Carrington Mortgage Services has hired Mark Allanach to serve as regional vice president of its mortgage lending division.

Allanach in his new role will help the company expand its retail operations across the U.S.

Allanach has 28 years experience in the business and joins Carrington from CitiFinancial Services, where he most recently served as area center director for the New England territory.

"Mark has a tremendous track record of success in the mortgage retail channel, having grown branch operations across the Northeast and Midwest," said Ray Brousseau, executive vice president of Carrington Mortgage Services. "Adding Mark to our team will allow us to build on the momentum we’ve seen over the past six months in our retail operations."