Mary Ann McGarry

Mary Ann McGarry

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mary Ann McGarry is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Guild Holdings Company. Mary Ann has held these positions since August 2020. Mary Ann has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Chief Executive Officer since December 2007. From 1988 and until the completion of this offering and the reorganization transactions, Mary Ann also served as a member of Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s board of directors. Prior to becoming its Chief Executive Officer, Mary Ann served in a number of leadership positions at Guild Mortgage Company LLC, including as its President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mary Ann joined Guild Mortgage Company LLC in 1984 as an internal audit supervisor. Prior to joining Guild Mortgage Company LLC, Mary Ann worked as an accountant at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Mary Ann currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the real estate finance industry, and the Guild Giving Foundation, a non-profit organization, and a member of Fannie Mae’s advisory council. Mary Ann earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting with a minor in computer science from the University of San Diego.

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Terry Schmidt

Terry Schmidt

President and Director

Terry L. Schmidt is the President and a Director of Guild Holdings Company. Terry has held these positions since August 2020. As President, Terry oversees the Company’s finance, human resources, capital markets and compliance departments. Terry has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s President since January 2020. From 2006 and until the completion of this offering and the reorganization transactions, Terry also served as a member of Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s board of directors. Prior to serving as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s President, Terry served in a number of leadership positions at Guild Mortgage Company LLC, including as Controller from 1991 to 1997 and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2020. Terry joined Guild Mortgage Company LLC in 1985, as a member of its internal audit department. Terry is currently a member of the California Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the California residential and commercial real estate finance industry, a member of the board of directors of the Guild Giving Foundation, a non-profit organization, and a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the real estate finance industry. Terry earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from the University of San Diego and is a certified mortgage banker.

Desiree “Amber” Elwell

Desiree “Amber” Elwell

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Desiree "Amber" Elwell is the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Guild Mortgage Company LLC. Amber has held this position since August 2020. As Chief Financial Officer, she is responsible for the accounting, finance, treasury, payroll and facilities functions. Amber has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since January 2020. Prior to serving as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Chief Financial Officer, Amber served in various finance positions at Guild Mortgage Company LLC, including as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Senior Vice President, Finance from 2015 to 2020 and its Vice President, Finance from 2010 to 2015. 2015, one of its Financial Analysts from 2005 to 2007 and one of its Staff Accountants from 2004 to 2005. Amber earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance from Texas Christian University and a master of business administration degree from the University of California, Irvine. She is a certified public accountant and a certified mortgage banker.

David Neylan

David Neylan

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

David M. Neylan is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Guild Holdings Company. David has held this position since August 2020. As Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for production operations, loan administration, and the correspondent and consumer-direct lending divisions of the Company. He also oversees the Company’s customer retention efforts. David has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer since January 2020. Prior to serving as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Chief Operating Officer, David held a number of leadership positions at Guild Mortgage Company LLC., including as its Senior Vice President, Business Development from August 2014 to December 2019. Prior to joining Guild Mortgage Company LLC in 2007, David managed the local branch, regional and national origination divisions at CMG Mortgage Inc, a provider of mortgage banking, where he began his career in the mortgage banking industry in 1997. David is currently a member of the board of directors of the California Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the California residential and commercial real estate finance industry, and a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the real estate finance industry. David earned a bachelor of science degree from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

Lisa Klika

Lisa Klika

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

Lisa I. Klika is the Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of Guild Holdings Company. Lisa has held this position since August 2020. As Chief Compliance Officer, she oversees all regulatory compliance, quality control, and audit functions. Lisa has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer since 2016. Lisa joined Guild Mortgage Company LLC in 2003 as a compliance analyst and served in a number of quality assurance roles before being promoted to Vice President in 2007 and then to Senior Vice President in 2013. Lisa is currently a member of the board of directors of the Mortgage Compliance Professionals Association of America, an organization for mortgage compliance professionals, a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, an association representing the real estate finance industry, and an affiliate member and industry advisory council member of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators, a residential mortgage industry association. Lisa earned a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University and a master's degree in executive leadership from the University of San Diego School of Business.

Barrett Horn

Barrett Horn

Executive Vice President and National Production Manager

Barrett ("Barry") H. Horn is the Executive Vice President, National Production of Guild Holdings Company. He has held this position since August 2020. In this role, Barry oversees retail production and focuses on strategic planning and retail sales operations. Barry joined Guild Mortgage Company LLC as a Senior Vice President in 2008, when Guild Mortgage Company LLC acquired Liberty Financial Group, a full-service mortgage banking company based in Washington for which Barry was the founder and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Since 2014, Barry has served as Guild Mortgage Company LLC’s Executive Vice President, National Production. Prior to joining Guild Mortgage Co., Barry also served as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Attachmate Corporation, a software company, as the Chief Executive Officer of Saltmine LLC, a web development and consulting company, and in several executive sales positions over the course of his 16 years at IBM Corporation, a technology company. Barry currently serves as the chairman of the board of trustees of Northwest University, a private liberal arts university, Liberty Road Foundation, a nonprofit organization, and Vossler Media Group, a creative agency and production company. Barry earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration degree from Taylor University.