2024 Woman of Influence: Candy Nowak

Candy Nowak

Candy Nowak has dedicated over 25 years to the mortgage industry. The way she has risen with grace and impacted the people around her makes her a truly influential force in the industry. She was most recently promoted to chief credit officer and was invited to join executive management, which is a true testament to her ability to lead, mentor and foster an incredible culture withing her departments. She makes you feel important, special and like you are part of her family — whether you have worked with her for 15 years or 15 minutes.

Nowak has been a prominent leader throughout a year of tremendous growth for the organization. In addition to being the company’s highest level of underwriting authority, she’s brought on incredible talent and built out a highly skilled team of underwriting specialists who are beloved by its sales force. She has also handpicked perfect leaders to oversee the many important departments that roll up to her, including condo project standards, collateral review/in-house appraisal department, credit policy and product development.

Nowak exemplifies excellence in the mortgage industry through her visionary leadership, commitment to customer service, industry involvement and dedication to mentoring future leaders. Her positive impact on CMG as a whole has gotten her to where she is today. CMG has grown a great deal in the last 12-18 months and Nowak has been able to take on the additional staff and loan volume with care and commitment to every employee and every loan.


Candy Nowak


Chief Credit Officer

Company Name:

CMG Financial

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