Notable mortgage industry hires and promotions, Aug. 22-26

Scotsman Guide announced the appointment of Ski Swiatkowski to a one-year term on the company’s board of directors.

Freddie Mac Multifamily announced that Ian Ouwerkerk has been named senior vice president of underwriting and credit. He has served as the interim senior vice president of underwriting and credit since first-quarter 2022. Ouwerkerk was formerly the vice president of multifamily underwriting and served as the senior director of underwriting for the Southeastern region before that. He joined Freddie Mac Multifamily in 2008, having previously worked as a commercial real estate broker. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Acadia University.

SWBC Mortgage Corp. announced that Paul Gorske has been appointed as chief technology officer. Gorske’s primary focus will be on scalability and automation to improve the technology and end-to-end experience for SWBC Mortgage employees. He brings 20 years of experience in IT leadership, 15 of which were spent in the mortgage industry. Most recently, Gorske served as the vice president of IT global shared services for Ryan LLC. His previous experience in the mortgage industry includes working for PrimeLending, Pacific Union Financial, Saxon and Nationstar. Gorske is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.

Enact Holdings hired mortgage industry veteran Neenu Kainth as the company’s new chief customer experience officer. Kainth has more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently as executive vice president and chief digital officer at Newrez. Prior to that, Kainth served as chief digital officer at Mr. Cooper. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from Arizona State University, as well as an executive MBA from the University of Pennsylvania.

HomeGuide Mortgage, a joint venture partnership between CMG Financial and RE/Max Gold Nation, announced Tim Carroll as its new president. Carroll will be responsible for recruiting top loan officers and supporting them in their day-to-day activities. A 26-year mortgage industry veteran, Carroll has acted as regional manager in CMG Financial’s Western Division for the past eight years.

Ncontracts announced that Shawn McKee has joined the company as its chief marketing officer. McKee will set the overall marketing strategy for the Ncontracts suite of products. Previously, he was chief marketing officer at WebPT. Prior to that, he held several leadership roles for companies including CareCloud (MTBC), Cohealo and eDiets. McKee is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.

BH Properties added John Carl III as senior managing director to head the firm’s value-add acquisitions platform out of its Dallas office. Carl will be responsible for leading and expanding the company’s existing acquisitions team and to grow the firm’s real estate portfolio. He joins BH Properties from Marley Park Capital Management, where he was a founding partner. Previously, he was vice president of Sarofim Realty Advisors. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics.

WFG National Title Insurance Co. announced that 33-year title industry veteran David Sallean has joined WFG as executive vice president of national commercial title services. In this newly created role, Sallean will lead the growth and expansion efforts for the national underwriter’s commercial business line. Sallean has a business degree from Southwest Texas State University and an MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute. He is based in Houston.


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