Ditech Mortgage Corp, which is owned by Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC), announced the promotion of Doug Wilken to the position of divisional manager for the central region.

In this new role, Wilken will oversee sales in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Additionally, Wilken’s responsibilities will be concentrated in three primary areas: recruitment; sales team mentoring; and the enhancement of ditech’s overall customer service experience, the company said.

Wilken joined ditech in 2013. Previously, he served in a number of financial management roles with Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, Great Western Financial Services, Bank of America Home Loans and Commercial Federal Bank.

In his career, Wilken also developed and delivered national seminars on high-impact mortgage origination sales development, strategic planning, profit and loss reporting management and recruiting.

“Doug is a highly skilled mortgage industry veteran,” Matt Soto, executive vice president of sales at ditech, said. “Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a passion for delivering superior client service, with a successful legacy of helping others achieve their professional and personal goals. I’m very pleased to have Doug in this role and know that the Central region will benefit significantly.”