Exciting Opportunity for a Real Estate Underwriting Manager To Join Team at Wescom Credit Union

The Woodlands, Texas (January, 2017) – Wescom Credit Union, headquartered in Anaheim Hills, California, has enlisted the Executive Recruiting Services of D. Hilton Associates in their search for a Real Estate Underwriting Manager.
Reporting to the Director, Real Estate Loan Operations, this position is responsible for engaging a high performing, talented and diverse team to enable functional group efficiencies, service excellence, credit effectiveness, and a positive Member experience. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and analytical skills to guide real estate lending application processing, underwriting policies and procedures, and products. This individual will be responsible for leading and inspiring the underwriting team, setting and monitoring goals for the lending staff, managing risk in accordance with Credit Union credit and risk tolerance guidelines, and develop and strengthen relationships within all channels. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a wide variety of real estate lending products, risk based lending, and loan automation. High school diploma is required, BA/BS degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of ten years’ mortgage underwriting experience as well as ten plus years’ experience managing a staff of ten or more underwriters is preferred. Candidates must also possess the Staff Appraisal Reviewer Certificate from the Veterans Administration.
About Wescom Credit Union
Wescom Credit Union was established in 1934, when 13 Pacific Telephone employees pooled their resources of $65 and formed Telephone Employees Credit Union. These employees wanted to create a financial institution that they could trust, one where they had a voice and that would work in a cooperative spirit to help fellow telephone employees obtain hard-to-get loans. In the 1980’s, for the first time, family members and employees of other Select Employer Groups became eligible to become members of the Credit Union. In 1996, the Credit Union changed its name to Wescom Credit Union, a name that better reflected the more diverse companies and communities it was serving. Now, 80 years after it was formed, Wescom Credit Union is a premier financial institution with nearly 200,000 members, more than $3.37 billion in assets, and 22 branches throughout five counties in Southern California. What hasn’t changed through the years is their commitment to their members. They’ve never lost sight of the fact that they were formed by their members, they’re owned by their members, and they’re here to serve their members. Wescom serves those who live or work in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, San Diego, or Santa Barbara counties.
About D. Hilton Associates, Inc.
D. Hilton Associates, Inc. is one of the most recognized credit union consulting firms in the country. Our major practice areas are Executive Recruiting, Compensation Services, Retention & Retirement, Strategic Services, and Board Leadership. To date, D. Hilton has conducted over 3,000 successful searches for credit unions nationwide and has been employed by 95% of the largest credit unions in the country to fill senior executive management positions. For more information, please visit our website at



Monday January 30, 2017

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