Chief Information Officer American Pacific Mortgage
Michele joined American Pacific Mortgage in January 2014 to lead and develop APM’s Information Services Team. She is responsible for the overall daily operations and strategy of all APM infrastructure, systems, software applications, data, development, technical support, and security; supporting the organization at a nationwide level. She acts in the role of CIO, CTO and CISO.
Michele brings a diverse range of skills and experience to APM spanning 30 years in the mortgage finance industry and holding leadership roles in both operations and in technology. She has extensive experience in business process design and development, software design, development and implementation, system integrations, vendor management, project management, infrastructure design, cloud transformation, customer support, security operations, and business relationship management.
Prior to joining American Pacific Mortgage, Ms. Buschman has held various leadership positions with Accenture Mortgage Cadence, Lenders Processing Services, NuView Financial Services, MOS Group, and IMX, Inc. While at IMX, Inc. Ms. Buschman spearheaded the development of several cutting-edge technology solutions that generated historical revenue amounts for the company. Ms Buschman also navigated the company through a successful patent infringement case.
Originally a resident of Silicon Valley, Michele received her bachelor’s degree from California State University - East Bay. She currently resides in El Dorado Hills, California.
Outside of Work, Michele enjoys camping in the sierras and spending time at the beach with her family. She loves to read, and truly enjoys learning new things. She’d be a professional student if she could! She is also an avid fan of classic cars and hot rods and owns her own 1971 Chevy Stingray Convertible Corvette.