VRM Mortgage Services announced that Brandon Kirkham has been named SVP of Operations Support. Kirkham will be responsible for managing resources, and developing and implementing strategies to support the success of VRM’s operations. The addition of Kirkham to the support services division, which includes vendor management, customer support and quality control, will enable VRM to further increase operational efficiency and coordination across each division. Additionally, he will direct the strategy and operational tactics for the company’s entry into new lines of business, including VRM’s recently established property preservation division.
“We were impressed with Brandon’s strong aptitude and track record for conceiving and implementing complex solutions,” said Cheryl Travis-Johnson, executive vice president and chief operating officer for VRM. “He has the operational expertise necessary to grow our current businesses and help lead the charge as we expand our mortgage origination and servicing solutions.”
Kirkham brings more than 20 years of experience in mortgage banking operations with a demonstrated talent for anticipating and leading change and innovation.
His experience includes co-founding and serving as president of Compliance Connections, a firm that provides innovative, technology-based solutions for expedited community code-compliance. Kirkham also served as the executive vice president of First Preston Management (now First Preston HT) and the first vice president for Countrywide Home Loans. He has also held executive positions in loan servicing, default management, technology, compliance, regulatory oversight and new venture initiation.
“VRM has tremendous resources and there is so much growth potential for us in the industry,” said Kirkham. “I look forward to working with this team to get our initiatives and new opportunities off the ground and fully operational.”