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Clayton Holdings Hires New COO

3 - Jeff TennysonThirty-year mortgage industry veteran Jeff Tennyson has joined Clayton Holdings LLC as chief operating officer. Tennyson will be in charge of all of Clayton’s business holdings in the United States, including Transaction Management, Consulting, Surveillance, Commercial Due Diligence, and Green River Capital.

"Becoming part of a larger public company has presented Clayton with a myriad of opportunities to provide the market and our clients with new products and services and enhanced capabilities," said Joe D'Urso, the President of Clayton Holdings.

Tennyson has worked in the financial industry for more than 30 years and was the chief operating officer at B2R Finance L.P. before joining Clayton. Prior to working at B2R, Tennyson worked at EquiFirst Corporation as the chairman and CEO for 12 years.

Tennyson will be reporting to D'Urso and will be based at the company’s Tampa, Florida office. Tennyson has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a business degree from Harding University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

"I am confident that Jeff is the right person to take our company to the next level and will help us create synergy among the skills, technology, and processes that reside across all of our operations," D'Urso said.

Clayton Holdings provides the mortgage industry with loan due diligence, surveillance, REO management, and consulting services. The company also provides REO asset management, BPOs, and single family rental services through its Green River Capital subsidiary. Clayton is based in Shelton, Connecticut.

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