National industry appointments update - 2/6/2007MortgagePress.comNational mortgage industry positions • Chase has appointed Peter Boomer Midwest/Great Lakes home mortgage division manager and added Ohio to the responsibilities of Mid-Atlantic home mortgage division manager Mindy Clayton. • Thornburg Mortgage has promoted Deirdre Rogers to senior vice president and national sales executive for the company's correspondent lending channel. • Ken Ellis has joined Avista Solutions as a senior account executive. • MortgageHub has hired Chris Sabbe as vice president of business solutions. • Credit Plus has promoted Don Kuttler to Northeast regional sales manager. • Gregory J. McKenzie has been named president and CEO of Triad Guaranty Insurance Corporation Canada. • John C. Giagiari Jr. and Jeff Minch have joined LoanCity as chief operating officer and national sales manager, respectively. • MGIC has promoted Stephen M. Dempsey to vice president managing director of the Northeast region. • HomeBanc Corporation has made Kevin D. Race CEO and James B. Witherow non-executive chairman of the board of directors.