Which companies are merging, and what professionals are moving? See some highlights in this update of the housing and mortgage industries.
Maryland-based property technology solutions provider, Aspen Grove Solutions, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Mike Jurkovic as VP, Business Services. In his new role, Jurkovic will be a key point of contact with servicers/lenders and third-party providers to expand existing and new partnerships utilizing Aspen’s proprietary property servicing platform, Aspen iProperty to create synergies and frictionless end-to-end property-servicing solutions. In his previous role Jurkovic worked with Black Knight Financial Services for 15 years where he worked closely with servicers and their third-party service providers across all aspects of mortgage default servicing. Jurkovic is a member of REOMAC and has actively participated in the USFN, ALFN, REOMAC, Five Star Institute, MBA, and National Property Preservation Conference events over the years.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to the team. Mike’s experience, knowledge and expertise helping mortgage servicers and their third-party service providers over the years, will help Aspen and our customers to provide the best solutions to manage the asset,” said Sean Ryan, CEO of Aspen Grove Solutions.
IndiSoft, a Columbia, Maryland-based technology development firm that specializes in systems for the financial services industry, has appointed Kenneth M. Goins, Jr. as the company’s CFO. Goins, working closely with IndiSoft’s CEO, Sanjeev Dahiwadkar, will focus on accelerating growth, operational excellence, and financial performance based on defined business goals and metrics to measure success.
“Since 2005, IndiSoft has provided the most scalable and reliable solutions to its customers looking to stay compliant while effectively managing workflows,” Dahiwadkar said. “There have been several key events during the past year at IndiSoft: Cam Melchiorre joined as President; Thomas Radkiewicz, Hans Rusli, and Amit Sheth joined the Advisory Board; and now Ken as our CFO. Many exciting things are on the horizon for us, and we have a solid management team and infrastructure in place to manage additional business partners as well as product and company growth.”
Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial, Inc., announced the appointment of Steve Hitchings to HFA Director. Hitchings is a 32-year veteran of GE/Genworth Mortgage Insurance, most recently serving as an Account Development Manager, where for the past five years he has supported Genworth's market-leading Housing Finance Authority (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 company'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. "His deep HFA and business acumen, stellar sales collaboration, exceptional customer focus and robust problem-solving skills make him uniquely qualified to deliver the value and service that our customers have come to expect from us."
Leisha Delgado recently announced the launch of her new venture, Hello Solutions. A Clearwater, Florida-based firm, Hello Solutions provides business development solutions to the mortgage default industry.
In this role, Delgado represents mortgage default law firms passionate about service and results and drives growth opportunities, while strengthening their existing client relationships. Delgado most recently served as VP of Client Development for Firm Solutions. There she led the sales organization and client relations team. Before that, she served as a Relationship Manager for Clarifire where she worked with prospective new clients to deliver innovative and efficient workflow solutions. Prior to Clarifire, Delgado acted as Project Manager for Nationwide Title Clearing, serving as company liaison for top servicers and investors in matters related to secondary market transactions, portfolio analysis, and research.
ZVN Properties Inc., a national mortgage field services provider based in Canal Fulton, Ohio, recently announced the newest additions to the company’s executive leadership team with the acquisition of two industry veterans, Stacey Baumann, VP Hazard Claims, and Nathan Vannatter, VP of Business Development. With over three decades of combined industry experience, Baumann and Vannatter will excel the ZVN Properties team to continue future growth.
“Any time you can add to your team with leaders of this caliber of talent and industry experience, it puts you in a great position to continue to be poised for future growth and a work product that exceeds client expectations,” said Bryan Lysikowski, Co-Founder and CEO of ZVN Properties.