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Rapid Deployment Solutions Selected to Improve Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau Audits Responsiveness for a Large Distillery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) – a leading Content & Records Management solutions company – is excited to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest North American distillers and alcohol distributors to improve their Accounts Payable process, AP audit support, Customer Service support, and to increase responsiveness to the U.S. Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Audits.

DocMagic Launches AutoPrep Technology, Enabling Total eClose™ to Accept Documents from Any Provider for Paperless eClosings

TORRANCE, Calif., March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, today announced the launch of AutoPrep, a new technology that enables the company’s Total eClose™ platform to accept documents from any source – including non-e-enabled documents.

Alpine Bank Selects CompenSafe by LBA Ware for Efficient, Accurate and Scalable Compensation Plan Management

MACON, Ga., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced that full-service community bank Alpine Bank has implemented CompenSafe™ to automate incentive compensation for its mortgage loan originators and fulfillment staff.

Valligent Technologies Wins HousingWire Tech100 Award for Second Consecutive Year

ROSEVILLE, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valligent Technologies (Valligent), the leading residential valuation technology company, today announced that it has been awarded HousingWire’s Tech100 award for the second consecutive year.

The MReport Recognizes Global DMS as Top 25 Fintech Innovator for its EVO™ Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has been selected by MReport for its inaugural “Top 25 Fintech Innovators” award, which recognizes fintech companies within the mortgage industry that are poised to shape the future of the industry in 2020 and beyond.

Top of Mind takes home AVA Digital Awards platinum, gold for its dynamic creative content for mortgage lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, took home four platinum and four gold awards in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards competition.

Aclaró AI: Helping You Manage Risk in Uncertain Times by Lowering Our Risk Management AI Price to $999/month

CHICAGO, Ill., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rise of COVID-19 is one of the most disruptive forces in recent memory, note Aclaró. Regardless of where you live, the coronavirus is changing nearly every element of modern-day life, whether that is social distancing, the omission of handshakes, and even the purchase of bulk goods for a sustained quarantine.

Top of Mind Joins Lenders One as a Preferred Provider

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced it has joined Lenders One as a preferred provider. Top of Mind will offer Lenders One members access to marketing resources that help to strengthen consumer relationships and create customers for life.

IDS Expands Help Center to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has opened a comprehensive, digital help center in its continuing efforts to enhance client support. The help center is part of Zendesk, a customer service platform IDS converted to in May 2019 to streamline the support process.

EPIC Adds Matthew Marmorek as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Marmorek has joined the firm as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits.

OpenClose Partners with Genworth Mortgage Insurance to Offer a Streamlined Mortgage Insurance Process from within its LenderAssist LOS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it has partnered with Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW), establishing a direct integration to access mortgage insurance (MI) from the LenderAssist™ LOS platform.

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.

Refinance Spike Drives Continued Decrease in Critical Defect Rate, According to Q3 2019 ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report

DENVER, Colo., March 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers third quarter (Q3) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology™.

SimpleNexus Wins ‘Best Digital Mortgage Platform’ at 2020 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has been named the winner of the “Best Digital Mortgage Platform” award by FinTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global fintech market.

OpenClose Recognized as a 2020 Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for the Fourth Year in a Row

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has again been chosen as a ‘Top Mortgage Employer’ for the fourth year in a row by selected by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

After, Inc. just launched its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing and Predictive Analytics

NORWALK, Conn., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced the launch of its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing. The whitepaper, entitled “Optimizing Warranty Marketing with Predictive Analytics” offers readers a playbook of the most effective predictive models and marketing strategies to employ in order to increase revenue and profits in their Warranty Marketing programs.

ReverseVision Names Mortgage Technology Veteran Joe Langner President

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced the appointment of Joe Langner as president. Langner will lead the company to achieve its strategic vision of establishing HECM and private reverse mortgages as lending portfolio staples alongside traditional and government loans.

HousingWire Names Global DMS a 2020 Tech100 Award Winner for EVO Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has earned a spot on HousingWire’s seventh annual Tech100 awards list, which recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning the real estate mortgage industries.

LendUS delivers on promise of smart advice, an easy process and super speed with SimpleNexus digital mortgage platform

LEHI, Utah, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that 90% of loan officers at LendUS now use SimpleNexus to collaborate on loan applications with borrowers and referral partners. LendUS is one of the nation’s top 25 lenders, producing north of $5B annually in loan volume.

Taylor Wilshire, CEO of the Wilshire Foundation receives ‘outstanding achievement’ praise from the United Nations

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 3, 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Council acknowledged the work that the Wilshire Foundation has done to support the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a blueprint for addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

NotaryCam Named to 2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage List

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has been included on the seventh annual HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

IDS Earns HW Tech100 Honor For Sixth Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to the 2020 HW Tech100™ Mortgage list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. 2020 marks IDS’ sixth overall appearance on the list.

ARMCO Makes HW Tech100 Mortgage List for Sixth Consecutive Year

DENVER, Colo., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has been named to the 2020 HW Tech100™ Mortgage list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s Tech100 List of the Housing Economy’s Most Innovative Companies for a Sixth Time

ATHENS, Ga., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® has been named a recipient of HousingWire’s eighth annual HW Tech100 award. This is the sixth year FormFree has been recognized by HousingWire as a leading innovator in housing technology.

Matthew LeBlanc named Eastern Region Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC announced today that Matthew LeBlanc has been named Healthcare Practice Leader for the Eastern Region reporting to Susan Tewhill, National Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors.

SimpleNexus Makes Third Consecutive Appearance on HousingWire Tech100 List of Most Innovative Companies in Mortgage Technology

LEHI, Utah, March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has been named to HousingWire’s HW Tech100 for the third year in a row. Now in its eighth year, the HW Tech100 recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy.

ReverseVision Named 2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage Company for Sixth Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced it has been named a HousingWire (HW) Tech100 Mortgage company for a sixth year.

LBA Ware Recognized as 2020 HW Tech100 Company for Helping Mortgage Lenders Drive Profitability with Performance Management Software

MACON, Ga., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced it has been named a winner of HousingWire’s annual HW Tech100 award, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful technology companies in the U.S. housing economy.

EPIC Announces Tim Brenneman as President and National Private Client Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC announced today that Tim Brenneman has been named President and National Private Client Practice Leader for its newly reorganized National Private Client Practice team reporting to Executive Chairman and Co-Founder John Hahn.

Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute Now A Tier 1 In-Network Provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute (AOSMI) announced today that it is now a TIER 1 in-network provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). AOSMI is participating in all Horizon BCBSNJ medical plans including OMNIA℠ Health plans.

EPIC Adds Dan Joyal as a Vice President with Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, announced that Dan Joyal has joined the Boston healthcare team as a Vice President.

ARMCO Enhances ACES IQ with Addition of HMDA Questionnaires

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has added questionnaires related to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) to the ACES Intelligent Questionnaire (ACES IQ) functionality contained within the ACES Audit Technology™ system.

Mid America Mortgage Named to ‘2020 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For’ List by National Mortgage News

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of the “2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For” by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News. Mid America ranked 20th among 40 lenders recognized nationally.

TCF Bank Renews Partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to Invest $100,000 in Detroit Students and Educators

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TCF Bank announced today that it will renew its partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to provide scholarships to Detroit high school seniors through the Michigan Chronicle/TCF Bank S.W.A.G. (Students Wired for Achievement and Greatness) Scholarship Awards. For 2020, the bank will award scholarships between $5,000 and $20,000 per student to 15 awardees.

SimpleNexus Unveils Sweeping Product Enhancements Aimed at Boosting Mortgage Lender Productivity

LEHI, Utah, Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the immediate availability of new capabilities designed to enhance mortgage originator productivity.

Economic Growth and Public Policy Propel Homeownership Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the first of a three-part series on the impact of economic growth and public policy on homeownership rates, housing policy consultant Allen Jones, Managing Director, Housing Finance Strategies, provides commentary on the drivers of recent increases.

Mortgage Fintech Provider OpenClose Experiences Significant Growth and Continues Adding Award Winning Talent

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the leading mortgage fintech provider and multi-channel loan origination system (LOS), with nearly 20 years of successful implementations, announced that their newly tapped VP of Sales Engineering, Chris Olsen, was honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of the ’40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.’

777 Partners Announces Acquisition of Uown Leasing

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 777 Partners, a Miami based investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Uown Leasing (“Uown”), from Shepard Capital Partners. Uown, a lease-to-own company based in Tampa, was founded in 2008.

EPIC Adds Trent Sullivan as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Practice

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trent Sullivan has joined the firm as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors’ Practice.

After, Inc. to Share Predictive Analytics Insights at the 2020 Field Service Medical Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, announced today that it will be a major participant and sponsor at the Field Service Medical Conference in San Diego, California on February 24-26, 2020.