Our senior management team is comprised of experienced mortgage industry executives with a track record of generating financial and operational improvements. Please find more information about our officers and directors below:
Amar R. Patel has served as Nationstar’s Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 2017.
Amar has held key leadership positions at Nationstar since joining in 2006, including Executive Vice President of Portfolio Investments and Senior Vice President of Servicing Finance. Prior to joining Nationstar, Mr. Patel held management roles at Capstead Mortgage Corporation, last serving as Senior Vice President of Asset and Liability Management.
Amar holds a B.B.A. in Finance and Mathematics from Baylor University and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.
With over 25 years of mortgage servicing experience, Dana Dillard has worked at many large servicing organizations with a focus on the customer and default. Currently, Dana serves as the Chief Customer Officer at Nationstar Mortgage where she has responsibility for industry relations, nonprofit engagement as well as the Customer Relations team. Prior to joining Nationstar, Dana worked at GMAC RESCAP where she managed the REO, Liquidations and Community Outreach teams during the peak of the housing crisis. Dana has held other senior leadership positions at EMC Mortgage, Bank of America Mortgage and Lomas Mortgage.
Dana considers one of the highlights of her career to be leading the outreach efforts at HOPENOW from 2008 – 2010 where she traveled across the country talking with hundreds of struggling families. For that work, Dana received the Five Star Institutes Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2009.
A Dallas native, Dana is a graduate of SMU with degrees in Journalism and Business and she currently resides in Colleyville, Texas with her husband and two children.
Ramesh Lakshminarayanan joined Nationstar in 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. He has over 20 years of experience managing credit risk, with over 10 years of experience in risk management specific to the mortgage industry.
In 2017, Ramesh began serving in his current capacity as Executive Vice President and Chief Business and Analytics Officer where he is responsible for using data and analytics to deliver deeper consumer insights. Prior to joining Nationstar, Ramesh worked for JPMorgan Chase from 2006 to December 2011, where he served as Chief Risk Officer Retail/Chief Risk Officer of Chase Home Lending and from January 2012 to June 2012 as Head of Capital Market Operations for Mortgage Banking. From 2001 to 2004, Ramesh worked for CitiFinancial as Chief Risk Officer of CitiFinancial Mortgages and from 2004 to 2006 as Group Chief Risk Officer of Consumer Finance North America.
Ramesh holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Madras Christian College, India, and is a Fellow Member of the Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mihir Patel joined Nationstar in 2017 as its Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer.
Mihir has extensive banking, legal, regulatory and operational enterprise-wide risk management experience. Prior to joining Nationstar, Mihir worked for Capital One Bank from 2012-2016 where he held many senior executive leadership roles specifically related to enterprise and operational risk. Mihir also held senior leadership positions at PNC Bank from 2007-2012. Prior to 2007, Mihir practiced corporate law at a top tier international law firm.
Mihir holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Washington, a Juris Doctorate from Hamline University School of Law and a Masters of Business Administration from Duquesne University.