Seth Sprague joined STRATMOR Group as a Principal early in 2019 with more than 25 years of mortgage banking and servicing valuation experience. Seth specializes in mortgage servicing rights (MSRs), servicing, cash flows, liquidity and mortgage profitability strategies.
Prior to joining STRATMOR, Seth served as EVP of Trading & Analytics at PHOENIX, an advisory firm for MSR and whole loan trading, mortgage services and analytics. His primary responsibilities at Phoenix included managing bulk and flow MSR transactions and strategic valuation solutions. Additionally, Seth served as Senior Vice President—Servicing Asset Manager at SunTrust Mortgage for more than 10 years, where he led the servicing rights valuation team.
In 2018, Seth was selected as Secretary of the MBA’s Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) Society and serves on several committees with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) including the Financial Management Steering Committee, MBA’s Servicing Council for the 21st Century, MBA’s BASEL III and the Servicing Compensation Working Group. Seth is a frequent speaker at various MBA and other industry conferences, often speaking on liquidity and the overall challenges present in the mortgage industry. An instructor with the MBA’s School of Mortgage Banking (SOMB) program since 2007, Seth teaches “Servicing/MSR Day” and is an instructor for the MBA School of Mortgage Servicing. In 2019, Seth taught “The Secondary Market” for NAMMBA (The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America).
Seth holds an MBA from the University of Colorado – Denver and an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond with a concentration in Accounting.