DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DIMONT, the longest-serving provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries in the United States, today announced the addition of Rick Lewellen, Teresa Epperson, Judi Ray, Mark Siratt, Mark Lehner, Anne Foltz, Lyne’ Donovan and Tom Bradham to the company, as well as promotions for long-term executives Tom Stover and Rick Hart.
Rick Lewellen, who has been named director of national sales, brings more than 18 years of experience managing default operations in the mortgage servicing industry, as well as three years of prior experience as the vice president of national sales at DIMONT. Prior to joining DIMONT, Lewellen served as vice president of business development at a Howell, N.J.-based boutique field service, property preservation and REO firm managing assets from default through disposition. In his new role, Lewellen is responsible for leading the creation of new business services by working closely with executive and management teams to develop internal and external relationships as well as expanding company services and negotiating strategic alliances.
Tom Stover, promoted to senior director of solution development, is responsible for providing strategic, analytical and systems support for a wide variety of projects aimed at optimizing utilization of DIMONT’s resources, as well as serving as the chief steward of the company’s financial systems, business intelligence and data. Stover has over 25 years of professional experience including his previous role as vice president of cash and escrow operations at JP Morgan Chase & Company, where he implemented a quality control program within the department that reduced the number of misapplications from 5.76 percent to 0.32 percent.
Teresa Epperson also joins the DIMONT team as the new director of human resources. With over 30 years of experience, Epperson is primarily responsible for developing and implementing human resources strategies including talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation and benefits, training, records management and employee relations. In her previous role, Epperson served as director of human resources for a Dallas-based provider of security systems where she developed a strategy for enhancing the way the corporate headquarters coordinated its activities with branch offices.
Judi Ray, Mark Siratt and Mark Lehner are the latest additions to DIMONT’s team of client relations managers, developing relationships to facilitate problem resolution and identify process efficiencies. They also assist sales and marketing with RFPs, client services expansion and attracting new clients. They each have over 30, 20 and 15 years of experience, respectively.
DIMONT’s new marketing manager is Anne Foltz, who brings ten years of experience in marketing, creative direction and supplier diversity. In this role, Foltz oversees all marketing disciplines including research, networking, trade show management, industry analytics, web site content and developing brand concepts that build visibility, recognition and market presence. Prior to DIMONT, Foltz served as marketing specialist and supplier diversity representative at a Dallas-based engineering and construction firm.
Lyne’ Donovan has been named controller and is responsible for all accounting operations including producing periodic financial reports and maintaining accounting records. She is also responsible for a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensure the reports comply with generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards.
Finally, Tom Bradham has been appointed chief operations officer, succeeding Rick Hart who was promoted to senior vice president. Bradham, who is responsible for leading all of DIMONT’s operational and technical capabilities, has extensive experience as a senior information technology consultant and executive in the mortgage banking industry. Prior to DIMONT, Bradham served as vice president and chief information officer for a Chicago-based firm that provides default-related legal and business process outsourcing solutions for the residential mortgage and consumer credit industry.
“It’s exciting to watch DIMONT continue to grow in such a positive direction,” said Denis Brosnan, president and chief executive officer of DIMONT. “I’m confident that the changes we’re making now are creating a dynamic team that will lead the company to continued success in the future.”
Dallas, TX -based DIMONT is a leading technology-enabled provider of insurance and loan administration-related services and is the longest-serving provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries in the United States. Additional information is available at www.dimont.com.