As part of a long-term strategy to drive growth, United Shore Financial Services announced that Barbara Yolles will become the company’s first-ever chief strategy officer. The appointment was effective Nov. 1.
“Barbara is a marketing visionary with deep experience in business and brand growth,” Mat Ishbia, USFS president and CEO, said. “She is an asset to our executive management team and will be a key as we build sustainable growth going forward.”Click to continue
Pro Teck Valuation Services announced that Wes Davis and Ellen Richstone have joined its Strategic Advisory Board. Pro Teck's Strategic Advisory Board provides strategic guidance as well as oversight of the company's financial and operating performance.
"We are thrilled to have the experience and expertise of Ellen Richstone and Wes Davis on our Strategic Advisory Board," said Tom O'Grady, CEO of Pro Teck Valuation Services. "Both Wes and Ellen will bring critical guidance and valuable support to Pro Teck's senior management team."Click to continue
Walter Investment Management Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with a large national depository to acquire a pool of mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) backed by Fannie Mae with an aggregate unpaid principal balance of approximately $30 billion.Click to continue
Zillow Inc. has been named one of the best medium-sized companies to work for in the Glassdoor 2014 Employees' Choice Awards. The awards are based on current and former employee reviews of their job, work environment and company via Glassdoor's anonymous online company review survey.Click to continue
Norcom Mortgage announces the addition of wholesale account executive, Lisa Zapatka. This is the most recent addition to Norcom’s growing Wholesale team. Zapatka, who will be covering the Connecticut Market, joins Norcom with over 20 years of success in sales and management positions. Zapatka brings a results oriented mentality to her new position. Before excelling in the sales side of the industry, Lisa worked her way up the ranks in operations and has a strong understanding of all aspects of mortgages including underwriting guidelines.Click to continue
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) has named Burton Embry the company’s new senior vice president of quality assurance and industry relations. Embry returns to PRMI after serving as the executive vice president and chief compliance officer LeaderOne Financial Corporation. In his role at PRMI, Embry will oversee the quality assurance and recourse defense mitigation team and will provide significant consultative direction to the Compliance Management Systems team.Click to continue
Richey May & Company, a CPA and business advisory firm serving the mortgage industry, has launched a business advisory services division. The new division is comprised of four advisors with a combined total of 51 years of experience within the mortgage banking industry. The team is led by Keith May, managing director of the company’s advisory services, and includes Trevor Reinhart and Kurt Blohm, managers of advisory services, and Tyler House, supervisor of advisory services.
Services now being offered under this division include:Click to continue
NMI Holdings Inc., the parent company of National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI) hs announced that National MI has been named to the Web Marketing Association’s list of “Outstanding Websites” for its site, www.NationalMI.com. Since 1997, the WebAwards annual competition has set industry benchmarks for the best web sites around the world.Click to continue
Mortgage Master continues its strategic expansion in 2013, and through Nov. 30, has entered five new states—Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Tennessee and Texas, opened 20 new retail branch offices in 13 states, and attracted 103 best-in-class loan originators to further extend its reach in the U.S. The company’s growth is being driven by its 25 years of mortgage experience and unique business model, which provides borrowers with the best possible pricing, solutions and service, and helps loan originators increase production and income.Click to continue
WFG National Title Insurance Company has added Sandra Pfeiffer to its compliance and audit department in the role of senior vice president, senior auditor. As senior auditor, Pfeiffer is charged with creating audit programs, protocols and internal controls designed to test and maintain the company’s operational soundness. She will also be responsible for extending the company’s compliance programs to direct operations, internal service centers and WFG’s network of title agents. Click to continue