Birchwood Credit Services Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim DeGeorge to the position of national sales director. DeGeorge joined Birchwood eight months ago and has worked in the credit reporting industry for the past 16 years. He is active in a number of industry associations and currently serves on the Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Risk Management Committee. He brings to this position a wealth of industry knowledge and a wide range of experience in the marketing and sales arena.
DeGeorge’s new responsibilities will be focused on the coordination, development and implementation of sales and marketing strategies that will assist Birchwood in bringing the best mortgage information solutions and tenant screening products, along with “delight the customer” service, to industry professionals throughout the country.
"I am thrilled and honored to be given this opportunity,” said DeGeorge. “My entire 16-plus year career has been spent in the credit reporting industry. I look forward to continuing that tradition by expanding Birchwood’s brand awareness on a national scale and providing "best of breed" mortgage information solutions to our current and future customers."
Birchwood has also named AJ Dougherty regional sales manager for the Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware areas. With over five years of experience in the credit and tenant services arena, Dougherty will be responsible for implementing Birchwood’s broad based mortgage and tenant information solutions throughout those states. Dougherty is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Delaware County Chapter of Credit Unions, and the Philadelphia/Bucks County Chapter of Credit Unions.
“I am very grateful for all the wonderful people I have met and the incredible relationships I have established and maintained throughout my career,” said Dougherty. “I am excited to have this opportunity at Birchwood, as they share my core values and beliefs about providing excellent customer service and building strong relationships with every single customer.”