2023 Rising Star: Lyra Waggoner

Lyra Waggoner

Lyra Waggoner is the chief information officer at Movement Mortgage, and she relies on her 18 years of mortgage industry experience to pioneer the creation of proprietary loan origination and servicing platforms. Waggoner is transforming the way the company does business by leading the development and enhancement of innovative in-house technology initiatives.

Waggoner has implemented solutions that yield quick wins for the business while maintaining an eye on the long-term goals of the company. She is leading the build of the most personalized sales enablement platform in the mortgage industry. Waggoner has attracted a team of some of the most accomplished technology leaders to Movement because of her strong leadership, well-articulated vision and reputation for execution. Movement exists to lead a movement of change in the mortgage industry and corporate cultures. Waggoner is an active change agent in that vision. She believes that technology, culture and product focus collectively drive results for sales teams, and she has a passion for empowering her team with everything they need to succeed. Her unique approach to relatable professionalism makes her a strong leader and one who truly embodies Movement’s mission to love and value people in everything the company does.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Become an expert on all aspects of the mortgage business instead of only focusing on technology. I still spend a lot of time in the field and working with our sales team to understand every part of their work and ensure we’re building meaningful technology.


Lyra Waggoner




Chief Information Officer

Company Name:

Movement Mortgage



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