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Safeguard Announces Four Executive and Management Appointments

Valley View, Ohio-based ""Safeguard Properties"":http://www.safeguardproperties.com issued a notice Thursday announcing the appointments of four individuals to its executive and management teams.


Michael Greenbaum has been named VP, REO. Greenbaum was appointed to this newly created executive position to lead all aspects of Safeguard's REO service line for post-foreclosure bank-owned properties.

Prior to joining Safeguard, he held senior management and executive positions with Erico, Accel, Inc., and McMaster-Carr. Greenbaum is a distinguished graduate of the West Point U.S. Military Academy and served in the U.S. Army, Ordinance Branch, specializing in supply chain management.

Apryl Seide was appointed as the company's general counsel. As a member of the executive team, Seide directs Safeguard's internal and external legal functions.


She joined Safeguard from Applied Industrial Technologies and previously was in professional practice with Baker & Hostetler LLP. Seide earned a J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting from John Carroll University.

Jennifer Anspach has been promoted to director of finance and accounting. Anspach joined Safeguard two years ago as accounts receivable manager.

Previously, she was director of sales audit for OfficeMax. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Youngstown State University.

Russ Klein has been named director of quality control. In this newly created management position, Klein leads quality control efforts across all of the company's service lines.

Klein previously held positions in operations, process improvement, and technology at American Greetings, Diamond Management and Technology Consulting, and JP Morgan Chase. He earned a master's in business administration from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Washington University.

Safeguard Properties is the largest privately held mortgage field services company in the United States. Founded in 1990, the company inspects and maintains defaulted and foreclosed properties for mortgage service companies, lenders, investors, and other financial institutions. Safeguard employs nearly 850 people, in addition to a network of thousands of contractors nationally.

About Author: Carrie Bay

Carrie Bay is a freelance writer for DS News and its sister publication MReport. She served as online editor for DSNews.com from 2008 through 2011. Prior to joining DS News and the Five Star organization, she managed public relations, marketing, and media relations initiatives for several B2B companies in the financial services, technology, and telecommunications industries. She also wrote for retail and nonprofit organizations upon graduating from Texas A&M University with degrees in journalism and English.

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