Andrew Liput - President & CEO
Andrew Liput founded SSI after 10 years of exploring answers to weaknesses he perceived in the area of risk management in the mortgage industry. He has spent more than two decades as an attorney and loss mitigation specialist.
Andrew speaks about enhanced risk management to lenders around the country and is known as an authority on mortgage banking issues. He writes regularly on mortgage industry issues for The Mortgage Press and other publications, speaks about mortgage fraud issues at national mortgage banking conferences, and has hosted a widely read blog covering financial industry issues. Andrew also acts as a consultant to banks across the United States on issues such as repurchases, licensing, regulatory matters and loss mitigation arising from mortgage fraud.
Andrew serves on the board of directors for the Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding in New York, and for Bridge the Gap, a New Jersey-based charity that feeds and clothes the homeless. He is a member of Who’s Who of American Lawyers, the American Bar Association, Real Property Section, the Mortgage Bankers Association, ALTA and the American Escrow Association. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and North Carolina.
Andrew has been honored by the Association for Corporate Growth and the Turnaround Management Association for leading efforts to conduct an internal forensic investigation and manage the wind-down of US Mortgage Corp., one of the largest bankruptcy cases in New Jersey caused by mortgage industry fraud and owner defalcation.
Peter Adamski – Chief Financial Officer
Peter has more than 30 years experience as a senior financial executive in the pharmaceutical, biopharma, medical device, calibration instruments and automotive parts distribution industries, with specific expertise in turnaround management. Peter has managed business activities in Europe, Latin America and Asia, and has overseen acquisition integration, restructuring and SOX compliance.
Peter was most recently a director at Nachman Hays Brownstein, Inc, a leading turnaround management consulting firm. He also has served as CFO of Aptuit, Inc., Barrier Safe Solutions International, McNeil Specialty Products Company, as well as Transmation, Inc. and Hahn Automotive Warehouse, both NASDAQ-listed companies.
Peter is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of CPAs, the Financial Executives International (FEI) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He is a certified public accountant licensed in New Jersey, but does not actively practice accountancy.
Wayne Doctor - Chief Operating Officer
Wayne has more than 30 years experience in the financial arena, initially as an operations consultant for the securities industry before starting a 20-year career in the mortgage industry. He most recently served as an independent consultant to the mortgage industry, advising mortgage bankers, federally chartered banks, and attorneys on all areas of operational risk, compliance, loss mitigation, and sales and marketing. He also has served as executive vice president for Lend-Mor Mortgage Bankers Corp. and vice president for US Mortgage and First National Funding Corp. – all multi-state, independent mortgage bankers.
Until recently, Wayne maintained licenses as a mortgage originator in seven states, is an FHA DE underwriter, and author of articles on FHA 203k loans and rehabilitation lending.
Megan O'Connor - VP of Operations
Ms. O'Connor has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage and financial services industry, as well as in software and technology. As an experienced mortgage professional, Megan has held several key management positions in the mortgage and financial industry prior to joining SSI including serving as Vice President of Operations at Financial Realty Advisors and Citizens First Funding, where she helped and advised borrowers in implementing mortgage planning strategies, and made sound lending and investment recommendations.
She has a comprehensive professional background in commercial and residential real estate, from finding, funding, and improving -- to leasing, selling and property management within multiple levels of the real estate market.
Previous to her mortgage career, Megan was a Senior Executive Account Manager at BMC Software servicing clients such as Dow Jones, M&M Mars, Ernst & Young, and Pfizer. She was responsible for customer care/implementation and servicing of their enterprise management software to ensure 24/7 x 365 systems availability. Her past software experience also included Senior Account Management positions at the business unit and corporate levels for several firms in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dr. Malcolm Chisholm – Data Security, Management and Governance Consultant
Founder, President and CEO, AskGet.com, Inc., Nationally recognized expert in data security, data governance, metadata management, master data management, reference data management, knowledge management, database design, and strategic data consulting; advisor to the United Nations, United States Central Intelligence Agency, numerous Wall Street Banks. Author of “Definitions in Information Management: A Guide to the Fundamental Semantic Metadata.” Graduate of Oxford University, England. Winner of 2010 and 2011 DAMA International Professional Achievement Award for contributions to Master and Reference Data Management.