Adam Miles, President, 2013-2015
Adam Miles, owner of Miles Preservation in Southern California, has over 15 years of property preservation experience. He began his career in preservation in 1995 and in 1997, he formed Miles Preservation, LLC.
As Miles Preservation continued to do excellent work, more clients and contractors were added, and over the years what started as a “one-man shop” has turned into a thriving, premier regional preservation company recognized nationwide in the industry. Miles Preservation currently services five national clients in four western states with the help of over 180 preservation contractors and 15 office staff.
Adam and his wife, Irene, reside in Temecula, CA and have five children.
Ms. Farelo-Fernandez is the founding president of Farelo Group. She specializes in REO and property management services with green, sustainable initiatives that help investors yield higher returns. Throughout her life and her career Ms. Farelo-Fernandez has always been a self driven leader. She attributes much of what she’s accomplished, to her ability to inspire and guide those around her, to meet and exceed their goals.
Ms. Farelo-Fernandez heads the Farelo Group, a business servicing REO and property preservation, specializing in REHAB and properties that have code violations, open permits, as well as illegal structures. Within this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, seeking the most cost-effective approach to maximize profits, improve turnaround times and provide outstanding, professional service to her clients.
Ms. Farelo-Fernandez is a board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners; she is also an active member with various business organizations and chambers of commerce, as well as active within her church ministries. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband, Enrique.
Paul Magaha, Treasurer, 2011-2015
Paul is the Assistant Vice President for Industry Relations for ServiceLink Field Services, LLC (formerly LPS Field Services. Paul’s responsibilities include industry outreach to the major insurers and investors; overseeing local and state legislative and administrative relations and collection and distribution of industry guideline, regulation and legislative changes.
Paul has over twenty years of mortgage servicing and servicing related management experience including positions in foreclosures, property preservation, vendor management, risk management and industry relations. In addition Paul previously served as President of NAMFS from 2005-2007, as NAMFS Board Member from 2009-2010, and has served as a panelist at many industry events. Paul holds both a B.A and an M.A. degree from Syracuse University.
Nickie Bigenho, Secretary
Vice President of Compliance, Mortgage Contracting Services, LLC
Nickie Bigenho is vice president of compliance for Mortgage Contracting Services, a nationwide provider of property preservation, inspections and REO property maintenance to the financial services industry. Her responsibilities include oversight of the compliance, quality assurance, training, bio-hazard solution, risk, and resolution processes.
Prior to joining MCS, Bigenho worked for Bank of America (formerly known as Countrywide Home Loans) for nearly 15 years, where she was responsible for the release of lien, payoff, cash management, foreclosure and compliance processes. Bigenho worked for HomeFed Bank as branch manager with responsibilities including loan origination, deposit retention and sales development prior to joining Countrywide Home Loans. She is an active member of the MBA claims working group subcommittee and the MBA planning committee.
Bigenho earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She resides in Richardson, Texas.