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TH E M R EP O RT | 13 MCROWD measure success. Goins brings to his new position more than 35 years' domestic and international business experience as the CEO, COO, and CFO of private and public companies in the financial services, mortgage services, fintech, information technology, and healthcare industries. STEVE HITCHINGS Genworth Mortgage Insurance announced the appointment of Steve Hitchings as Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Director. Hitchings is a 32-year veteran of Genworth, most recently serving as an Account Development Manager, where for the past five years he has supported Genworth's market-leading HFA segment. In his new role, Hitchings will work directly with Genworth's sales team to continue delivering on the company's already strong HFA value proposition and support the com- pany's growth initiatives. This includes aligning HFA, customer and investor needs to create differentiated and unique borrower solutions, helping more people achieve the dream of homeownership. "Over the years Steve has brought an unparalleled mix of experience and expertise to our HFA segment, and we're thrilled to have him assume control as we continue growing the platform," said John Clifford, SVP of Commercial Operations, Genworth Mortgage Insurance. DANIEL KIMM, JAIME LEE Insellerate, a developer of true mortgage CRM (customer relationship management) software, announced its continued plans for growth with the addition of Daniel Kimm as Director of Sales and Jaime Lee as Director of Marketing. Insellerate saw rapid growth during 2017 as the total number of users increased by 400 percent. With demand for Insellerate showing no signs of slowing, Kimm and Lee will help support the company's next phase of growth. Both join Insellerate from Velocify, a management and sales acceleration platform recently acquired by Ellie Mae. Kimm brings more than 15 years' experience as an executive and sales leader in rapid-growth technology companies, including, LeadPoint, and Lee has extensive experience building marketing strategies from the ground up at startups as well as enterprise organizations, including VMware, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. HUNTER GOROG Landmark Network, Inc., a national appraisal manage- ment company, announced that President & COO Hunter Gorog will leave the company after an eight-year tenure in which he helped grow annual revenue from $300K to over $13.5M. Gorog is departing to pursue other professional opportunities and will assist the company during the transition. He remains a Partner and Board Director. Gorog joined Landmark in 2010 as the company's Managing Director, and was promoted to President & COO in 2012. BILL NEVILLE LoanLogics, a recognized technol- ogy leader in loan quality management and performance analytics, announced veteran financial services leader Bill Neville will serve as its President and COO. In his new role, Neville will be responsible for overseeing all operational controls, technology, and software develop- ment, and the procedures and staff required to scale and grow the company. In addition to his executive role, Neville has also joined as a member of LoanLogics' Board of Directors. Neville has more than 25 years' experience in the financial services industry. BETH OZENGHAR Austin, Texas-based mortgage industry management consulting firm Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) announced that it has named Beth Ozenghar its new President and COO. Ozenghar, whose mortgage career spans three decades, had been in the role of Senior Executive Advisor with TMS since 2016. TMS Founder David Lykken will retain the title of Founder and Chief Transformation Officer. While consulting with TMS for the last two years, Ozenghar also operated an independent mortgage advisory firm. Previously, she served more than a decade as VP of Correspondent Lending for AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, where she was responsible for its correspondent division's operations, secondary marketing, underwriting, and servicing. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AMERICAN MORTGAGE DIVERSITY COUNCIL WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS The American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC), an organization focused on shaping the diversity agenda while advancing solutions that support a broad range of diversity initiatives, recently announced the addition of two new members to the council, Mercer Belanger and Cyprexx Services. Mercer Belanger has been a majority women-owned law firm since 2013 and became a certified Women- Owned Business in 2017. Cyprexx Services has been providing quality and cost-effective property preserva- tion services for over 25 years. While Cyprexx is not new to the concept and practice of diversity and diversity plan- ning, joining AMDC is the company's first official membership to a diversity- focused group. NAHB APPOINTS NEW LEADERSHIP Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four senior officers to top leadership positions. Taking the helm as NAHB's Chairman of the Board this year is Randy Noel, a custom home builder with more than 30 years' experience in the home-building industry. "We will work this year to keep the hous- ing recovery on track and to reduce burdensome regulations that harm housing affordability and inhibit job creation," said Noel. "We will also urge Congress and the White House to ensure that housing remains a national priority and to promote policies that will provide affordable rental housing and homeownership opportunities for hard-working American families." Also moving up is Greg Ugalde, elected as First Vice Chairman of the Board. Dean Mon, elected as Second Vice Chairman of the Board. John "Chuck" Fowke joined the NAHB leadership ladder with his election as Third Vice Chairman of the Board. "We will work this year to keep the housing recovery on track and to reduce burdensome regulations that harm housing affordability and inhibit job creation." —Randy Noel, Chairman of the Board, NAHB

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