• Dr. Andy Schell, DBA (Ph.D.), MSML, MBA, CPA/CFF, CMB

CFO's Guide to Hedging

A CFO knows that mortgage lenders are exposed to interest rate risk.

A CFO knows that as rates rise, the gain on sale falls and the company has less revenue unless there is a hedging strategy in place to offset the value change risk.

A CFO knows that pipeline risk management is important to protect the Lender's exposure to interest rate movements.

A CFO must know the answers to the following questions...

  • Which hedging strategy is best?

  • What data is used to support the hedging position calculation?

Reality Check - If LOS status code data is wrong, the hedge position is wrong.

  • Which hedge report provides the truth about the effectiveness of the hedging activity?

The following PowerPoint was created to help CFOs understand the basics of hedging.

For the PowerPoint, click HERE

Also, the following article provides more information about hedging.

For the Hedging Article, click HERE

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Dr. Andy Schell, DBA (Ph.D.), MSML, MBA, CPA/CFF, CMB

Dr. Schell is CEO, Managing Partner, and Co-Founder of Mortgage Banking Solutions and MBS Financial Services ("MBS"), based in Austin, Texas. Dr. Schell is known for his ability to turn "vision into reality" and "chaos into order" as he finds creative solutions to the challenges his clients face addressing Revenue Stability, Technology Enhancement, Financial Management, and Workflow Efficiency.

He has 4 decades of experience as a strategist directing the activity of both small and large groups of employees including mortgage lending activity at Bank of America. His leadership knowledge extends from his hands-on experience and his academic training in his MBA, his master's degree in leadership, and his doctoral work to examine employee dynamics given leader stimulus.

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