Avista Solutions Promotes Michael Picker to Senior Vice President of Sales

After five years with the company, Michael Picker relocates to Charleston, SC to further the success of Avista’s sales team.

Charleston, SC, August 16, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Avista Solutions, a leading provider of a web-based, end-to-end mortgage loan origination system, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Picker to Senior Vice President of Sales. Coinciding with Picker’s new role is his relocation to Avista’s corporate headquarters in Charleston, SC from his home state of Missouri.

Picker brings more than 14 years mortgage software sales experience to his new role.

Since Picker’s joining Avista Solutions in 2006, Avista has experienced a period of tremendous growth, including the addition of tens of thousands of users across the U.S.A.

“Michael has been a valuable asset to Avista Solutions,” Avista Solutions CEO Mark Phlieger said. “As we’ve hit milestones such as our ten-year anniversary and expansion to a new corporate headquarters in Charleston, Michael has served as an outstanding leader, spreading the word about Avista’s award-winning LOS to mortgage lenders across the country. I look forward to seeing him direct Avista’s sales team to continued success as he begins this new chapter of his career.”

As Avista Solutions’ Senior Vice President of Sales, Picker will be responsible for all sales functions and personnel. Picker said he looks forward to achieving company growth plans as he introduces mortgage lenders to Avista’s cloud-based mortgage technology platform.

“I am honored by this recognition and look forward to further accelerating Avista’s record growth of the past two years as I embark on this next step in Charleston,” Picker said. “Avista has seen an increased demand for cloud-based mortgage technology over the past 10 years. Lenders not only want the best technology available, they want a proven and stable business partner to collaborate with. It’s exciting to be a part of a rapidly growing company and work in a team environment with such talented people.”

About Avista Solutions
Avista Solutions, the Mortgage Technology magazine “2007-2008 Mortgage Technology Help Desk Award Winner” and a perennial "Top 50 Mortgage Technology Provider," is a leader in sophisticated web-based loan origination systems. Avista Solutions’ suite of mortgage lending software provides complete, end-to-end solutions incorporating loan origination, product eligibility, pricing and imaging that can be rapidly implemented across all origination channels. For more information, please call (843) 471-1700, or visit www.AvistaSolutions.com.

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