""Mortgage Connect"":http://www.mortgageconnectlp.com/index.html has appointed its VP of sales to the newly created role of chief strategy officer, the Pittsburgh-based company announced.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
Cristy Ward has worked in the mortgage industry for 17 years and in that time has earned a reputation as a problem solver who develops innovative, tailored solutions for complex problems. In 2012, she teamed with Mortgage Connect CEO Jeff Coury to build a consumer-centric closing model designed to enhance the borrower experience and meet the demands of changing regulatory guidelines.
In her new position, Ward will be responsible for leading the company's business strategy, the development and implementation of revenue-generating strategies and policies, and leading new business ventures and development.
""Mortgage Connect has quickly become a leading strategic partner to lenders because of its unyielding focus to provide a stellar consumer experience while meeting the ever-changing regulatory demands. Through this leadership role, Cristy will continue this upward trajectory,"" Coury said. ""Cristy's experience and passion for both the consumer and the industry makes her the perfect person for this role.""