HOUSTON (July 25, 2006) -Stewart Mortgage Information (SMI) has named Chris "Trinca" Ford as vice president of national sales.
Ford most recently served as correspondent sales manager for national lender, Sierra Pacific Mortgage dba 1st National Lending Services. She has 10 years of mortgage banking experience.
"Ms. Ford's experience and contacts within the mortgage industry will be beneficial in the positioning of our post closing products and services," said John Bordon, SMI senior vice president. "As a former correspondent lender, she understands the value of Stewart's 'Banker-in-a-Box' program and how it will greatly fulfill the need of the emerging mortgage bankers.
"I am excited and honored to have Chris join the Stewart family and know that she will achieve tremendous success," said Bordon.
SMI senior vice president, Matt Kilboy added, "Ms. Ford will bring an immediate positive impact to Stewart, with her being able to view our solutions through the eyes of a client This perspective will allow Stewart to continue to expand our current lender solutions, as well as to develop new ones - our trademark within the mortgage industry.
"Her proven record of success within the mortgage arena will be the foundation of strength that will bring tangible value to our clients as she delivers solutions tailored to their unique needs," said Kilboy.
Ford is based out of Sacramento, Calif.
Stewart Mortgage Information (http://smi.stewart.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. SMI is a leading provider of mortgage information and services that accelerate loan origination and reduce costs of post-closing functions. SMI meets the needs of the real estate industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce, including credit, valuation products, nationwide title and settlement services, flood determinations, electronic mortgage document preparation, background checks and a variety of post-closing & investor delivery services.
Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a technology-driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,000 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, mortgage default management solutions, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at www.stewart.com.