Peter Wyman, CIO at Brundage Management Discusses Mastering Analytics and The Power of Decisioning Analytics Pro

On this episode of The Lending Link, we take you on a transformation journey as we explore how Brundage Management Company recognized the need for a risk-decisioning partner and implemented GDS Link solutions. Our special guest, Peter Wyman, the Chief Information Officer of Brundage Management Company, shares his invaluable insights and experiences throughout this pivotal process.

Joining the discussion are some key players from GDS Link, including Pia Wilson, our Strategic Account Manager, Carl Spilker, the Executive Vice President of Analytics at GDS Link, and the ever-insightful Rich Alterman, EVP of Partnerships and host of The Lending Link.

Peter sheds light on the profound impact of GDS Link’s advanced analytics, showcasing how our tailored models and unique attribute sets directly address Brundage’s specific challenges. He also reveals the impressive results of this partnership, including a remarkable 66% increase in approved applications, enhanced operational efficiency, and unwavering regulatory compliance.

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The Session Speakers Include:

Rich Alterman
EVP, Partnerships · GDS Link
Rich is passionate about helping the modern lender stay competitive in today’s ever-changing environment. With more than 40 years devoted to credit risk management in consumer lending, Rich leverages his experience to collaborate on GDS Link’s business development, product evolution, credit consulting, and strategic partnerships.

Prior to joining GDS Link, Rich was the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Business Development for Corelogic-Teletrack, the first credit reporting agency focused on the short-term lending industry. While there, Rich spearheaded product development, data enrichment and analytics, consulting, and relationship development with sister companies and third parties. Rich has also served as the Director of RSA Banking and CRM Solutions for Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), where he administered account management for three of the largest banks in the Republic of South Africa.

His role included overseeing the development of an event-based consumer management platform for South Africa’s largest financial institution, as well as contract negotiations, and account management. Lastly, Rich’s background includes risk management experience at American Express Centurion Bank, First National Bank of Boston, and Citicorp Retail Services Inc.

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Carl Spilker
EVP, Analytics & Advisory · GDS Link
Carl is an accomplished global executive who has held senior leadership roles for companies such as Ezcorp Inc., Provident Financial Group, Dollar Financial Group, Lloyds TSB, GE Private Label Credit Cards, and Experian Scorex. He has a proven executive management track record and over 20+ years of experience delivering consumer lending products offline and online, utilizing complex analytical instruments, and experience in small business portfolio management. Carl has purposely transitioned across prime, subprime, and deep subprime lending for the challenge of delivering best-in-class risk, analytics, and profitability across multi-channel products and services.

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Pia Wilson
Strategic Account Manager · GDS Link
Pia is a seasoned Sales and Account Management Professional with a strong background in Banking, Digital Banking, and FinTech. Her expertise includes Consumer Products, SaaS, Contract Negotiations, and Relationship Management. Pia is known for her strategic acumen, adaptability, and commitment to excellence. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is actively engaged in community organizations, making her a valuable asset to any audience.

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Peter Wyman
Chief Information Officer · Brundage Management
Peter Wyman is an accomplished IT professional with a strong background in financial services and finance. He excels in implementing loan origination, servicing, and default management systems, optimizing workflows, and delivering results. Peter’s expertise extends to vendor management, cost control, and strategic planning. In his role as Chief Information Officer at Brundage Management Company, he transformed Sun Loan Company into an online lender, upgraded systems, and introduced an enterprise data warehouse.

At SWBC, as Senior Vice President and CIO, Peter addressed technology deficiencies, implemented a new mortgage loan origination system, and expanded the IT department’s capabilities. During his tenure at SunTrust Bank, Peter oversaw technology delivery for mortgage and consumer lending, leading projects like system refreshes, default management technology, and workflow solutions. His earlier career included key roles at Countrywide Home Loans, ALLTEL Information Services, and KPMG Peat Marwick, where he gained extensive experience in financial institutions and SEC filings. Peter holds an MBA and a BS in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting and Computers and Information Systems.

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