Executive Team

Tom McCormick


Tom McCormick, Founder & CEO

Tom McCormick is the founder and CEO of The Nationwide Group of Companies (TNG).

TNG owns and operates a portfolio of leading financial technology companies with services available in 18 countries, each providing software solutions to financial institutions: Get Connexions a platform to customize and manage residential and commercial appraisal processes; Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS) for valuation risk management and analytics; Home Closing Services (HCS) virtual property and mortgage legal closings; Nationwide Recovery Services (NRS) defaulted debt recovery management of secured and unsecured loans; and Nationwide Energy Advisors (NEA) for retrofitting real estate properties.

To encompass the mortgage life cycle, Tom has his team developing the next generation of mortgage technologies, with proprietary apps and web-based services, which follow the mortgage process from application to funding. It is the first time in North America that technology allows a complete, all-in-one digital mortgage closing solution designed to connect all service types and suppliers during the mortgage life cycle.

Rodrigo Pinto


Rodrigo Pinto, CPA, CA - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Rodrigo Pinto joined TNG as the CFO in October 2015 where he has led the finance and accounting departments. He plays a key role in developing our strategy, and establishing our governance, tax planning, and budgeting as we go through a period of change and rapid growth domestically and in international markets.

Rodrigo brings with him over 16 years of finance and accounting knowledge and international experience with several multinational corporations in Brazil, the United States, and Canada including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fannie Mae, and TD Bank. His most recent tenure was in the capacity of CFO and VP of Finance at MBAC Fertilizer Corp.

He is a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Public Accountant in the United States, and holds the equivalent of a CPA designation in Brazil.

Éric-Vincent Kayigamba


Éric-Vincent Kayigamba, Executive Vice President, International Sales

Éric Kayigamba joined the senior leadership team in the capacity of Sales Executive Vice President. Over the years, he has carried out the strategies to develop our valuation and recovery businesses through the operations of Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS) and Nationwide Recovery Services (NRS). Éric continues his focus to expand our existing business and lead our new initiatives in Canada and globally.

Éric first joined the TNG team in 2007 as an Accounting Lead. His leadership, expertise, passion for excellence as well as his enthusiasm soon led him to the position of Quebec Regional Sales Manager and quickly catapulted him to Vice President, Eastern Canada. As Vice President of Eastern Canada, he was responsible for shaping and carrying out strategies for NAS and NRS in Quebec and Atlantic provinces.

Eric received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with a specialization in Finance at Université du Québec à Montréal. Upon completion, he entered the public sector in the Province of Québec where he amassed many years of experience and occupied several positions related to accounting and finance. In his spare time, Eric is very involved in his community as he's currently sitting on the Board of Directors of Partage Action / West island Community.

Matt Angus


Matt Angus, LL.B. / J.D., General Counsel

Matt Angus is TNG’s General Counsel, joining the leadership team in 2016.

He has over 15 years of legal and business experience both as a member of a leading transaction law firm at Goodmans LLP, and through his in-house experience as the General Counsel of Summit REIT, at that time one of the largest public real estate investment trusts in Canada. Matt has also provided legal expertise to a multinational real estate investment management organization as he held both the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer positions at ING Real Estate Investment Management, a member of the global ING Group of companies.

In his General Counsel roles, Matt has been involved more directly in the business affairs of the organizations, designing and implementing operational, compliance and legal risk management processes and procedures, structuring and negotiating key business arrangements including joint venture agreements, and assisting with change management as the organizations have grown.

Ainsley Major


Ainsley Major, Vice President, Operations

Ainsley oversees the global operations of TNG with departments including Client Services, Vendor Relations, Customer Onboarding, Marketing and Project Management. Her experience and leadership have been focused on developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions, providing outstanding client service, and driving profitable revenue growth. She oversees an exceptional staff and is accountable for client satisfaction, service levels, execution of new business initiatives and the development of her teams.

Ainsley is a results-oriented executive with a passion for team building, process improvement and project management. Starting her career at TNG in 2011, Ainsley has been instrumental in transforming new opportunities into operational business in the Caribbean, Latin America and the US. Her commitment to excellence has given her the opportunity to grow with TNG and help apply best practices anywhere we do business.

Demonstrating an entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial spirit, she has an innate ability to execute new strategic initiatives and motivate her teams towards a common goal. With an adaptive and agile approach, her areas of expertise include; change management, corporate communication, data and analytics, coaching and mentoring. As a graduate of the Project Leadership program from Cornell University, a PMP and Six Sigma Green Belt, Ainsley continuously works towards improving our customer experience, product development and effective process management for our present and future clients, across all markets and business lines.

Nick Tsotsos


Nick Tsotsos, Director, Operations

As Director, Nick’s key functions include operational management, implementation of business solutions, and fostering customer loyalty. Prior to joining TNG, Nick was Director, Operations at an international agency. He has successfully developed and implemented numerous strategies to achieve best-in-class results within various portfolios assigned to his control, including legal and mortgage categories (for Canadian and United States markets). With twenty years of experience, Nick brings a deep and broad level of knowledge in driving and sustaining operational efficiencies.

Colleen Colman


Colleen Colman, Vice President, Human Resources

Colleen joined TNG in 2015 and brings a fresh perspective to Human Resources Management within the organization. Her passion for developing organizations, teams and people allow Colleen to play a key role in supporting TNG's growth.

Colleen brings over 20 years of HR Management experience in the IT, Manufacturing and Environmental industries. Colleen's areas of experience and expertise include HR project management and implementation, employee and labour relations, compliance and legislation, full cycle recruitment & selection, change management, coaching and organizational development.

Hermina Birtocean


Hermina Birtocean, Vice President, Finance

Hermina joined Nationwide Appraisal Services in 2007 and has brought extensive accounting and financial management experience coupled with her strengths in economics, process management and strategic planning. Today, as the Director of Finance for The Nationwide Group, Hermina ensures that the overall management of the accounting department aligns with long-term corporate objectives as the company continues to grow.

Prior to joining Nationwide Appraisal Services, Hermina held senior accounting and finance roles at private sector firms in Eastern Europe while she continued her studies toward obtaining her Masters of Business Development.

Hermina holds CPA and CGA professional designations.

Katie Villalta


Katie Villalta, Director, Project Management and Business Strategy

As Marketing Director, Katie is responsible for managing and performing need assessments and developing solutions for organizational leaders and business partners. With an adaptive and innovative approach to project planning and execution, she holds an excellent reputation and a strong rapport with all TNG branches. She brings more than ten years of extensive experience in advertising, project management, and leading multidisciplinary teams in the successful completion of complex projects.

Since joining TNG in early 2018, she has instilled a fresh approach to the organization’s marketing and branding initiatives. Her role is pivotal to the success of effectively managing projects by working closely with corporate leadership and multiple teams across the organization, as well as setting expectations on deadlines and accomplishing successful deliveries. She also plays a key role in rapid growth domestically and internationally.

Katie approaches all projects with a strong strategic focus and an emphasis on team building while always maintaining a clear path towards achieving project goals. With an adaptive and innovative approach to project planning and execution, she holds an excellent reputation and strong rapport with management, colleagues, and external agencies. Prior to joining TNG, Katie worked with some of Canada’s biggest brands in the automotive, financial, retail and travel industries. Katie received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Administration, specializing in Finance, from Western University in 2008, holds PMP and CSM designations, and has pursued training in user experience.

Alberto J. González Becerra


Alberto J. González Becerra, Executive Vice President, Sales, Latin America

Alberto has more than 18 years of experience in Mexico’s real estate sector; particularly 15 years within the Banking industry – Banamex, Citigroup and Scotiabank – and vast knowledge in appraisal management, mortgage, commercial lending, credit risk, collateral management and construction. He has a degree in Architecture and a Masters in Real Estate Valuation, besides other courses in Leadership and Coaching.

Alberto actively contributes in Mexico’s Banks Association where in 2011, he assumed the role of VP of Relations and Diffusion for the Appraisers Association of Mexico City (SAVAC).In 2012, he held the same position within the Appraisal Units Association in Mexico (ANUVAC), always trying to contribute to the valuation community.

Alberto joined Nationwide Appraisal Services as the Executive Vice President for Latin America, responsible for the company’s expansion project to Spanish speaking countries. His mandate is to develop the sales and operations for both Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS) and Nationwide Recovery Services (NRS), to offer our clients solutions to mitigate the credit risk through effective appraisal and adjudicated real estate management.

Email: alberto.gonzalez@nationwideappraisals.com

Maira Rahmani


Maira Rahmani, Director, Operations

With over 13 years in the Financial Services industry, Maira is a results driven professional responsible for ensuring program quality and compliance through operating processes and procedures. With extensive experience in project management, structural cost transformation, mortgage operations, credit, risk, retail banking and real estate investment, Maira oversees the client services, compliance, new business lines and application support departments in her role of Director of Operations. She is a team-oriented leader who strives to foster strong relationships within her teams in order to drive corporate strategy as she builds upon her successful history of leading business transformation through process optimization and digitization.