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MQMR Announces Internal Audit Services Compliant with Fannie Mae Seller/Servicer December 19 Update

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that its Internal Audit services offering meets or exceeds the requirements for Fannie Mae seller/servicers to be in compliance with the December 19, 2017 Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2017-10 update.

Whiteflash adds bridal designer A.JAFFE

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have been chosen to become authorized resellers for A.Jaffe, the iconic American bridal designer with a 125 year heritage.

Continuing Its Growth, VLP Law Group Welcomes Partner Debra B. Vernon to the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra B. Vernon has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay area. She specializes in startup formation and capitalization, financings, corporate venture, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and corporate governance.

Mortgage Capital Trading COO Phil Rasori Scheduled to Speak at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be speaking on a panel session at the MBA’s 2018 Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 being held at the Ritz-Carlton in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

MAG Instrument and Maschmedt and Associates collaborate on marketing of MAGLITE products in Western US

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. has inked a manufacturer’s representative agreement with Maschmedt Group, a full service sales and marketing firm, to greatly increase its reach in the critical retail sectors of sporting goods and hardware. The deal is expected to boost sales of MAGLITE(R) products in these sectors especially in the Western United States where Maschmedt & Associates concentrates its efforts.

Record Year for Cloudvirga Closes with Customers of Its Digital Mortgage Platform Producing Over $100B in Loan Volume

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM) CEO Michael Schreck is on a mission to help mortgage lenders reinvent the mortgage factory. A developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale platforms, Cloudvirga gives consumers and loan officers a digital mortgage experience and helps lenders grow market share by automating the mortgage back office, saving them up to $1,500 a loan.

Smaller Originators Will Follow Top Lenders’ Lead in Making Homeowner’s Insurance Part of the Digital Mortgage, Says Matic CEO

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrating homeowner’s insurance into the mortgage origination process is a relatively new idea – and one Matic CEO Aaron Schiff anticipates will gain traction in 2018. His firm expects small and mid-sized mortgage operations will follow the lead of several marquee lenders that added homeowner’s insurance to their origination workflows last year.

TeamSnap Kicks Off the 2018 Registration Season After Expansion and Record Engagement in 2017

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, officially kicks off the 2018 registration season this month following a record year of overwhelming growth across all of its business units.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Genesee General, a Specialty Insurance Business

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Genesee General, a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Alpharetta, Georgia. The transaction is expected to close in January 2018. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) Founder David Lykken Names Beth Ozenghar President and COO

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) today announced that it has named Beth Ozenghar its new president and COO. Ozenghar, whose mortgage career spans three decades, had been in the role of senior executive advisor with TMS since 2016. TMS Founder David Lykken will retain the title of founder and chief transformation officer, focusing on spearheading the firm’s management consulting engagements.

Call2Customers Announces the Launch of Revamped and Responsive Website

NEW DELHI, India, Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of India’s most promising outsource call centers, Call2Customers (C2C), launches new website to expand its customer base and engagement. ‘Changes are the law of nature and results in improvement and betterment of any entity. So we are happy to welcome you to the new look of the website showing Call2Customers’ prospective and perspective to work as a call center partner with global companies,’ says Raj Kanojia of C2C.

XG Communities announces advancement for the City of Beaumont’s 5G wireless strategy

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of Beaumont, Calif. announced that approximately 2,000 street light poles are available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities’ Site SeleX Platform.

XG Communities Threatens the Current Outdated Small Cell Deployment Model

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of accelerated, organized and predictable wireless deployment for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced initial success in solving the small cell inventory and speed-to-deployment problems facing connectivity providers. Contrary to macro tower ownership models, XG Communities serves as the facilitator in the process for both cities and carriers, reducing variability and increasing the speed.

RESOLUTION SONG Movie sings into stores EVERYWHERE with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz announced today that “Resolution Song” will be released nationwide. The film’s underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James (“Trey,” 2013), “Resolution Song” was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

Mortgage Capital Trading Bolsters its Marketing Team with the Addition of Ian Miller as CMO

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Ian Miller has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created position, he is responsible for ensuring that MCT’s marketing strategy effectively supports the company’s business plan and helps drive growth.

Branding Strategist and Keynote Speaker Loren Weisman announces early 2018 events and appearances

VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Branding Strategist and Keynote Speaker Loren Weisman announces that he will be appearing in early 2018 on The Roberts and Lowe CEO Entrepreneur Cruise, Bob Harrison’s Hawaii Increase Event, Natasha Senkovich’s Intuition to Raise your income Global Summit and The Business Excellence Summit hosted by Kay Sanders. Weisman will also be appearing at a series of private engagements ranging from Atlanta to Miami in the first quarter of 2018.

Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Pioneer Cloudvirga Hires Sean McEvoy as Chief Customer Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Sean McEvoy as its chief customer officer. As a member of the senior leadership team, McEvoy will be responsible for the firm’s customer leadership, implementation and support functions. He has an extensive background in building world-class customer success organizations at FileNET, IBM, Quest and Dell. He will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event at the Port St Lucie Civic Center

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network today announced that the 2018 Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo will be open Saturday Jan. 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend for all businesses, and all ages, at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Philadelphia Commercial Capital Advisory CEO Discusses the Current State of the Commercial and Multifamily Finance Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rittenhouse Capital Advisors (RCA) is a commercial real estate finance advisor with over 60 years of combined banking experience. Currently in its fourth year of operation, Rittenhouse Capital has increased its loan production volume by a minimum of 30 percent year-over-year by delivering creative commercial financing solutions for their real estate investor clients.

TRK VP Colton Hansen Named a 2017 ’40 Under 40′ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that Vice President of Business Development Colton Hansen has been named one of “The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” for 2017 by industry trade magazine National Mortgage Professional.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Debra Schiff

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra Schiff has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Schiff is the second Los Angeles based attorney to join the firm’s growing Real Estate Practice Group in recent weeks. Los Angeles attorney Craig P. Wood joined the firm as a Partner in December.

Tipp City Public Library expects to cut utility expenses by $5,700 through partnership with local firm Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp City Public Library is partnering with local energy management firm Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED, a move that is expected to generate an annual savings of $5,700.

Global DMS Valuation Management Platform is Now Integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Technology

LANSDALE, Pa., Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that it has integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange platform, an online, collaborative technology that connects more than 25,000 mortgage industry service and solution providers.

SecuGen to Unveil New Hamster Pro 10 Ultra-Slim Fingerprint Reader and U10 Sensor at CES 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the unveiling of the soon to be released Hamster Pro(TM) 10 fingerprint reader. The Hamster Pro 10 is the smallest and lowest priced fingerprint in SecuGen’s growing line of high quality fingerprint products.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Opens Orange County Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the opening of a production office in Orange County in the city of Orange, Calif. In addition, the bank said it is actively looking to expand into other Southern California markets, as the company continues to grow the banks franchise throughout the Southern California region.

EPIC and Qualified Plan Advisors Announce Collaboration Agreement for the Benefit of Ascende Wealth Advisor Retirement Plan Consulting Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today a collaboration agreement between EPIC’s Houston-based Ascende Wealth Advisors, Inc. (AWAI) and Qualified Plan Advisors (QPA), a division of Prime Capital Investment Advisors. QPA is a federally regulated investment advisor with more than 30 years of specialized expertise in 401k planning advisory services and private wealth management advisory services.

SecuGen to Highlight the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System at CES 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and SafeDefend LLC have teamed up to create the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System and will be demonstrating the product at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Deacon Jones Chrysler operations resume after driver crashes into building

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Police in Smithfield are still working with the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to determine what led a man to drive his truck through the side of the building at Deacon Jones Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Tuesday, December 26. The incident occurred at 1109 N Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield.

Michael Cooksey Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ’40 Under 40′

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its founder Michael Cooksey has been named one of “The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” for 2017 by industry trade magazine National Mortgage Professional.

Cloudvirga Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Kyle Kamrooz has been named one of National Mortgage Professional magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.

Matic COO Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Dec. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and COO Benjamin Madick has been named one of National Mortgage Professional magazine’s “40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40.”

Miami Mold Specialist Launches Advanced Robotics Division

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida mold removal co., Miami Mold Specialist, integrates state of the art robotics into new line of upgraded mold inspection and mold removal equipment. Cutting edge robotics and mold inspection? Remaining on the edge of technological innovation within the indoor air quality and mold remediation industries is what Miami Mold Specialist well specializes in.

TeamSnap Appoints New Director of Marketing Communications

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that Sarah Berg has been appointed the company’s new Director of Marketing Communications. Berg brings to TeamSnap a wealth of digital and technology marketing experience.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds FullCircle Placements to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of FullCircle Placements to its Preferred Partner network. FullCircle will be the first mortgage-centric recruiting and placement service provider within TMC’s network.

ReverseVision Names New CTO and VP of Operations to Senior Management Team

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it has added new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Jim Magner and Vice President of Operations Stacey Lund to its senior management team.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Craig P. Wood

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Craig P. Wood has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Wood’s practice encompasses the representation of institutional investors, private equity sponsors, high net-worth individuals, pension funds, pension fund advisors and private companies in a broad range of real estate projects throughout the U.S.

Mortgage Automation Trailblazer Cloudvirga Hires Jim Portner as Chief Product Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has hired Jim Portner as chief product officer. Portner will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck and will oversee product strategy, development and marketing for the company’s digital mortgage automation platforms.

Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford Draws Rave Reviews – 37,000 Experience World’s Biggest Beach Party

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Entercom Radio Miami produced Riptide Music Festival powered by Ford brought 37,000 people to Fort Lauderdale Beach to experience two-days of epic artists, amazing global cuisine and wine along with picture perfect weather that even included a supermoon! Riptide is produced by the staff of 104.3 The Shark, 102.7 The Beach, 101.5 LITE FM and 790 The Ticket.

In This Season of Thanksgiving Dunlap Gift of $350,000 Benefits Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla., and the Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County are proud to announce, and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Al and Judith Dunlap for their incredibly generous gift of $350,000 to support the work of training medical service dogs for Veterans and First Responders.

Capacity LLC Announces Launch of Glossier Beauty Product Fulfillment

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leader in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), is excited to announce the launch of its newest client, the fast-growing beauty brand Glossier.

OpenClose Adds AFR’s Flood Services to its LOS via Seamless Interface

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that it partnered with AFR Services (AFR) to enable customers to access the company’s complete suite of flood services. Using the interface makes it quick and easy to order AFR’s various flood services directly from within OpenClose’s LenderAssist(tm) LOS.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds United Capital Markets to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of United Capital Markets, Inc. (UCM), the mortgage industry’s leading outsource provider of dynamic MSR hedging. UCM will provide TMC Lender Members strategic advice to bank-owned and private mortgage companies focusing on MSR investment strategies, balance sheet optimization and the capital stack.

MostFit to Feature the Core Hammer and SYN Rings at the NSCA Coaches Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On January 3-5, 2018, MostFit will come together with strength and conditioning coaches from across the nation at the NSCA Coaches Conference in Charlotte, N.C.. Founder Andrew Gavigan and his team of trainers will be demonstrating exercises and movements with the Core Hammer and SYN Rings focused on increasing performance and movement among athletes

New Furry Friend Pet Selfie Stick-It Kit Benefits Animal Causes

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get in the picture with your pets using Pet Selfie Stick-It, a new invention from Fromm Works, Inc. that conditions pets to look at a smartphone located up to 20-feet away. Utilizing Pavlovian conditioning the kit includes a treat tray that holds the pet’s favorite treat.

ARMCO Announces New Loan Data Validation Tools

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), has announced the release of a new technology for mortgage lenders and servicers that improves data validation in the QC process.

Champions for Humanity Distributes Ionic Silver to Help Save Millions from Infectious Disease

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Newman, founder and executive director of Champions for Humanity, founded this tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization to bring a leading-edge embodiment of ionic silver – Opti-Silver – to millions of people who need safe drinking water and are suffering needlessly from infectious disease. He simply wants to do some good in the world.

Beavercreek High School earns milestone award in Energy Optimizers, USA-sponsored Healthy Schools Challenge

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beavercreek High School earned the first milestone award in the Healthy Schools Challenge, a component of the Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0 that is sponsored in part by Energy Optimizers, USA. Developed and organized by Dayton Regional Green (DRG3), the Bring Your Green Challenge is a year-long competition that encourages participants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainability.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds FundingShield to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of FundingShield to its Preferred Partner network. FundingShield offers TMC members a pair of loan level verification services to protect lenders by assuring closing funds go to verified bank accounts belonging to licensed and authorized parties. FundingShield provides actionable intelligence to lenders while other services may provide data that you have to interpret.

Docutech and Cloudvirga Partner to Help Loan Officers Work More Efficiently

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced a partnership with Docutech that will enable Cloudvirga’s lender customers to work more efficiently, reduce the cost of document compliance and make the home loan experience more convenient for borrowers.

Waterstone Mortgage to Manage QC Audits Using TRK’s Insight RDM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that Wisconsin-based Waterstone Mortgage Corporation has chosen the Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM) platform to conduct its internal quality control (QC) audits.

Attorney Stephen M. Fernandez Becomes Member of The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civil trial and personal injury attorney Stephen Fernandez, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, has been recognized as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum by the National Trial Lawyers Top Trial Lawyers of America(R).

Maxwell Closes New $3M Funding Round to Accelerate Pace of Mortgage Innovation

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxwell Financial Labs, Inc., a leading provider of B2B digital mortgage cloud software, announced today a new funding round of $3 million, led by the investment arm of Anthemis Group, a company committed to cultivating change in financial services, with participation from Route66 Ventures and Assurant Inc., along with its existing investors.

FormFree Provides Industry’s Most Complete Analysis of Borrower Ability to Pay with Data from Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced its expanded partnership with Envestnet(R) | Yodlee(R) (NYSE:ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. By leveraging Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions, FormFree will have access to new data points that help to reinforce its position as provider of the most complete and reliable asset, employment and income verification reports in the mortgage industry.

Greenville Public Schools Becomes First School District to Select Synergy Education Platform Through Michigan REMC SAVE Bid Project

GREENVILLE, Mich., Dec. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by Michigan’s Greenville Public Schools to implement the company’s industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform, replacing PowerSchool in the semi-rural district serving approximately 3,800 students. Greenville’s Synergy solution includes the fully-integrated Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Assessment, as well as the Inspect(R) Item Bank from Key Data Systems that works seamlessly with Synergy Assessment.

DocMagic Opens High-Tech Print Fulfillment Supercenter to Support Growth

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has opened a 12,000 square foot print fulfillment center minutes from its Torrance, California headquarters. DocMagic added the high tech “supercenter” to support lenders’ growing need for secure, compliant paper documents as the mortgage industry transitions to a 100 percent digital mortgage process.

Conducting Business at a Pub, the Sean Ryan Pub Business Speaker Series presents a night with a Business Branding Strategist

VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conducting Business at a Pub, the Sean Ryan Pub Business Speaker Series presents: “Vetting the marketing fools and advertising scams for your business” talk with Business Branding Strategist Loren Weisman on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Sean Ryan Pub in Vero Beach, Florida.

HousingWire Honors Matic Founder Benjamin Madick with Vanguard Award for Outstanding Industry Contributions

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and COO Ben Madick is a 2017 HousingWire Vanguard Award winner. Madick was recognized for guiding the company’s phenomenal growth over the last 12 months as well as for his career-long contributions to the mortgage industry as co-founder of both Matic and risk management services provider Mortgage Quality Management and Research.

Bernard Walsh Named Member of Elite Trial Lawyers Group 5th Consecutive Year

BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard Walsh of the Personal Injury Law Firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has been recognized as a member of the The American Society of Legal Advocates for the 5th consecutive year. The American Society of Legal Advocates is an elite group of trial attorneys comprised from the most experienced and successful lawyers around the nation.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Honored with HousingWire Vanguard Award for Mortgage Industry Leadership

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), the developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its founder and COO Kyle Kamrooz is a winner of HousingWire’s third annual Vanguard Awards. Kamrooz was recognized for company leadership as well as his substantial contributions to the mortgage industry at large.

Sokal Media Group Signs Faith’s Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to announce that they are the agency of record for Faith’s Ford. Located in Brattleboro, Vermont, Faith’s Ford stocks an outstanding inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles.