ProVest, a Tampa, Fla.-based national process server provider management company for the mortgage default industry, announced Monday the appointment of Les Zeiter as vice president of operations for its Ohio office. In this position, Zeiter will be responsible for maintaining customer relations with current clients and potential clients and working with clients to enhance efficiencies in service of process and loss mitigation initiatives. Zeiter brings more than 20 years of industry experience working with consumer and mortgage collections, loss mitigation, bankruptcy, foreclosure and REO’s. He held multiple positions at National City Mortgage including business technology manager, business analyst, default support and project manager and collections manager. He was accountable for daily operations of the LPS (Fidelity) servicing system for mortgages, including Passport, Director, MSP and third-party vendors. He also managed a staff of eight employees, including programmers for visual basic scripts, business system analysts and project managers, the first said. “We are excited to have Les join our management team, as his experience and relationships will compliment the skills and experience of the growing team we have in Ohio,” said Jim Ward, president of ProVest. “Les has demonstrated the ability to work effectively with legal firms and lenders. He will continue to support these groups’ efforts to to improve the foreclosure process and keep residents in their homes in every case possible. We are proud to continue to bolster our organization with a leader who shares in our desire to better the mortgage industry.” Write to Paul Jackson at