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10 | M R EP O RT MCROWD helping expand our client base and increase lender capabilities," Cave said. "Now, I am leading a team to drive efficient implementation of our platform. It is incredibly rewarding to work with clients of all sizes with vari- ous needs and see the positive impact that our platform provides." Recently recognized as one of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America, OpenClose earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List that has also featured Microsoft, Patagonia, Intuit, and Under Armour as previous list honor- ees. Tremendous, continuous growth and an aggressive direction have provided new leadership opportuni- ties within the company that Cave will now implement and apply. SHELLEY LEONARD UniversalCIS | Credit Plus, a provider of mortgage technology, verifications, and busi- ness credit reports, has announced that Shelley Leonard has joined the organization as President and will also join the company's Board of Directors. "My goal is to drive the organiza- tion's future as the premier technol- ogy provider in the sector and to redefine the way mortgage verifica- tion services are delivered. We will be rebranding the company in January and our product family thereafter to reflect that strategy," Leonard said. "I'm honored to join the executive team and lead UniversalCIS | Credit Plus at such an exciting time, and I look forward to seizing new oppor- tunities, working with existing and new customers, and introducing new products as we play a major role in the digital transformation of the industry." Leonard's recognition for landing herself a spot on MReport's Top 25 Leaders and Influencers, highlighted her expertise in instrumental research, planning, development, and the implementation of many technology products and solutions. "Shelley is one of the industry's most recognizable leaders in mort- gage technology and enterprise software solutions and will have an immediate impact on all aspects of our business. She has an extensive understanding of the industry, a crystal-clear vision for our future, and an impressive track record of driving growth, technology innova- tion, and operating leverage," said Perry Steiner, Chairman and CEO of UniversalCIS | Credit Plus. "Shelley is an exceptional leader to guide the evolution of our company as we work to make further investments to transform the industry with our digital solutions and innovative technologies, and we are thrilled to have her join our executive team." Leonard has more than 25 years of industry experience as an executive at Black Knight and its predecessor businesses, most recently managing the Servicing Technology business unit with more than $800 million of annual revenue. She served as CPO and CDO, managing the MSP software platform, the market-leading enterprise software platform for loan servicing. She has held multiple, senior-level positions where she was responsible for the development and delivery of technology solutions to the largest mortgage lenders and servicers. Leonard has been the recipient of numerous mortgage industry recog- nition honors, and has been regularly called upon by industry trade associa- tions and media outlets to share her perspectives by serving as an author, interviewee, panelist, and speaker. FRANK MARTELL Technology-enabled residential real estate brokerage Compass Inc., announced the appointment of CoreLogic CEO and President Frank Martell to its board of directors. Martell provides lead efforts in real estate data, services, and analytics to government agencies, financial institutions, real estate experts, and insurance couriers. "I could not be more excited to join the Compass board," Martell said. "Compass' focus on helping real estate agents succeed through the company's technology platform and support put it at the forefront of the digital transformation in the real estate industry, and I look forward to contributing to the company's continued success as a member of the board." With more than 30 years of execu- tive leadership experience in market- ing, financial services, and business information industries, Martell's focus is targeted toward making home- ownership ideal. Joining CoreLogic in August 2011, he served consecutively as CFO and COO before his promo- tion to CEO in March 2017. He was named 2013 Outstanding CFO of a Public Company in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal. Martell now serves on the global board of directors of Operation HOPE, a best-in-class provider of financial literacy empowerment for youth, financial capability for com- munities, and financial dignity for all. He chairs the West Coast Scarlet & Gold Committee of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation and is on the board of directors of Bank of the West. Until October 2021, he was also on the board of directors of the Mortgage Bankers Association. With such active and notable experience, Compass stands firm on their ap- pointment decision. "I am thrilled to welcome Frank to Compass' board of directors," said Robert Reffkin, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Compass. "Frank's deep real estate industry experi- ence at a company that powers the most prominent MLS' in the country, and his focus on the use of data and analytics platforms to empower real estate professionals to better serve their clients, make him a strong ad- dition to our board. I look forward to working with him to deliver on our mission of helping everyone find their place in the world." DEAN MCCALL Promontory MortgagePath LLC has announced the promotion of Dean McCall from Managing Director of Development Operations and Data to CIO. As CIO, McCall will affect broad decision- making beyond technology and into strategic positioning, Promontory MortgagePath's client service model, and other company initiatives. "Dean's industry experience in data management and information coupled with his five-year tenure at Promontory MortgagePath make him the perfect candidate for our CIO role," said Gene Ludwig, Founder and CEO at Promontory MortgagePath. "He brings an executive-level engi- neering and information technology focus to the important CIO position. He will help us continue to grow and constantly improve upon our technol- ogy so we can exceed our clients' expectations." Prior to joining Promontory MortgagePath in 2015, McCall worked in engineering, technology consulta- tion, and warehouse architecture with Oracle, Aurora Loan Services, and Redwood Trust. "Over the last year, Promontory MortgagePath has strategically aligned its internal structure to ad- dress and prepare for anticipated growth, from sales and fulfillment teams to management structures," said Debora Aydelotte, COO of Promontory MortgagePath. "As Managing Director of Development Operations and Data, Dean played a critical role in the success of that realignment. We're all delighted to observe Dean's growth within the company and welcome him into this new position." know someone moving up in the industry? email us at

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