture combined with technology capabilities that exceed those of some larger competitors.  I look forward to taking an already highly effective platform and helping drive it to new levels of success”, said Cowen.

Wyndham Capital Mortgage Inc. is a mortgage company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, providing residential mortgage loans through a direct-to-consumer, online lending model. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Mike Ferone, SVP of Human Resources at 704-247-2209 or email at michael.ferone@wyndhamcapital.com.

With more than 21 years in the industry, we’re a leading fintech mortgage lender saving current and potential homeowners money and time through transparent rates, zero junk lender fees*, and technology that automates over five million tasks each month. We’ve served over 100,000 borrowers, boast a 98% customer satisfaction rating and 4.9 stars on thousands of online reviews, and provide a “mortgages without migraines” experience. (*Note: Wyndham does not charge junk fees, application fees, processing fees, or underwriting fees. There can be fees charged directly by Third Parties for services such as, but not limited to, title, settlement, appraisal, taxes, and insurance.)

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