Mat Ishbia

Mat Ishbia, Chairman and CEO

Mr. Ishbia currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UWM Holdings Corporation and as a Class I member and Chairman of our Board. Mat Ishbia has served as UWM’s Chief Executive Officer since June 2013. Mr. Ishbia joined UWM on a full-time basis in 2003 as an Account Executive and since then has held several positions of increasing responsibility leading up to his current role, including National Sales Manager and Executive Vice President, Wholesale. Under Mr. Ishbia’s leadership, UWM has become the #1 overall lender in America. Mr. Ishbia is a prominent advocate for mortgage brokers nationwide and regularly promotes the wholesale channel on national platforms such as CNBC and Fox Business. He has been named one of the “Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” and one of the “25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals” by National Mortgage Professional magazine. Additional accolades include being named a “Rising Star” and Vanguard Award winner by HousingWire. In 2019, Mr. Ishbia authored the book "Running the Corporate Offense”, applying lessons he learned playing basketball for Michigan State University coach Tom Izzo to running a highly successful business. Mat Ishbia earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. In addition to his role with UWM, in February 2023, Mr. Ishbia became the Controlling Owner and Governor of the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association and the Phoenix Mercury of the Women’s National Basketball Association. Mat Ishbia and Justin Ishbia are Jeffrey A. Ishbia’s sons.