Mike Rish joined Guild Mortgage in 1986. He manages the company’s secondary marketing functions, which include branch and investor commitments, pipeline and inventory hedging, and agency securitizations. He works directly with the company’s originators and investors across the country to expand Guild’s product offerings and maintain competitive pricing on Guild’s extensive array of mortgage options.
During his more than 30 years with the company, Mr. Rish has played an integral role in product development, designing various tools to facilitate the loan origination process. He played a key role in the development of Guild’s electronic loan finder and web-based loan lock systems and led the design of the company’s proprietary hedging model that has been in place for close to three decades.
Mr. Rish started his career at Guild in mortgage training in internal audit, performing branch and investor compliance audits before being promoted to his position in secondary marketing. He graduated from the University of San Diego in 1984 with a B.B.A. in accounting with an emphasis in computer science.