Mortgage loan subservicer Cenlar FSB on Monday announced today David Schneider has been appointed president of the Ewing-based company. Schneider formerly served as chief financial officer. John Mezzasalma — previously Cenlar’s senior vice president, finance — has been named acting CFO and D. James “Jim” Daras will continue to serve as CEO.
Prior to joining Cenlar as CFO this year, Schneider served in executive leadership positions for three mortgage companies, two of which are backed by major private equity firms. Schneider was the president of CitiMortgage, president of WaMu Home Loans, CEO of Lone Star-backed Vericrest, president of Ditech and CEO of Blackstone-backed Stearns Lending, as well as head of JPMorgan’s National Servicing and Default Operations.
Mezzasalma joined Cenlar in 2015 as vice president and chief accounting officer and was promoted to senior vice president three years ago. Prior to Cenlar, he was a senior manager with KPMG.