In Michigan, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) announced the promotion of Laura Lawson to the newly created position of chief people officer (CPO).
As CPO, Lawson will lead and work with all teams focused on UWM and its parent company, United Shore Financial Services, in the areas of human resources, recruiting, training, client services, facilities, and events.
In her previous role, she served as SVP of marketing, where she was responsible for all aspects of UWM's wholesale marketing efforts.
"Laura is a dedicated team member who has worked her way up, positively impacting our team members and departments along the way," said UWM's president and CEO, Mat Ishbia. "She is the perfect example of the passionate, professional and dedicated talent we have … working for us."
Commenting on her service to the company, Lawson said she looks forward to coming into work every day.
"We have an incredible team of people and we are constantly developing new ideas for training and coaching, as well as ways to appreciate and reward hard work," she said. "United Shore is an environment like none other."