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Safeguard Announces Additions to Management Team

Nicholas_SafeguardLienerth__SafeguardSafeguard Properties, a mortgage field services provider based in Valley View, Ohio, announced Tuesday two new professionals are joining the company’s management team: Sheilla Lienerth as Assistant VP of Client Relations and Lisa Nicholas as Director of Finance and Accounting.

Lienerth will oversee client account management and process improvement at Safeguard. As a Six Sigma Black Belt, Lienerth “brings a continuous improvement mindset and process discipline to all aspects of her work,” according to Safeguard.

Lienerth’s past experience includes leadership roles in sales, customer engagement, performance, and business analytics for such companies as Bridgestone and KeyBank.

Lienerth earned her Executive MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She was awarded the 2015 Executive MBA Leadership Award from Weatherhead School of Management and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Judson University. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in business and psychology after completing coursework at Judson University and the New York Institute of Technology.

In her new role as director of finance and accounting, Nicholas will manage the accounts receivable and loss management teams at Safeguard.

Previously, Nicholas served in the accounting departments at Forest City Realty Trust, Avery Dennison, and Barnes Distribution. She oversaw strategic process improvement initiatives, operational efficiency, and standard process and internal control frameworks. Nicholas graduated from Franklin University.

About Author: Krista Franks Brock

Krista Franks Brock is a professional writer and editor who has covered the mortgage banking and default servicing sectors since 2011. Previously, she served as managing editor of DS News and Southern Distinction, a regional lifestyle publication. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Consumers Digest, Dallas Style and Design, DS News and DSNews.com, MReport and theMReport.com. She holds degrees in journalism and art from the University of Georgia.

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