Patrick Duffy

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Patrick J. Duffy has served as a Director and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Guild Holdings Company since August 2020. From 2018 and until the completion of this offering and the reorganization transactions, Patrick served as a member of the board of directors of Guild Mortgage Company LLC. Patrick is the President and Managing Partner of McCarthy Capital, which he joined in 2007. Patrick serves as a director on the boards of various McCarthy Capital entities and portfolio companies including Altair Global Services, LLC, a global relocation services company, Life Care Companies, LLC, a manager and developer of senior living communities, ReAlign Insurance Holdings, LLC and certain of its subsidiaries, and Sigilo, LLC (dba Spreetail), an e-commerce company. Patrick also currently serves on the board of directors of the Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha. Patrick earned a bachelor of science degree from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, and a juris doctor degree from Creighton University School of Law. 

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.

Letter From Chief Executive Officer

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.

Mike Meyer

Director

Michael ("Mike") C. Meyer has served as a Director of Guild Holdings Company since August 2020 and as a member of the board of directors of Guild Mortgage Company LLC since 2013. From 2015 until the completion of this offering and the reorganization transactions, Mike served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Guild Mortgage Company LLC Since 2013, Mike has served as an operating partner and as Portfolio Director for McCarthy Capital. From 1995 to 2014, Mike served in a variety of finance and operational management executive positions at Tenaska, Inc., an energy company. From 1987 to 1995, Mike served at the U.S. Treasury Department in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as a National Bank Examiner. Mike earned both a bachelor of science in business administration degree and a master of business administration degree from Creighton University. Mike currently serves on the board of directors of Bridges Holding Company, an investment advisory firm. Mike previously served on the board of directors of Bridges Investment Fund, a general equity fund.

Junior Bryant

Director

Edward ("Junior") Bryant, Jr. has served as a Director of Guild Holdings Company since October 2020. Since 2018, Junior has served as an Executive Director of Business Development at HGGC, a private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California. Prior to that, from 2011 to 2017, Junior served as the Vice President and National Marketing and Sales Director for Pacific Global Investment Management Company, an investment management firm. Before that, Junior co-founded Smith & Bryant, Inc., a real estate investment company, and served as its Vice President from 1998 to 2010. A veteran of the National Football League, Junior retired from the San Francisco 49ers in 2003 after a 10-year career as a defensive lineman. Junior earned a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. 

Martha Marcon

Director

Martha E. Marcon has served as a Director of Guild Holdings Company since October 2020. Before her retirement in 2006, Martha was a partner at KPMG LLP, where she served as the firm’s National Resource Partner for the Insurance Industry and as its Western Region Insurance Industry Leader. Since 2008, Martha has served as a director of Mercury General Corporation, a public company engaged primarily in underwriting automobile insurance. She also currently serves as a director of Foresters Financial, an international insurance and financial services firm, and as a member of the board of the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance. Martha earned a bachelor of science degree, summa cum laude, in economics and business administration from Lehigh University.