Management and Career Moves News

Management and Career Moves News – including staff changes, new hires, promotions, HR and related career news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Sacramento CA

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC’s Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.

Ainsworth Advisors Fields Top-Tier Mortgage Business Leaders to Guide Long Range Growth for World Class Lenders

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ainsworth Advisors, LLC, a group of veteran mortgage industry leaders offering strategic and tactical advice, helping improve efficiencies and developing strong leadership teams for world-class mortgage lending businesses, today announced it has deepened its bench strength with unparalleled expertise in key operations and planning areas.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Pamela Misner to Manage Underwriting

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained Pam Misner as Underwriting Manager. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Misner will direct Mid America’s mortgage loan underwriting and collaborating on the expansion of origination and production teams for Mid America’s West Coast branches.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation Names Ian Roberts as New Executive Director

NEWBURY, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado.

Experienced Mortgage Technologist Mark Michel Joins Growing Team at OpenClose

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it hired Mark Michel, an industry veteran in enterprise-level mortgage technology systems.

Frenkel Benefits, an EPIC Company Adds Nicholas Tunno in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel Benefits – an EPIC Company announced today that employee benefits, risk management and insurance professional Nicholas Tunno has joined the firm in New York as a Principal.

Joseph Ferber Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Joseph Ferber has joined the firm’s operations in New York as a Principal.

With New Facility, and Aligning Behind New VP/GM Tim Hudson, Hartness Targets ‘Better-than-Ever Products and Customer Service’

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s an oft-proven fact of business and industry that expansion, in and of itself, does not always and automatically lead to bigger and better things. For example, about eight years ago, Hartness, An ITW Company, recognized that it had outgrown its main facility.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Patent Attorney Jim White

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that patent attorney Jim White has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Seattle, Washington. Prior to becoming a software patent attorney, Mr. White worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley for over six years.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Matt Lumelleau in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Matt Lumelleau has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Helen Johnson Senior VP, Loan Administration Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Helen Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Loan Administration Manager.

Current Builders Appoints Chip Angenendt as Principal in Charge of Senior Living Projects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm’s expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.

Current Builders Hires Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years’ experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Appoints Ann Torrico as Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Ann Torrico as Managing Director in Los Angeles. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities in the Greater Los Angeles region with a focus in West Los Angeles and South Bay.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Adds Lesley Posey to Its Benefits Consulting Team

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Lesley Posey to the position of benefits consultant. In this role, Posey will provide pension and retiree medical plan sponsors with a full array of actuarial and strategic advisory services, including administration services for defined benefit plans.

Paladin Advisory Services Adds Mortgage Loan Quality Expert John Gray to Lead Forensic Loan File Reviews, Enhance Strategic Guidance and Training Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paladin Advisory Services, LLC, is pleased to announce that mortgage loan quality subject matter expert John Gray, CFE, CAMS, has joined its team. Gray will drive Paladin’s forensic loan file review programs and enhance its offerings in strategic guidance and training for mortgage lenders.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Soly Cangarlu Vice President, Branch Manager in West L.A.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Soly Cangarlu Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for developing client relationships and expanding the bank’s presence in West Los Angeles.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Names Laura H. Araluce Vice President, Branch Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Laura H. Araluce has joined the company as Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for growing Bank of Southern California’s presence in Orange County.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Expands Los Angeles Banking Team with the Addition of Three Branch Managers

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced the addition of three tenured Branch Managers to support the company’s recent expansion into Los Angeles County.

The ACEC Business Insurance Trust Announces Leadership Changes and New Trustee Appointments

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Anthony Craig Morelos in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Craig Morelos has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Sam Siddons in Austin Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Sam Siddons has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremiah Glassford, JD in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis. (UPDATED)

PowerGuard Adds Top Warranty and Service Agreement Specialist Dan Cantafi in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States – announced today the addition of warranty and service agreement specialist Dan Cantafi as the firm’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will be based in Glastonbury, Conn. and report to PowerGuard’s Co-Founder, Mike McMullen and COO Scott Gunnison.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Catherine Puckett VP, Business Development Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Catherine Puckett has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development Manager. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s business banking client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in the San Diego region.

EPIC Insurance Brokers add Josh Close in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Expands Operations in San Diego with addition of Robert Etzler and opening of new offices

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced its expansion in San Diego, Calif. with the opening of new offices at 401 B Street in downtown San Diego and the hiring of top local insurance professional Robert Etzler, under the leadership of Paragon regional president, Andrew Petersen.

MorVest Capital Hires Ruth Lee as Executive Vice President for Expansion of Mortgage Liquidity and MSR Advisory Services

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Fleig, CEO of MorVest Capital, LLC, a financial services advisory firm specializing in mortgage banking liquidity and capital solutions, today announced its addition of Executive Vice President Ruth Lee.

Business Development and Relationship Management Specialist Julia Moore Joins EPIC in Sacramento CA

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that new business sales and relationship management professional Julia Moore has joined the firm’s operations in Sacramento as Vice President, New Business Development.

LBA Ware Recruits Mortgage Process Improvement Specialist Jessica Henke as Solutions Consultant

MACON, Ga., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced today that it has hired Jessica Henke as a solutions consultant to support the company’s implementation consulting and client success efforts. Henke will leverage her two decades of accounting and business process improvement expertise in mortgage lending to bring LBA Ware clients streamlined business workflow solutions and enhanced operational insights.

EPIC adds Sarmad Naqvi to its Private Client Practice in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sarmad Naqvi has joined the firm’s Private Client Insurance operations in Northern California, specializing in providing comprehensive, cost effective risk management and insurance protection to high net worth individuals and their families.

EPIC Insurance adds Eric Kitei as a Principal in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Principal, focusing on the unique needs of auto dealers and others in the automotive industry.

EPIC Adds John Check in Pittsburgh, Pa.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of benefits consulting professional John Check as a Senior Consultant in the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division.

Lloyd A. Schmidt Elevated to Shareholder at Hoge Fenton

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hoge Fenton is pleased to announce that, effective July 1, 2018, attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt was elevated to the status of shareholder. Hoge Fenton is a multi-service law firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, with highly focused practitioners.

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC Adds Tonya Fuller and Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

AVON, Conn. and NAPA, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

ARMCO Promotes Sharon Reichhardt to Vice President of Client Success

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise transaction and loan risk mitigation software solutions, has announced that former director of client services Sharon Reichhardt has been promoted to vice president of client success.

Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS Joins EPIC Insurance in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Brian Chu has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Vice President.

United Fidelity Funding West Hires Victoria Dunn as National Wholesale Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding West (UFFWest), a rapidly growing national mortgage banker, announced that it added Victoria Dunn to its wholesale lending team of account executives. “We are pleased to have been able to recruit someone with Victoria’s proven background of successful execution and solution-oriented sales skill sets,” stated John Bell, principal at UFFWest.

Ryan Sims and Alex Megenis Join Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) announced today that Ryan Sims has joined the firm as Vice President/Casualty Broker in San Francisco, while Alex Megenis has joined as Vice President/Property-Casualty Broker in New York.

OpenClose Recruits LOS Development Expert Joseph Wade to Further Innovate and Enhance Existing Software Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added senior software LOS and mortgage software development expert Joseph Wade to its growing development team. Joseph was previously at Finastra (formerly D+H) and will play an integral role in software innovation and enhancements at OpenClose.