Ken Scheller was named the vice president of operations for Mortgage Contracting Services, a national provider of property preservation, inspections and REO property maintenance.

In his new role, Scheller will oversee MCS’ Ruston, La., operations center, strategic initiatives and business system analytics.

Prior to joining MCS, Scheller held executive level positions at Countrywide, and then Bank of America when it acquired Countrywide. He has experience in leading operations while providing support for collections, loss mitigation, foreclosure referral and vendor management. He also served as a vice president for General Electric.

"Ken brings us seasoned leadership and more than a decade of experience in mortgage servicing," said Caroline Reaves, CEO of MCS. "His leadership of our Ruston center is further proof of our commitment to that part of the country and our hopes and plans for continued expansion there."