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Former loanDepot executive joins Cloudvirga as chief product officer

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced it has appointed Tim Von Kaenel to the role of chief product officer. In this role, Von Kaenel will oversee product strategy, design and go-to-market planning for Cloudvirga’s growing suite of digital mortgage point-of-sale products. Von Kaenel will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.

Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck honored by HousingWire as Vanguard Award winner

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that CEO Michael Schreck is a recipient of HousingWire’s 2018 HW Vanguard Award. Now in its fourth year, the Vanguard Awards spotlight the housing finance industry’s most successful and influential executives.

Cloudvirga taps former Altisource CTO as executive vice president of technology

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that mortgage industry veteran James Vinci has been selected to fill the firm’s newly created executive vice president of technology position. In this role, Vinci will execute Cloudvirga’s technical vision, oversee initiatives to strengthen developer talent and collaborate across departments to scale technical initiatives to the company’s explosive growth.

Former Roostify exec joins Cloudvirga as chief customer success officer

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Jesse Decker to the role of chief customer success officer. Decker will lead the company’s customer success division and work collaboratively with its product development and marketing teams to help leading mortgage lenders leverage the full potential of Cloudvirga’s revolutionary point-of-sale (POS) products.

Cloudvirga’s Michael Schreck and Kyle Kamrooz lauded among Orange County’s most influential business leaders

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company CEO Michael Schreck and Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz have been named to Orange County Business Journal’s ‘OC 500’ list of the most influential business leaders in Orange County, California.

Cloudvirga helps raise over $50,000 for cancer patients and wounded veterans

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, helped raise more than $50,000 for wounded veterans and families affected by cancer as a corporate sponsor of the Finance of America Mortgage Charity Golf Tournament and Auction benefitting the Golden State Impact Project.

Thrive Mortgage partners with Cloudvirga to give its loan officers an edge with consumers

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that full-service mortgage lender Thrive Mortgage LLC (formerly Georgetown Mortgage) is deploying Cloudvirga digital mortgage technology to loan officers across its more than 50 branch locations nationwide. The lender expects 70 percent of its loan production will be powered by Cloudvirga technology by the end of the quarter.

Cloudvirga Selected to Demo Mobile POS at MBA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, DC

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced that it has been selected to demo its recently launched Mobile POS at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Conference & Expo 2018, taking place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.

Orange County Jiu-Jitsu Holds Inaugural Fundraising Event and Continuing Campaign to Support National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

IRVINE and ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Jiu-Jitsu (OC Jiu-Jitsu), a Clark Gracie Academy, and Hot Head Clothing, an apparel line designed solely to benefit child cancer patients, announced that they recently held a unique fundraising event to heighten awareness and raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to combat childhood cancer.

Cloudvirga Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz named ‘Innovator of the Year’ by Orange County Business Journal

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named a 2018 “Innovator of the Year” by the Orange County Business Journal. Kamrooz was selected from a competitive field of over 70 nominees and honored at an awards luncheon at Hotel Irvine on September 20.

EPIC Insurance’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cloudvirga SVP of Product Management Josephine Yen Honored by HousingWire as a 2018 Women of Influence

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 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 Josephine Yen, its senior vice president of product management, has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 Women of Influence list.

Cloudvirga’s Josephine Yen Named to MPA Magazine’s 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage

IRVINE, Calif., July 26, 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 senior vice president of product management Josephine Yen has been named one of Mortgage Professional America magazine’s 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage.

EPIC Insurance adds Eric Kitei as a Principal in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Principal, focusing on the unique needs of auto dealers and others in the automotive industry.

Cloudvirga Named One of North America’s Top 100 Tech Firms by Red Herring

IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 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, was honored today with Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award.

Cloudvirga Founder Kyle Kamrooz Accepted into Forbes Finance Council

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 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 that company co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level finance executives.

United Fidelity Funding West Hires Victoria Dunn as National Wholesale Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding West (UFFWest), a rapidly growing national mortgage banker, announced that it added Victoria Dunn to its wholesale lending team of account executives. “We are pleased to have been able to recruit someone with Victoria’s proven background of successful execution and solution-oriented sales skill sets,” stated John Bell, principal at UFFWest.

Cloudvirga Named a 2018 Benzinga FinTech Award Winner

IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 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, was honored as one of the world’s top fintech firms at last week’s Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.

Cloudvirga Raises $50M to Deliver a Truly Digital Mortgage Experience

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 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 the closing of a $50-million Series C funding round led by private-equity firm Riverwood Capital with ongoing participation from Upfront Ventures.

EPIC Insurance Adds Sean Conrad as Southern California Principal

IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sean Conrad has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a principal. e will partner collaboratively with Jim Gillette, president of the company’s Pacific South Region, and Irvine Managing Principal and Branch Leader Tony D’Asaro.

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.

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.

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.

Major Update to Cloudvirga’s Enterprise Point-of-Sale Platform Raises the Digital Mortgage Bar

IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 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 a major update to the Cloudvirga Enterprise POS. New features designed to improve lender speed, compliance and productivity will make the platform’s 4.0 release the most robust POS solution on the market.

New Mobile App from Cloudvirga Connects Real Estate Agents with Loan Officers on Its Digital Mortgage Platform

IRVINE, Calif., March 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 the launch of a new mobile app that will enable real estate agents to collaborate with mortgage loan officers in real time. This native mobile app allows instantaneous and secure exchange of loan documents and communication between real estate agents and loan teams for a faster, more efficient mortgage experience.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Named to MPA Hot 100 List of Top Mortgage Industry Innovators

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Kyle Kamrooz has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s annual Hot 100 list of the leaders and visionaries making the biggest impact on America’s mortgage industry. Kamrooz was recognized for spearheading Cloudvirga’s transformative contributions to reducing mortgage back-office costs through digital mortgage technology.

Record Year for Cloudvirga Closes with Customers of Its Digital Mortgage Platform Producing Over $100B in Loan Volume

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM) CEO Michael Schreck is on a mission to help mortgage lenders reinvent the mortgage factory. A developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale platforms, Cloudvirga gives consumers and loan officers a digital mortgage experience and helps lenders grow market share by automating the mortgage back office, saving them up to $1,500 a loan.

Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Pioneer Cloudvirga Hires Sean McEvoy as Chief Customer Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Sean McEvoy as its chief customer officer. As a member of the senior leadership team, McEvoy will be responsible for the firm’s customer leadership, implementation and support functions. He has an extensive background in building world-class customer success organizations at FileNET, IBM, Quest and Dell. He will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.

Cloudvirga Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Kyle Kamrooz has been named one of National Mortgage Professional magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.

Mortgage Automation Trailblazer Cloudvirga Hires Jim Portner as Chief Product Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has hired Jim Portner as chief product officer. Portner will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck and will oversee product strategy, development and marketing for the company’s digital mortgage automation platforms.

Docutech and Cloudvirga Partner to Help Loan Officers Work More Efficiently

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced a partnership with Docutech that will enable Cloudvirga’s lender customers to work more efficiently, reduce the cost of document compliance and make the home loan experience more convenient for borrowers.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Honored with HousingWire Vanguard Award for Mortgage Industry Leadership

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), the developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its founder and COO Kyle Kamrooz is a winner of HousingWire’s third annual Vanguard Awards. Kamrooz was recognized for company leadership as well as his substantial contributions to the mortgage industry at large.

Cloudvirga Names Stephen DeSantis as Chief Financial Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Steve DeSantis as its new chief financial officer. A seasoned technology finance executive, DeSantis will be responsible for driving Cloudvirga’s financial strategies to accelerate its growth. He will report to Cloudvirga’s recently appointed CEO Michael Schreck.

Five Top-30 Lenders Choose Cloudvirga’s Digital Mortgage Platform in Last 100 Days

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has signed five of the nation’s top 30 non-bank lenders in the last 100 days. The new customers collectively originate over $100 billion in loans annually.

5 Bars Communities to Develop Wireless Marketing Plan and Accelerate Small Cell Deployment for the City of Irvine CA

IRVINE, Calif., July 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced today an agreement to develop a Wireless Marketing Plan for the City of Irvine. Irvine is known as the premier master planned city in America, with award winning schools and a “safe city” designation.

Mortgage Automation Pioneer Hires Veteran Tech Entrepreneur Michael Schreck as CEO

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of next-generation loan officer and direct-to-consumer point-of-sale (POS) systems, has named Michael Schreck its chief executive officer. He succeeds cloudvirga co-founder Bill Dallas, who will continue as chairman of cloudvirga’s board of directors.