Executive Leadership

The depth and experience of MGIC's leadership, gained through the industry's heyday of the 1970s and the difficult times of the 1980s, help MGIC management make prudent decisions regarding where and how to compete in today's marketplace for mortgage insurance.

Curt S. Culver
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Sinks
President and Chief Operating Officer

Timothy Mattke
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Lawrence J. Pierzchalski
Executive Vice President - Risk Management

Jeffrey H. Lane
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Curt S. Culver
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Curt S. Culver is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MGIC Investment Corporation and its principal subsidiary, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC). Mr. Culver's career spans more than 25 years in the PrivateMI business. He joined MGIC in 1982. In 1996, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of MGIC, and on January 1, 2000, he became Chief Executive Officer at MGIC Investment. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, earning both a BA and MS with honors in Real Estate Finance and Urban Land Economics.

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Patrick Sinks
President and Chief Operating Officer
MGIC Investment Corporation’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Patrick Sinks, began his career with the company at its primary subsidiary Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp. (MGIC) in 1978. Most recently, Mr. Sinks served as Executive Vice President – Field Operations. Mr. Sinks has also served as Senior Vice President – Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, and before that held a variety of positions within the Accounting and Finance Departments. Mr. Sinks earned his MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Mary College.

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Timothy Mattke
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Timothy J. Mattke is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MGIC Investment Corporation and MGIC. He joined the Company in 2006. He served as our Controller from 2009 to 2014, and before then held other positions within the Accounting and Finance Departments. Before joining MGIC, Mr. Mattke was an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He has a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well an MA in Accountancy from that University and is a CPA.

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Lawrence J. Pierzchalski
Executive Vice President - Risk Management
Lawrence J. Pierzchalski joined MGIC in 1982 and is currently Executive Vice President - Risk Management. His primary responsibilities are pricing, structured transactions, and managing the quality of insurance writings. Other responsibilities include development of computer-assisted underwriting systems and models to score mortgage loans relating to default performance. Mr. Pierzchalski holds a BS degree from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Marquette University.

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Jeffrey H. Lane
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Jeffrey H. Lane joined MGIC Investment in 1996, leaving private practice law. Prior to joining MGIC Investment, Mr. Lane spent 19 years as a partner, concentrating on corporate and securities law, at Foley & Lardner, a law firm headquartered in Milwaukee. He joined Foley & Lardner in 1975 after earning his J.D. from Boston University, graduating Cum Laude. He earned his bachelor's in 1970 from Columbia University.

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