Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance subsidiary of Radian Group Inc., had added 13 local account managers to its sales force, a 21 percent increase.

The new hires - who have a combined 193 years of experience in the field - are based throughout the United States, including Alaska.

A company spokesman said the sales force was expanded so Radian could diversify its customer base to include credit unions and commercial banks.    - Harold Brubaker