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Trez Forman Capital Group has hired veteran banker and real estate lender Russ Holland as a managing director.

He will be opening an Atlanta office and be responsible for creating new business relationships for the private commercial real estate lending firm headquartered in Palm Beach.

Immediately prior to joining Trez Forman, Holland served as chief credit officer at Fieldpoint Private in New York.

He also served as chief lending officer at Union Bank in Florida, chief banking officer and chief lending officer at Seacoast Bank, and led the commercial real estate finance team at Bank of America in Atlanta.



Appraisal Logistics has hired Steven Rouse to serve as its regional account manager in the Midwest.

Before joining ALS, Rouse held various positions in the industry, most recently as regional sales manager for Pendo Management.

Prior to that, he was vice president of correspondent sales for Verus Mortgage Capital and a regional sales director for both Interthinx and Mortgage Cadence.



Lima One Capital, a national specialty finance company that focuses on investment property lending, has named Andrew Shook head of commercial lending.

In this new role, Shook is charged with managing large accounts, including multifamily and single-family portfolios for Lima One.

He will also focus on expanding and optimizing customer relationships and national partnerships across the company's lending network.

Most recently, Shook served as managing partner at Bright Light Commercial Real Estate where he focused on a wide variety of commercial real estate financing.



Mortgage tech provider Pavaso has named Brenda Clem executive vice president of capital markets.

Clem is a mortgage industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in operations and secondary markets.

She has long been an industry advocate for e-note, e-mortgage and e-warehouse adoption in the secondary market.



Seroka Brand Development, a brand development, digital and strategic communications agency specializing in the mortgage industry, has promoted Amy Hansen to vice president public relations and strategic planning.

Hansen has been with Seroka since 2002 and has served as director of client service and public relations for the last 11 years.

She has over 20 years of experience in public relations and advertising, and has managed accounts on a national, regional and local basis across a variety of industries.

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