Mr. Cooper Group Inc. says Kurt Johnson has been tapped to lead risk and compliance for the organization as executive vice president and chief risk and compliance officer.
Johnson, who has been with the company for five years and most recently served as chief credit officer, has been leading Mr. Cooper’s mortgage relief options tied to the CARES Act, working with government agencies to advocate for borrowers.
Prior to joining Mr. Cooper, Johnson spent six years as executive vice president at OneWest Bank. Earlier in his career, Johnson helped develop a streamline modification program that served as the template for the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
“Kurt is one of the most credible risk and policy experts in our industry, and I am confident he will continue to build upon the relationships the team has established with regulators and government officials in his expanded role,” says Jay Bray, chairman and CEO of Mr. Cooper.