Executive leader of people, process, and projects for the financial services industry.  Experienced managing M&A integration efforts with both acquiring and acquired organizations.  History of launching new departments and businesses.  Navigate organizations from closely-held startup to Fortune 600 corporation.


CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.

Sr. Project Manager

  • Build a controlling PMO to manage cross-functional executive projects
  • Hire and develop a team of PMs and a Technical Writer
  • Create an effective and repeatable project management framework, including terminology, methodology, performance metrics, and standard tools
  • Lead transition from functional to balanced-matrix organizational structure to improve project execution
  • Provide support and best practices to project leaders within the lines of business
  • Actively manage the company portfolio of programs and projects

The Huntington National Bank (FirstMerit Bank, NA)

Vice President, Sr. Operations manager

  • Led the mangers and their direct reports in the following functional areas over a 10-year period:
    • Mortgage Investor Reporting
    • Mortgage ARM loans, gas and oil leases, partial releases
    • Mortgage New Loan Setup
    • Consumer Servicing, Collateral, and Booking
    • Specialized Loan Servicing
      • Asset Based Lending , Capital Markets, syndicated loans, participated loans, and Sponsor Finance
    • Escrow Administration
  • Citizens Republic Integration Manager

Atlantic Financial Services (Recovery Management Systems)

Operations Manager

  • Perfected delivery of agency model, transitioning operations from internal department of Atlantic Financial Services to the market as Recovery Management Systems
  • Recognized as an industry expert, delivering a presentation titled "Collecting Deficiency Balances" during the Leedom and Associates Buy Here, Pay Here Collections Collections Boot CAmp
  • Re-engineered workflows, standardized processes, and fostered close relationships with both in-house counsel and external attorneys to cut legal fees by 66%
  • Led team to triple recoveries within the first two years

Ashland University - Ashland, Ohio

MBA, Finance Concentration

Malone University - Canton, Ohio

BA, Organizational management

Project Management Institute

Project management professional (PMP)

Technical Proficiencies

MS Office (Including project and visio),smartsheet, FIS Advanced Commercial Banking System (ACBS), FIS Advanced Loan System (ALS),FiServ Loanserv, Debtmaster collection software, auto dialer / call broadcasting, sql queries



Current Community Activities

Massillon public library: member, board of trustees

Aunt susie's cancer wellness center for women: Board member and treasurer

Past Community Activities

Massillon city council: at-large member

  • Chair, Environmental Committee
  • Member, Finance Committee

massillon planning commission: mayoral appointee

Leadership stark COUNTY government leadership academy:  Chair & member, steering committee

Awards and Recognition

2013 ystark! Twenty under 40 

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