National industry appointments update - 08/02/2006MortgagePress.comMortgage industry positions - Timothy Sandos has been named president and CEO of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. - The U.S. Bancorp board of directors has elected Richard (Dick) Payne to the positions of vice chairman and head of corporate banking and Joseph Hoesley to the positions of vice chairman and head of commercial real estate. - SwiftView has promoted Todd Moncrief to vice president of SwiftSend sales. - Thornburg Mortgage has hired Claudia Simon as Southeast regional sales manager for the company's correspondent sales channel. - Portellus Inc. has hired Al Ogrodski as director of technology and Tim Rush as director of sales and business development.