People on the move: May 8
Ethos has expanded its executive team with the hiring of Erin Lantz as its first chief revenue officer.
Lantz brings nearly 20 years of experience building and scaling operations for real estate and financial service industry firms, including Zillow Group and Bank of America.
Prior to Ethos, she spent nearly a decade at Zillow Group, most recently as vice president and general manager of mortgages.
JLL Capital Markets has expanded its debt and equity placement team with the addition of Melissa Rose in its Miami office.
Rose joins JLL as a managing director focused on securing debt and joint venture equity financing for a broad range of property types.
She spent the last three years as a managing director at Ackman-Ziff and prior thereto she held acquisitions and in-house capital markets roles at Maxwelle Real Estate Group in Aventura, Fla., as well as Eretz Group in New York.
First Community Mortgage has named Dan Smith as its new president.
Smith has been consulting with FCM for the past eight months.
Prior to joining FCM, he was president of mortgage for National Bank of Commerce, which originates mortgages in 50 states and is now part of CenterState Bank.
Walker & Dunlop Inc. has hired Steve Mentesana as senior managing director on its FHA Finance team.
Based out of the company's Dallas office, Mentesana is responsible for originating multifamily loans with a focus on the lending programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, he served as senior managing director at Berkadia.
George Mason Mortgage, a subsidiary of United Bank, has promoted Andria Lightfoot to chief operations officer.
Lightfoot joined George Mason Mortgage in 2014 as senior vice president of information systems.
Since 2018, she has been an active member of the Ellie Mae CIO Advisory Board and MBA CIO Advisory Committee.