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Banc of California has hired James Wiegandt as managing director, commercial real estate and multifamily banking.

Wiegandt joins Banc of California from Luther Burbank Savings, where he most recently served as director of retail income property lending.

Additionally, the company hired Warren Ramsey as senior director of commercial real estate lending.

He joins from Luther Burbank Savings where he served as income property loan officer.



Guaranteed Rate has appointed Steve Moffat as chief marketing officer and Brendan Noonan as chief brand officer.

As CMO, Moffat will oversee marketing strategy, articulating the company's value proposition to customers and channel partners.

Most recently he served with Google as head of industry and prior to that he spent eight years with PepisCo.

In the newly created position of chief brand officer, Noonan will focus on honing the brand's voice, vision and image.

He spent 13 years with MillerCoors, most recently as marketing director.



Castle & Cooke Mortgage has expanded its footprint in Indiana with the opening of its North Indianapolis branch, which will be led by Lance Culp.

Culp, who brings to Castle & Cooke over 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry, previously served as a loan officer for Stonegate Mortgage.



FinLocker, a financial data and analytics company, said that Jason Clark has joined the firm as an adviser.

Clark has over 20 years of cybersecurity experience and is a former chief information security officer for Emerson, Everbank, Websense and The New York Times.

More recently he served as general partner at SixThirty Cyber and the chief innovation officer at Optiv Security Inc.



Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. said that Brad Atwood has joined its Nashua branch.

He is a former member of the New Hampshire Housing Lender Board and has worked in the mortgage industry for more than 20 years.

Atwood specializes in first-time home buyer programs as well as conventional and government loan options.



PHH Corp. said that Albert Celini has joined the company as senior vice president, risk and compliance.

Celini will succeed Leith Kaplan and assume the role of chief risk and compliance officer of PHH Corp., effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Kaplan, who has served as chief risk and compliance officer since 2014, will continue to serve in this role through Dec. 31.

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