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BlackFin Group has hired Mark Dangelo to serve as chief innovation consultant.

In his role Dangelo will be responsible for leading and managing innovation led business transformation and technology projects.

He has been a principal consultant for CSC, A.T Kearney and Stanford Research Institute, and a senior manager for Ernst & Young.



First Option Mortgage has tapped Fobby Naghmi as executive vice president, national sales manager, and James Carroll as retail operations director.

Previously, Naghmi was senior vice president of the Eastern division of Planet Home Lending.

Before joining First Option, Carroll was executive vice president and owner of The Carroll Mortgage Group.



WFG Lender Services, a Williston Financial Group company, has named Jodi Bell vice president of national business development for its lender services organization.

In her new role, Bell, who is based in Dallas, will be responsible for building and maintaining client relationships.

Prior to joining WFG, she served as vice president, national sales executive for ServiceLink.



ServiceLink has appointed Yvette Gilmore as senior vice president of servicing product strategy.

Prior to joining ServiceLink, Gilmore spent more than a decade at Freddie Mac, where she held several leadership positions and most recently served as vice president of servicer relationship and performance management.

Prior to joining Freddie Mac, she led the loss mitigation departments at IndyMac and Washington Mutual.



Freddie Mac has appointed Christian Lown as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 15.

Lown was previously EVP and CFO at Navient Corp. He succeeds Donald Kish, who has served as interim CFO since December 2019. Kish will continue serving as senior vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting officer.

Prior to joining Navient in 2017, Lown was managing director, financial institutions group at Morgan Stanley, where he co-led the global fintech and North America banks and diversified finance investment banking practices.

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