Rebecca Senn
Rebecca Senn



Mission Global, an affiliate of Mission Capital Advisors, said that Aaron Scott Taylor has joined the firm as compliance officer.

In his new role, Taylor will provide insight on all consumer state and federal laws and regulations governing real estate lending.

He will also serve as Mission Global's industry liaison, working with outside counsel and other industry groups.

Prior to joining Mission Global, Taylor held similar positions at Clayton Holdings and Promontory Financial Group.



Element Fundingsaid that Gary Tuorto has joined its West Palm Beach regional office as sales manager for the state of Florida and will focus on building strategic branch production centers throughout the state.

Tuorto has nearly 20 years of experience in mortgage banking and consumer credit reporting.

He joins Element Funding from Bank Star One, a regional community bank, where he was senior vice president of the mortgage division for the past eight years.



Tommy Adkins has joined Commonwealth Bank & Trust as its new warehouse lending sales manager.

His role will be to help build and grow a national warehouse lending division.

Adkins brings over 30 years of experience to the firm having previously held sales management positions with Homeowners Mortgage, Florida Capital and Homeside Lending/BancBoston Mortgage.



The New York Mortgage Coalition, a nonprofit organization that helps families achieve responsible homeownership, has promoted Rebecca Senn to executive director.

In her new role, Senn works with community-based organizations, financial institutions, private-sector institutions and consumers in providing the tools necessary for successful homeownership.

She first joined NYMC in 2012, and in a previous role there she oversaw the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Housing Counseling Grant Program.



Ditech Financial has hired Marc VanBaalen as sales director of the correspondent lending division responsible for nondelegated lending in the Eastern region of the U.S.

VanBaalen has more than 20 years of mortgage industry experience and joins Ditech from Pacific Union Financial, where he served as correspondent account executive.

Prior to joining Pacific Union Financial, he served as an account executive for Stonegate Mortgage Corp. and JPMorgan Chase.


Weston Portfolio Group has named Rusty Johnson to its leadership team as director of surveillance and oversight.

Johnson is a mortgage industry veteran with over 25 years of experience.

Prior to joining WPG, he held a number of executive positions with companies such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Fannie Mae and Radian.


New Penn Financial has appointed Jim Wyble as senior vice president of third-party originations.

Wyble, who will be based in Des Moines, brings over 30 years of experience in financial services, including senior management roles in mortgage sales and operations, commercial lending, and mergers and acquisitions.

He previously served with Pacific Union Financial, Capital One and Wells Fargo.

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