Lyra Waggoner Joins Movement As CIO

Lyra Waggoner has joined Movement Mortgage as its chief information officer, the company announced in a press release.

“Movement Mortgage has an incredible vision and focus. I’m excited to translate this vision into transformational action across our technology platform by putting the best tools in the hands of our loan officers,” Waggoner said. 

“Movement and I share the belief that technology, culture and product focus should drive empowerment of our sales team. I am so grateful to join this talented group!”

Waggoner brings nearly two decades of mortgage industry experience to Movement. Prior to her new position, she was EVP and head of technology for Level Capital. There, she was instrumental in creating and releasing a loan origination and servicing platform for residential construction lending. 

She also previously served as SVP of Caliber Home Loans. Her other experience includes positions at Wells Fargo and First Magnus Financial.

At Movement, Waggoner will focus on business growth through technology solutions.

“Lyra shares our passion for empowering loan officers with everything they need to win,” said Michael Brennan, Movement’s president. 

“She has a proven track record of leading sales-centric technology teams and delivering with speed to market. We will partner to drive technology to fuel the next chapter of our growth, and I am so excited to have her join our team.”

Movement Mortgage is the sixth-largest retail lender in the U.S. The company employs more than 4,000 people, has more than 650 branches in the U.S., and is licensed in 50 states.