Andrew D. Woodward Jr. did not start out his career as a mortgage banker-but after nearly two decades at the helm of some of the largest mortgage lenders, he is hooked on the industry.

"I love this business. I have a passion for it," said Mr. Woodward, who started his banking career in 1969 heading the corporate trust division of Bankers Trust of South Carolina. "My wife would tell you that I live and breathe mortgages."

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.