Amber Elwell is senior vice president and chief financial officer. She oversees Guild Mortgage’s finance, accounting and treasury functions, including warehouse covenants, cash management, internal controls, audits, and branch and company financials.
She started with Guild in 2004 as a staff accountant and advanced to financial analyst and vice president before being promoted to senior vice president of finance in 2015. She was named CFO in early 2020. Her many accomplishments at Guild include managing the implementation and adoption of two company-wide business intelligence systems, a new accounting system, a paperless invoice and an expense reimbursement system.
Ms. Elwell graduated with a B.B.A. in finance from Texas Christian University and earned an MBA from the University of California, Irvine. She holds an active certified public account (CPA) license and the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation. She has been involved with the Mortgage Bankers Association throughout her career and was chosen to participate in the California and national MBA Future Leaders programs. She is also a member of the United Way of San Diego County’s finance committee.