Toni Bright
Toni Bright



Ellie Mae said that Alex Hughes has joined the company as vice president of investor relations.

Hughes brings to the firm nearly two decades of investor relations and financial markets experience.

Prior to Ellie Mae, he served with Dolby Laboratories, Chegg Inc. and Sun Microsystems.



Collateral Analytics has appointed Robert Walker as senior vice president of customer retention and acquisition technologies.

Walker is a veteran of the real estate data and analytics industry and joins Collateral Analytics from Lender Processing Services where he led the team that developed the Realtor Valuation Model for the National Association of Realtors.



Stonegate Mortgage Corp. said that Michael Bender has returned to the company and been named East regional manager.

Bender has over 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry and most recently worked as regional sales director at ACH Trust, a division of Towne Mortgage.

Previously, he served as business development manager at Stonegate Mortgage, as well as business development manager at ICBA Mortgage and regional manager at Genworth Home Equity.



Walker & Dunlop Inc. said that Mitch Resnick had joined Walker & Dunlop Commercial Property Funding, its commercial mortgage-backed securities lending platform, as managing director.

He will oversee WDCPF capital markets executions with responsibility over pricing, hedging, securitizations and investor relations.

Resnick previously served at Freddie Mac as vice president of capital markets and also as a vice president at Goldman Sachs in its real estate finance group.


CoesterVMS, a national appraisal management company, has hired former Iowa appraisal board regulator Toni Bright as chief compliance officer.

Bright brings to the firm experience in real estate and compliance, having been in charge of multiple boards for the State of Iowa as a regulator for the last 10 years.



Boston Private said that Charles Nilsen has joined the company as senior vice president and national director of residential lending.

Nilsen brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry to his new role.

Prior to joining Boston Private, he served as New England regional sales manager at EverBank, and also held the roles of area manager at Wells Fargo and New England regional manager at JPMorganChase.



Sutherland Mortgage Services, a division of Sutherland Global Services, has named Michael Danlag as head of mortgage servicing and Kim Hoffman as head of mortgage operations.

Danlag joins Sutherland after working at PHH Mortgage as vice president of loan servicing and post-closing.

Hoffman was most recently chief operations officer for Morgan Stanley's residential lending unit.

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