Notable mortgage industry hires and promotions, Feb. 27-March 3

Ginnie Mae announced the promotion of Sam Valverde to principal executive vice president. He will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for the enterprise and leading policy development across a range of initiatives. He brings more than 15 years of housing finance, policy and legal experience to the position, most recently as supervisory attorney advisor at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in the Division of Conservatorship Oversight and Readiness. Prior to his service at FHFA, he served as a counselor for domestic finance at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Prior to joining public service, he began his career as a securities lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardell LLP. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.

PennyMac Financial Services announced that Doug Jones, president and chief mortgage banking officer, has joined its board of directors. Jones, a member of the company’s executive management team since 2011, is responsible for all business activities relating to the company’s loan production and servicing operations, and he previously served as chief correspondent lending officer. Prior to joining PennyMac Financial, Jones worked in several executive positions at both Countrywide Financial Corp. and Bank of America Corp. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University.

Anchor Loans announced that Rayman “Ray” Kaur Mathoda has been named CEO. Mathoda will work closely with the entire Anchor Loans and Pretium leadership teams to accelerate Anchor Loans’ long-term strategic objectives. Andrew Pollock will transition to the new role of president, where he will work closely with Mathoda to drive market share growth, business channel expansion, and product and service innovation. Mathoda brings more than 25 years of experience across the real estate, finance and technology sectors, previously serving as CEO at Xome and co-CEO at Genesis Capital LLC. She started her career at McKinsey & Co. She earned an MBA from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.

Cenlar FSB announced that Pete Johnson has joined the company as vice president of special products in loan operations. He will provide leadership over special products, including home equity lines of credit and private mortgage insurance. Johnson has more than 35 years of experience in financial services, most recently serving as executive vice president and chief operations officer at First Heritage Mortgage Services. He was also senior vice president at Freedom Mortgage and vice president at PHH Mortgage.

Superus Careers, a national recruiting agency, announced that Mo Oursler was named executive vice president of Mortgage Career Exchange. Most recently, Oursler served as chief operating officer of the NewDay USA Foundation and division president of NewDay’s purchase division. Oursler received a bachelor’s degree in finance from York College of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

FormFree announced that Eric Lapin, who joined the company in 2022 as chief strategy officer, will guide the company’s next chapter as president.

Medallia Inc., a technology company developing customer and employee experience platforms, announced Joe Tyrrell as its new CEO. Tyrrell joins after serving as president of ICE Mortgage Technology, where he led three wholly owned subsidiaries of Intercontinental Exchange Inc., including Ellie Mae. Tyrrell previously served as chief operating officer of Ellie Mae prior to ICE’s acquisition and held various leadership positions for the company. Prior to that, he served as vice president at Providian Financial, in addition to other executive positions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from St. Mary’s College.


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