As COO, Brewer will lead the company and several Selena businesses, including mortgage servicing, due diligence and insurance brokerage. She joined Celine from Radian, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Valuation Services. Prior to Radian, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Green River Capital.
In her new role, Vella will be responsible for the development of the Selene platform through strategic sales, product development, marketing and customer management. Prior to Selena, he worked as Director of Revenue for Altisource, a mortgage and real estate solutions company. Vella has also managed service and lending platforms for several leading banks and mortgage companies.
“We are delighted to welcome John and Cathy to our growing team at Selene,” said President and CEO Joe Davila. “Their extensive knowledge and decades of relationships with leaders in mortgage, real estate and investment banking will help us strengthen our presence in the home lending ecosystem and improve our customer and consumer-focused approaches. We are thrilled to see them at the forefront of our strategic growth path. ”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to partner with an extremely talented team here at Selene to lead and support the company’s rapid growth through expanded business lines, a robust client list, and flexible infrastructure,” said Brewer. “I am delighted to provide our esteemed homeowners with best-in-class mortgage lending services and meet and exceed customer expectations throughout the property value chain.”
“Selena’s differentiated approach to servicing home mortgages means the company is well positioned to increase its market share and meet the robust demand driven by an exceptionally strong housing market,” Vella said. “I am delighted to join the team and help implement Selene’s aggressive multi-service growth strategy, based on its distinctive dedicated service offerings, to a wider range of valued customers and stakeholders.”