William P. Higgins

William P. Higgins, Senior Vice President, Essent Ventures

William P. Higgins has served as Senior Vice President since 2014. Mr. Higgins brings more than 30 years of wide-ranging experience in the banking, mortgage and financial services industries, covering areas of financial management, capital markets, credit and mortgage operations. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Higgins was a member of ING Direct USA’s senior management team, serving as chief lending officer. His mortgage-related experience includes various senior positions in finance, operations, credit and capital markets at ContiMortgage Corp. Mr. Higgins began his career as a CPA with KPMG LLP, specializing in financial services and mortgage banking. Mr. Higgins holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.