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16 | M R EP O RT MCROWD surrounding community." Haralson has more than 20 years' experience in the servicing industry. Prior to joining Auction, Haralson was COO at Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS), a company that she co-found- ed in 2003. Under her leadership, SLS grew to employ 1,400 people and service a diverse mortgage portfolio of $50 billion. "It's a very special historical mile- stone for to promote its first woman president, and to do so during Women's History Month," Allnutt said. "Nothing better repre- sents our commitment to recognizing and promoting fantastic talent, while creating a more diverse and inclusive company." MIKE ALLEN MICHAEL CROCKETT MIKE HALL JUDY RYAN Credit Plus, a provider of credit data and verification services, announced the execu- tive promotions of Mike Hall to COO; Don Clement to EVP, Marketing; Michael Crockett to EVP, Data Solutions; Judy Ryan to EVP, Sales, East; and Mike Allen to EVP, Sales, West. "We are thrilled to promote these individuals as they have all played an important role in the ongoing success of the company," said Greg Holmes, President and CEO of Credit Plus. "I am con- fident that in these new roles they will each be a great asset for the continued growth of the Credit Plus brand." Hall, previously EVP of Operations, has been with Credit Plus for 20 years and has more than 25 years of experi- ence in the industry. He oversees all operations and works closely with the company president on all corporate decisions. Hall has been instru- mental in the company's growth. Previously, he was with Financial Data Bank in Walnut Creek, California He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, National Consumer Reporting Association, National Association of Mortgage Professionals, and the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. Clement, previously Southeast Regional Sales Manager has been with Credit Plus for over 18 years and has helped acquire many new clients for the business. Clement was President and Owner of Advanced Credit Services, Inc., prior to merging his company with Credit Plus. Crockett, formerly EVP of Product Development, joined Credit Plus in 2013 to create the QA/QC division. He has a strong operations and strategic sales background with more than 25 years' experience developing products for the mortgage industry to assist lenders in mitigating risk. Ryan, previously VP of Corporate Sales, has over 30 years of experi- ence. She has been with Credit Plus since 2013 and was influential in the development of the company's com- prehensive fraud tool, FraudPlus. Allen, formerly West Regional Sales Manager, has 25 years of industry experience. He has been with Credit Plus for 15 years and has helped grow the company exponentially. He founded Horizon Credit Services, before joining Credit Plus. Allen has a degree in Finance from the University of Utah. He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. CHRISTINE BORING ClosingCorp, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries, announced that Christine Boring has joined the company as Chief Product Officer. In this new position, Boring will be primarily responsible for defining and executing the company's product vision and strategy and leading product development and implemen- tation efforts. She will report directly to ClosingCorp CEO Bob Jennings. Prior to joining ClosingCorp, Boring spent more than 12 years at Black Knight Financial Services, where she held a series of senior product and sales positions. Most recently, she was the SVP of Product Management where she was re- sponsible for product and program management and overseeing Black Knight's Ernst Fee Service solu- tion. Previously, she was the SVP, Business Unit Development, where she oversaw Black Knight's Exchange technology. Earlier in her career, she was the Sales Consulting Manager, where she led the team responsible for defining and implementing inno- vative client solutions. Boring began her career at Stewart Title where she was a client delivery manager. "Chris is a proven leader who can collaborate with clients and prospects to better understand their evolving needs and continuously im- prove upon our products that reflect ClosingCorp's mission and core val- ue," Jennings said. "Chris is joining at an important time in our company's evolution. In the past year, we have broadened our product offerings, adding ordering functionality as well as significantly growing our volume, client count and market share. We are very excited to welcome Chris to the ClosingCorp team." JAMES DEITCH FormFree announced the election of serial entrepreneur, mortgage banking executive, and author James Deitch, CPA, CMB, to its board of directors. Deitch, a mortgage industry veteran of three decades, has counseled over 200 financial services businesses, served as president and CEO of five federally chartered banks, and served on advisory panels for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Truist, and Wells Fargo. Deitch is the founder and CEO of Teraverde, a group of companies that helps banks and mortgage bankers streamline operations and improve processes and profitability while stay- ing fully compliant with regulatory requirements. He is also a best-selling author, frequent speaker and authori- tative thought leader in the residen- tial real estate finance industry. "Jim Deitch knows the mortgage industry inside and out," FormFree Founder and CEO Brent Chandler said. "As a recognized authority on credit policy and risk management who has led some of the nation's fast- est-growing banks, Jim's guidance and experience will be invaluable to FormFree as we pursue our mission of enhancing the lending experience for everyone." "It is an honor to work with the FormFree team," Deitch said. "Brent is a true visionary with a clear sense of mission to make data-driven credit available to all qualified borrowers. It will be a privilege to work with Brent on this vision." DAVE HILLEN The StoneHill Group announced that Dave Hillen has been appointed Director of Credit Administration for Fulfillment Services. In his new role, Hillen will provide senior leadership responsible for strategy and operational execution of the company's credit-related loan origination fulfillment services that serve our clients business process outsourcing needs. He will oversee infrastructure expansion, frontline underwriting capacity management, credit process and technology initia- tives, and new business development, among other things. Hillen said, "I am excited to join a very talented team here at The Stonehill Group. The company has long been regarded as a trusted provider of fulfillment services, and I hope to contribute in my own way to build upon that success. It is an exciting time at StoneHill, and I'm energized by this opportunity." REBECCA MARTIN ILENE VOGT Total Expert, the customer experience platform for banks and lenders, welcomed two Software-as-a- Service (SaaS) veterans to its executive team, Chief Revenue Officer Ilene Vogt and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Martin. Vogt will draw from over three decades of marketing, sales, and customer-focused leader- ship experience, where she has been a force in fintech, driving customer digital transformation, aligning inter- nal teams toward revenue goals, and optimizing business processes. Vogt brings to Total Expert a proven record of elevating cus- tomer relationship and engagement strategies to drive and grow revenue streams. Previously, she served as CRO at, an AI-powered

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