Erik Richard, Chief Executive Officer
Erik Richard, as the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the execution of Landmark’s deliverables, management of strategic client relationships and sales initiatives as well as seeking acquisition opportunities. Erik is also instrumental in product innovation as well as development and growth of the company’s alternative valuations division. Most recently Erik was named to the board for the newly formed National Appraisal Congress, a collection of experts from within the real estate appraisal industry formed by the Five Star Institute in response to a developing need for thoughtful leadership within the industry. Prior to founding Landmark in 2007, Mr. Richard accumulated over 10 years of industry experience within the lender-services and real estate valuation sectors and most recently served as CFO for a national financial banking entity.
Hunter Gorog, Chief Operating Officer
Hunter Gorog, as the President and Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for business strategy and development, corporate planning, branch initiation and technology integration. Hunter joined Landmark in 2010 and served as a full-time consultant and the company’s managing director until 2012, when he was officially promoted to his current position. Prior to joining the company, Hunter was a Business Strategy Consultant for both IBM Business Consulting Services and Deloitte Consulting. Mr. Gorog graduated Cum Laude from Babson College with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Lou Franzini, Chief Financial Officer
Lou Franzini, as the Chief Financial Officer, assists in day to day financial operations and corporate fiscal management. Prior to joining Landmark in 2008 Lou led a branch of Senior’s Reverse Mortgage, located in Studio City, CA and was also a partner in Reverse Mortgage Appraisers (RMA), an online Appraiser directory and search tool. Lou has accumulated over 45 years of experience within the real estate industry and is a licensed commercial broker.
John Golden, National Quality Control Manager
John Golden is a former certified residential, FHA approved appraiser, and currently serves as a HUD 203k consultant. As National Quality Control Manager, John relies heavily on 15 years of experience in valuation and inspection and is responsible for oversight of all quality control review, underwriting support, and appeal/reconsideration processes at Landmark Network, Inc. Prior to joining Landmark Network in 2012, he spent 13 years in appraisal and inspection practice in the Kansas City, St. Louis, and San Diego real estate markets of Missouri and California.
Gloria Betancourt, SVP of National Sales
Gloria joins Landmark Network with 17 years of experience in the banking and finance industries. She has worked with some of the top mortgage lenders such as Wells Fargo, Urban Financial of America and Reverse Mortgage Solutions. Gloria has a proven record of taking ownership of her accounts and providing a level of service and expertise that allows her to nurture existing relationships and easily build new ones. As the SVP of National Sales, Gloria she will lead national corporate sales growth.