Pleasanton-Ellie Mae said that former Fannie Mae executive Robert Levin has joined its board of directors.

Mr. Levin had been with Fannie Mae from 1981 to early 2009.

As executive vice president and chief business officer for Fannie Mae, he had been responsible for overseeing and integrating the organization's single-family mortgage business, mortgage portfolio business, mortgage-backed securities business, and housing and community development efforts.

During his 28-year tenure with Fannie Mae, he also served as the organization's interim chief financial officer, executive vice president of marketing, senior vice president of marketing and mortgage-backed securities, and senior vice president for corporate finance.


Denver-Allonhill, a national mortgage due diligence and credit risk management firm, promoted Diana Mead to president.

She will also retain her current title of chief operating officer.

As president and COO, Ms. Mead will oversee the firm's accounting, finance and legal functions, as well as its operations, including credit risk management, due diligence, servicer oversight and government services.

Denver-Titan Lenders Corp. has added Janet Manning as vice president, focused on business development for its back office and mortgage fulfillment services to mortgage bankers.

Ms. Manning, a 25-plus-year mortgage lending veteran, was president of mortgage document preparation provider Tradewinds for 15 years, and served as a senior executive with a global outsource services provider until early this year.


Washington-The Federal Housing Finance Agency named H. Ronald Weissman chairman of the Federal Home Loan Banks' Office of Finance.

Mr. Weissman has been a senior partner in Ernst & Young's Financial Services Office since 2002 and also worked at Arthur Andersen.

The Office of Finance issues the debt of the 12 Home Loan Banks and publishes a combined financial report for the system.

Mr. Weissman succeeds Charles Bowsher, who resigned in March 2009 after refusing to approve the system's first-quarter combined reports. He ordered an independent study to explore options for making the system's accounting more transparent.


Minneapolis-John Voso Jr. has been promoted to agency relations manager for the Attorneys' Title Division, which was formed as a result of Old Republic's recent joint venture with Attorneys' Title Fund Services LLC, based in Orlando, Fla.

Additionally, he will be appointed to senior vice president of the Attorney's Title Division.

Mr. Voso has over 28 years of experience in the real estate and title insurance industries, with 22 of those years being specifically devoted to title insurance.

Minneapolis-Sheila Plunkett was named executive vice president of sales and marketing and Paul Wetzel was named vice president of marketing at Dexma.

Ms. Plunkett returned to Dexma after a six-year hiatus to manage the sales, account management, marketing, training and client teams.

Most recently, she was VP of sales for nGenera and prior to that was a client partner and sales director at FICO (formerly Fair Isaac).

Mr. Wetzel has worked in the software industry for over 15 years.

Most recently, he was at FICO where he held several marketing roles.


St. Louis-Associate attorneys Lindsey Craft and Michael Wambolt have joined Millsap Singer LLC, a provider of legal representation in the states of Missouri and Kansas, specializing in foreclosure, bankruptcy and mortgage-related litigation in both state and federal courts.

Prior to joining Millsap Singer, Ms. Craft represented mortgage lenders in the foreclosure process, coordinating legal aspects of foreclosure activity, from money judgment to filing the title claims that obtained rightful indemnity for clients with another firm.

At Millsap Singer, she will work in Kansas judicial foreclosures.

Mr. Wambolt will serve as an associate attorney with Millsap Singer, focusing on litigation and bankruptcy.

Prior to joining the firm, he was the assistant attorney general in Missouri, where he worked in collections, consumer protection and child support enforcement.


Pittsburgh-ServiceLink, Fidelity National Financial's national lender platform, said that George Schwartz, former managing director for Bank of America, has been named executive vice president and division president of default services.

Mr. Schwartz most recently served at Bank of America as managing director for three corporate subsidiaries (Countrywide Tax Service Corp., Countrywide Field Service Corp. and Landsafe National Default), as well as the company's subservicing and acquisition business lines.

Prior to his tenure at Bank of America, he served as senior vice president, loan administration at Cenlar FSB, director of servicing management at Fannie Mae and executive vice president of real estate operations at FNRS Financial Corp.

ServiceLink also appointed Jane Johnson as senior vice president of loss mitigation services. Since 1998, Ms. Johnson has served in senior positions at Citi Residential Lending and AMC Mortgage Services, which was acquired by Citibank in 2003.

Prior to her tenure at Citi Residential Services, she served in various risk assessment, loss mitigation, workout and compliance positions at Countrywide Home Loan.


Addison-MSI named Stacey Baumann vice president of new business development.

Ms. Baumann brings 14 years of experience within the mortgage service industry to MSI.

Her previous positions include the manager of hazard claims, FHA and preservation with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and the manager of operations and claims processing with First American National Claims Outsourcing.

Prior to joining MSI, she was the head of hazard claims insurance recovery and quality insurance and training with Mortgage Contracting Services.

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