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Westlake Village-Velocity Commercial Capital has added Rob Weening to its management team.

In his role as chief financial officer, Mr. Weening will lead the finance and accounting areas for Velocity.

He brings more than 25 years in the financial and mortgage industry to his post at Velocity and prior to his appointment was vice president of financial planning and analysis at Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization LLC in New York.


Washington-The Federal Housing Finance Board has appointed Christopher Curtis to be the agency's new general counsel.

Mr. Curtis comes to the Finance Board with more than 20 years of financial services experience in the government and private sectors.

Previously, he served as associate general counsel at Capital One Financial Corp. in McLean, Va.

Mr. Curtis also served as senior counsel in the legal division at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., as an attorney with the Finance Board's predecessor agency, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, and in the financial services group of the law firm Covington & Burling.


Maitland-Digital Risk LLC has named former Credit Suisse conduit and credit products group founder Bruce Miller as the head of its structured finance consultancy practice in New York.

Mr. Miller was most recently managing director and group head at ING Capital Markets.

Previous to his post at Credit Suisse, he was the head of the securitization group at The Daiwa Bank Ltd., where he ran the firm's U.S. securitization business.


Parsippany-Red Vision Systems Inc. named Burt Campbell vice president and director of lender solutions.

He will manage all marketing and sales activities targeted towards lenders and their settlement service or vendor management supplier.

Most recently, Mr. Campbell was business line director for Santa Ana, Calif.-based First American Corp.

He started his career in the title industry as Fidelity's National Lender Division sales manager.

Red Vision also named Shelly Williams vice president of human resources.

Her most recent position was corporate vice president, human resources at West Orange, N.J.-based Lincoln Educational Services Corp.

Prior to that role, Ms. Williams held HR positions at Bryman College and Ashmead College in Seattle and vJungle.com in Redmond, Wash.


New York-Teresa A. Dial has been named to the newly created post of chief executive officer of Citi Consumer Banking in North America, which includes oversight of CitiMortgage, and to the post of global head of Citi consumer strategy.

As CEO of consumer banking, Ms. Dial will oversee Citi's retail branch network, CitiFinancial, CitiMortgage and all other consumer businesses with the exception of Citi Cards.

She previously headed the consumer banking operations of Wells Fargo Bank in the United States and of Lloyds TSB UK Retail Banking.


Houston-RMC Vanguard hired Matt Kiker as chief financial officer.

Mr. Kiker brings more than 20 years of mortgage experience in corporate operations secondary marketing and technology project management to his role at RMC Vanguard.

Prior to joining RMC Vanguard, he spent over 10 years with Aegis Wholesale as senior vice president, corporate operations and strategic development.

Lewisville-EMC Mortgage Corp. said that Teji Singh and Melinda Napoli have been named executive vice presidents. In addition, Katherine Reynolds has been named vice president within the customer relations division.

Ms. Singh will concentrate on the development of EMC's proprietary servicing default system and will be based out of EMC Mortgage's Irvine, Calif., office.

She has more than 17 years of mortgage and financial industry experience and previously served as executive vice president and chief loan administration officer for ResMAE Mortgage Corp. and senior vice president and chief servicing officer at Option One Mortgage Corp.

With over 19 years of mortgage and financial industry experience, Ms. Napoli will focus on working with EMC's real estate-owned department.

She will also be based out of EMC Mortgage's Irvine office and prior to joining EMC Mortgage served as senior vice president of continuous improvement at ResMAE Mortgage Corp.

Ms. Reynolds will focus on default technology and processing and will be based out of the company's Lewisville office.

She previously was vice president and business solutions consultant with Fidelity National Information Services and has held various management positions with e-Original, Caledon Loan Servicing and Homecomings.


McLean-Freddie Mac said that Shaun O'Malley will retire from its board of directors at the June 6 annual shareholder meeting.

Mr. O'Malley has served on Freddie Mac's board for nearly seven years and as its lead director for more than four years.

He joined Freddie Mac's board in September 2001 and became lead director in December 2003 and prior to that served as Freddie Mac's non-executive chairman from June to December 2003.

In other board news, Freddie Mac said that Jerome P. Kenney has been nominated for election to the board.

Prior to retiring from Merrill Lynch in January 2008, he served as vice chairman and a member of the executive client coverage group.

Mr. Kenney was also part of Merrill Lynch's executive management committee for over 20 years and served in a variety of other leadership positions at the company.


Seattle-Washington Mutual has named John P. McMurray chief enterprise risk officer.

In his new role, Mr. McMurray is responsible for overseeing the company's risk management functions, including credit risk, interest rate risk, market risk, operational risk and audit.

Previously, he was the company's chief credit officer and joined WaMu in 2007 from Countrywide Financial Corp., where he was senior managing director and chief risk officer.

Prior to Countrywide, he served for several mortgage-related companies, including Freddie Mac and Crestar Mortgage Corp. (c) 2008 Mortgage Servicing News and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.mortgageservicingnews.com/ http://www.sourcemedia.com/

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