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12 | M R EP O RT MCROWD GOVERNMENT SUSAN M. BERNARD DONNA ROY RACHELLE VAUGHN THOMAS WARD DAVID WERNECKE The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced additions to its executive team. Among the appointments, Susan M. Bernard was named Assistant Director for Regulations in the Research, Markets, and Regulation Division. She previously served as the Director of the Office of Regulations and Policy in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Donna Roy was named as the new Chief Information Officer in the Bureau's Operations Division. She has more than 18 years' experience of Federal Service. Before joining the CFPB, she served as the Executive Director, Information Sharing, and Services Office at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In that role, she was focused on innova- tive solutions for identity manage- ment, national scale collaboration and trust platforms, and scalable data infrastructure solutions to customers within a dynamic environment. Rachelle Vaughn is the Bureau's new Chief Procurement Officer in the Operations Division. She previously served as the Director of Procurement Services for the Corporation for National and Community Service where she was Executive Procurement Officer and supervised the agency's entire acquisition portfolio. Thomas Ward was named the new Assistant Director of Enforcement in the Supervision. He previously served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. David Wernecke is the CFPB's new Chief Experience Officer. He has served at the CFPB since 2013 and most recently was its Chief in the Consumer Response Product Office. Wernecke has more than 20 years' experience in the financial services industry. LENDERS MARK HAMMOND loanDepot Wholesale has announced that Mark Hammond has joined as Regional Sales Manager for the South Region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Hammond brings nearly 30 years of financial services and mortgage industry experience, strategic vision, and leadership to this role. He started his mortgage banking career in Capital Markets and currently works in field sales where he is known as a top producer and subject matter expert. "Mark has a long history of help- ing salespeople and clients achieve greater productivity and long-term success. He brings a depth of experi- ence that we are excited to have here at loanDepot Wholesale and look forward to watching him grow the South Region," said Jack O'Brien, VP Eastern Divisional Manager. With the financial strength of its parent company, loanDepot, LLC, and a team of seasoned mortgage professionals with over 20 years of mortgage lending experience, loanDepot Wholesale provides partners with industry-leading tools and resources including technology, training, diverse loan products, and competitive rates. These resources allow loanDepot Wholesale partners to successfully serve borrowers. loanDepot Wholesale is the Third-Party Origination division of loanDepot, LLC. Licensed to serve mortgage originators in 46 states and the District of Columbia, loanDepot Wholesale delivers a fast, integrated, and seamless technology-based lend- ing experience for business partners and their customers. "loanDepot Wholesale's team of knowledgeable and dedicated mortgage professionals provides ex- ceptional service at every touch point to ensure its partners' success." SERVICES PROVIDERS COLLEEN KINSEY LenderClose announced the addition of Colleen Kinsey as the company's UX strategist and engage- ment lead. Kinsey, of West Des This month, some of the industry's largest companies saw significant changes to their corporate lineups. Who's moving on and who's moving up in the industry Moines, Iowa, joins the company with prior experience as a senior analyst and integration architect, as well as founder and CEO of international digi- tal marketing agency, Kinseyco. For LenderClose, Kinsey will con- tribute her expertise in UI/UX design to support the fintech's proprietary lending solution. Working closely with the business, she will help create a consistent end-user experience combining simplicity, elegance, and efficiency. "At LenderClose we have a big vision, and a big part of that vision is user experience. We're confident Colleen's expertise in digital brand- ing and UI/UX development will have a tremendous impact on the LenderClose platform," said Omar Jordan, LenderClose founder and CEO. "She has a proven aptitude for delivering solutions under aggres- sive timelines. As anyone working in today's credit union and community bank environment knows, speed, ef- ficiency and, above all experience, is a must." A volunteer who is involved in her community, Kinsey regularly speaks on topics related to entrepreneur- ship, digital marketing and women in leadership. She pursues multiple pas- sion projects that take her around the world, including providing technical and creative opportunities for women in developing countries. "I'm equally thrilled about the vision the LenderClose leadership team has set forward," said Kinsey. "My passion for creative projects, entrepreneurship and women in tech makes this transi- tion exceptionally exciting."

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