Cenlar FSB, the nation’s leading mortgage loan subservicer, announced today that Marlon Groen has joined the company as Chief Compliance Officer, and Jennifer Rowen, who formerly served as Chief Compliance Officer, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Core Operations.
Marlon, who has more than 20 years of experience in mortgage lending and servicing, with extensive knowledge in regulatory compliance, change management and examination oversight, will be responsible for continuing to build on Cenlar’s compliance management system to ensure the company meets all regulatory requirements.
“A committed and highly insightful risk and compliance specialist, Marlon’s depth of industry knowledge and ability to build and lead effective compliance frameworks is invaluable to the team. He will be instrumental in leading the continued growth of Cenlar’s compliance risk management program,” said Chief Risk Officer Sara Avery.
Prior to joining Cenlar, Marlon was Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for AHP Servicing. He also worked at PHH for 11 years where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer. At PHH, he also held the role of Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs before transitioning to compliance. Marlon was also Vice President and Senior Counsel at Sovereign Bank and Vice President, Senior Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Arlington Capital Mortgage Corp.
“I look forward to working with the risk and compliance team and business units and contributing to Cenlar’s business strategy, specifically as the company continues to build a best-in-class enterprise risk management framework,” said Marlon.
Marlon holds a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware. He is also a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Committee.
Jennifer brings more than 24 years of banking experience to her role as Senior Vice President, Core Operations. In her new role, Jennifer is responsible for the oversight of Investor Reporting, Bank Operations, Payoffs, Satisfactions, Insurance, Escrow, Tax and Transfer Operations.
“Jennifer’s leadership skills and expertise in sustaining a solid compliance program is vital to Loan Operations as we continue to strengthen our risk and control efforts and deliver excellent service for our clients and their homeowners, said Senior Vice President of Loan Operations Bill Moffett.
As the Chief Compliance Officer, Jennifer was paramount in building a compliance management program. She was also responsible for regulatory change management, program management, compliance training, BSA/AML/OFAC and compliance advisory services. Before joining Cenlar in 2016, she was Vice President, Compliance Officer at The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, and Compliance Officer at Continental Bank. Jennifer is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
“I am excited to leverage my experience and compliance expertise, in particular, to help the Loan Operations team drive optimal results,” said Jennifer.