Portland, OR August 1, 2016 Williston Financial Group (“WFG”) has promoted Justin Tucker to the position of Chief Marketing Officer to spearhead its aggressive growth strategy. The Williston Financial Group family, which includes WFG National Title Insurance Company and WFG Lender Services, is one of the nation’s fastest growing real estate service providers. The company has openly embraced its position as a real tech innovator and producer of digital real estate services. In late 2015, WFG also launched west, a wholly-owned subsidiary the sole focus of which is streamlining and enhancing the entirety of the mortgage and real estate transaction through technology-enabled services and processes. WFG has been supported throughout its existence by Golden Gate Capital, a major fund based in San Francisco.
As CMO, Tucker will lead WFG’s growth strategy through its marketing communications, development and sales platforms. He has been a driver of WFG’s sales and marketing initiatives since 2010, becoming the company’s Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Technology in 2013. From 2005 to 2010, Tucker held development and production positions with one of the industry’s largest title underwriters. He earned his MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Real Estate from Marylhurst University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Oregon State University.
“Justin is an exceptional leader and one of the most creative thinkers in the industry,” said Steve Ozonian, President and COO for WFG. “He has repeatedly proven that he is fearless when it comes to unconventional thinking and his sales and marketing strategies are unlike any our industry has seen. His way of thinking never strays from how an initiative or action will benefit our customers—a highly unique approach for most real estate-related firms. Justin is the obvious choice to lead the charge for a ground-breaking entity like WFG and we have no doubt that he will set a new standard when it comes to growing a real estate business by meeting client needs.”
Tucker can be reached at 503.431.8500.About Williston Financial Group
Williston Financial Group is the Portland, Oregon-based parent company of several real estate services and national settlement services providers, including west, WFG Lender Services, Valutrust Solutions, LLC and WFG National Title Insurance Company. It is one of the fastest growing and unique real estate services providers in the mortgage industry.
WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Williston Financial Group Company, is a national provider of premium title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industry. The fastest growing national title underwriter, the WFG family was the nation’s sixth largest provider of title insurance after 1Q, 2016. (Based upon market share. Source: American Land Title Association http://www.alta.org/industry/financial.cfm). WFG National Title also delivers a wide variety of residential and commercial mortgage lender services, including default and real estate owned transactions. The company enjoys a Financial Stability Rating® of A′ (A prime) as assigned by Demotech, Inc. Built around the directive to “communicate, collaborate, coexist,” WFG National Title Insurance Company is committed to applying a new philosophy to the traditional mortgage and real estate industry, working to meet the changing needs of its clients, agents and associates. For more information, please go to www.WFGNationalTitle.com
west, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williston Financial Group, is a network of technology and service groups designed to streamline and enhance the entirety of the mortgage and real estate transaction through technology-enabled services and processes.
WFG Lender Services is a provider of premium title, closing and settlement services in all 50 states for mortgage lenders of all sizes. The company fields national processing offices in Texas and California, and delivers a wide variety of residential and commercial mortgage lender services, including title insurance, closing, escrow and more.
Valutrust Solutions, LLC, , a Williston Financial Group company, provides vendor management technology and appraisal management services to banks and mortgage lenders throughout the United States.
Built around the directive to “communicate, collaborate, coexist,” Williston Financial Group is committed to applying a new philosophy to the traditional mortgage and real estate industry, working to meet the changing needs of its clients, agents and associates. For more information, please go to www.WFGNationalTitle.com; www.poweredbywest.com or www.WFGLS.com.