Kurt Johnson Joins MISMO Board of Directors

MISMO®, the real estate finance industry standards organization, announced Kurt Johnson, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer with Mr. Cooper, Dallas, joined the MISMO Board of Directors.

In his role at Mr. Cooper, Johnson runs the company’s risk management framework, which includes oversight of operational, regulatory, reputational, market, liquidity, and cybersecurity risks. In joining the MISMO Board of Directors, he will help advise MISMO on its work to develop and deploy essential standards and innovative resources that solve the industry’s highest priority business challenges.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kurt to the MISMO Board and to benefit from his expertise in helping us set our strategic direction,” said Seth Appleton, President of MISMO. “Kurt’s industry acumen melds well with the impressive array of talent and knowledge on the MISMO Board, which includes C-suite executives from across the industry and will contribute to our work leading crucial initiatives aimed at solving business challenges through standardization.”

Kurt Johnson

MISMO Board members represent a cross-section of the residential and commercial real estate finance industry. Board members are responsible for overseeing MISMO’s standards activities and serve two-year terms. MISMO committee chairs serve as ex-officio representatives on the MISMO Board.

“I am honored and excited to join the MISMO Board and be part of an industry effort to drive technological standards and advancements,” said Johnson. “Our goal at Mr. Cooper is to provide customers with a personalized and friction-free home loan experience, which is very much aligned to the work MISMO is doing to bring more standardization to the mortgage industry.”

The MISMO Board is chaired by Gary Clark, CEO of Sierra Pacific Mortgage. Christopher McEntee, Vice President with ICE Mortgage Technology, serves as Vice Chair. A full list of the 2022 MISMO Board can be found here.

MISMO’s work to solve key business challenges is made possible due to lender support of the MISMO Innovation Investment Fee. For information on MISMO and how to join, click here.