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National Mortgage Professional Magazine Honors OpenClose CRO Vince Furey with 2019 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals Award

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced its chief revenue officer (CRO), Vince Furey, has been awarded National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' distinction for 2019.

Bank Execs Share the Next Generation Customer Experience at #NEXTDC19

EDMOND, Okla., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit and Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, D.C.-based advisory firm, have announced that executives from Roostify, Chase Home Lending and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, will be featured speakers at #NEXTDC19, the women's executive summit focused on housing policy and fintech.

World Class Title Launches WCTALWAYS SECURE PLAN Against Real Estate Title Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Class Title, a tech forward real estate title agency licensed in Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Michigan and New Jersey, announces its successful launch of the WCTALWAYS SECURE PLAN(TM) (WCTAPP). WCTAPP is a multi-level approach to prevent real estate wire fraud within title transactions.

Digital Mortgage Platform Maxwell Announces Strategic Partnership and Bi-directional Integration with Integra’s EPIC Loan Origination System

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital mortgage platform provider Maxwell announced their strategic partnership with Integra to offer seamless, bi-directional integration with Integra's EPIC Loan Origination System.
MCT Live! App

New MCTlive! Mobile App Puts Secondary Marketing at Mortgage Lenders’ Fingertips

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted a new MCTlive! mobile application at its MCT Exchange client conference last Friday. The app enables secondary marketing managers to review reporting, manage loan pipelines, and conduct whole loan trading from the convenience of their mobile phone.

Elizabeth Karwowski, CEO, Get Credit Healthy, Selected Woman With Vision Award Winner

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fin-tech company, Get Credit Healthy, Inc., (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) announces CEO Elizabeth Karwowski, has been selected as a winner of the Women With Vision Award, to be presented live, during the Vision Summit on September 25 in Tampa, Florida.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler to Discuss the Transformative Impact of APIs on Mortgage Lending Technology as Digital Mortgage Conference Panelist

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that company Founder and CEO Brent Chandler will be a featured panelist at Source Media's fourth annual Digital Mortgage Conference, which will take place September 23-24, 2019, at the Wynn Las Vegas.

Gary W. Hansen Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) Designation

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gary W. Hansen, President, Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies, LLC, has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional(R) (RICP(R)) designation from The American College of Financial Services.

Smarter Business Funds: Introducing The Free Small Business Marketing Program

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smarter Business Funds, a thought leader in alternative finance & marketing consultancy, is proud to announce the FREE small business marketing program. Headquartered in Houston, Smarter Business Funds was established with the primary goal of helping small businesses acquire business capital, quickly and easily, in support of their long-term success.

Beyond AUM Co-Founder Nima Tolooi Named One of Crain’s 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nima Tolooi, co-founder of Beyond AUM, has been named one of Crain's Chicago Business's 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs. Crain's list of Notable Entrepreneurs features 44 businesspeople who have identified needs and untapped opportunities in the market; organized and run companies; and taken on greater-than-normal financial risk to achieve success

Greyling – a Division of EPIC adds Lionel Bejean in Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lionel Bejean has joined the firm's Greyling Division, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, as Senior Vice President.
Jim Triana of EPIC

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants adds Jim Triana in Ontario, California

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Triana has joined the firm as Vice President, Property & Casualty.

EPIC Holdings Inc. adds Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance investment banking veteran Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. Nay will be based in Atlanta, Ga. and report to EPIC Holdings CEO, John Hahn.

ARMCO QC Trends Report: Loan Quality Corrects with Market’s Upturn

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers first quarter (Q1) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology(TM).
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EPIC Insurance Brokers to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

After, Inc. to Sponsor and Speak at 10th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., a leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, will sponsor the Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville, TN on September 18-20, 2019. The company also announced today that it will join a panel discussing how to "Tailor Your Message to Different Market Segments," alongside industry giants like General Motors and Electrolux.

ARMCO Expands Client Base by Adding KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and Several Top 25 Mortgage Lenders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has achieved significant growth during the first two quarters of 2019, the result of acquiring new clients, including KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and several top 25 mortgage lenders.
Emily Robbins of NotaryCam

NotaryCam’s Emily Robbins Recognized as a HousingWire Insider for 2019

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Customer Success Manager Emily Robbins has been named a 2019 Insider by HousingWire magazine as part of its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program. This year's 50 winners were chosen by HousingWire's editorial board based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

Aclaro Announces New Board Member and the Release of Aclaro EcoSystem 3.0

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aclaro Inc., the game-changing Artificial Intelligence software company that provides disruptive technologies to the automotive, financial, and government sectors, announces a new Board Member and the release of Aclaro EcoSystem 3.0 (ES 3.0). With these announcements, Aclaro continues rapid advancement toward its overarching mission of helping lenders, dealers and consumers develop and nurture longer mutually beneficial relationships.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Launches New Employee Benefits Consulting Labor Practice Led by Kimberly Cicero in DC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.

Simplifile Adds 31 Western U.S. Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Southwest and Western U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.

FormFree Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis Lauded by HousingWire as 2019 HW Insiders Award Recipient

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis has been recognized as a 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award honoree. Now in its fourth year, the HW Insiders Award program honors housing industry professionals who are "the unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire's editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

IDS Client Support Manager Tina Mausser Named 2019 HW Insider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Client Support Manager Tina Mausser has been honored by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program.
Jeff Birdsell of RevserseVision

ReverseVision VP Jeff Birdsell Named 2019 HousingWire Insiders Award Recipient

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced that Jeff Birdsell, vice president of professional services has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire (HW) Insiders Award. Now in its fourth year, the Insiders Award program recognizes "operational all-stars" within the housing industry who have been vital to their employer's success.

SimpleNexus VP of Sales Paul Drobot Recognized with HousingWire’s Insiders Award

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that VP of Sales Paul Drobot has been named a 2019 HW Insiders Award honoree by HousingWire.

LBA Ware Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel Recognized as a 2019 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award. This marks the fourth year that HousingWire's Insiders Award program has recognized the "unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."
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Integro USA Inc. Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

NEW YORK, N.Y., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Integro USA, Inc. (Integro USA), acquired by EPIC in January 2019, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Hires New Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to their Atlanta team of experts. Jonathan brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois' (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

NEXT Raises over $3,200 in Less than One Hour for Girls Inc. of Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, has announced that it raised over $3,200 in personal donations for Girls Inc. of Chicago at the #NEXTSUMMER19 charity cocktail party raffle, held Aug. 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago.

Paul B. Stetz Joins Fairport Wealth

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fairport Wealth (formerly Fairport Asset Management) announced today the appointment of Paul B. Stetz as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team.

SafeChain Partners with RamQuest to Provide Fraud-Free Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention technology and blockchain applications for land title, announced today its SafeWire application has been fully integrated into RamQuest's Closing Market application - making SafeWire available as a seamless experience to title offices nationwide.
Paragon Insurance Holdings

Paragon Insurance Holdings Launches Nationwide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of a new nationwide Workers' Compensation Insurance Program.
Cecille Feliciano joins EPIC

Cecille Feliciano Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Los Angeles as Senior VP, Employee Benefits

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Cecille Feliciano has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Anow Debuts Inaugural User Conference September 30 in Conjunction with Valuation Expo

RED DEER, Alberta, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, will hold its inaugural user conference September 30 on day one of Valuation Expo, the nation's largest appraiser conference. Held at the historic Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Anow's inaugural user conference will offer attendees three hours of programming, demonstrations of ground-breaking appraisal office management technology, expert thought leadership and peer networking opportunities.

Vice Capital Markets: Favorable Market Conditions Provide Impetus for Mortgage Lenders to Explore Custom Ginnie Mae Pools

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vice Capital Markets President Troy Baars today urged lenders to explore custom Ginnie Mae pools as part of their overall execution strategy in light of recent increases in Ginnie Mae security volume, along with renewed investor interest in custom pools.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That's what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

New Tools from SimpleNexus Help Mortgage Lenders Build Stronger Relationships with Borrowers’ Real Estate Agents

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan originators and borrowers, today announced the availability of a suite of tools designed to help originators build stronger relationships with their borrowers' real estate agents and convert more prospects into mutual customers.

Westerly Becomes First Municipality in Rhode Island to Adopt E-recording

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that the Town of Westerly has joined Simplifile's e-recording network following the July 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide in Rhode Island.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America's most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America's current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Two New Board Members, Enjoys Record Attendance at Summer 2019 Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry's only independent cooperative, today announced the addition of Kate deKay and Allison Johnston to their prestigious board of directors. Johnston and deKay were voted in Sunday, August 18, 2019, during the Lender Co-op board meeting, which took place in Nashville, Tennessee during TMC's summer conference.

Lemme, a division of EPIC, Welcomes Owen Bailitz to Professional Services Firms Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lemme, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announce today the addition of Owen Bailitz as a Principal within the firm's Professional Services Firms Practice. He will be based in Lemme's Arlington Heights, Illinois offices.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Aran Insurance Services Group, a Specialty Insurance Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings (JenCap), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Aran Insurance Services Group (Aran), a specialty program administrator with offices in Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York. Founded in 2009, Aran has been led by Tim Kenny and John LaCava who have built one of the leading program administration insurance platforms in the country.
LBA WARE

Inc. Magazine Names LBA Ware to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MACON, Ga., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. magazine yesterday revealed that LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, is ranked 3,466 on the magazine's annual Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Recognized as a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Dallas as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in North Texas in a survey conducted annually by the Dallas Business Journal.
DocMagic and INTEGRA

DocMagic and INTEGRA Software Systems Announce Strategic Alliance for Mortgage Tech Solutions

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that INTEGRA Software Systems (INTEGRA) will offer the company's document preparation solution to their client base via an integration with INTEGRA's new LOS, EPIC.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Get Credit Healthy to Preferred Partner Network

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fintech company, Get Credit Healthy (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) has been added to the Preferred Partner network of The Mortgage Collaborative ("TMC"). Get Credit Healthy will offer TMC members access to resources designed to reduce loan fallout and leverage data.

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