Primary Residential Mortgage, a residential mortgage lender, announced the promotion of Burton Embry, who will become the company’s new chief compliance officer.

In this role, Embry will continue to oversee and manage the company's enterprise risk management group and represent PRMI’s interests with industry and trade groups as well as provide significant consultative direction in the company’s day-to-day and long-range business activities.

Embry brings more than 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry, spending more than 25 years focusing on mortgage compliance and quality assurance matters.

Embry is currently the Chair of the Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance subcommittee.

“I am pleased to announce Burton Embry as chief compliance officer,” said Dave Zitting, president and CEO of PRMI. “His dedication, in-depth knowledge and expertise will elevate our operations and provide invaluable industry insight to PRMI as a whole. His reputation and visibility in the industry have been invaluable to PRMI.”

Embry said that he is eager to tackle the challenges ahead.

“I am honored to be named the Chief Compliance Officer of PRMI,” Embry said. “As I step into this new role I am excited for the challenges and opportunities it brings and look forward to continuing my relationship with PRMI and its mission.”