CoreLogic, a provider of information, analytics and business services, has announced that Arlene Hyde has joined CoreLogic in a newly created position, senior vice president of strategic relationships for business and information services. In her role, Hyde will be a strategic resource for CoreLogic sales and business operations leaders, helping them to identify, conceptualize and build-out new strategies, ventures and business opportunities with some of the largest CoreLogic mortgage clients. She will be based in Westlake, Tex. and report to Barry Sando, group executive of business and information services at CoreLogic. "CoreLogic has always been a knowledgeable partner to mortgage lenders," said Hyde. "I am excited to add my operational insight to a company that is already known as an innovator and a leader in our industry." Hyde joins CoreLogic with more than 25 years of experience in mortgage lending and servicing. Most recently, she was the founder of Hyde House Group, Seattle, a financial services consulting company that provided strategic and management consulting to some of the nation's leading lenders. Over the course of her career, Hyde has held executive and line-management positions at JPMorgan Chase, CitiMortgage and Washington Mutual. Her areas of responsibilities have included retail and consumer direct originations, correspondent and wholesale lending and servicing and default management. "In addition to her profound industry knowledge, Arlene brings a client perspective and the ability to discern, articulate and anticipate client concerns," said Sando. "She is one of those rare people who can make the strategic link to what happens on the frontlines and tie it back to specific technologies and services that can help solve a problem. Arlene will add depth and insight to our management team."