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Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. has named Michelle Richardson senior vice president of treasury and finance.

In this role, she will be responsible for Plaza's treasury department, including warehouse relationships, cash management and its corporate funding department.

Richardson joins Plaza from loanDepot where she was the vice president of treasury for the past seven years.



Top of Mind Networks has elevated Jonas Kruckeberg to executive vice president of strategic partnerships and industry relationships.

After leading Top of Mind's sales function for more than eight years, Kruckeberg will step into a more strategic role with a focus on partner and industry relations and brand ambassadorship.

Before joining Top of Mind, he spent nearly a decade as a mortgage loan officer and branch manager serving customers in Southern California at such independent mortgage banks as Watermark Home Loans and First Priority Financial (later acquired by Caliber Home Loans).



Union Home Mortgage has hired Eddie Scott, who will be responsible for managing growth, recruiting top talent and spreading brand awareness of UHM in Florida and Georgia.

Scott has more than 30 years of experience in mortgage origination and management, and most recently managed the development of a Realtor-builder relationship business for US Bank across the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.

He previously held roles at Everbank through its acquisition by TIAA, Wachovia, Washington Mutual and JPMorgan Chase.



Gateway First Bank has appointed Nick Gulick as senior vice president of marketing.

In this role, Gulick will lead the charge in evolving the brand.

Before joining Gateway, he was senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Stearns Lending.



Evolve Mortgage Services has hired Mark Hughes and Ann Gibbons as managing directors.

Prior to joining Evolve, Hughes and Gibbons launched New Diligence Advisors, a national third party review firm.

Over the past two decades, they have held roles at major due diligence and surveillance firms, including Clayton Holdings, MurrayHill and The Bohan Group.

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