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Kristina Brewer is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT), where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and writing and a minor in global marketing. During this time, she served as Director of Philanthropy in the national women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha, of which she is an alumna. Her passion for philanthropy continued after university when she was an intern at Keep Denton Beautiful, a local partner of Keep America Beautiful, where she drove membership, organized events, and led social media campaigns. Brewer honed her writing at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper where she wrote about faculty, mentorship, and student life. Brewer also previously worked at Optimus Business Plans where she helped start-ups create funding proposals, risk assessments, and management plans. You can reach her at StaffWriter@DSNews.com.

The Factors Impacting Real Estate Trends

Dr. Lynn Fisher, Resident Scholar and Co-Director of the Center on Housing Markets and Finance, AEI on the rising riskiness of securitized loans and what actions the industry can take to alleviate the current inventory challenges. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News.

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Assurant, Inc. Promotes Managing Director

Assurant, Inc., a New York-based global provider of risk management solutions, has announced the appointment of Marc Hinkle as Managing Director of Assurant Valuations, a title, valuation and settlement services company. Hinkle will oversee the Assurant Valuations product lines and ...

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VP Regulatory Compliance Welcomed to IndiSoft

IndiSoft LLC, a Maryland-based provider of technology solutions for the financial services industry, has hired industry veteran Steven Usserey as the company’s new VP of Regulatory Compliance. Usserey’s primary responsibility is to ensure that IndiSoft’s regulatory compliance content is up-to-date ...

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Czwartacki Makes Move from OMB to BCFP

John Czwartacki has transitioned from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) as its Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson. His 30 years of experience in public and private sectors will now be ...

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LRES Promotes Chief Strategy Officer to President

LRES Corporation, a residential and commercial real estate services company based in Orange, Calif. that provides nationwide valuations, REO asset management, and HOA solutions for the mortgage and real estate industry, announced the promotion of their chief strategy officer Mark ...

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United Wholesale Mortgage Hires Chief Strategy Officer

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a Troy, Michigan-based wholesale lender,  has announced the hire of Alex Elezaj as its Chief Strategy Officer. Elezaj most recently served as CEO of Class Appraisal, a nationally recognized leader in residential real estate appraisal management. ...

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FDIC Vice Chairman Stepping Down

Vice Chairman and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Thomas M. Hoenig has announced that he is stepping down on April 30, 2018. Hoenig joined the Board in April 2012, and has ...

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Richard M. Squire & Associates, LLC Announces Expansion

Richard M. Squire & Associates, a Jenkintown, Pennsylvania based end-to-end mortgage default services law firm, announced its expansion into New Jersey. The firm, which brands itself as “smaller than some but second to none”, holds key business values such as ...

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