Jamie Moyle, CEO
James “Jamie” Moyle was appointed CEO of RealtyTrac in August 2012 after joining RealtyTrac’s executive team as president and chief operating officer in April 2012. Moyle plays an important day-to-day role managing RealtyTrac product development and consumer-facing teams in addition to shaping the strategic direction for the business going forward.
Jamie is a forward-thinking Internet entrepreneur, having created several successful online businesses. In 2001, Jamie founded and served as president of the prominent online vacation rental sales retailer SkiWest before selling it to Overstock.com in July of 2005. Overstock retained Jamie as president of OTravel until he arranged the sale of Overstock’s travel division to Kinderhook Enterprises in 2007.
A year later, while studying at Wharton for his M.B.A., Jamie began work on Homefacts.com, a popular Web-based portal that assists consumers in home buying decisions. Homefacts is a pioneer in the pre-diligence process for prospective homeowners, providing consumers with information regarding cities, neighborhoods, schools and other factors that greatly influence home purchasing decisions, allowing them to receive full information before buying a home.
Cabell Cobbs, Chief Financial Officer
Cabell joined the RealtyTrac team in January of 2006 as CFO. Immediately prior to joining RealtyTrac, Cabell was the CFO for General Environmental Management, Inc.(GEM), a publicly traded hazardous waste management company. While there, he took the company public and established its SEC reporting infrastructure. Prior to GEM, Cabell was the CFO of both Kimco StaffingServices, Inc., a provider of temporary contract labor, and KimstaffHR, Inc., a professional employer organization (PEO) that provides a full human resource benefits and payroll outsourcing solution. The combined companies have revenues in excess of $140 million and approximately 5,000 employees.
Cabell also served as CFO of Independence One Bank of California. Cabell handled the sale of this $1 billion savings and loan on behalf of its owner, Michigan National Bank. Cabell began his career with Deloitte and Touche after graduating from the Indiana University School of Business in Bloomington, Ind., and passing the CPA exam. Cabell has a Masters Degree from the University of California at Irvine Graduate School of Management.
Gary Hegenbart, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Gary has 25 years experience acquiring top executive and management talent in various positions. Prior to joining RealtyTrac, Gary held the top corporate executive human resources position at four global public organizations: executive-search firm DHR International, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Huck International and Fairchild Corporation.
Gary is a well-known authority on mergers and acquisitions, international business development and talent acquisition and training.
Gary is an expert on human resources and has spoken at national and executive roundtables, and has been featured in business and human resources publications. He has taught as an adjunct instructor of undergraduate and graduate management courses at the University of Illinois, the University of California at Irvine and the University of Phoenix. He earned an M.B.A. from National University of San Diego and three degrees from the University of Illinois: a Doctorate in Administration and Supervision, a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor’s in Education.
Born and raised in Illinois, Gary and his wife Carla have lived in Huntington Beach for more than 20 years. They have three daughters: Jennifer, Krista and Sarah.
Jo Ellen Bergstrom, Vice President, Data Operations
Jo Ellen joined RealtyTrac in 2004 as Director of Data Acquisitions, responsible for the development and management of the company’s data acquisition. Currently, Jo Ellen is the Vice President of Data Operations, managing the Data Operations Group at RealtyTrac, supervising over 100 abstractors nationwide who collect public records data in over 2,000 counties across the country. She is responsible for creating RealtyTrac’s national network of abstractors who collect foreclosure information daily.
Prior to joining RealtyTrac, Jo Ellen started an abstracting company in Dallas, where she did searches for several large settlement service companies, covering most of North Texas. Before starting her own abstracting company, she worked in the oil and gas industry for 16 years as a Professional Petroleum Landman, researching title, curing title defects, negotiating oil, gas and mineral leases, and determining mineral and leasehold ownership. Her experience as a Landman took her to Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Jo Ellen has a degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. She lives in the DFW area with her husband and son, where she is active in her community and church.
Daren Blomquist, Vice President
With RealtyTrac since 2001, Daren Blomquist has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it has transformed into the industry leader it is today. In addition to being one of the company’s longest-term employees, Daren is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on foreclosure statistics and trends.
Daren is also managing editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, the Foreclosure News Report, which was named the “Nation’s Best Newsletter” by the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and is directly responsible for the creation of the company’s U.S. foreclosure market and sales reports, which are cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide — including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA TODAY.
He is a graduate of Trinity International University in Chicago and holds a degree in English Communications.
James Saccacio, Co-Founder & Executive Advisor
James “Jim” J. Saccacio joined RealtyTrac as Chairman and CEO in October 2000 and transitioned the company from a local provider of foreclosure data to the nation’s leading online foreclosure marketplace, with more than 2 million foreclosure properties and more than 3 million unique monthly visitors.
He stepped down as Chairman and CEO in November 2011, but continues on as a member of the board and executive advisor.
Jim was named one of the 100 most influential real estate leaders in 2009 by Inman News and received a 2009 Excellence in Entrepreneurship award from the Orange County Business Journal, recognizing him for his entrepreneurial vision, execution and accomplishments. He was an Executive of the Year finalist for the 2009 American Business Awards, and he was selected as one of the “Hot 25” people in Orange County in 2007 by OC METRO BUSINESS magazine.
Jim has a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Irvine.