Reverse-mortgage lender American Advisors Group appointed three new finance-industry leaders to serve on various teams throughout the organization. The Irvine, California-based company named Nate La Coss vice president field sales, Dean Griess vice president learning and development and Lisa Hamilton vice president underwriting and appraisal operations.
La Coss comes to AAG from USAA, w. he was a real-estate national sales executive leading originations growth. He also was responsible for leading various teams at USAA, such as business development. Griess most recently served as a learning director with Charles Schwab, designing training programs to help its employees succeed. In his new role, Griess will be in charge of developing similar strategies for AAG’s staff. Hamilton joins the lender from City National Bank, w. she was vice president focused on mortgage operations, and previously, she also served in leadership at USAA as its director of business risk and control.