Accredus Business Services, a provider of business and operational outsourcing services, announced the expansion of its U.S. operations and the appointment of Steven Crawford to the role of senior vice president.

In this role, Crawford will oversee Accredus’ banking and financial services operations.

Crawford brings more than 22 years of experience in global business process outsourcing in multiple financial industries and segments to his role with Accredus.

Prior to joining Accredus, Crawford served as the vice president/head of global mortgage service delivery at Sutherland Global Services.

Prior to Sutherland, Crawford served in various senior level operations and leadership roles at LenderLive Network, JPMorgan Chase, Firstplus Financial, and Transamerica Financial Services.Steve Crawford

“I am delighted with the appointment of Steve as the leader of Accredus’ BFS practice,” said John Fordham, Accredus’ president and CEO. “With Steve on board and leading the sales and operations for our current and future mortgage processing companies in the U.S., Accredus is positioned to aggressively expand its presence and market share.”