The nation's leading online real estate marketplace, Auction.com, has announced the addition of two executives, Rob Behrend and Hauke Schupp, to its single-family residential division.
Behrend will serve as SVP of single-family residential, and Schupp will function as SVP of operational excellence. Behrend has held many senior level positions during his more than 20 years of experience in the mortgage banking sector at firms such as Homeward Residential, Red Bell Real Estate, Saxon Mortgage, Goldman Sachs, and GMAC ResCap. He has significant operational knowledge in all aspects of single-family asset dispositions, including management of liquidation and default operations and of profit & loss. Immediately prior to joining Auction.com, Behrend served as SVP at SolutionStar, where his focus was on REO, short sale, and auction liquidation operations. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland College Park.
Schupp has more than 20 years of technology management and engineering expertise across many industries. He has held many senior management positions that focused on business process effectiveness and optimization at firms such as Ocwen Financial, State Street Bank in Boston, Systems Evolution, Management Engineers, and Bose Corporation. Schupp has certifications from Dartmouth and Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has degrees from Harvard as well as the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany.
In their respective capacities, both Behrend and Schupp will be directly responsible for driving the development of Auction.com's world class operating controls.
"Operational efficiency is key to Auction.com’s mission to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace and make transactions easier and more transparent," Auction.com EVP Javid Jaberi said. "As we strive to continuously enhance the effectiveness of our platform, I’m confident that Rob Behrend’s wide range of experience in the single-family space, along with Hauke Schupp’s operational knowledge and technological expertise, will prove to be great assets to both the company and our customers."