MCT Client Webinar – Hedge Advisory Strategy for Current Rate Environment

This webinar from Thursday, August 18th at 11AM Pacific has concluded. Please view the recording and slidedeck below. 

In this webinar, MCT’s Kristen McCarthy, Andre Pollesel, and Paul Yarbrough discussed hedge considerations in a volatile market, current hedging best practices, and lock desk policy recommendations.  

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About the Webinar:

In this webinar, MCT’s Kristen McCarthy, Andre Pollesel, and Paul Yarbrough discussed pipeline hedging considerations during market volatility. 

Topics Included:

  • Current market and future projections
  • Mandatory loan sales vs. best efforts in current environment
  • Lock Desk and secondary policy procedure considerations

View the recording below or download the slidedeck.

About the Webinar Presenters:

Kristen McCarthy, Senior Client Engagement Manager, MCT

Kristen McCarthy has over 19 years of experience in the mortgage industry and has worked 10 years in a secondary marketing role.

Starting with MCT in February 2019, she has assisted in training clients on MCT Reporting inclusive of Mark to Market and Business Intelligence Reports as well as creating user guides to assist clients with their knowledge of MCTlive!. Her expertise lies in advising clients on suggested best practices, pipeline management, and how to best utilize MCTlive! and our Business Intelligence Reporting in their day to day roles. She has helped to support over 80 national clients since coming on board in 2019. Prior to joining MCT, she worked as the Secondary Marketing Manager at a prominent northeast mortgage company where she started her career in 2001 and eventually helped to centralize their lock desk and move from selling best efforts to mandatory.

Kristen McCarthy, Senior Client Engagement Manager, MCT

Paul Yarbrough, Senior Director, Head of Client Success Group, MCT

Secondary marketing expert Paul Yarbrough has joined San Diego-based MCT Trading Inc., a mortgage risk management provider offering pipeline hedging, best-executive loan sales and centralized lock desk services, to oversee new client on-boarding, manage the company’s secondary marketing technology and implement necessary solution training.

Yarbrough has 13 years of experience operating in the secondary marketing divisions at Evolve Bank and Trust, Willow Bend Mortgage, Nationstar, Service First Mortgage and Realty Mortgage. Further, Yarbrough has detailed knowledge concerning how to leverage secondary marketing technology to proficiently run capital markets functions. “Paul will play an important role in implementing and training lenders on our secondary marketing technology platform MCTlive!, as well as ancillary solutions,” says Curtis Richins, president of MCT.

Andre Pollesel, Senior Trader/VP of Capital Markets, MCT

Mr. Pollesel began his career with MCT in 2009 as a junior trader and quickly ascended the ranks up to his current position as Senior Trader/VP of Capital Markets.  During his career, he has been responsible for overseeing the hedging and loan sale execution for many of MCT’s largest clients and specializes in those that are publicly or privately held federally chartered banks.  Mr. Pollesel’s areas of expertise include pipeline hedging, pull-through analytics, MBS issuance and risk management.  He oversees a team of five analysts that manage more than 25 clients nearly 100 billion in annual residential loan production.

Mr. Pollesel graduated from San Diego State University and holds a B.S. in Finance.

Andre Pollesel, Senior Trader/VP of Capital Markets, MCT