DataQuick has announced the promotion of Rich Kuegler to the position of senior vice president of branch production for DataQuick Title, formerly Rels Title. Most recently serving as vice president of product development, Kuegler will now be responsible for distributed local branch operational performance and the development of growth strategy for DataQuick Title’s local market offices nationwide. “Rich has already been a key contributor to the successful growth and continued development of the DataQuick organization, leading process improvement initiatives, developing new product solutions and building key client partnerships,” said John Walsh, president of DataQuick. “That is why he was a natural fit for senior vice president, Branch Production at DataQuick Title.” Kuegler has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate lending marketplace. Prior to his current DataQuick role, Kuegler spent time in various senior leadership positions overseeing regional sales teams, managing strategic account relationships and operations management. Before joining the mortgage industry, he worked as a manufacturing process engineer and served with distinction as an Officer in the U.S. Navy. “DataQuick Title’s offices are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with title and settlement capabilities in their local markets; supported by the advanced information solutions expertise that will improve their business practices as the mortgage industry continues to stabilize,” said Rich Kuegler. Kuegler earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial/management systems engineering as well as a master’s degree in business administration from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt and a graduate of the MBA Future Leaders program. In addition, Kuegler is currently a candidate for the MBA’s Certified Mortgage Banker designation. He is involved in several industry associations and trade groups, including the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Loan Production Committee and the Consumer Banking Association.