Home Point Financial has announced the addition of former Wells Fargo executive Perry Hilzendeger to its leadership team.

In his new role, the mortgage veteran will lead the Home Point’s servicing operations as president. Hilzendeger will also focus on building, developing, and growing high-performing teams the company’s mortgage servicing team.

“Home Point is unique in that we retain 99% of the loans we originate for servicing,” said Willie Newman, president and CEO of Home Point Financial. “Because we stay with the customer throughout the lifetime of their loan, we are committed to providing superior customer service throughout the homeownership journey. Having Perry join our team is a huge win for our company, bringing decades of industry knowledge to elevate our customer experience to the next level.”

Hilzendeger spent three decades of his mortgage career at Wells Fargo, most recently with Wells Fargo Home Lending. He held various leadership positions including head of retail operations, head of servicing operations, senior vice president of default services, and senior vice president of real estate servicing.

“Home Point’s ‘Customer for Life’ commitment uniquely offers brokers incredible value with insights and touchpoints to connect and retain repeat customer business for a lifetime,” Hilzendeger said. “I’m thrilled to join Home Point and lead the servicing team to exceed customer expectations throughout their entire experience with our company.”