MReport February 2019

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TH E M R EP O RT | 15 MCROWD CEO. "Ellie Mae is leading the industry as we drive toward our mission of providing the true digital mortgage to lenders of all sizes," Corr said. "Dan's extensive financial, operational and strategic experience coupled with his knowledge of technology and SaaS businesses will be a huge asset to Ellie Mae as we continue to grow. We look forward to having Dan's leadership and expertise on our team." Madden said, "I am excited to join Ellie Mae at such a pivotal time for the company. Ellie Mae has been an industry leader for two decades, and I'm thrilled to join the seasoned team as we continue on the path together toward transforming the mortgage industry." LEGAL ERIC MARSHACK RENEE M. PARKER The Mortgage Law Firm has announced its expansion into Oregon and Washington, adding to the firm's existing footprint of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Oklahoma. Jason Cotton, Owner of The Mortgage Law Firm, said, "We opened these offices to meet the current needs of our clients, but the expansion is also a natural progression for our attorneys who grew up in the Pacific Northwest." Renee M. Parker, Managing Attorney for the firm's Washington office, has over 13 years of experience handling foreclosure matters, complex bankruptcy and civil matters, title insurance issues, and mortgage banking litigation. Eric Marshack, Managing Attorney for The Mortgage Law Firm's Oregon Office, has over 10 years' experience specializing in lender-related bankruptcy matters, foreclosure cases, trustee defense, title issues, and related litigation in state and federal courts throughout Oregon and Washington. PANAYIOTIS D. MARSELIS Michigan- headquartered Fabrizio & Brook P.C. has announced the appointment of Panayiotis D. "Pete" Marselis to its group of attorneys. Marselis brings 14 years' experience representing creditors in its specialized areas of practice. With his extensive litigation and bankruptcy background, he will be in the role of managing bankruptcy attorney, Fabrizio & Brook said in a statement. Marselis received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, including an international law program in Athens, Greece through Temple Law University Beasley School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Wayne State University. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. He is a Member of the Hellenic Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute and a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" since 2013. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS STEPHEN S. WAGNER Stephen S. Wagner of West Lafayette, Indiana, has begun his one-year term as President of the Appraisal Institute. The Appraisal Institute is a Chicago-based professional association of real estate appraisers with more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries. In the coming year, the Appraisal Institute's officers and board of directors will focus on helping appraisers expand their business opportunities, seeking to modernize the appraisal regulatory structure, focusing on helping residential appraisers and expanding the organization's body of knowledge. "I look forward to helping lead our organization during this critical time in its history," Wagner said. "Valuation professionals have the potential for a bright future, and the Appraisal Institute welcomes the opportunity to lead the way." LEGAL LEAGUE 100 Alabama-based Kent McPhail & Associates LLC is now a member of the Legal League 100, a premier professional association of financial services law firms in the United States. Established in September 1994, Kent McPhail & Associates has established a growing reputation in the southeast- ern United States as a firm that pro- duces real results in the representation of creditors, who are its primary cli- ents and its primary area of emphasis. The firm primarily services creditors, and their areas of practice include bankruptcy, collection services, real estate foreclosure, probate, replevins, and subrogation, commercial, and consumer litigation. The firm is online with national trustee databases and all courts, enabling it to automatically review case statuses. The firm also has online access to credit bureaus, audi- tors' offices, taxing authorities, and other public domains to efficiently and effectively gather useful and neces- sary information. Know someone moving up in the industry? email us at "Steven Patrick brings a deep understanding of enterprise-level risk management to this role and understands its importance to a company's overall health and growth. We are happy to welcome Steve into the Gateway family, and we know he will be a valuable addition to the executive leadership team." —Stephen Curry, CEO, Gateway "I look forward to helping lead our organization during this critical time in its history. Valuation professionals have the potential for a bright future, and the Appraisal Institute welcomes the opportunity to lead the way." —Stephen S. Wagner, President, The Appraisal Institute

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