Mortgage Contracting Services, a nationwide provider of property preservation, inspections, REO property maintenance and valuations to the financial services industry, announced the addition of Greg Smith as assistant vice president of compliance in the company’s Ruston, Louisiana office.

In this position, Smith will oversee the quality assurance and quality control operations in Ruston for both MCS’ field services and valuations divisions. Smith is also tasked with operational reporting and supporting data analytics for MCS.

Prior to joining MCS, Smith was trust operations manager at Argent Financial Group in Ruston.

“Greg has a proven track record of exceptional client service and technical expertise in the financial services industry,” said MCS CEO Caroline Reaves. “Our company, clients and the communities in which we operate will benefit by having Greg oversee these QC and QA processes that support the quality initiatives for all of MCS.”