Stephen French Joins SettlementOne Valuation as Chief Executive Officer

SettlementOne Valuation, a leading provider of appraisal management services to the U.S. mortgage industry, today announced the hiring of Stephen French as Chief Executive Officer.  
“Stephen is a talented and proven leader in the appraisal management industry with a deep understanding of what it takes to be a prominent provider in the space,” said Jevin Sackett, CEO of SNH Capital Partners and member of the SettlementOne Valuation Board of Managers. “Both SNH and the board are incredibly excited about Stephen joining and for the future of the company. He possesses a great strategic vision and operational skills to propel the business to new heights.”  
Prior to joining SettlementOne, French was Chief Operating Officer of AppraiserVendor, a provider of appraisal management solutions, with a growing presence in the industry. At AppraiserVendor, he drove improvements across all functions of the business including sales, operations, marketing, customer retention, and workflow. Previously, French served as the Executive Vice President at Nations Valuation Services, a top-25 appraisal management company, where he oversaw operations and process improvements across the business. French has served as an executive for over 14 years in the appraisal management industry and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovative thinking that will propel SettlementOne Valuation going forward.  
Along with his appointment as CEO, French will be appointed as a member of the SettlementOne Valuation Board of Managers.  
“SettlementOne is well on its way to becoming the leading provider of valuation solutions nationwide, and I am humbled and thrilled to be a part of this award-winning organization,” said Stephen French. “We share common beliefs and goals in the path to the future through explosive growth, advanced technology, and talent acquisition of some of the brightest minds in the industry, all while providing exceptional quality and service to clients and consumers alike. The relationship between SNH Capital Partners and SettlementOne has created an amazing cultural fit for me and will be the catalyst in the achievement of our goals.”   
About SettlementOne Valuation  
As one of the most innovative appraisal management companies (“AMC”) in the U.S., SettlementOne Valuation ensures lenders deliver the highest-quality appraisals to their customers while meeting their goals of compliance, operational efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. SettlementOne provides its clients with enhanced technology solutions that meet the compliance requirements of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Dodd-Frank and other regulatory agencies. 
About SNH Capital Partners 
SNH Capital Partners is a private investment firm dedicated to acquiring and transforming companies in the middle market. SNH has an active strategic presence in each of its core industries, partnering with best-in-class management teams to develop growth platforms across technology and technology-enabled business services leveraging its investment and operational resources. SNH’s portfolio companies are market-leading and rapidly growing providers of information, technology, and other business services to the automotive, financial services, human capital management, and energy sectors. For more information, please visit 
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Source: SNH Capital Partners