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Clayton Holdings adds Jeff Tennyson as chief operating officer

Recently served in similar role at B2R Finance

Clayton Holdings, a provider of loan due diligence, surveillance, REO management and consulting services to the mortgage industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of Radian Group (RDN), announced that Jeff Tennyson has joined the company as chief operating officer.

Tennyson joins Clayton from B2R Finance, where he also served as chief operating officer.

In his position with Clayton, Tennyson will oversee all of Clayton's U.S. business units including: Transaction Management, Consulting, Surveillance, Commercial Due Diligence and Green River Capital, the company said.

Prior to joining B2R, Tennyson was chairman and chief executive officer of Strategic Lending Group and managing director of Strategic Growth Bank.

Earlier in his career he served 12 years as chairman and chief executive officer of EquiFirst Corporation, a national non-agency mortgage lender and subsidiary of Barclays.

"Becoming part of a larger public company has presented Clayton with a myriad of opportunities to provide the market and our clients with new products and services and enhanced capabilities," Clayton’s president, Joe D'Urso said.

"I am confident that Jeff is the right person to take our company to the next level and will help us create synergy among the skills, technology, and processes that reside across all of our operations."

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