Melinda Wilner

Melinda Wilner, Chief Operating Officer

Melinda Wilner is UWM’s Chief Operating Officer, a position she has held since 2015. In this role, she leads over 5,000 team members in underwriting and operations, where she sets a new standard for excellence by focusing on efficiency, accessibility and service. Melinda works in lockstep with IT and oversees the largest collective group of teams at UWM, where she constantly strives to streamline the lending process for mortgage brokers and borrowers nationwide. Melinda originally joined UWM in 2011 as Underwriting Manager and has held positions such as Head of Underwriting and Chief Risk Officer. Melinda is a 2017 HousingWire Vanguard award winner and received a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.