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RESPECT May Not Be Exactly What Aretha Franklin’s Legacy Will Get

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weeks have passed since the death of the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin, and the world is still reeling – mainly from the loss of a such a beloved icon, but also from the fact that she seems to have died without a trust, says estate planning attorney Kirsten Howe of Absolute Trust Counsel. Without a will, and without any sort of estate plan in place, where will that $80 million go?

American Financial Network Deploys Cloudvirga Digital Mortgage Technology Nationwide

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the deployment of its Cloudvirga Enterprise POS to all 100 branch locations of American Financial Network (AFN), a privately held mortgage company that employs over 750 loan officers and serves tens of thousands of customers nationwide.

As Hurricane Florence Nears the US, Here’s What to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As one of the first major storms of the year looms over the East Coast, many travelers may be caught off guard if their vacations are impacted, according to TravelInsurance.com. But for those who purchased travel insurance already, many of their trip costs could be covered for travel interruptions or cancellations if directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Paladin Advisory Services Adds Mortgage Loan Quality Expert John Gray to Lead Forensic Loan File Reviews, Enhance Strategic Guidance and Training Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paladin Advisory Services, LLC, is pleased to announce that mortgage loan quality subject matter expert John Gray, CFE, CAMS, has joined its team. Gray will drive Paladin’s forensic loan file review programs and enhance its offerings in strategic guidance and training for mortgage lenders.

TRK Connection Add Industry-Leading Reverification Functionality to Insight RDM Mortgage QC Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced it has added functionality to its flagship QC audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM) to help lenders digitally manage the reverification process, including eSign and automated bulk document indexing.

Lisa Birmingham of LBA Ware Wins 2018 HousingWire Insiders Award

MACON, Ga., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced that DevOps Manager Lisa Birmingham has been named a 2018 Insiders Award recipient by HousingWire (HW) magazine.

NotaryCam’s David Kressel and Henry Smith Honored by HousingWire as Mortgage Industry ‘Insiders’

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam today announced that its Vice President of Finance and Operations, David Kressel, and Director of Notary Operations, Henry Smith, were each named to HousingWire’s 2018 HW Insiders Award list of the mortgage industry’s unsung heroes.

MQMR’s Steven Sinn Wins 2018 HousingWire Insiders Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that director of administration Steven Sinn has been named a 2018 Insiders Award(TM) honoree by HousingWire (HW) magazine.

Tobias Griffith of IDS Honored as a 2018 Insiders Award Recipient by HousingWire Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Implementation Expert Tobias Griffith has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) magazine as a 2018 Insiders Award honoree.

FormFree’s Louann Bernstone Receives HW Insiders Award from HousingWire

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that its Head of Risk and Compliance, Louann Bernstone, has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 HW Insiders Award list of the mortgage industry’s most vital, yet little-known contributors.

Transformational Mortgage Solutions’ Beth Ozenghar Honored by HousingWire’s 2018 Insiders Award Program for Excellence in Mortgage Advisory Services

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS), today announced that President and COO Beth Ozenghar has been honored by HousingWire (HW) magazine with the publication’s 2018 Insiders Award. This marks the third year the award program has recognized operational all-stars “who do the legwork and make the mortgage industry tick.”

Medical Practice Consulting Services Expands Billing Operations in North Carolina

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Practice Consulting Services (MPCS), a leading national group of practice growth consultants offering revenue cycle management services today announce the strategic expansion and opening of their billing operations, with offices at 2000 New River Inlet, Suite 1001.

LBA Ware CEO Lori Brewer to Offer Insights on Motivating Loan Originators at 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association’s Human Resources Symposium

MACON, Ga., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders LBA Ware(TM) today announced that its CEO and Founder Lori Brewer will be speaking on the topic of loan originator motivation at the 2018 MBA Human Resources Symposium at the Renaissance Arlington Captial View outside Washington D.C.

SafeChain Completes First Official Real Estate Blockchain Transaction in the U.S.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today it has successfully facilitated the sale of 36 forfeiture properties via blockchain. The transactions, which were completed on Tuesday in partnership with the auditor’s office in Franklin County, Ohio, marks the first instance in the U.S. of a state government using blockchain to legally record the transfer of property deeds.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Soly Cangarlu Vice President, Branch Manager in West L.A.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Soly Cangarlu Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for developing client relationships and expanding the bank’s presence in West Los Angeles.

ARMCO Launches Fraud Case Manager, an Industry-First Technology

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of technology for loan quality and compliance testing, data validation and analytics, announced the launch of Fraud Case Manager, the industry’s first technology for managing and analyzing fraud investigations.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Names Laura H. Araluce Vice President, Branch Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 30, 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 that Laura H. Araluce has joined the company as Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for growing Bank of Southern California’s presence in Orange County.

Whiteflash Launches Next Generation Jewelry Care Plan

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., specialists in ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, announced today an innovation in jewelry protection having just completed implementation of a ground-breaking program provided by JM Care Plan, Inc., a member of the Jewelers Mutual Group. The plan is the first to be rolled out by an e-commerce company and provides comprehensive jewelry care for three years from the date of purchase.

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Partners with Cloudvirga to Support Its Ambitious Operational and Organizational Growth Goals

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 28, 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 announced that Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation (Fairway) has launched Cloudvirga’s digital mortgage platform for consumers and loan officers.

Jody Collup of Global DMS Designated to MPA’s 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage List

LANSDALE, Pa., Aug. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that Jody Collup has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2018. This is the second time that Collup has been honored with the award.

iFOS Managing Consultants LLC selected as a BPA Provider of Grants Program Support Services for US Department of Transportation

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide Grant Program Support Services with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST) located in Washington, D.C. The BPA award performance period is authorized for up to five (5) years.

ReverseVision Expands Support for Proprietary Reverse Mortgage Products

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that it is offering a combination of enhanced software functionality and professional services to help mortgage lenders launch proprietary reverse mortgage products.

Pendo Once Again Named as Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Kansas City and Top 5000 Nationally

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has been named to the Ingram’s Corporate 100 list for fastest growing companies in Kansas City and the Inc. 5000 list for fastest growing companies nationally. Both lists recognize companies who have achieved significant revenue growth over a three-year period. This marks Pendo’s fifth consecutive year on both lists.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Honored by American Heart Association for Workplace Health Achievement

HOUSTON, Texas and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Houston office and New York-based Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company have received Bronze level recognitions in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index.

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked No. 2746 on Inc. Magazine’s 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

In Memoriam: John Klingenstein

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The members and employees of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors are deeply saddened by the passing of John Klingenstein, one of our founding members and a Principal of the firm.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Expands Los Angeles Banking Team with the Addition of Three Branch Managers

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced the addition of three tenured Branch Managers to support the company’s recent expansion into Los Angeles County.

The Cooksey Team Included in Dallas Business Journal’s ‘2018 Best Places to Work’

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has been recognized for a second straight year by Dallas Business Journal as one of its “Best Places to Work.” The branch was one of only 100 companies recognized in this year’s list.

The ACEC Business Insurance Trust Announces Leadership Changes and New Trustee Appointments

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Anthony Craig Morelos in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Craig Morelos has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Sam Siddons in Austin Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Sam Siddons has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Finance of America Mortgage Gives Advisors and Borrowers a Cutting-Edge Experience with Digital Mortgage Technology from Cloudvirga

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 20, 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 announced that Finance of America Mortgage (FAM) will deploy the Cloudvirga Enterprise POS as its digital mortgage platform.

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor shares how to engage your grown kids about preparations for their own retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his compact new book, “Parent’s Guide to Your Child’s Retirement: 21 Thought-Provoking Conversations to Have with Your Adult Children” (ISBN: 978-0999641415) Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(SM) Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers an easy to follow structure that may serve to enable you and your adult children to have positive, engaging and thoughtful conversations regarding their future retirement.

MCT Integrates its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software with Freddie Mac for Automated Loan Sale Pricing and Commitment

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced new functionality that delivers real-time pricing and automates loan committing for Freddie Mac clients. MCT’s lender clients receive the pricing information seamlessly via its integrated capital markets technology platform, MCTlive! MCT is the first vendor to have successfully completed the first commitment via Freddie Mac’s new API technology.

Mortgage Professional America Magazine Honors MCT’s Rhonda Beck, CMB with 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhonda Beck, CMB, has been designated to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2018.

FinKube Publishes New Digital Lending White Paper, ‘Simplifying the Digital Mortgage Process’

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 14, 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 published a new white paper entitled “Simplifying the Digital Mortgage Process.” The new paper outlines some of the risks lenders face when making choices about the technologies they employ on the front ends of their mortgage origination processes.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremiah Glassford, JD in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis. (UPDATED)

iFOS Managing Consultants Awarded Multi-Year Financial Review Management and Resolution Program Blanket Purchase (BPA) Agreement

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide Financial Review Management and Resolution Professional Services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Agency.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Release of TMC Benchmark 2.0

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the release of its enhanced benchmarking solution for its lender members. In collaboration with TMC Preferred Partner LBA Ware, TMC Benchmark now has an improved user interface, augmented reporting dashboards and peer segmentation.

Cloudvirga Adds Digital Mortgage Integration with Leading Mortgage Insurance Provider Radian

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 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, has partnered with Radian Guaranty, a subsidiary of Radian Group (NYSE: RDN), to deliver instant and accurate mortgage insurance (MI) rate quotes and streamline the ordering of MI certificates for lenders.