– Industry veterans provide new strategic direction –
DALLAS, July 29, 2015 – DIMONT, the longest-serving provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries in the United States, today announced that Denis Brosnan, Albert Strausser and Dick Volentine have joined the company’s executive leadership team, and that Fran Weichsel, Darcy Stennes and Collin Harbour have been promoted to key senior roles within the company.
Brosnan, who has been named president and chief executive officer, brings more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in technology and technology-enabled services firms for the financial services industry. Among other positions, prior to joining DIMONT, Brosnan served as the chief executive officer 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, responsible for the finance, accounting and human resources capabilities of DIMONT. Strausser has over 30 years of experience as a finance executive, in which he has led five business-wide IT system implementations and successfully completed over 20 acquisitions or divestitures.
Finally, Dick Volentine has been appointed general counsel and is in charge of the legal, compliance, regulatory and quality assurance team at DIMONT. 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 to these new hires, DIMONT also announced a number of promotions:
- Fran Weichsel has been promoted to director of client relations and is responsible for the global satisfaction of all DIMONT clients and the general management of the client relations team. In this senior position, Wiechsel also
assists DIMONT’s business development efforts through the completion of RFPs and its operations through the onboarding and implementation of new clients.
- Darcy Stennes has been promoted to senior client relationship manager. Stennes acts 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.
- Collin 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 salesrelated 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, LLC, a property and casualty insurance agency, where he reduced operational costs by 50 percent as well as created a monthly sales growth rate of over 30 percent.
“It’s exciting to work with such a great team at DIMONT,” said Brosnan. “I’m confident that our collective experience and complementary skills, personalities and relationships will propel this storied company into its next great chapter.”
Dallas, TX -based DIMONT is a leading technology-enabled provider of insurancerelated services and is the longest-serving provider of hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries in the United States. Additional information is available at www.dimont.com.
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