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Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at George Washington University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) is proud to announce The Nate Morris Fellowship at George Washington University, the third endowed Presidential Fellowship launched in collaboration with Morris, an alumnus of the Presidential Fellows program.

Sales Boomerang highlighted as a premier employer in the mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been ranked a 2021 Top Mortgage Employer by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) following a competitive selection process aimed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the U.S. mortgage industry.

Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at Princeton University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is pleased to announce the creation of the Nate Morris Fellowship at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, through a gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift is the second Presidential Fellowship endowed by Mr. Morris, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

Sales Boomerang releases Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. Despite marketwide declines in loan volume, Sales Boomerang's report identified several fertile opportunities for mortgage lenders, including a high frequency of borrowers who are well positioned to refinance for a better rate, remove FHA mortgage insurance or tap into home equity.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang CEO Alex Kutsishin’s influence on the mortgage industry with 2021 Vanguard award

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Co-founder and CEO Alex Kutsishin was selected as a winner of HousingWire's 2021 HW Vanguard awards.

System4 Franchise Partner Territory Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in creating customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance solutions announced a territory expansion.

#HousingDC21 Sets Attendance Record

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today recapped the successful two-day #HousingDC21 virtual conference held on September 20-21 of this week.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang CFO Arend de Jong as a 2021 HW Insider

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Arend de Jong has been recognized as a 2021 HousingWire Insider. The award honors 100 operational superstars in housing who are driving their companies and clients forward.

Sales Boomerang named a top mortgage technology provider by Mortgage Professional America

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, was recognized today as a 5-Star Mortgage Tech provider by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine. The award recognizes the U.S. mortgage industry's top mortgage technology providers as verified by originators and tech specialists across the country.

Sales Boomerang is 2021’s fastest-growing company in the residential mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, debuted this week on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies. Sales Boomerang ranked #101 overall, placing the company among the top 3% of all private companies in America based on three-year revenue growth of 3,882% and outpacing every other company in the residential mortgage industry.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang VP of Sales Taylor Castranova as a Women of Influence

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced Vice President of Sales, Taylor Castranova is an honoree of HousingWire's 2021 Women of Influence Award program.

Individual with Down Syndrome Testifies for Phasing Out Subminimum Wages for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday's Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, "Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities."

Sales Boomerang releases Q2 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its inaugural Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. According to the report, refinance opportunities continue to dominate the market, but a promising uptick in new listings was also evident in the Q2 data. Mortgage servicers will need to closely manage their default and foreclosure risk in the coming months, as the second quarter saw nearly two out of five customers trigger a risk-and-retention alert.

Sales Boomerang’s Rusty Barnes Honored for Innovative Contributions to Mortgage Customer Retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Rusty Barnes, senior product manager, has been named a 2021 Rising Star by housing finance trade publication HousingWire as part of its eighth annual Rising Stars awards program recognizing the leaders under the age of 40 who are shaping and driving the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.

Don’t Fry Day 2021: Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and its national member coalition of over 40 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 13th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Sales Boomerang integration with Volly enables lightning-fast lead response for increased mortgage loan volume and customer retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced its integration with Volly, an industry-leading provider of SaaS-based fintech and creative marketing services to the financial services industry.

Sales Boomerang and Insellerate combine real-time borrower intelligence and marketing automation to supercharge mortgage customer engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its integration with leading mortgage customer experience platform Insellerate.

Wells Fargo, CoreLogic and Volly Sponsor #HousingDC21 Virtual Housing Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced three new sponsors have joined #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021. The new sponsors are Wells Fargo, Platinum, CoreLogic, Gold and Volly, Silver.

Punchbowl News Founder and CEO Anna Palmer to Keynote #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Anna Palmer, a New York Times best-selling author who has been writing about congressional leadership, the lobbying industry, presidential campaigns and the politics of governing for more than 15 years will keynote #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .

Sales Boomerang Becomes Affiliate Member of ACUMA, Bringing New Tools for Member Retention to Credit Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member.

Sales Boomerang and Usherpa Expand Partnership to Set Mortgage Lenders Up for Success in 2021 Purchase Market

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its partnership with Usherpa, a marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) platform for Realtors and mortgage lenders.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces "The Things They Carry," a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.

Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi-Media Publishing Company, Launches the Second Season of the ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mocha Media, a Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the "Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK" in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

Sales Boomerang included in HousingWire’s Tech100 List of Most Revolutionary Companies Serving the Mortgage Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been named to HousingWire's HW Tech100 list of the most innovative technology companies in the housing economy.

MBA’s Charmaine Brown to Kick-Off Day One #HousingDC21 Discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Charmaine Brown, the Mortgage Bankers Association Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will kick-off Day One of #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

SECDEF Urged to Protect Troops from Sexual Assault Through Equity Boards

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington D.C., metropolitan-based law firm of Jordan Guydon, LLP, announced today a plan to reduce sexual assault and harassment in the military. "Our plan recommends that Secretary of Defense Austin update 75-year-old architecture," said managing partner Attorney Daryle A. Jordan, a former Army lawyer and veteran of the Gulf War.

Co-Living, Perhaps Model of the Future

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Square and Lot, an innovative owner and developer of premium-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington-metropolitan area, brings an inventive co-living option to Capitol Hill. Viva is a new development that takes living in the post-COVID world extremely seriously.

New Podcast Uses Innovative Format to Deliver Top Real Estate News

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Words that Build is a new, crowdsourced podcast that publishes hot takes from industry professionals and transmutes written articles from top publications to audio. Topics range from updates on recent commercial and residential real estate projects to property tech and urban planning.

Sales Boomerang Ushers in New Era of ‘Smart’ Borrower Retention with Beta Release of Prescriptive Scenarios

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced the beta release of Prescriptive Scenarios, a product line of 'smart' loan scenarios designed to identify the ideal loan for each borrower.

Join Top Speakers and Industry Leaders Virtually at The National Forum for Black Public Administrators’ Winter Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), an organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments, will feature an impressive roster of keynotes, presenters and panels for their virtual Winter Summit Building Blocks for a Better Future, February 24-26, 2021.

FICO and DepthPR Join as Sponsors of #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that FICO and DepthPR have joined the ranks of Sponsors of #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that the firm will host a 100% virtual housing summit on September 20-21, 2021.

Dana Dillard to Join Housing Finance Strategies

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that industry leader and award-winning mortgage executive Dana Dillard will join her firm as leader of its diversity and inclusion practice and a principal in its expanding advisory services practice.

Datasembly Rebrands as it Evolves into Data Leader for CPGs and Retailers

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Datasembly announced a major rebranding to reflect the software company's evolution, becoming the world's leading provider of data tools for hyper-local, real-time product transparency. The rebranding is a top to bottom redesign of the company's website, logo, graphics, communications, and correspondence, aimed at modernizing and conveying their product solution for CPGs, brands, and retailers.

U.S. Mortgage Industry Launches ‘NOT OK? THAT’S OK’ Borrower Awareness Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, an independent coalition of U.S. mortgage industry leaders launched the 'NOT OK? THAT'S OK' campaign to raise awareness among customers who have missed one or more mortgage payments in 2020 and may be eligible for forbearance assistance under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Faith Schwartz, president of Housing Finance Strategies, spearheaded the industry effort.

Campaign Guru® Dr. Singh Releases New Website: Twitterism.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Singh, also known as the CampaignGuru®, has released a new website: TWITTERISM.COM which analyzes over 50,000+ of President Donald J. Trump's "social media voice" from his tweets in real-time using AI. The website provides the Tone in which the tweets are delivered.

Executives Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Faith Schwartz, President, Housing Finance Strategies, Washington, D.C. and Lee Raagas, CEO, Skid Row Housing Trust, Los Angeles, Calif., issue statement on housing crisis.

Author Paul Orwell Launches an Interactive Voice Experience: CallDonaldTrump.com

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new and interactive web experience created by author Paul Orwell, lets users apply for a job with someone who sounds just like Donald Trump. It's CallDonaldTrump.com and its piquing curiosity for people on both sides of the aisle.

Leigh Geramanis-Arnold Named Chief Washington DC Correspondent at LTC NEWS

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC NEWS, LLC, publishers of website ltcnews.com, has named Leigh Geramanis-Arnold as Chief Washington Correspondent. Formed in July 2015, LTC NEWS is an online resource for long-term care planning, aging, caregiving, health, and retirement issues to help consumers plan for and better understand the family and financial impact of aging.

Four Pandemic Preparedness Experts Call for 9/11-like Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four co-authors of the recently published "Preparing for the Next Pandemic," in a virtual roundtable with consulting firm CollaborateUp and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, issued a call for a 9/11-style commission to investigate and unearth lessons learned from the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Engineered Data, LLC Announces the World’s 1st Flocculant for Remediation of PFAS Chemicals from Water

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Engineered Data, LLC's Advanced Materials Group has begun micro-batch production of a Flocculant that remediates PFAS chemicals (as well as Toxic Heavy Metals + Phosphate [a main ingredient in Storm Water Pollution + Algae Tides]) from polluted water.

Datasembly’s Real-Time Data is Helping Retailers Respond and Plan Ahead

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Datasembly is providing real-time insight into product pricing and availability data for retailers across America. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a landscape requiring retailers to focus on challenges posed by increased competition, omnichannel execution and contactless data acquisition.

PULLING BACK THE MASK: Masks Do Not Conceal Government Policies and Private Towing Companies’ Practices that Wound Poor Families and Damage...

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Fair Towing Alliance, has begun an intense period of records research and analysis in West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland, to pull back the mask on government agencies and private towing companies that seize and often sell the cars of people who are poor - and for a profit.

Top Housing Officials and Execs to Speak At #NEXTDC20

EDMOND, Okla. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, LLC (NEXT) and Housing Finance Strategies have announced an all-star lineup of Washington and housing industry luminaries that are confirmed to speak at #NEXTDC20, a virtual executive summit that will take place on November 10, 2020.

ITA and Getting to Global Announce New Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Getting to Global and the International Trade Administration (ITA) have partnered to help exporters better navigate federal government trade resources. As such, all federal assistance available to exporters will now be made available on Export Connect, a new platform that brings together in one place all the resources businesses need to export smarter.

National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

African-American Mother and Daughter Team Develop Solutions in New Cosmetic Lines

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Raquel Riley Thomas and her 14-year-old daughter Maria Raquel Thomas have both started cosmetic lines to bring solutions to problems women and girls have. Raquel, an Army Veteran and former Pageant Queen, is the founder of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.

Zoetic Global Announces Addition of Trammell S. Crow to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zoetic Global, a US-based clean technology firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Trammell S. Crow to their board of directors. Mr. Crow is a businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and innovative champion for a sustainable future.

Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To turn the tide against rising rates of skin cancer in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and it's broad national member coalition of over 45 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 12th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

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