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WFG names Matt Slonaker senior VP of national business development

Sloanaker brings more than 25 years of experience to the position
It’s safe to say it’s been a busy year for Matt Slonaker. In January, the industry veteran joined Sales Benchmark Index, but now he's heading to WFG National Title. WFG Executive Chairman and Founder Pat Stone said Slonaker's extensive experience in operations, information technology and sales make him a great addition to the company.
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Freddie Mac names new head of single-family pricing and execution

Promotes Timothy Kitt to senior VP
Freddie Mac promoted Timothy Kitt to head the pricing and execution of its single-family business. In his new role, he will oversee costing analytics and all seller-facing credit risk transfer. Freddie Mac Single-Family EVP Dave Lowman said Kitt’s leadership has been “instrumental in developing innovative customer-focused pricing and execution strategies” for the GSE.
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NAR appoints first-ever female senior VP of government affairs

Welcomes Shannon McGahn and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Victoria Gillespie to senior management team
The National Association of Realtors recently announced additions to its senior management team, including the appointment of the organization's first female senior vice president of government affairs. NAR CEO Bob Goldberg said the addition of Shannon McGahn and Victoria Gillespie will help the organization make real estate a top-line issue.
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Top retail banking exec at Wells Fargo leaves bank

Lisa Stevens is leaving the big bank later this month
A top retail bank executive for Wells Fargo is packing her bags and leaving the big bank behind. According to the Wall Street Journal, Wells Fargo Western Region Regional Banking Executive Lisa Stevens is leaving Wells Fargo later this month for unknown reasons.
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Realogy appoints John Brennan as chief ethics and compliance officer

Promotion follows Liz Gehringer's exit to take C-suite position at Coldwell Banker Real Estate
Realogy Holdings appointed John Brennan to the position of chief ethics & compliance officer as former Chief Compliance Officer Liz Gehringer takes up the mantle of chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate. In addition to his new role, Brennan will also retain his current role as chief audit executive.
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Freddie Mac promotes Steve Lansbury to SVP of multifamily underwriting and credit

Taking over for Deborah Jenkins, who is to become EVP and head of multifamily business
Freddie Mac just promoted Steve Lansbury to senior vice president of multifamily underwriting & credit. Lansbury will be taking Deborah Jenkins place as she prepares to move up to executive vice president and head of multifamily business for Freddie Mac at the beginning of 2019.
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paracle expands into Raleigh with acquisition

Firm acquires three offices in Raleigh from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paracle acquired three Raleigh, North Carolina, offices from fellow Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Franchise network member Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty. In its statement Paracle says it acquired the offices break into the market it calls the “Silicon Valley of the East,” because of its appeal to major tech corporations like Apple and Amazon.
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Plaza Home Mortgage realigns from the top down

Company creates new titles of chairman and vice chairman
Plaza Home Mortgage, a full-service national lender that offers wholesale, correspondent, renovation, and reverse mortgages, recently announced significant changes to leadership structure and executive responsibilities at the company. Notably, the company has named Jeff Leinan as executive vice president. But, there's more.
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