Mr. Rizzo joined Guild Mortgage in 2008 as the regional manager of Hawaii. A veteran of more than 25 years in the mortgage industry, he previously served for nine years as district manager for GMAC Mortgage, Hawaii. He entered the industry in 1989 as a loan officer with North American Mortgage. He received his bachelors degree in finance in 1970 from California State University, and his MBA in finance and accounting from Hawaii Pacific University in 1995. Mr. Rizzo is on the board of Domestic Violence Hawaii and Hawaii First Tee and a strong supporter of many other nonprofit organizations in Hawaii, including Windward Boys and Girls Club.