Lewisville’s MCS Hires Industry Veteran as Chief Information Officer to Enhance Proptech

Marin Ursu brings nearly two decades of transformative IT leadership to support strong, steady growth driven, in part, by a software suite designed to provide high-impact solutions for commercial properties, single-family rentals, and the property preservation industry.

Real estate and financial services and technology veteran Marin Ursu has taken on the role of chief information officer at Lewisville-based national property services company MCS.

He replaces Mike Housewright, who retired after five years at MCS. Ursu reports to CEO Craig Torrance and serves on the company’s executive team.

“Marin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the already robust technology offerings at MCS and I’m excited to welcome him to the team,” Torrance said in a statement. “We have embarked on a journey of growth that requires a steadfast commitment to building out the next generation of unified technology solutions to maximize our role in creating efficiencies and improving service delivery across the property preservation, residential rental and commercial services industries.”

Ursu brings nearly two decades of transformative IT leadership to MCS, which was founded in 1986. He will help the company continue strong, steady growth driven, in part, by a software suite designed to provide high-impact solutions for commercial properties, single-family rentals, and the property preservation industry.

Streamlining tech to add value

Throughout his career, Ursu has implemented proactive process improvement philosophies to deliver quantifiable results, the company said. Previously, Ursu was managing partner and CIO at Arizona-based QuantumRhino and was vice president of applications and development at Meritage Homes, also in Arizona.

At both those companies, Ursu led transformative programs to streamline technologies and standardize processes.

“I was drawn to MCS’s forward-thinking vision and commitment to future-proofing the important technology-driven processes that add value to field teams and our clients,” Ursu said in a statement. “MCS already has a robust suite of technologies to serve its employees, service partners and clients. I’m thrilled to lead the company’s efforts in that space while enhancing its technology and creating a unified platform to make it easy for MCS to pivot quickly as its industry-leading technology structure evolves.”

Flexible proptech solutions

MCS said it offers a flexible suite of property technology solutions tailored to the specific needs of each business line and client to maximize efficiencies and enhance transparency.

Its tech suite has a track record of achieving code compliance in highly regulated environments as well as end-to-end visibility into the progress of every job with a mobile app that provides pinpoint accuracy with GPS-enabled oversight.

The company said that from the bidding process for work orders to identifying and managing service providers, Ursu will translate his experience into propelling MCS’s technology strategy and platform for customized solutions as the company continues to evolve.

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