President and CEO

Every year since 2013, Mat Ishbia has had a spot on our Hot 100 list. Under Ishbia’s continuing leadership, United Wholesale Mortgage [UWM] was the nation’s numberone wholesale mortgage lender in both 2015 and 2016. UWM set a company record in production volume this past year, surpassing $23 billion in loan funding. Also in 2016, UWM’s parent company, United Shore, was recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, in addition to being named a Top Workplace in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and a Cool Place to Work in
Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business.

A sought-after industry expert, Ishbia frequently shares his insights through articles and videos, and regularly speaks at industry events. A former collegiate athlete, Ishbia believes success happens “when you have the right game plan” with team members and leaders working together to find the “best possible position to win.”