Denis Brosnan has been named president and CEO of Dimont, a longtime provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries.
Brosnan has more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in technology and technology-enabled services firms for the financial services industry, the company says in a release. Prior to joining Dimont, he served as CEO of Prommis Solutions, one of the largest national providers of technology-enabled default-related processing services to the mortgage industry. During his tenure, the company experienced significant growth, filed for an IPO and became recognized as a quality-focused, socially responsible service provider.
In addition, Albert Strausser has been named chief financial officer of the company. Strausser has more than 30 years of experience as a finance executive, during which time he has led five business-wide IT system implementations and successfully completed more than 20 acquisitions or divestitures.
What's more, Dick Volentine has been appointed general counsel of the firm. He will be in charge of the legal, compliance, regulatory and quality assurance team. With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Volentine supervises all legal and compliance support including licensing, audits, litigation, transactional matters and contract management.
In addition, Fran Weichsel, Darcy Stennes and Collin Harbour have been promoted to key senior roles within the company. Specifically, Weichsel has been promoted to director of client relations and is responsible for the global satisfaction of all clients and the general management of the client relations team. In this senior position, Wiechsel also assists with the company's business development efforts through the completion of requests for proposals and its operations through the on-boarding and implementation of new clients.
Stennes has been promoted to senior client relationship manager. In her new role, she will act as liason between Dimont and its clients to ensure efficiencies are maximized and satisfaction expectations are exceeded. Prior to joining Dimont in 2013, Stennes served as claims operations manager with a focus on mortgage hazard claims for the Law Offices of Thomas W. Rutledge, APC.
Finally, Harbour has been promotoed to director of business development. Harbour brings more than 20 years of experience to his new position, in which he is responsible for the expansion of the overall business by leading all sales-related activities with prospective clients and by working with existing clients on comprehensive solutions to their insurance-related needs. Previously, Harbour served as partner/operator at Secure Protection, a property and casualty insurance agency, where he reduced operational costs by 50%, as well as created a monthly sales growth rate of more than 30%.