Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer LaBud is Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Opus CMC and Head of BPS Mortgage Operations for Wipro Limited. Jennifer has over 25 years of proven success in the mortgage banking industry and has long been considered one of the industry’s leading secondary market due diligence experts. The combination of Jennifer’s extensive industry experience and her results-driven approach enable her to provide exemplary leadership to both Wipro and Opus CMC. As COO and Head of BPS Mortgage, Jennifer is responsible for setting mortgage business strategy, scaling operations and leading management teams to ensure successful development and delivery of a streamlined, end-to-end mortgage solution.
In 2015, Jennifer was awarded National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Elite Women in Housing and was also named one of HousingWire’s Women of Influence. In 2016, Jennifer was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Woman of the Year category.
Managing Director of Client Services
Rudy Zabran, Managing Director of Client Services comes with 15 years in the due diligence services industry. At Opus CMC, Rudy’s responsibility is business development and client/product implementation. His primary mission is to understand customer needs and develop client-centric solutions to meet needs. As a founding member of Opus CMC, Rudy is focused on building the relationships and trust essential to forging a strong client relationship.
In 2016, Rudy was named a HousingWire Rising Star, an honor given to 50 professionals under 40 years of age, representing the best young leaders in the mortgage industry in lending, servicing, investing and real estate. Rudy was chosen as a winner for driving record revenue growth for the company, setting the strategic direction in launching new products and services, and for the execution of the company’s origination quality control and servicing oversight solutions. Mr. Zabran also played a key role in ensuring the successful execution of the sale of the company to Wipro Ltd. in 2014.View Rudy Zabran's Profile on
Elisha Werner, Compliance Counsel at Opus CMC, has over 15 years of proven success in legal and compliance related matters in the financial services space. In this role, Elisha is responsible for ensuring Opus CMC is adhering to applicable laws and regulations as they relate to risk management, vendor management, and contract processing. She also works hand-in-hand with Opus CMC's business and IT groups to maintain and implement policies, procedures, and controls to support Opus and client needs. Prior to joining Opus CMC, Elisha worked in a Chief Compliance Officer role at Midwest Equity Mortgage where she was instrumental in the company's growth. She was also In-house Counsel for Alpine Securities and Title for Charities. Elisha graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Utah State University, and went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Creighton University.
Managing Director of Operations
Gregg Gorse, Managing Director of Operations at Opus CMC, is responsible for oversight of Opus CMC’s mortgage due diligence operation as well as the implementation of its QA and QC fulfilment processes. With over 25 years of experience in financial services and mortgage operations, Gregg specializes in areas of due diligence, QA operations, fulfilment services, and new process implementation. Gregg’s extensive background enhances Opus CMC’s operational effectiveness and enables us to provide clients with focused services that ensure pre- and post-close loan and portfolio quality.
Prior to Opus CMC, Gregg provided third-party Quality Assurance Operations Management consultation to Fannie Mae, where he managed vendor file implementation. He also served as First VP of Operations at Countrywide Home Loans (Bank of America), where he introduced policies, procedures, documentation, and training that substantially improved operational performance.
Director of Operations
Chris Guidici is the Director of Operations at Opus CMC. As an experienced and proven leader, he is primarily responsible for the operational focus and oversight of the Servicing and Commercial divisions. Chris is an original founding member of Opus and has over 13 years of experience in secondary mortgage market due diligence.
Chris brings an extensive knowledge of transaction management and loss mitigation strategies to the benefit of Opus CMC and its clientele. His passion, leadership and guidance in these areas as well as new product development are critical to the success of Opus. Chris’s support to our Business Development team and its continual expansion of service offerings to our clients is essential in the development and maintenance of our valued client relationships and expectations.
Director of Securitization, Opus CMC
William Shuey is Director of Securitization at Opus CMC. Shuey is responsible for operational oversight of the securitization processes with a focus on assuring the delivery of high quality, compliant solutions to the RMBS market.
Shuey has more than 30 years of mortgage industry experience working with prominent Wall Street firms and banking institutions to establish objectives and processes around mortgage due diligence and the secondary market. Prior to joining Opus CMC, he was the Due Diligence Manager at Accenture assigned to Morgan Stanley.
Managing Director of Finance and Administration
Kyle Hanson is Managing Director of Finance and Administration at Opus CMC, and is responsible for the Finance and Human Resources functions. With over 15 years of Finance Management experience, Kyle joined Opus CMC as part of the acquisition of the Due Diligence division of Mortgage Data Management Corporation (MDMC).
Prior to joining Opus CMC, Kyle’s experience includes finance management positions at Kohl’s Department Stores and Cargill Financial Services. He began his career at the Financial Services section in public accounting firm KPMG. Kyle’s servant leadership approach ensures that internal clients and associates receive the level of care and support our external clients expect of Opus.View Kyle Hanson's Profile on
Chief Information Officer
David Christiansen, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Opus CMC, has 20+ years of Information Technology experience, across a broad spectrum of industries including industrial, accounting and financial service industries. An accomplished leader with a proven record of developing strong IT teams that deliver success to their business partners, David heads a dynamic IT team located in the United States and India.
David utilizes his accumulated knowledge to help build best-in-breed solutions and teams. David’s strong background in technology and passion for understanding the business helps ensure successful recognition by the business and provides value to the organization. David holds a degree from Northern Illinois University in computer science.View David Christiansen's Profile on