Dimont announces sweeping senior management changes
Names new CEO, CFO, general counsel; promotes other senior staff
Dimont, a provider of insurance-related services and provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries, announced a series of significant changes to its senior management.
Once again an independent company, having divested itself last year from the now-bankrupt Wingspan Portfolio Advisors, Dimont will now be led by Denis Brosnan, who was named the company’s new president and chief executive officer.
Brosnan (pictured above) brings more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in technology and technology-enabled services firms for the financial services industry.
Among other positions, prior to joining Dimont, Brosnan served as the chief executive officer of Prommis Solutions, one of the largest national providers of technology-enabled default-related processing services to the mortgage industry.
During his tenure at Prommis, the company experienced significant growth and filed for an IPO.
“It’s exciting to work with such a great team at Dimont,” said Brosnan. “I’m confident that our collective experience and complementary skills, personalities and relationships will propel this storied company into its next great chapter.”
In addition to adding Brosnan, Dimont also added Albert Strausser as the company’s new chief financial officer.
In this role, Strausser (pictured right) will be responsible for the finance, accounting and human resources capabilities of Dimont.
Strausser bringe more than 30 years of experience as a finance executive to Dimont. Previously he led five business-wide IT system implementations and successfully completed over 20 acquisitions or divestitures.
Additonally, Dimont also announced Dick Volentine as the company’s new general counsel.
As general counsel, Volentine (pictured left) will oversee the legal, compliance, regulatory and quality assurance team at Dimont.
With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Volentine supervises all legal and compliance support including licensing, audits, litigation, transactional matters and contract management.
Dimont also announced the promotion of three of its own to larger roles within the company.
According to Dimont, Fran Weischel has been promoted to director of client relations and is responsible for the global satisfaction of all Dimont clients and the general management of the client relations team.
In this role, Weischel (pictured right) also assists Dimont’s business development efforts through the completion of requests for proposal and its operations through the onboarding and implementation of new clients.
Dimont also announced the promotion of Darcy Stennes to senior client relationship manager.
In this position, Stennes (pictured left) acts as liaison between Dimont and its clients to ensure efficiencies are maximized and satisfaction expectations are exceeded.
Prior to joining Dimont in 2013, Stennes served as claims operations manager with a focus on mortgage hazard claims for The Law Offices of Thomas W. Rutledge, APC.
And finally, Dimont also announced the promotion of Collin Harbour to the position of director of business development.
Harbour (pictured right) brings more than 20 years of experience to his new position, in which he is responsible for the expansion of the overall business by leading all sales-related activities with prospective clients and by working with existing clients on comprehensive solutions to their insurance-related needs.
Previously, Harbour served as partner/operator at Secure Protection, LLC, a property and casualty insurance agency.