Vervent Selects TCG for Chief People Officer Search

SAN DIEGO, CA – Vervent, an industry-leading company that empowers companies to accelerate business, drive compliance, and maximize service, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief People Officer search. Founder and CEO, Tom Christopher and Recruiting Director, Jeff Willbanks are leading the critical HR search.

Jeff WilbanksTom Christopher

Vervent has grown from a niche player in the servicing space into an award-winning, global financial services brand that delivers comprehensive solutions for an array of industries.  This search was highly contested among several of our competitors and we are thrilled to be working with David Johnson, CEO and Founder, to help Vervent elevate HR for years to come. 

This position, which reports to the CEO, will play a critical role in building the infrastructure of the Human Capital organization within Vervent while fostering an environment of growth, employee engagement and maintaining culture. An opportunity to elevate the HR function and create new systems, tools, and processes in order to create consistency across the organization. This role will serve as a strategic partner and trusted advisor to the leadership team.  

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group, please contact Jeff Willbanks at

About Vervent

Vervent empowers companies to accelerate business, drive compliance, and maximize service. As one of the pre-eminent Lending as a Service (LaaS) companies, Vervent sets the global standard for outperformance by delivering superior expertise, future-built technology, and meaningful services. We support our industry-leading partners with primary strategic services including Loan & Lease Services, Call Center Services, Backup Servicing/Capital Markets Support, Credit Card Servicing, and Customer Acquisition. 

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.