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ACEC Business Insurance Trust looks to the future, appointing Greyling / EPIC as New Broker and Program Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Trustees of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting – a division of EPIC was selected as the broker and program administrator for the ACEC BIT Program effective January 1, 2018.

Cloudvirga Adds Award-Winning Appraisal Order Management from Mercury Network to Its Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Platform

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the Intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced its completion of a fully automated, lights-out integration with Mercury Network, part of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) and one of the industry’s largest appraisal order management platforms.

MCT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Association’s 2018 Innovation Award for its New Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Whole Loan Trading Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that PROGRESS in Lending Association, the industry’s premier mortgage technology focused organization, presented the company with its annual Innovation Award for the rapid adoption and impact of its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) within the whole loan trading market.

Matic Marks Commitment to Compliance with Appointment of Shaz Kojouri to Senior Management Team

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has tapped Shahrzad “Shaz” Kojouri as vice president of legal and compliance.

ReverseVision Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel Honored with MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored with the MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star Award.

Veros and IDS Partner on Integrated Solution for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac UCD Data Submissions

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation, and predictive analytics services, and mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced today that they have partnered to provide lenders with a fully integrated automated delivery solution for submitting the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) to the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).

IDS Adds Hybrid eClosing Capabilities to Its Mortgage Doc Prep Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that its clients now have the capabilities to conduct hybrid electronic mortgage closings through its flagship mortgage document preparation platform, idsDoc.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Present at AESC Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow on Wed., April 18 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel in Texas.

Cloudvirga and Freddie Mac Team Up to Deliver a Better Borrower Experience, Maximize Fungibility

IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(, today launched single-click submission of loan data to both GSEs’ automated underwriting systems (AUS) in a collaborative effort with Freddie Mac, delivering on the industry need for greater transactional ease.

MQMR Advises Mortgage Lenders to Supplement Resources for Compliance Guidance

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today urged lenders to seek additional resources for compliance advice to ensure total compliance with regulatory requirements.

IDS, Inc. Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is “Not Successful” or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)

FinKube Launches New Website for Innovative Chatbot

DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that it has launched a new website for its intelligent, conversational chatbot, ELSA. The arrival of the new site, which can be found at elsabot.com, coincides with FinKube’s expanding role as an AI provider for industries beyond US financial services.

Alterra Home Loans Selects LBA Ware’s CompenSafe to Increase Mortgage Origination Productivity, Contain Operating Costs

MACON, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that top ranking Nevada-based retail mortgage lender, Alterra Home Loans has chosen CompenSafe to automate commissions for its 65 branch offices licensed to operate in 30 states and deliver operational insights to executive management on its branches and sales staff.

Bank of Southern California NA Expands Commercial Banking Team to Serve Orange County and Los Angeles Region

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the hiring of two seasoned banking and lending professionals to further support the Bank’s expansion in Southern California.

EPIC Adds Steve Denton as President of Parent EPIC Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.

Community Bank Helps Foster Future Leaders with Support of ‘Leader In Me Program’

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County State Bank, through the John T. Vucurevich Foundation, continues to support Clarke Elementary School as an official school in “The Leader in Me” program. Since 2012, CCSB has been a strong contributor to the program providing the base funding for its launch with foundation grants and bank donations.

Patrick Macdonald-King Joins Hyperion Media Group as Strategic Advisor

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and roll-out of the company’s award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and tech finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.

Worldwide Broker Network, Member Host EPIC Announce 58th Global Conference in San Antonio Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), the world’s largest fully integrated international network of independent Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers, has announced its 58th Global Conference on April 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio. Partnering with Member Host EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the 2018 Global Conference will include more than 300 brokers, carrier sponsors, and speakers from more than 100 countries.

FormFree Selected to Showcase at MBA Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018 in Detroit

ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree announced that it has been selected to present at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018, taking place April 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Designates Quandis a 2018 Top Mortgage Employer

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s (NMP) Top Mortgage Employers list for 2018. Quandis was one of only ten companies to be included in the publication’s ‘Services Providers’ award category.

HousingWire Honors Matic as a Top Innovator in Housing Tech for 2018

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a fintech company whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 Tech100 list of the most innovative tech providers in the housing industry.

HousingWire Names ReverseVision to Its TECH100 List of Housing’s Most Innovative Tech Companies for a Third Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s HW Tech100 list of innovative housing technology companies for a third time. Previously recognized in 2015 and 2017, ReverseVision is the only provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) technology to receive this distinction.

Cloudvirga Named to HousingWire’s TECH100 List of Most Innovative Tech Companies in Real Estate and Housing

IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 TECH100 list of the most innovative technology companies in U.S. real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing and investments.

Simplifile Recognized as an Innovative Mortgage Technology Company on 2018 HW Tech100

PROVO, Utah, April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been included on the fifth annual HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. This year marks the third consecutive year Simplifile has made the Tech100 list, which recognizes, “the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, and investments.”

Maxwell Recognized by HousingWire as one of the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Real Estate

DENVER, Colo., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxwell, the emerging leader of digital mortgage automation software, announced today that it has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of HousingWire’s TECH100 for 2018.

LBA Ware Named to 2018 HW Tech100 List of Innovative Housing, Mortgage Technology Companies

MACON, Ga., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to the 2018 HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. The HW Tech100, which is in its fifth year of existence, recognizes, “the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing and investments.”

BeSmartee and FormFree Integration Gets Loans to Initial Underwriting Faster

ATHENS, Ga., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its flagship AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service is now part of BeSmartee’s next-generation mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platform. The integration will make BeSmartee’s already-streamlined digital loan process even speedier thanks to faster and more accurate assessment of borrowers’ ability to pay from FormFree.

MortgageHippo Picks Matic for Integrated Homeowner’s Insurance That Helps Lenders and Consumers Save Money

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced the availability of its one-click “get quote” button within MortgageHippo, a cloud-based digital mortgage platform that guides consumers through a modern, lender-branded borrowing experience.

Minor Metals Rebound, with Growing Opportunities

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new market study by Thintri, Inc., shows how minor metals, having endured a period of slack demand for many commodities, are now facing a brighter future with improving markets. In some cases the metals face rapid growth in demand in some of today’s hottest markets while others will track the overall economy, and a few will see declining demand.

The Mortgage Collaborative Welcomes Partners Credit and Verification Solutions to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of credit and verification solutions firm Partners Credit & Verification Solutions to its Preferred Partner network. Partners Credit offers TMC members a suite of comprehensive and customized credit related products and services.