Bill Beckmann is President and CEO of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS).
Beckmann joins MERS from Beckmann Insights, LLC, an independent consulting firm where he was president. He was formerly chairman and CEO of CitiMortgage, Inc., one of the nation's leading originators and servicers of residential mortgages.
During his tenure at CitiMortgage, the company had four million residential mortgage customers, representing over $800 billion in serviced assets. Beckmann had responsibility for strategy, sales, operations, capital markets, and regulation/compliance. Prior to this, he was president of Citigroup's real estate servicing and technology group, providing customer service, technology and default management services to customers of CitiMortgage, CitiFinancial and Citi's Auto business.
From 1997 to 2003 Beckmann was the chairman and CEO of The Student Loan Corporation. He has also worked in IBM's Corporate Strategy and Internet Marketing divisions, Citigroup's Card Products group, and European American Bank's strategy department in various marketing, strategy, finance and treasury roles.
Beckmann is Chairman of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO), and serves on the Boards of Enterprise Community Partners and Enterprise Community Investments. He holds an M.S. in Management from the Stanford Sloan Program and a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Brown University.