2024 Finance Leader: Mike Schommer

Mike Schommer

Mike Schommer, Optimal Blue’s Vice President of Finance, is a veteran financial professional with over 30 years of experience in the businesses of mortgage lending and mortgage technology. He thrives in both start-up and growth environments, has constructed a best-in-class financial planning and analysis function on multiple occasions, and is a proven executive. He is adept at dealing with the investment community, is respected by all those who work with him, and is uniquely qualified for this award.

Schommer has repeatedly and successfully navigated high-stress, high-stakes situations throughout his career. For example, he has been instrumental in managing several key M&A transactions, including the recent spin-off of Optimal Blue from Intercontinental Exchange. Leading up to this transaction, Schommer dealt with a period of intense uncertainty while helping the company evaluate multiple strategic options.

Schommer is masterful at managing multiple deadlines and priorities while maintaining a strong esprit de corps among his team. As a valued member of Optimal Blue’s executive team, Schommer is relied on as a steady source of advice and counsel. He is the epitome of a true finance business partner to the entire business and delivers a core metrics dashboard to the senior leadership team. He can speak in depth about all aspects of the financial results and KPIs that drive those results.


Mike Schommer


Vice President of Finance

Company Name:

Optimal Blue

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