Board of Directors

Phyllis R. Caldwell
Chair
Ms. Caldwell became Chair of the Board of Directors in March 2016 and has served as a director of Ocwen since January 2015. In March 2021, Ms. Caldwell was appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees of JBG SMITH (NYSE:JBGS), an owner and developer of mixed-use properties in the Washington, D.C. market. In December 2020, Ms. Caldwell was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq:RAAC), a special purpose acquisition company. Ms. Caldwell is founder and has served since 2012 as the managing member of Wroxton Civic Ventures, which provides advisory services on various financial, housing and economic development matters. Previously, Ms. Caldwell was Chief Homeownership Preservation Officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, responsible for oversight of the U.S. housing market stabilization, economic recovery and foreclosure prevention initiatives established through the Troubled Asset Relief Program. In addition, Ms. Caldwell held various leadership roles during eleven years at Bank of America, including serving as President of Community Development Banking. From January 2014 through September 2018, Ms. Caldwell served as an independent director of American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. (Nasdaq:ACSF), a business development company. Ms. Caldwell also serves or has served on the boards of other public and private businesses and numerous non-profit organizations engaged in housing and community development finance. Ms. Caldwell received her Master of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, also from the University of Maryland.
Glen A. Messina
President and Chief Executive Officer; Director
Mr. Messina has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Ocwen since October 2018. He previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of PHH Corporation (“PHH”) from January 2012 to June 2017 and Chief Operating Officer of PHH from July 2011 to December 2011. Mr. Messina also served as a director of PHH from January 2012 to June 2017 and as a consultant to PHH through March 2018. Prior to joining PHH, Mr. Messina spent 17 years at General Electric Company (“GE”), most recently as Chief Executive Officer of GE Chemical and Monitoring Solutions, a global water and process specialty chemicals services business.
    Alan J. Bowers
    Director
    Mr. Bowers has served as a director of Ocwen since May 2015. Mr. Bowers has also served as a Director of Walker & Dunlop, Inc., a publicly traded commercial real estate finance company, since December 2010, serves as its Lead Director, and serves on its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as Chair of its Audit Committee. Mr. Bowers also serves on the board and as Audit Committee Chair of CorePoint Lodging Group, a publicly traded lodging REIT. From July 2013 to May 2018, Mr. Bowers served as a Director of La Quinta Inns & Suites, a publicly traded hotel chain. Mr. Bowers’ additional prior roles include serving as a Director of American Achievement Corp., a privately-held manufacturer and distributer of graduation products, President, Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Cape Success, LLC, a private equity-backed staffing service and information technology solutions business, President, Chief Executive Officer and a board member of MarketSource Corporation, a marketing and sales support service firm and President, Chief Executive Officer and a board member of MBL Life Assurance Corporation, a life insurance company. Mr. Bowers also previously served on the boards and as Audit Committee Chair of Refrigerated Holdings, Inc., Roadlink Inc., and First-rate Holdings, Inc., each a transportation and logistics firm. Mr. Bowers has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1978, with experience including 17 years at Coopers & Lybrand, L.L.P. Mr. Bowers received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Montclair State University and his Master of Business Administration from St. John’s University.
    Jenne K. Britell
    Director
    Dr. Britell has served as a director of Ocwen since February 2019. Dr. Britell served as a director of United Rentals, Inc. from 2006 to 2019, including as its non-executive Chair from 2008 to 2019. Dr. Britell also served as a director of Quest Diagnostics Inc., including as a member of its Audit and Finance Committee, from 2005 to 2019. From 2000 through 2017, Dr. Britell served as a director of Crown Holdings, Inc., including as Chair of the Audit Committee. Previously, Dr. Britell served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Structured Ventures, Inc., advisors to U.S. and multinational companies, and as a senior executive of GE Capital, including as the Executive Vice President of Global Consumer Finance and President of Global Commercial and Mortgage Banking. Before joining GE Capital, she held significant management positions with Dime Bancorp, Inc., HomePower, Inc., Citicorp and Republic New York Corporation. Earlier, she was the founding Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Polish-American Mortgage Bank. Dr. Britell’s extensive prior board service also includes serving as Lead Director for Eames Investment Corp., as a trustee for the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA-CREF), and as a director for Lincoln National Corp., in addition to numerous civic and philanthropic boards. Dr. Britell received a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University and received a master’s degree and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
    Jacques J. Busquet
    Director
    Mr. Busquet has served as a director of Ocwen since January 2016. Mr. Busquet was formerly Chief Risk Officer and Managing Director of Natixis North America LLC and a member of the Executive Committee from April 2008 to February 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Busquet was Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of Canyon Americas (formerly Credit Lyonnais Americas) in charge of Risks, Compliance, Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Asset Recovery. Since July 2016, Mr. Busquet has served as a director of Mizuho Americas LLC, the US Bank Holding Company of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Since 2005, Mr. Busquet has served as a director of Prolate Inc., a privately-held commercial air scenting company. Mr. Busquet has previously served as a trustee of the Institute of International Bankers, and of the African Wildlife Foundation, which he also served as Audit Committee Chair. Mr. Busquet has a Master of Business Administration in Finance from each of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Hautes Études Commercialese (HEC), Paris.
    DeForest B. Soaries Jr.
    Director
    Dr. Soaries has served as a director of Ocwen since January 2015. Dr. Soaries has served as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens since 1990. He formerly served as New Jersey Secretary of State from 1999 to 2002 and as Chair of the United States Election Assistance Commission from 2004 to 2005. He currently serves as an independent director at Independence Realty Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, a position he has held since February 2011, and is Chair of the Compensation Committee. Dr. Soaries has also served as an independent director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York since January 2009, where he is Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and also serves as a member of the Technology Committee and the Housing Committee. He also previously served as a director of New Era Bank. Dr. Soaries earned a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary.
    Kevin Stein
    Director
    Mr. Stein has served as a director of Ocwen since February 2019. He is Chief Executive Officer of EJF Acquisition Corp. and a Senior Managing Director of EJF Capital LLC. Prior to joining EJF Capital, Mr. Stein served as Chief Executive Officer of Resolution Analytica Corp., a buyer of commercial judgments, since co-founding the business in 2017. From March 2016 through March 2017, he served as Senior Managing Director of KCK US, Inc., a family controlled private equity firm. Mr. Stein was previously a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group of Barclays until 2016. Prior to joining Barclays in 2011, Mr. Stein served as a Partner at FBR & Co., as an executive of GreenPoint Financial Corporation, a bank holding company, and as an Associate Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Division of Resolutions. Mr. Stein is the Audit Chair of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc., and has served as a director since December 2017. Mr. Stein also served as a director of PHH from June 2017 until its acquisition by the Company in October 2018. Mr. Stein is Audit Committee Chair and has served since 1996 as a Director of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Mr. Stein received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and his Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.