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.

Patrick Sinks
Chief Executive 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

Jay Hughes
Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Patrick Sinks
Chief Executive Officer
  •  Patrick Sinks has served as MGIC Investment Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer since March 2015. He began his career with the company at its primary subsidiary Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp. (MGIC) in 1978 as a member of the accounting team. He earned several promotions culminating with the role of Senior Vice President – Controller and Chief Accounting Officer before being handpicked by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Curt Culver, to eventually succeed him as MGIC’s leader. Mr. Sinks was then moved to the sales side of the business as Senior Vice President – Field Operations and was subsequently promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.

    Sinks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Mary, earned his Executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s FUQUA School of Business.

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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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Jay Hughes
Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Jay Hughes is MGIC's Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. He began his sales career in 1987 in Washington, D.C. as an Account Executive. After moving to California in 1998 as a Sales Manager, he was promoted to Managing Director in 2001 where managed the Pacific Region. He moved to Milwaukee in 2015 to assume his current role. He hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Villanova School of Business.

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