Harold Lewis Joins BSI Financial As President, COO

Harold Lewis is joining mortgage operating platform BSI Financial Services as president and COO, the company announced in a press release.

BSI Financial provides a cloud-based, open API and AI-driven platform for mortgage servicing, including automated loan boarding, investor reporting, and data-driven loan monitoring throughout the loan’s lifetime.

This is a newly created position at the company. Lewis is tasked with scaling BSI’s platform, improving operational efficiency, reducing risk, and spearheading tech advancement and talent acquisition.

Lewis will report to Gagan Sharma, founder and CEO of BSI Financial.

“I am thrilled to be joining BSI Financial Services and look forward to working with our talented team to drive further growth and create increasing value for our customers,” Lewis said.

Prior to BSI, Lewis served as president and COO of Mr. Cooper, formerly Nationstar Mortgage, and, most recently, as a senior advisor at McKinsey & Company. His other experience includes c-suite and senior positions at CitiMortgage, Fannie Mae, NationsCredit for Bank of America/Barnett Bank, and Resource Bancshares Mortgage Group.

He currently serves on the board of directors at Upbound and on its audit and compensation committee.

“I am excited to welcome an exceptional industry leader like Harold to our leadership team,” said Sharma. “As we scale BSI in these changing times for our industry, Harold’s leadership and expertise will ensure that we deliver a best-in-class customer experience while minimizing risk.”

In addition to Lewis, the company also announced the appointment of Brett Behrens to lead agency servicing. He brings more than three decades of financial services experience, including twenty years in servicing management, to the position.

His experience includes leadership roles at Aspen Capital, Calmco Servicing, Wilshire Credit Corporation/Seterus, Wealthbridge Mortgage Corporation, and FCI Lender Services.

“I want to congratulate Brett on his new role. He is a great example of the talented team members we have at BSI,” said Sharma.

BSI Financial services more than $50 billion in mortgages, and is approved by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, the FHA, and the VA.