The move comes as the firm continues the expansion of its national account management and intermediary support teams and Cooke will manage the growing field-based relationship team and strengthen key accounts.
Jake Tucker joins the business as national account manager, reporting to Niki Cooke, who previously worked in field-based roles for both iPipeline and Paymentshield, will support the roll-out of both MortgageSource and MortgageApply in the north.
The company said staff numbers at Twenty7Tec grew by over 50% in 2018, and the company continues to recruit heavily with a further 14 roles currently available.
James Tucker, CEO at Twenty7Tec said: “I am delighted to welcome Niki, Jake and all of our new colleagues to the team at Twenty7Tec. The pace of technological change in the mortgage market is accelerating like never before, and we are determined to have the right team in place to deliver both the best software, and the best possible service to our customers through this time.”
Meanwhile, Dudley Building Society has appointed Samantha Ward as head of commercial.
The role encompasses responsibility for the society’s business development, marketing, product and growth strategy.
Ward has previously held positions as head of savings, strategy and change and latterly head of lending and reports directly to chief executive Jeremy Wood.
Reporting directly to chief executive, Jeremy Wood, Ward will be responsible for the delivery of the society’s proposition to its key stakeholders.
Wood said: “I am delighted that Sam accepted the appointment. This is a vital role which will help to shape the society’s future lending proposition. I am confident that with all of her experience and ability, Sam will be instrumental in taking DBS to the next level.”