Amy Brandt

Amy Brandt

Scholar Rescue Fund Board Member

IIE presents the Women’s Global Leadership Award to Denise V. Benmosche and Amy C. Brandt in recognition of their exceptional commitment to enabling IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund to rescue persecuted scholars and advance academic freedom worldwide.

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Amy Brandt is the CEO of Vantium Capital, Inc., parent company of ACQURA Loan Services, and Strategic Recovery Group (SRG), both based in Dallas, TX. ACQURA is a specialty servicer focused primarily on sub- and non-performing mortgage assets and its sister company, SRG, is a leading third party asset recovery company. Ms. Brandt formed Vantium Capital Inc. together with Apollo L.P., a leading private equity firm in 2007.
 
Prior to this, Ms. Brandt was the CEO and President of WMC Mortgage. During her tenure at WMC, Amy grew the organization to be a non-traditional industry leader with originations exceeding $3 billion per month. She led the organization from being a private entity through its eventual sale to GE Money.  An acknowledged leader in the industry, Ms. Brandt was the EVP, Loan Production from 2000 through her promotion to CEO in 2003.
 
Amy is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Degree in Political Science and Spanish and holds a Law Degree from Arizona State University. She has served on numerous industry committees and panels.

At its 2010 International Awards Gala, IIE presented awards to visual artist and Fulbright alumnus Chuck Close, Microsoft, India's HRD Minister Kapil Sibal, and Denise Benmosche and Amy Brandt.

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