Tim Forrester

Tim Forrester, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Forrester is UWM’s Chief Financial Officer, a position that makes ample use of his ability to prepare for divergent outcomes in a highly variable business. He oversees all financial aspects of the organization, from financial reporting to liquidity management, and even though his depth with numbers is expected, Tim brings a relationship-first service philosophy to the table in all aspects of his work. Tim has 30+ years of experience including client service, auditing, accounting, financial reporting, hedging, capital markets, consulting, mergers & acquisitions, compliance, risk management, litigation support, as well as leading teams of varied sizes and depth of technical focus. Tim’s prior experiences extend beyond mortgage companies, including finance/leasing companies, merchant credit card processors and depository institutions which helps to draw on greater potential solutions. Prior to joining UWM in 2012, Tim was a partner in the Capital Markets Group at Deloitte & Touche USA LLP as well as an audit partner where he led the firm’s national mortgage banking practice as well as the development and leadership of an office. Tim was also a member of Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America’s Finance Committee for many years and was elected as a member of the MBA’s Commercial Mortgage Board of Governors, where he was the only Big 4 representative. He was named a 2021 HousingWire Finance Leader, and received a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.