Mortgage industry tech provider Blueberry Systems LLC named Kristi Watson vice president of its project management office and Rick Schmitz VP of technology this week.
The two executives bring almost three decades of experience combined in the mortgage technology and products services industries.
Watson previously held the positions of product services lead, PMO lead and director of software engineering at Comprehensive Software Systems (CSS).
Rick Schmitz brings 15 years of experience to his role as vice president of technology. He previously served Aurora Bank FSB as IT manager and software development manager.
"When selecting a technology partner, lenders are choosing to work with a group of people first and foremost," said Wil Armstrong, a founder and CEO of Blueberry Systems. "That is why it is critical that we recruit the industry’s very best. We are confident Kristi and Rick will not only add tremendous value to our company, but play a critical role in supporting Blueberry Systems’ continued success into 2013 and beyond."