Tuesday , 21 January 2020

Housing Wire

Housing Wire

CFPB changes up its leadership

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced four new additions to its executive leadership team. The bureau announced new positions for Desmond Brown, Jason Brown, Karla Carnemark, Ren Essene and Bryan Schneider.

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NAMB announces new president

The National Association of Mortgage Brokers has named Rocke Andrews as its new president. Andrews previously served as the NAMB president in 2015. This time around, he is replacing Rick Bettencourt.

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PrimeLending appoints Tim Elkins as its new chief production officer

PrimeLending appointed Tim Elkins to the position of chief production officer. Elkins, who has been with the company since 2008, began his time there as senior vice president of technology. In 2012, he went on to earn the title of EVP, chief information officer. As PrimeLending’s new CPO, Elkins is now expected to oversee the company’s retail production, which includes …

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Zumper welcomes new president and COO

Online residential rental marketplace Zumper recently announced the hiring of Vishal Makijandi as its chief operating officer and president.  Before he was hired at Zumper, Makijandi was the CEO of Udacity, an online education innovation service. Makihandi was also the COO and SVP of Zynga Network Products and a member of the board of directors of Yandex and CEO of …

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BSI Financial Services names new SVP for sales and business development

BSI Financial Services, a Texas-based mortgage servicer, has named industry veteran Allen Price senior vice president of sales and business development, the company announced recently. Price will aim to grow BSI Financial’s loan subservicing, quality control, mortgage servicing rights purchase and real estate business lines offered through Entra Solutions, a company launched by BSI Financial this month.

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Fannie Mae adds former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair to board of directors

With the company seemingly moving closer to being returned to its pre-crisis state as a private company, Fannie Mae is bringing on some serious banking experience to help guide the GSE’s future. Fannie Mae announced Wednesday that Sheila Bair, the chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the financial crisis, is joining the GSE’s board of directors

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