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Tankersley named GC at Urban Financial Group

She will lead the legal department for the entire organization and will oversee the implementation of new corporate initiatives

Karen C. Tankersley

Reverse mortgage lender Urban Financial Group Holdings LLC, has named Karen C. Tankersley general counsel. She will lead the legal department for the entire organization and will oversee the implementation of new corporate initiatives, corporate governance principles and other legal and regulatory functions. 

“Her knowledge of regulatory and investor compliance across mortgage origination and servicing is invaluable as we seek to expand our presence in the market,” said Urban Financial President and CEO Steve McClellan in a statement. 

Tankersley joins UFG from Nationstar Mortgage, where she was executive vice president and chief compliance officer. Prior to that position, she worked for various financial institutions, including Aurora Bank FSB, Lehman Brothers, Finance America, LLC and Amresco, Inc., as well as for several law firms. 

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Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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