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LenderLive Network appoints Steve Crawford senior vice president of retail MortgagePress.comLenderLive Network, Steve Crawford, business production, underwriting, loan fulfillment , Certified Mortgage Lender LenderLive Network Inc., a business process outsourcing and technology provider for the residential mortgage industry, has named Steve Crawford the senior vice president of retail to oversee all production and new business development for the company's retail business channel. LenderLive's retail division provides traditional direct to consumer origination services through private label origination Web sites and call centers. The company offers an array of fulfillment services including processing, underwriting and closing of all types of mortgage transactions. "Steve understands all aspects of the mortgage industry and this is necessary to being able to identify the opportunities to enhance workflow process and and the technology necessary to gain efficiency," said Rick Seehausen, president of LenderLive. "His knowledge and experience in mortgage lending provides tremendous value to LenderLive clients." Crawford has already contributed to LenderLive's success during the past seven years by serving in various positions in wholesale, retail and customer care. He has spent more than 14 years building and managing successful multi-state call centers that focus on originations, loan fulfillment and customer service. "LenderLive provides an operational alternative that reduces lending costs for mortgage bankers and other financial institutions," Crawford said. "By maintaining a high level of staying knowledge regarding the current and potential market trends, LenderLive answers clients' demand by supporting complete loan fulfillment on their behalf." Before joining LenderLive in 2001, Crawford managed the production and operation of call centers and mortgage lending branches for three national financial service companies. He has achieved the Certified Mortgage Lender (CML) and Certified Mortgage Technologist designations, and is working on his Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation. In addition to his financial industry experience, Crawford served in the U.S. Marine Corps and Marine Corp Reserves for eight years before being honorably discharged in 1999. For more information, visit www.lenderlive.com.