Comergence, a provider of third-party vendor and risk-management platforms for the mortgage industry, announced the hiring of Jamie Giorello as business development manager.

In this role, Giorello will assist lenders and appraisal management companies in leveraging Comergence’s third-party oversight services.

Giorello has more than 20 years of senior-level sales experience in title, appraisal, settlement and default services. Before joining Comergence, Giorello was vice president of national business development at RealMetrix.

Prior to that, she held sales and business development positions at several real estate data-related companies, including playing a key role in strategic joint ventures to bring new products to the marketplace.

“Jamie’s experience in several facets of real estate and the mortgage business make her an ideal fit at Comergence,” said Greg Schroeder, president of Comergence. “Jamie has the leadership skills and business knowledge needed to help position Comergence as we continue to grow.”

Giorello said that she is “excited to join a company that brings new, exciting and relevant products to the industry.”