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26 L E N D E R S / S E R V I C E R S PHH MORTGAGE ADDS NEW SVP OF DEFAULT SUBSERVICING PHH Mortgage Corporation, a subsidiary of Ocwen Financial Corporation, and a nonbank mortgage servicer and originator, has announced that Michael Keaton has joined the company as SVP of Default Subservicing. In this newly created, sales-focused role, Keaton will be responsible for leveraging the company's servicing capabilities and expertise to drive the growth of PHH's subperforming and nonperforming servicing through strategic subservicing opportunities. He will report directly to Scott Anderson, PHH's EVP and Chief Servicing Officer. Keaton brings to PHH more than 30 years of sales and operational experience in mortgage servicing and subservicing. He joins PHH from Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, where he most recently served as the company's Chief Servicing Officer. Prior to this role, Keaton held several executive-level roles in mortgage servicing and default loan administration at Resurgent Capital Services and Wendover Financial Services. "We are very excited to have Keaton join our team. He brings a unique combination of executive leadership and extensive operational experience in default servicing with the skill set and industry credibility to drive business results," Anderson said. "With the continued downturn in the mortgage industry and broader recessionary environment, we believe our proven special servicing capabilities will create opportunities to support homeowners, clients, and investors through a challenging mortgage cycle." Keaton most recently served as the Chief Servicing Officer at Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, which he joined in 2014. At Shellpoint, he was responsible for all aspects of the loan servicing lifecycle for 1.7 million loans under management. Prior to joining Shellpoint, Keaton held several executive-level roles at Resurgent Capital Services between 2002 and 2014, including VP of Loan Servicing, SVP of Bankruptcy Servicing and EVP of Mortgage Servicing and Recovery. He began his career at Wendover Financial Services, where he spent more than 10 years and finished his tenure as VP of Default Administration for the nation's largest servicer of subprime mortgage loans at that time. CENLAR PROMOTES NAYDA MCKAIN TO VP, HR BUSINESS PARTNER, ADDS Cenlar FSB, a mortgage loan subservicer and federally chartered wholesale bank, has promoted Nayda McKain to VP, Human Resources Business Partner, and has named Brian Browne VP of Cybersecurity. McKain joined Cenlar in 2019 as Director, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, where she acted as a strategic partner and trusted advisor to the executive leadership team by delivering plans to drive organizational change, employee engagement, process improvements, and business continuity. "Nayda's promotion is well deserved. She is a valuable member of the team and a transformational leader who continues to help Cenlar achieve business goals by providing guidance on employee relations, retention, recruitment, performance management, compensation, leadership and employee training," Cenlar VP of Human Resources Kimberly Matthews said. roughout her career, McKain has managed several business functions which not only include human resources but also, risk management operations, compliance, events management, facilities management, and financial planning. Prior to joining Cenlar, she was at Fannie Mae where she served as Chief of Staff for the Southeast and Northeast Regional Sales Division. She developed a strategic roadmap to align sales talent with enterprise goals and coached the leadership team on how to drive business strategies to achieve KPI objectives. She has also held positions at AIG Life Insurance Companies and Wells Fargo. Cenlar also named Browne Vice President of Cybersecurity. As an information security leader, he brings 25-plus years of experience to the company. He has helped global companies manage information and cyber risk by developing enterprise-level security strategies, programs and operations. VP of Cybersecurity is a new and critical leadership position within Cenlar's Corporate Security Office (CSO), where Browne will be a key contributor in developing the company's strategic cybersecurity vision, security architecture, and technology decisions. "As a proven cybersecurity practitioner, Brian has the strategic mindset and deep technical expertise to help lead our cybersecurity efforts," Cenlar Chief Information Security Officer Jason Shockey said. Prior to joining Cenlar, Browne was an Enterprise Information Security Architect at Dell Technologies, where he developed data security strategy and program roadmaps. He has also served in information security leadership roles at Bristol Myers Squibb and Grant ornton, LLP. "I am excited to be on the Cenlar team. My goal is to help mature our cybersecurity program through a threat-informed approach that prioritizes our cyber defense and security operations activities," Browne said. Headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey, Cenlar currently employs more than 4,000, strategically located throughout the United States, who are dedicated to customer satisfaction and teamwork that drives client solutions that are unparalleled in quality, flexibility, and innovation. S E R V I C E P R O V I D E R S ANDREA GIFT ALLAN JOINS PRETIUM AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE Pretium has announced its plans to increase access to affordable single family rental housing, as Andrea Gift Allan has joined Pretium as Managing Director of Real Estate, to lead the firm's affordable housing investments across the United States. Allan will partner with internal and external stakeholders to develop and manage Pretium's affordable housing portfolio, in alignment with the firm's key business and social impact goals. is will include serving as a Movers & Shakers Got something to share with us? Send it to Editor@DSNews.com.

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