Michael Halpern Promoted to Director of Community Initiatives
Safeguard Properties announced the promotion of Michael Halpern to Director of Community Relations.
Michael Halpern Promoted to? Director of Community Initiatives at Safeguard Properties??
— Heading up new government relations department
?October 5, 2010, Valley View, OH ? Safeguard Properties announced the promotion of Michael Halpern to director of community initiatives.? He will head up Safeguard?s newly created government relations department.????
Building on the government and community relations programs initiated by Safeguard?s founder and chairman Robert Klein, Halpern and the government relations department will take the lead in Safeguard?s outreach efforts to local and state governments.? This includes working with code enforcement departments, city councils, community organizations and state entities to establish stronger partnerships on behalf of Safeguard?s clients.??
Halpern joined Safeguard in 2001 and has held positions in operations, marketing and government relations.?????
Safeguard CEO Alan Jaffa said, ?Cities and states across the country have a goal in common with the mortgage servicing industry ? to assure that vacant properties are maintained, safe and secure.? Our founder Robert Klein had the vision to engage government and community leaders on behalf of our clients.? Michael Halpern has unique insights and experience within Safeguard that are invaluable to build on that vision and foster stronger collaboration with municipalities and community organizations to better serve our clients.???
Halpern serves on the board of the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization in Cleveland, Ohio.? He and his family reside in Beachwood, Ohio.??
Safeguard Properties is the largest privately held mortgage field services company in the U.S.? It inspects and maintains defaulted and foreclosed properties for lenders, mortgage servicers and other financial institutions.? Founded in 1990, and based in Valley View, Ohio, the company employs more than 800 people, plus a network of thousands of contractors across the country.?????
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