STRATMOR Group, a consulting firm that helps banks build profitable mortgage lending and servicing operations, has hired Thomas J. Finnegan III as senior associate.
Finnegan, an industry veteran with over 30 years of mortgage banking experience, will join the bank consulting practice, where he will consult with STRATMOR's banking clients who are intent on improving mortgage performance.
Previously, Finnegan served as president and CEO of the mortgage banking units of FirstMerit Bank and Huntington Bank – both in Ohio – and as a senior mortgage banking executive at Integra Bank and Landmark Savings Association in Pittsburgh. He began his career with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG), as a certified public accountant in the firm's Pittsburgh office.
Finnegan is a past president of the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania, served on the residential board of governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and was a founding board member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Pennsylvania.