Andrew Stewart serves as PERL’s SVP / Chief Operating Officer. He supervises the overall day-to-day operations, including processing, underwriting, closing and post-closing, in addition to ensuring the company runs efficiently and remains profitable. Prior to joining PERL in January 2011, Andrew spent 5+ years working in the Secondary Marketing department of one of the largest national mortgage banks in the nation.
Andrew provides PERL with 11 years’ experience in the mortgage banking industry and began his career as an intern at Wells Fargo Financial in Iowa. Soon after graduation, he moved to Chicago and joined RBC Mortgage to work in the Lock Desk, after which he swiftly underwent promotions through the ranks in the Secondary Marketing department. Over the next several years, he gained substantial experience in all aspects of the mortgage industry, from sales to post-closing, before making the transition to PERL as Operations Manager in 2011.
Andrew was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa, and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from St. Ambrose University.