Chief Legal Counsel
Rick has 16 years of legal and regulatory experience, with 14 years focused on residential mortgage servicing and origination activities. Prior to joining CMC in 2014, Rick held the position of Chief Risk Officer for RoundPoint Financial Group, part of the Tavistock Group. In this role, Rick was responsible for regulatory compliance, internal audit, vendor management and training for RoundPoint’s mortgage servicing, origination and asset management business lines. In 2000, Rick began his career in the mortgage business with Ocwen Financial Corporation where he spent 11 years in a variety of positions and functions, including contract management, capital markets, default servicing, REO management, early intervention, optional product marketing and compliance. Immediately preceding his time at Ocwen, Mr. Wood was a staff attorney with the Kentucky Court of Appeals. At CMC, Rick’s daily responsibilities entail overseeing the risk management program as well as the compliance and legal departments.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisville and a Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Rick is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.