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SALT LAKE CITY — April 03, 2023 — Weekly Real Estate News, a publication dedicated to providing the best real estate and mortgage industry news and information available anywhere to the more than 1.25 million industry professionals who rely on it, has announced that Leora Ruzin has been promoted to Vice President of National Sales. Ruzin was formerly the publication’s editor.

“I’m very excited that Leora has made the decision to head up our national sales effort,” said John G. Stevens, Publisher, Weekly Real Estate News. “She has the industry experience we need on our team and because she has been on the editorial side of the house, she knows the value we bring to our readers and advertisers. I’m very pleased to have her in this new role.”

For virtually all of her career, Ruzin has been incredibly passionate about spreading awareness on helping everyone achieve the American dream of homeownership. She is a fierce advocate for housing finance reform and common-sense credit policy. Her 14 years of experience in home finance includes a number of roles, including Senior Vice President of Wholesale Operations for EPM, Vice President of Secondary Marketing for Guaranteed Rate, and Vice President and Director of Mortgage Product Development for Flagstar Bank.

Ruzin also has experience in the credit union space, where she served as Director of Real Estate Lending for Valley First Credit Union and Senior Vice President of Lending for Coloramo Federal Credit Union. She started her career in the U.S. Army as a Signal Intelligence Analyst, where she held a top secret clearance. Ruzin is the winner of numerous prestigious industry awards, including Housing Wire’s 2020 “Women of Influence” and National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 2020 “Women of Inspiration.”

“I am excited for the future of WRE News and our vision for the evolution of the publication,” Ruzin said. “I look forward to collaborating with our business partners and clients!”

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