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RE/MAX announces several senior leadership promotions

Josh Bolgren, Roy Schwalm and Brett Ritchie have accepted new roles
RE/MAX Holdings, parent company of RE/MAX, recently announced the promotions of Josh Bolgren, Brett Ritchie and Roy Schwalm to senior leadership positions. RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos said these outstanding leaders will have an even greater impact in their new roles.
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Insurance startup Covered grows leadership team with two new hires

Robert Brennan joins as CRO, Mickey Freeman hired as COO
Covered Insurance Solutions, an insurance startup that connects consumers and mortgage lenders to insurance providers and a winner of the HousingWire Magazine HW Tech100 in 2018, is expanding its management team by bringing in a pair of industry stalwarts. Here's the skinny on the new hires.
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FHFA names new chief of staff

Ohio Republican John Roscoe set to take over
The Federal Housing Finance Agency has named John Roscoe its new chief of Staff. Roscoe worked previously at the Ohio Treasurer’s Office and on the presidential campaigns for Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump.
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Walker & Dunlop plots expansion in multifamily small loans

Hires new VP and deputy chief underwriter
Walker & Dunlop, which already ranks among Fannie Mae’s top five multifamily small loan lenders, is planning to grow its small loan business even more. According to Walker & Dunlop, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have seen growth in recent years in their smaller loan programs, with loan volume rising 57.8% from 2016 to 2017. And W&D is planning to capitalize on that growth with its two new hires.
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Freddie Mac names new non-executive chair

Audit Committee Chair Sara Mathew will succeed Christopher Lynch
Freddie Mac has appointed Sara Mathew as non-executive chair of its board of directors. Mathew, who also serves on the boards for Campbell Soup Company and State Street Corporation, will succeed Christopher Lynch upon his retirement.
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Cogency CEO joins Riivos

Jeffrey Axelrod named group executive of tech company
San Francisco-based tech company Riivos has appointed Jeffrey Axelrod group executive. Axelrod, who is the founder and CEO of accounting software firm Cogency, will bring his applied technology expertise to the company.
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