Wind will assume his new duties on January 4, 2016.
Wind has been in the mortgage industry for more than 25 years, serving a number of different lenders. He previously served EverBank Financial Corp. as executive vice president of residential and consumer lending. He also held executive positions at Lehman Brothers/Aurora Loan Services, JPMorgan Chase, and Citicorp Mortgage.
“Connecting families with the financing and ability to own a home is an important part of our mission as a relationship bank,” said Kent Stone, vice chairman and head of U.S. Bank Consumer Banking Sales and Support, when discussing Wind’s new position.
“In addition to being an industry veteran, Tom is a triple threat—he understands multiple pieces of the mortgage business including origination, servicing and capital markets. That combination of expertise is a rarity and very important for our business.”
U.S. Bank Home Mortgage is an originator and servicer of home loans, with funds in excess of $55 billion on an annual basis. The company services approximately $300 billion in mortgages. The mortgage unit alone has employees in 26 different states.