Awards and Honors News

Awards and Honors News – including business and personal awards, and related topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Agile Selected as 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Winner for the Third Consecutive Year

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce Agile Trading Technologies was selected for the 3rd consecutive year as a winner of the HousingWire Tech100 Award. The list is comprised of the most innovative technology companies in the housing market and provides housing professionals a look into the most impactful organizations that can be leveraged to identify partners and solutions.

MCT Awarded HW Tech100 Mortgage Award for the 5th Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, was announced as a 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner for the 5th consecutive year. For more than a decade, HousingWire’s Tech100 program has identified and recognized the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries.

MMI Earns Second HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced its inclusion in the 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage list. This year marks MMI’s second appearance on the HW Tech100 list, which serves as a guide for identifying partners and solutions that address the daily challenges mortgage lenders and real estate professionals face every day.

ACES Quality Management Achieves a Decade of Distinction on HousingWire TECH100

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has been selected for the tenth consecutive year by HousingWire magazine for its annual TECH100 awards program. The magazine chose ACES for the continual innovation of its flagship quality control (QC) auditing platform, ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

NotaryCam makes its 6th appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 list of innovative technology

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its inclusion in the prestigious Tech100 awards program by HousingWire, a leading industry publication.

Rocky Mountain Eurosport Named CARFAX® Top-Rated Dealer

PARKER, Colo., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s official – Rocky Mountain Eurosport in Parker, Colorado has been recently named a CARFAX® Top-Rated Dealer. This is the fifth year CARFAX® is honoring dealerships around the United States for their exceptional customer service with this designation.

Down Payment Resource CEO Rob Chrane honored as 2024 RISMedia Newsmaker

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane has been named a RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker. Newsmakers are recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry and their efforts to positively impact the consumers and communities they serve.

Argyle makes its debut on HousingWire’s Tech100 list of the most innovative companies in mortgage

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its debut on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 Mortgage list of the most innovative companies in the housing finance industry. Argyle was recognized for modernizing the way lenders verify borrower income and employment, resulting in documented business outcomes that include higher conversion rates, 80% cost savings over legacy providers and a reduction in loan processing time of up to 5-7 days.

Dark Matter Technologies named to HousingWire’s Tech100 for innovation in loan origination technology

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s 2024 Tech100 Mortgage list of companies shaping the future of the housing finance sector. HousingWire attributed the recognition to the cutting-edge technology behind the Empower(r) loan origination system (LOS), a comprehensive, bundled offering from Dark Matter that provides all-in-one mortgage origination functionality.

Down Payment Resource presents Housing and Education Alliance Founder and Executive Director Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

FormFree celebrates its 10th appearance on the HousingWire Tech100

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it has been honored as a HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage award winner for a tenth year. The fintech was recognized for the launch of its Residual Knowledge Income Index(tm) (RIKI(tm)), an innovative method for measuring consumers’ ability to pay for mortgages and other loans based on cash-flow analysis.

LenderLogix Celebrates its Third Appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 List of Innovative Mortgage Technology Firms

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage automation software and application programming interfaces (APIs), today announced it has been named to HousingWire magazine’s annual Tech100 list. The Tech100 award seeks to highlight the most innovative technology companies across the housing sector.

Optimal Blue Clinches 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue announced its selection by HousingWire as a Tech100 Mortgage award winner. Now in its 12th year, HousingWire’s Tech100 award program spotlights the most innovative and impactful tech organizations in housing.

Floify named a 2024 HW Tech100 Mortgage honoree

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, announced that it has been named a HW Tech100 Mortgage award honoree. Floify was recognized as an exceedingly user-friendly point-of-sale (POS) whose easy-to-configure platform and rule-based automations have made it beloved among small and midsize lenders and mortgage brokers.

KROST Is Ranked Among CalCPA’s Top 150 Firms

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KROST CPAs and Consultants has been named one of the Top 150 Firms for 2023-2024 by CalCPA. This award recognizes the firm, with 100% membership. The company is ranked 33rd on the list. The recognition reflects KROST’s dedication to professional development and the CalCPA organization.

Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation Celebrates First Annual Catalyst Awards

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation recently held the first annual Catalyst Awards luncheon at LaCigale in Delray Beach. Pastor Bill Mitchell of CityLead Boca and Delray Beach police Sgt. Danny Pacheco Jr. of Delray Kicks were each honored as the inaugural recipients of cash grants of $32,500 each. The Catalyst Award program was established to celebrate the spirit of the late entrepreneur and humanitarian Carl Angus DeSantis.

Murray Homes Wins At The NARI CotY 2023 Awards!

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, NARI of Tampa Bay presents Contractor of the Year Awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through the submission of their remodeling projects. The CotY Awards are the highest form of recognition by industry leaders and peers and celebrate members committed to design, best practices, integrity, high standards, and professionalism.

Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes 2024 Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list* for 2024! Legacy Wealth is a diverse team that includes Financial Advisors Fernando Ereneta, Justin Ancona, and Jennifer Secola.

More Than A Wine Store: Award Winning Beverage Retailer Pours Into Community

WESTERLY, R.I., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Wine Store, a family-owned business in Westerly since 1985, is once again among the winners of Beverage Dynamics third-annual Top 100 Retailers Awards. These awards recognize off-premise retailers throughout the U.S. who demonstrate innovation, excellent customer and community service, and superior beverage alcohol industry knowledge.

Down Payment Resource’s Executive Vice President Sean Moss honored in National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Industry Titans awards program

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced its Executive Vice President of Product and Operations Sean Moss has been selected as an Industry Titan by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine. The award recognizes experienced professionals who show exceptional dedication, compassion and integrity who are improving the mortgage industry for both industry professionals and the clients they serve.

California Safe Schools Celebrates its 25th Anniversary Honoring Environmental Health Heroes!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, December 4, 2023 at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools, a celebrated children’s environmental health and environmental justice non-profit celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an event called “Your Life is Now” honoring seven trailblazing health and safety heroes and organizations.

Kodak Moments Becomes First Business Inducted Into the Kiosk Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kodak Moments is the newest member of the Kiosk Industry Hall of Fame – an award presented by the Kiosk Industry Group to recognize outstanding achievement and long-standing service to the kiosk industry. Kodak Moments is the first business to be inducted into the Kiosk Hall of Fame since its inception in 2003. Previously, the Hall of Fame was an honor exclusively for individual contributors to the industry. [UPDATED]

Financial Advisor Keith Eckhardt of Edward Jones Receives CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Advisor Keith Eckhardt of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Colorado Springs, Colorado has received the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, or CFP®, certification, granted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board).

Argyle partners with Dark Matter to bring seamless direct-source income and employment verifications to Empower LOS customers

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today its integration with the Exchange℠, network of mortgage-specific service providers available to customers of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter Technologies. This collaboration simplifies the income and employment verification process for lenders, further amplifying the cost and time-saving benefits of digital borrower verification.

EnergyCAP Recognized as a Leader in Energy Management Software by Independent Research Firm

BOALSBURG, Pa., Dec. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, proudly announces its prestigious placement in the top right leader quadrant of the Verdantix Green Quadrant: Energy Management Software 2023. This accolade underscores EnergyCAP’s commitment to delivering innovative and effective solutions in the energy & sustainability management sector.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra Receives Three-Year Funding for Advancement Of BIPOC Composers

LOWELL, Mass., Dec. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) has been inducted into the Barr Foundation’s “Creative Vitality Grant Program,” in order to continue its mission of providing the greater Lowell area with the most diverse classical music.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International Selects Two Bay Area Women to Receive Business and Mentorship Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is thrilled to announce the grant winners of their inaugural 2023 Female Entrepreneurship Grant and Mentorship program: Stephanie de la Cruz of De La Creamery in Oakland and Wendy Lieu of Socola Chocolatier in San Francisco.

Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today that CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named to HousingWire’s list of 2023 Tech Trendsetters. Now in its fifth year, the Tech Trendsetters award honors the 50 most impactful executives, product leaders and professionals shaping innovation in the mortgage and real estate industries.

LenderLogix Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Scott Falbo named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Scott Falbo has been selected by HousingWire as a 2023 Tech Trendsetter Award winner. In its fifth year, HousingWire’s Tech Trendsetters award recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

Edupoint Educational Systems Recognizes Seven Partner Districts in its 4th Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Program

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced the honorees of the 2023 Synergy Achievement Awards program. The company paid tribute to seven districts earlier this month at its annual Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards program celebrates partner districts that use the Synergy platform creatively to solve a problem, improve a process, or positively impact student learning.

U.S. News & World Report Names Hebrew Home of Greater Washington on the Charles E. Smith Life Communities Campus the Best in Maryland

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 29, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) is proud to announce that their skilled nursing health center, the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, has been recognized as the Best Nursing Home in Maryland for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Hebrew Home has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report.

Edupoint Selects Wyoming Public Schools in Michigan for its 8th Annual Partner for Life Award

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced that Wyoming Public Schools (WPS) has been selected as the recipient of the company’s eighth annual Partner for Life Award. Edupoint Founder and CEO Bob Weathers presented the award to Deb Sellers, Data/Training Specialist for WPS, on Nov. 2 at the 2023 Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida.

MMI Ranked 427th Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2023 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced it ranked No. 427 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 29th year. MMI grew 285% during this period.

Nandita Bakhshi to Join Teresa Bryce Bazemore in Conversation at Financial Women of San Francisco’s Annual Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today announced that Nandita Bakhshi, Special Advisor and Board Member at BMO Financial Group and Former CEO of Bank of the West, will be the guest moderator as FWSF honors Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, at the 2023 Financial Woman of the Year luncheon in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Move For Hunger sets the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was just confirmed, Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, successfully broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger. The previous record, set in 2021, stood at an impressive 6,391 cereal boxes.

Mortgage Bankers Association honors iEmergent for leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion at its Annual Convention and Expo

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, has been named the winner of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2023 Residential Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Award for Market Outreach Strategies – Non-Lender. Laird Nossuli, iEmergent’s CEO, accepted the award at MBA’s Annual Convention & Expo today in Philadelphia.

NotaryCam President Brian Webster named a 2023 Vanguard by HousingWire’s Magazine

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, today announced Brian Webster has been selected by the publication HousingWire for its annual Vanguard awards program. Webster was selected for his leadership and the company’s strategic growth. He’s placed an emphasis on expanding the company’s RON products and services, resulting in a 36% year-over-year growth in real estate transactions and 121% in its insurance transactions.

LenderLogix Co-Founder and CEO Patrick O’Brien named a 2023 HousingWire Vanguard honoree

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2023 (SENDPRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced Co-founder and CEO Patrick O’Brien has been selected by HousingWire as a 2023 Vanguard Award winner.

ACES Quality Management President Phillip McCall named a HW Vanguard

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that HousingWire magazine has selected Phillip McCall in its annual Vanguard award program.

Mortgage Capital Trading Named Best Place To Work 2023 By SDBJ

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work 2023 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees).