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TH E M R EP O RT | 13 MCROWD SHEILLA LIENERTH, LISA NICHOLAS Safeguard Properties, a mortgage field services provider based in Valley View, Ohio, announced two new professionals are joining the company's management team: Sheilla Lienerth as AVP of Client Relations and Lisa Nicholas as Director of Finance and Accounting. Lienerth will oversee client account management and process improvement at Safeguard. As a Six Sigma Black Belt, Lienerth "brings a continuous improvement mindset and process discipline to all aspects of her work," according to Safeguard. Lienerth's past experience includes leadership roles in sales, customer engagement, performance, and business analytics for such companies as Bridgestone and KeyBank. In her new role as director of finance and accounting, Nicholas will manage the accounts receivable and loss management teams at Safeguard. Previously, Nicholas served in the accounting departments at Forest City Realty Trust, Avery Dennison, and Barnes Distribution. She oversaw strategic process improvement initiatives, operational efficiency, and standard process and internal control frameworks. TIM PADGETT Recently, Tim Padgett joined RedVision, a company that provides title and real property research solutions. As its new vice president of operations, Padgett will manage RedVision's regional and national operations, concentrating on continuous customer success and satisfaction. Coming from strong background in title operations, closings, settlement services, and title insurance, Padgett has 30 years of industry-related experience under his belt. He has served in roles at various organizations, including Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO), and Altisource Premium Title Services, Inc., his most recent employer before RedVision. MICHELE MCCOY OrangeGrid, a California-based provider of configurable business process workflow solutions to the financial services industry, announced that Michele McCoy has joined as VP of Business Development. McCoy brings over 30 years' experience in the financial services industry to the OrangeGrid team, along with a proven track record of success driving long-term organizational growth following key leadership positions with Fifth Third Bank, Bank One, National City, and Citigroup. Before joining OrangeGrid, McCoy served Nations Default Services as VP of Client Relations, providing support to multiple companies under the Nations Holdings umbrella with a focus on the strategic consultation on compliance matters, process optimization, and business development both internally and with clientele. She is a nationally recognized leader in real estate sales and services; having provided REO disposition services to over 30 lenders in 50 states. DANIEL YOUNG Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP, (SKLH) a law firm specializing in the default servicing industry, announced the promotion of long-time associate Daniel Young to partner rank. Young will continue to provide foreclosure and litigation support from SKLH's Waitsfield, Vermont office. Young's promotion comes after eight years with the firm. The current name of the firm, Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP shall remain unchanged with the partnership expansion. TAMMY STICKLEY, OLIVIA EARLS, STEPHEN DOYLE Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss (LSR) has announced the addition of three new associate attorneys to the firm—Tammy Stickley, Olivia Earls, and Stephen Doyle. LSR's veteran team of lawyers concentrate on default resolution in Ohio and Kentucky, and according to the firm "LSR's attorneys and staff personify the firm's strong business acumen and commitment to superior customer service." LSR handles all aspects of default legal matters, including foreclosure, bankruptcy, litigation, evictions, collection, and REO. LSR is a Legal League 100 mem- ber in Kentucky. The Legal League 100 is a professional association for law firms and is committed to supporting the mortgage servicing industry through education, communication, relationship development, and advisory services. "Pam's extensive knowledge of housing issues and dedicated service to this department under two previous administrations makes her an exceptional choice for the position of Deputy Secretary. She will bring a wealth of experience and steady leadership to HUD in her new role as the department's chief operating officer. I look forward to working with her to achieve more efficient and effective housing policies that create jobs, strengthen communities, and ensure safe, affordable housing for all Americans." —HUD Secretary Ben Carson

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