First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation announced the addition of Elliot Salzman as senior director of credit operations.

Salzman joins FGMC from BBVA Compass Bank, where he was senior vice president, director of consumer policy and underwriting.

Earlier in his career, Salzman served as vice president, correspondent lending operations at BOK Financial Correspondent Mortgage Services; underwriting standards manager at Fannie Mae; and senior vice president – operations at The Winter Group.

“Elliot brings FGMC more than two decades of executive-level, direct industry experience,” said Dea O’Hopp, chief operating officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation.

 “We welcome his guidance, leadership and shared-vision for shaping FGMC credit policy and building operations into a broader, more robust, industry-leading residential mortgage platform,” O’Hopp concluded.