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about Watercress

Watercress Financials’ leadership team has worked together for over 30 years providing home improvement financing options that benefit the contractor partners and homeowners we serve. Along the way we’ve developed a clear understanding of the value we bring to all parties. And while we’ve been successful over all these years, we still strive to innovate and improve, guided by our mission.

OUR MISSION:

To provide home improvement professionals with a range of payment and financing products to help grow their business.

To provide homeowners payment options that ensure they make smart financial decisions for their home improvement projects.

To provide opportunities for our employees and business
partners to meet their career and business objectives.

To do so in a way that creates mutual success for all parties.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our leadership team has worked together for over 30 years! This means we know how to work together as a team, with our business partners and our customers to build a business that will last over the long run. Our leaders have deep professional knowledge in successfully leading a consumer financial services company through the complexities of today's consumer lending marketplace while also delivering on the latest technologies and innovations.
  • Matt Melius Chief Executive Officer
  • Rob Young President / Chief Credit Officer
  • Bob Hughes Chief Information Officer
  • Mike Young SVP Operations & Reporting
  • Mike Hegarty SVP Group Controller
  • Danyel Peck Director of Operations
  • Mike Boe Director, Partner Training & Management
  • Susan Peter Director of Marketing
  • Heather Patterson HR Manager
  • Mark Eden Senior Compliance Officer

OUR CORE VALUES

Watercress uses the following values as guiding principles for how we treat
our staff, customers and partners.
  • DO THE RIGHT THING

    Always. Not just when it’s convenient.

  • DO IT THE RIGHT WAY

    Always. Not just when it serves our purpose.

  • DO IT WITH RESPECT

    Always. Treat others as you would expect to be treated.

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