Mortgage Daily

Published On: August 28, 2017

As one mortgage firm replaces its chief executive officer, another organization recruited a new chief information officer, and two more hired new chief marketing officers.

On Aug. 16, Pacific Union Financial LLC disclosed that its president and CEO, Rick Skogg, will retire at the end of this year to spend more time with his family.

Replacing Skogg, who took the helm in 2012, will be
Evan Michael Stone, who is the owner and chairman of the Irving, Texas-based company. Stone founded Pacific Union in 2004.

The statement said that Pacific Union has regularly exceeded $1 billion in monthly originations since 2015. The servicing portfolio has grown to $23 billion, and the staff exceeds 1,600.

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. issued an Aug. 17 news release indicating that Stacey Goodman was recruited from CIT Group Inc. to be its CIO.

Prior to joining CIT in 2012, Goodman worked at Bank of America Corp. and UBS in addition to several other financial institutions. She’ll report directly to Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton.

Barbara Yolles was hired by The Money Source Inc. as its new CMO, an Aug. 16 statement said. She was recruited from United Shore Financial Services LLC, where she had worked since 2013.

Melville, New York-based The Money Source noted that while at United Shore, Yolles “cracked the code for marketing in the mortgage industry and drove significant growth.”

Taking over Yolles’ role at United Shore was Sarah DeCiantis, who was promoted from vice president of marketing, a statement Wednesday said. She originally joined the Troy, Michigan-based firm in 2014.

In Irvine, California, loanDepot LLC announced
on Thursday that it appointed Drew Collins senior vice president and pacific division manager. He has been working in home lending since 1985, most recently managing a sales force of more than 2,200 originators for Wells Fargo & Co.

The new regional vice president of retail production at Waterstone Mortgage Corp. is Dan Spaulding, an Aug. 14 press release stated. His nearly three decades in the business included time at Caliber Home Loans Inc., GMAC Mortgage LLC and Nationstar Mortgage LLC.

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