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New American Funding announces expansion into Central Texas

Brings in Max Leaman to lead new team
New American Funding announced its expansion in Central Texas with its new branch in Austin, Texas. The company brought in the Leaman team, announcing its leader Max Leaman will guide the new team as its branch manager and senior loan officer. And this expansion is just one of many in recent months.
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Former Treasury official David Dworkin joins National Housing Conference as CEO

Most recently served as a senior housing policy advisor at Treasury
The National Housing Conference, a nonprofit fair housing advocate, announced this week it hired David Dworkin to serve as the organization’s new president and CEO. Dworkin comes to NHC from the Department of the Treasury, where he most recently served as a senior housing policy advisor in the Office of Domestic Finance.
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Movement Mortgage adds Stephen Polacek as chief credit officer

Former KPMG executive will lead lender’s credit risk management
Movement Mortgage, one of the nation’s largest purchase mortgage lenders, announced this week that it hired Stephen Polacek to serve as the company’s new chief credit officer. In this role, Polacek will oversee the lender’s credit risk management operation.
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NAHB elects new leadership team for 2018

Four senior officers elected to leadership positions
The National Association of Home Builders announced it elected four senior officials to take over top leadership positions. The new leaders were announced Thursday at NAHB’s International Builders’ show in Orlando, Florida.
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Suresh Srinivasan named Roofstock chief marketing officer

Real estate industry veteran will lead Roofstock’s marketing and business development team
Single-family rental online marketplace Roofstock has announced the addition of Suresh Srinivasan as chief marketing officer. He will be responsible for accelerating the growth of Roofstock’s marketplace and developing its partnership network, the company said.
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Ric Spiehs named president and CEO of CoastalStates Mortgage

Company formerly known as Homeowner’s Mortgage Enterprises
CoastalStates Mortgage, the mortgage lending arm of South Carolina-based CoastalStates Bank, announced this week that it named Ric Spiehs as the company’s president and CEO. According to CoastalStates, Spiehs spent a “brief stint” with the parent company bank from 2013 to 2014.
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