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Stewart Lender Services Hires Sr. Vice President of Loan Quality

HOUSTON (Feb. 2, 2016) – Stewart Lender Services® announced today that Kirk Bockoven has been appointed to senior vice president of loan quality. His extensive expertise will be leveraged to provide feedback to Stewart’s customers related to guidelines, industry trends, repurchase issues, risk management oversight, best practices and fraud prevention techniques.

Bockoven joins Stewart with more than 30 years experience serving in loan quality positions, including 20 years working with lenders in loan quality and operations, as well as most recently, 10 years at Fannie Mae directing fraud and loan quality control oversight. Bockoven will report to Scott Gillen, Executive Vice President, Originations and Servicing Executive, Stewart Lender Services.

“Kirk’s proven experience managing loan quality is a tremendous asset to Stewart Lender Services,” said Gillen. “We are thrilled to add Kirk to Stewart team, and look forward to introducing him to our customers.”

Bockoven will provide support and guidance to our clientele around conformity with GSE, FHA, VA and USDA underwriting and quality control requirements. In addition, he will utilize his recent GSE experience to ensure Stewart’s loan quality control offerings are current and effective for the constantly changing regulatory environment.

He will be based in Dallas at the Stewart Lender Services in Coppell, TX, and will frequent both our Detroit and Denver operations.  Bockoven can be reached at Kirk.Bockoven@stewart.com or at (817) 699-5614.

About Stewart Lender Services

Stewart Lender Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, partners with lenders and mortgage servicers nationwide to provide of centralized origination title, default title, REO asset solutions, quality control and due diligence, and collateral valuations for mortgage lenders, servicers and capital markets. With a unique approach to client relationships and more than a century of experience, Stewart Lender Services helps lenders, servicers and investors meet the rapidly changing demands of today’s market by calling upon our financial strength, industry knowledge and proven flexibility to perform throughout the lifecycle of a loan. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/lender-services.  

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE-STC) is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At Stewart, we believe in building strong relationships – and these partnerships are the cornerstone of every closing, every transaction and every deal. Stewart. Real partners. Real possibilities.™ More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com, subscribe to the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com or follow Stewart on Twitter® @stewarttitleco.