Carrington Holding Company
has announced that it is expanding the leadership team of the Carrington Retail Group (CRG)
, the company’s direct-to-consumer division that integrates real estate, lending and title services. CRG has hired industry veteran John Nicholas as its Chief Technology Officer. Nicholas was most recently Senior Vice President of Product at Ten-X. Previously, he was Founder and CEO of Channel Software, which was acquired by Ten-X subsidiary Auction.com in 2015.
The company also announced two promotions within the consumer retail group. Ryan Dranginis, formerly Vice President of Business Technology, was named Head of Marketing. Dranginis has been with Carrington for three years, working on the development of the company’s platform that connects real estate, lending and title services for consumers and agents. Christopher Gordon, formerly Vice President of Business Operations and Strategy, was named Head of Operations. Gordon joined the company in 2012, and has held a variety of roles throughout The Carrington Companies.
“Working together, this team will help Carrington further translate its industry expertise into an unmatched homeownership experience allowing consumers to find, finance, and make the most of their homes through the portfolio of services Carrington provides its customers,” said Greg Drakos, Executive Vice President of Carrington Retail Group. “We see a huge opportunity in aligning our team and technology to optimize the customer experience, and position Carrington as a leader in the residential real estate and mortgage markets.”