People on the move: Sept. 4
AmeriNat has hired Barry Vislocky as director of default management, based in its Downey office.
Vislocky has more than 23 years of industry experience. Most recently, he was the vice president of collections with NuVision Federal Credit Union in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Earlier in his career held positions with Gila (division of Navient), United Heritage Credit Union and Public Employees Credit Union.
William Raveis Mortgage said that Melissa Cohn, a pioneer in the mortgage industry for the past 35 years, has joined the firm.
Cohn will be based in the New York City office and in East Hampton, N.Y.
She launched her own mortgage company, The Manhattan Mortgage Co., in 1985.
Cohn is currently ranked No. 41 nationwide on the National Mortgage News Top Producers list.
The LOGS Network has promoted Christopher Phillips to managing partner, effective immediately.
Phillips joined LOGS in 2008 as managing partner for Shapiro, Van Ess, Phillips & Barragate LLP.
Licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky, he has spent nearly 20 years specializing in creditor rights, real estate, title insurance, real estate settlements, REO representation and related litigation.
Fidelity Bank has elected Todd Williams as president of the bank. Williams succeeds outgoing president Charles Mueller, who will continue in the role of chief executive officer for the foreseeable future.
Williams has been with Fidelity Bank for more than 30 years, starting his career as a credit analyst and later moving to commercial lending.
In 2002, he was promoted to the head of commercial lending, and was appointed executive vice president in 2017, at which point he took on more of the strategic leadership of the bank.
Churchill Mortgage has appointed Martin Ford to vice president of credit risk.
Ford brings more than 30 years of experience in operations, underwriting and credit policies in the financial services industry to Churchill Mortgage.
Prior to joining the Churchill team, he led national credit and underwriting teams at Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase Bank, U.S. Bank and TCF Bank.