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NEW JOB TITLE: Chief operating officer and managing director, Countrywide Insurance Group in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
PREVIOUS POSITION: Executive vp and chief operations officer
REASON FOR JOINING COUNTRYWIDE: Countrywide has great brand recognition and the insurance division has exciting expansion plans to leverage the brand.
VITAL STATISTICS: B.S., University of Central Florida in Orlando. I was senior vp property and casualty services for SAFECO Insurance; senior vp, operations and technology for CNA Insurance; and senior vp of worldwide commercial operations for CNA Insurance.
GOAL FOR NEW POSITION: My goal at Countrywide is to develop a scalable organization with an infrastructure to support aggressive top-line revenue and bottom-line performance by leveraging people, process and technology.
FIRST TIME IN THE JOB MARKET: My first job was as a ride operator at Walt Disney World.
TOP ADVICE: The best advice I ever received was to teach others to teach others.
OUTSIDE THE INDUSTRY, A DREAM JOB: I would like to be a songwriter.