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Debora Aydelotte Joins Altavera Mortgage Services as Chief Operating Officer

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services, LLC (Altavera), the nation’s premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination services, announced the addition of Debora Aydelotte to Altavera’s executive team. Aydelotte brings more than 25 years’ experience in business line development, risk management and operational expansion and improvement to Altavera, where she will serve as chief operating officer.

Kara Lamphere Returns to Mid America Mortgage to Manage Correspondent Lending Operations, TRID Scratch and Dent Procurement

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced it has rehired former employee Kara Lamphere as director of correspondent lending to manage both its correspondent lending operations and compliance program, as well as to oversee the firm’s purchases of investor-rejected TRID loans.

Paragon BioTeck to Attend 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, will sponsor a special reception during the J.P. Morgan 2016 Healthcare Conference, being held in San Francisco, January 11-14. The conference, which is now in its 34th year, is an invitation-only event intended to create an environment of collaboration by bringing together stakeholders in the corporate, investor and financial sectors to learn about and explore market and sector trends.

Bank of Southern California Announces Ticker Symbol Change to BCAL

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), announced today that FINRA has approved a change in the Company’s stock symbol. As of Monday, December 21, 2015 the new trading symbol for Bank of Southern California is BCAL. The former symbol, FBBN is no longer valid.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Sixteen New Lender Members

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the addition of sixteen new lenders to their national network of originating members, announced the Collaborative’s EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

Mid America Mortgage Seeks TRID Scratch and Dent Mortgage Loans for Potential Purchase

ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm’s interest in purchasing Scratch and Dent loans with TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions, even if a previous investor has rejected the loan for purchase.

ReverseVision Offers Lenders and REALTORS a Reverse Mortgage Education Track at Jan. 2016 User Conference in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that mortgage lenders, bankers and REALTORS(R) interested in learning why offering reverse mortgages in their lending portfolio allows them to better serve consumers are invited to attend a ‘Reverse Mortgage Facts’ track at its inaugural User Conference 2016 in San Diego January 20 – 22 at the Sheraton San Diego Hoteland Marina.

Mid America Mortgage Offers Marketing Tools to Partners through Mid America Concierge Service

ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has developed Mid America Concierge, an online marketing support portal for its strategic business partners, including real estate agents and brokers.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Leverages Multiple Regent Education Products to Serve Entire Population

COMMERCE, Texas, Dec. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas A and M University-Commerce has expanded the use of Regent Education’s financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for its entire population. In addition, it has added Regent’s SNAP product to its solution set to automate the financial aid application process for students who are not eligible for federal financial aid but are eligible for state-funded programs.

The Mortgage Collaborative and NAHREP Consulting Services Form a Strategic Alliance

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), an independent lending cooperative serving small- to mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, has formed a strategic alliance with NAHREP Consulting Services (NCS), announced TMC Vice Chairman David G. Kittle, CMB.

ReverseVision Announces Credit Report Integration with Certified Credit Reporting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced their newest credit report partnership with Certified Credit Reporting, a nationwide provider of credit reports and mortgage information services. This integration within RV Exchange (RVX), ReverseVision’s flagship reverse loan origination system (RLOS) platform, increases RVX users’ choice of automated credit report services.

Jamie Hopkins to Deliver Keynote Address for ReverseVision January 2016 Inaugural User Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that noted financial planning expert Jamie Hopkins, Esq., JD, CLU(R), RICP(R), an associate professor of taxation at The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania will deliver the keynote address at its inaugural User Conference 2016.

OpenClose and LBA Ware Integrate to Automate the Loan Compensation Process

MACON, Ga. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R) an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, and Lending and Banking Automation Software (LBA Ware), the leading provider of commission automation software, have formed a partnership to seamlessly pass loan information from OpenClose’s LenderAssist(TM) LOS into LBA Ware’s CompenSafe application to automate the entire commission process.

Arkansas Mortgage Banker of The Year Announced at Fall Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas (MBAA) kicked off its annual Fall Conference with a dinner at the Little Rocks Arts Center. Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson welcomed the crowd of over 100 attendees.

EPIC Again Named Among Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 ‘Best Places to Work in Insurance’ in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

ReverseVision Board Member Jeffrey S. Taylor Honored by NRMLA for Reverse Mortgage Leadership

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that board member Jeffrey S. Taylor, Master CMB, has received the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) Career Achievement Award. The award was presented to Taylor at NRMLA’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Expo held November 16-18 in San Francisco.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Ten Providers to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of 10 new preferred vendor partners to their national network, announced the Collaborative’s EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

BNP Paribas Brings SmartStops.net Risk Management Solutions to The Italian Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SmartStops, an online service that helps investors of all levels manage investment risk, announced today that it has extended its relationship with BNP Paribas and is now available to investors in the Italian market.

Titan Expands Mortgage Data Reconciliation Tool to Be Data-Agnostic

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it has expanded the capabilities of its data reconciliation platform mintrak2(R). Now known as DRMS(TM) (Data Reconciliation Management System), the system has been redesigned beyond its original MERS(R) applications to normalize, compare and reconcile multiple datasets from a variety of sources.

Quandis Enhances its Military Search Service to Help Servicers and Attorneys Better Comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced today that it developed and incorporated a sophisticated data parsing and analysis component into its Military Search Service. The new functionality assists servicers and default attorneys in adhering to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) in order to avoid non-compliance, lawsuits and fines.

Estate Planning Council of Cleveland Honored as 5 Star Council by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Estate Planning Council of Cleveland will be recognized as a 5 Star Council by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils as a part of the Leonard H. Neiman and Walter Lee Davis, Jr. Council of Excellence Award program.

ReverseVision Announces Credit Report Integration with MeridianLink

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced their newest credit report partnership with MeridianLink, a leading web-based platform for ordering and delivery of credit reports. This integration within RV Exchange (RVX), ReverseVision’s flagship reverse loan origination system (RLOS) platform, increases RVX users’ choice of automated credit report services.

First Standard Financial Company Expands with The Addition of Chief Market Economist, Peter I. Cardillo

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First Standard Financial Company (‘FSF’), a full service Broker Dealer offering client-centric retail brokerage and advisory services to its clients worldwide, announced today that it has hired renowned economist and frequent television business news contributor Peter I. Cardillo as the Firm’s Chief Market Economist.

EPIC Named Elite Agency by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 Elite Agency by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in business best practices in a continually evolving industry.

The Compliance Group Hires Michelle Doyle as Director of Quality Control to Oversee Mortgage Quality Control Services

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage compliance and quality control (QC) services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG) announced it has hired Michelle Doyle as Director of Quality Control. Doyle brings more than two decades of experience in mortgage underwriting, quality control, risk mitigation and compliance to her new role at TCG.

ReverseVision Ranked Number 367 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision today announced it ranked number 367 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500(TM), a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ReverseVision grew 175.1 percent during this period.

MCT Trading, Inc. Acquires Assets of PLar Analytics, LLC and PB Pacific Partners, LLC

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has acquired certain key assets of PLar Analytics, LLC, a provider of financial models for mortgage bankers, and of PB Pacific Partners, LLC, which offers consulting services on capital markets and mortgage servicing.

LeaseAccelerator to Host Educational Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards

GREAT FALLS, Va., Nov. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management Software, announced today that it will be hosting a webinar on the forthcoming Lease Accounting Standard changes. The company’s experts have been closely monitoring the latest proposals and comments on both FASB 842 and IFRS 16.

San Diego Metro Magazine Honors Phil Rasori with Top 40 Under 40 Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named to San Diego Metro (SD Metro) magazine’s prestigious Top 40 Under 40 list for 2015.

LeaseAccelerator Hires IT Leasing Expert Tim Shockley to Lead Sales Force

GREAT FALLS, Va., Nov. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator announced today that sales leader and enterprise leasing expert Tim Shockley has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Tim brings more than 20 years of experience leading top performing teams to provide IT and Financial solutions into Fortune 500 companies.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Consultant and Principal Cloe Guidry

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Cloe Guidry has joined the firm’s consulting team in Atlanta.

Mid America Mortgage Expands National Footprint, Opens Branches in Kansas City, Mo., Overland Park, Kan.

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has expanded its operations into Missouri, Iowa and Kansas with its newest branch locations in Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan.

Veros Home Valuation Annual Forecast is Strongest in More Than Two Years

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today reports that residential market values will continue in a positive trajectory over the next 12 months, with overall annual appreciation rising to +3.6% from its Q2 forecast of 3.1%. The number of markets expected to increase in value is up to 94% from last quarter’s 90%.

Strong Year of Growth Continues for The Mortgage Collaborative, Seven New Lender Members Added

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of seven new lenders to their national network of originating members, announced the Collaborative’s EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

Rhonda Guthrie Promoted to Senior Vice President at Bank of Southern California

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) has announced the promotion of Rhonda Guthrie to the position of Senior Vice President, Loan Administration. With over 20 years in Loan Administration, Guthrie joined the Company in 2013 as Loan Administration Manager responsible for all functions related to loan processing, documentation, compliance and loan servicing.

Pavaso, IDS Co-Host eClosing Event at MBA Annual to Highlight Upcoming Integration

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pavaso, a provider of digital collaborative technology for the real estate lifecycle, announced it is co-hosting an event with leading mortgage document preparation provider International Document Services (IDS) during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA’s) 102nd Annual Convention and Expo in San Diego later this month. The event, ‘eClosing All-Stars,’ will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Petco Park.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Enters into Strategic Transaction with Alliant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to EPIC in 2009 through the acquisition of VRT Insurance Services.

PitBullTax Releases New Version of Fully Integrated IRS Tax Resolution Software

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software version 3.0 is now available. Designed for tax professionals who are seeking to take their tax resolution business to the next level, this new and more robust version packs one mean bite. With the available fully integrated IRS transcript delivery, analysis and reporting module, it continues to raise the bar as the nation’s leading IRS tax resolution software for CPAs, enrolled agents and tax attorneys.

Pavaso Completes First End-to-End Digital Real Estate Process with Agent Sales Contract Negotiation Tool Offering Consumer Support Competitive Differentiator

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Real estate technology company Pavaso today announced the completion of its pioneering end-to-end digital process for the industry with the addition of its sales contract negotiation tool for real estate agents. The tool allows the deal to start digitally and flow through their established process with lenders and settlement agents, creating a unified modern experience for consumers.

Mid America Mortgage Hires John Rhode as Account Executive for Wholesale, Correspondent Division

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced John Rhode has joined the company as an account executive in the wholesale and correspondent lending division. Rhode brings 24 years of wholesale lending experience to Mid America and will be focused on the metro-Chicago area and surrounding markets.