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Andrew Pollock

Senior Managing Director, Clayton Consulting Services


Andrew Pollock is a Senior Managing Director at Clayton Holdings.  Mr. Pollock is the Head of Consulting Services, which provides a wide array of consulting solutions to the mortgage banking industry.  Areas of specific expertise include all facets of mortgage origination channels (wholesale / retail / correspondent), risk management, quality control / asset quality, and compliance / regulatory risk.

Mr. Pollock has detailed knowledge and experience in mortgage originations that have ensured a commitment to quality and a culture of discipline.  Understanding that loan performance and quality originations establishes profitability and industry recognized reputation.

Prior to joining Clayton, Mr. Pollock was the President and CEO of WDB Funding, a nationwide private lending firm specializing in fix & flip, multi-family and small apartment buildings.  WDB Funding was a start-up business venture that grew to one of the private lending industry recognized leaders.  Mr. Pollock was responsible for executive management and strategic direction of all lending directives, originations, operations, and funding fulfillment.  

Before joining WDB Funding, Mr. Pollock was Co-CEO of Rushmore Loan Management, a nationwide full-service mortgage banking firm.   Through a merger and acquisition of Icon Residential, Mr. Pollock was tasked with turning around an under-performing wholesale / correspondent originator, and orchestrating the acquisition / integration into Rushmore Loan Management.

Mr. Pollock’s previous positions include his role as President and Chief Administrative Officer of First California Mortgage Company, a full service retail, wholesale and correspondent mortgage banking firm.  Prior to that, he was the Managing Partner of Global Logic Advisors, LLC, a management consulting company that focused on the financial services industry.  Direct responsibilities at Global Logic included management of consulting engagements, business development, and strategic planning.  Engagements included origination channel development, credit / risk administration and loan administration.

Before that Mr. Pollock had a 20 year career as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Franklin (Merrill Lynch).  Primary responsibilities were overseeing all day-to-day operations while providing leadership in strategy and execution.  Under Mr. Pollock’s leadership, originations peaked at $3.0 billion per month through the retail, wholesale and correspondent channels.