has announced the appointment of Marc Hinkle as Managing Director of Assurant Valuations, a title, valuation and settlement services company. Hinkle will oversee the Assurant Valuations product lines and lead strategy and innovation, while strengthening the company’s presence in key markets.
“Marc’s deep industry expertise and strong leadership capabilities are perfectly aligned to drive performance and lead his team into the future with technological advances and operational excellence,” said Dan Hoppes, Senior Vice President of Mortgage Solutions, Assurant. “His client-centric approach to business will continue to develop our industry-leading client experience. I am confident we will see Marc leverage our resources and strength to drive this business to new heights.”
Hinkle joined the Assurant Valuations team in November 2016 as Senior Vice President. In this role, Hinkle was responsible for valuations operations, while delivering on service-level commitments and ensuring a positive client experience. He has more than 20 years of mortgage banking experience including valuations, property preservation and all aspects of mortgage loan servicing.
Prior to joining Assurant, Hinkle held key leadership positions at Mortgage Contracting Services, leading teams in both valuations and property preservation operations, and at PHH Mortgage Services where he was responsible for default administration, customer contact centers and loan administration.
“I look forward to continuing to serve our partners with creative solutions that promote value and extraordinary client experiences,” said Hinkle. “We are experiencing unprecedented opportunities to drive transformation in the mortgage industry, and it’s exciting to be at the forefront of innovation as a part of the Assurant team.”
Hinkle will be based in North Richland Hills, Texas and will be replacing Ralph Sells, who recently retired from Assurant.