RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation (RPMS)
has added five executive-level mortgage servicing professionals to its senior management team: Michael Shidler as Vice President Claims & Loss Management, Frank Ciesielski as Vice President Servicing Transfers, Chalise Freitag as Vice President Corporate Compliance, Roman Vega as Vice President of Marketing, and Ronda Schrader as Vice President Investor Reporting.
“These new additions to our senior management team are a direct result of our firm’s evolution,” said Kevin Brungardt, Chief Executive Officer of RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing. “We continually strive to be more effective and efficient and will regularly add key roles and experienced professionals to our organization as our growth continues and our operation expands.”
Shidler will be responsible for RoundPoint’s Default Claims Division located in RoundPoint’s Dallas operation. Shidler brings with him 20 years of mortgage servicing experience managing multiple teams across diverse functional areas within mortgage default. Most recently, Shidler served as Vice President-Default for Nationstar Mortgage/Mr. Cooper. He also held multiple positions during an 18-year tenure with CitiMortgage/CitiFinancial, Citigroup (formerly Associates Financial Services). His last position there was Senior Vice President-Default Management, where he oversaw default claims, loss analysis, loss management and default repurchase.
Working out of RoundPoint’s Dallas location, Ciesielski will oversee loan administration, including loan boardings and servicing transfers. His extensive background includes senior leadership roles of sizable scale with 25 years of experience in operations, quality control, profit and loss management, loan modifications and a concentration in acquisitions and loan transfers. For the last four years, Ciesielski has served as Vice President-Acquisitions, Loan Modifications, Portfolio Management for Nationstar Mortgage/Mr. Cooper. He’s also held various positions with Homeward Residential, Beal Bank, Fiserv Lending Solutions and Dovenmuehle Mortgage.
Freitag will lead various compliance initiatives including regulatory relations, anti-money laundering/fraud, and policy and procedure administration. Her 12 years of legal experience include serving as General Counsel, Senior Vice President for ClearSpring Loan Services, where she oversaw all legal and compliance matters for the mortgage servicing and debt recovery company. As Senior Counsel, Litigation Management for Homeward Residential, Freitag served as an in-house litigation attorney for one of the nation’s largest independent servicers of sub-prime mortgage loans. She also worked as a litigation attorney for two private law firms.
Vega will be responsible for developing and implementing the overarching strategic vision for RoundPoint including branding, marketing and communications initiatives. Vega brings with him 20-plus years of consumer marketing experience from some of the world’s most recognized brands, such as The Coca-Cola Company, Nike and Under Armour. Prior to joining RoundPoint, Vega worked as Vice President of Marketing for Cardinal Financial Company, Senior Category Director-Basketball for Under Armour, and Director of Category Brand Marketing for New Era Cap.
Schrader will be responsible for managing the Investor Reporting operation and staff. A 20-plus year industry veteran, Schrader previously worked at TruHome Solutions managing investor reporting, cash and mortgage insurance. At Bridgefield Mortgage and NovaStar Mortgage, she managed and assisted in structuring all loan administrative departments in servicing. In addition, she previously served in various capacities within loan administration during her employment at Mellon Mortgage Company, formerly Metmor Financial.