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6412 Needle Leaf Drive ~ Rockville, MD 20852

Maryland Bar, Admitted December 2000
STEELESOFT, INC a" Catonsville, MD March 2009 a" present
Sr. Vice President of Operations
Responsible for advising and assisting the executive team to achieve certain goa
ls through the startup phase of a mortgage
lending operation. Daily duties consist of evaluating staff, systems and process
to enhance all aspects of the operation in preparation for the launch.
February 2008 a" March 2009
Participating in the Maryland Foreclosure Prevention Project as a Pro Bono Volun
teer Attorney. Meeting with
homeowners to review loan documents (Mortgage/Deed of Trust, Note, Truth in Lend
ing (TIL), HUD-1, Right to Cancel,
Loan Application (1003)), and other loan documents to assist in crafting a plan
of action to avoid foreclosure through loan modification and other options. Othe
r professional enrichment, including attending continuing education classes, tra
de shows and preparing for the Maryland Real Estate Broker Exam.
CLOSELINE SETTLEMENTS / Montgomery Home Title a" Rockville, Maryland October 20
00 a" January 2008
Vice President of National Operations (2005 a" 2008)
Promoted to provide uniform leadership for several National Title Agencies licen
sed in 42 states with 22 locations and an
employee base of up to 175 full time staff. This position reported directly to t
he principals with whom regular business planning sessions were held. Direct rep
orts included all senior staff; Director of Branch Operations, Branch Managers,
Regional Managers, Internal Audit Attorney, Staff Abstractors, Director of Escro
w Operations, Human Resources Manager, Lawyers and In-House Counsel. Responsible
for spearheading multiple initiatives to streamline operations; increasing reve
nue and cutting costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
a Reviewed agency underwriting activities for purchases, refinances, foreclosure
and reverse mortgages.
a Developed and implemented Internal Audit procedures; conducted on-going review
of findings and modified
procedures to better manage risk.
a Supervised multiple ground-up and conversion condominium projects, ranging in
size from 40 units to more than 200
a Established procedures to ensure compliance in highly regulated states such as
California, Delaware, Georgia, Texas
and Washington.
Director of Branch Operations (2003-2005)
Selected to lead the expansion of the company during a time of rapid growth comp
any, while continuing to oversee the
daily operations. Expanded the national footprint from 6 locations to 28 locatio
ns from Baltimore to San Diego.
a Hired and trained new manager and staff; remained on-site ensuring successful
a Established procedures to improve communication with our clients; result was a
n immediate 30% increase in business
a Visited branch locations on a regular basis to ensure compliance with company
practices and procedures.
Branch Manager (2001-2005)
Called upon to fill this position to manage an office closing up to 275 transact
ions per month. Daily responsibilities including processing files, interacting w
ith lenders, underwriting, HUD-1 preparation, disbursement and claims review wer
e all handled at the branch level.
Title Examiner (2000-2001)
a Conducted title examination of up to 25 title searches per day.
a Interacted with title insurance underwriters to identify and resolve title-cle
aring issues.
a Prepared HUD-1 Settlement Statements.
STEIN, SPERLING, P.C. a" Rockville, Maryland June 1999 a" August 1999
Law Clerk
a Researched and prepared legal memoranda for criminal, real estate and personal
injury cases.
a Researched, prepared and conducted presentation to firm on Discovery of Electr
onically Stored Data.
Maryland Title Insurance Producer, Maryland Notary Public, Virginia Title Insura
nce Producer, Virginia Notary Public
Juris Doctor, 2000
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, Burlington, Vermont
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1996
Small Business Management