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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Bill Lamison Vice President, Underwriter

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Bill Lamison as Vice President, Underwriter. He will join the company’s established business banking team and will be responsible for structuring, analyzing and underwriting commercial credit for new clients as well as managing an existing portfolio of customers.

MCT’s Danyel Shipley Honored as one of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women for 2018 by NMP Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that long-time employee Danyel Shipley was name to National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) 2018 list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds 44 New Lender Members in 2018, Now Growing Staff to Serve Expansion

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry’s only independent cooperative, today announced it added 44 new lender member companies in 2018, its strongest year ever for new member growth. To help support the significant growth of their network, TMC has also added Sarah Oldani and Jennifer Haning to their staff.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Lori Boucher Vice President Branch Manager in La Quinta

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has named Lori Boucher Vice President, Branch Manager. She will be responsible for sales and service of both consumer and business relationships at Bank of Southern California’s La Quinta branch in Coachella Valley.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Joshua Mello Managing Director in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Joshua Mello as Managing Director. He will be responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of commercial clients in the greater San Diego region.

Bank of Southern California NA Hires Pamela Marble as Managing Director in Orange County

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Pamela Marble as Managing Director in Orange County. In this role, she will be responsible for business development and client relationship management.

8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course Sets Record Attendance

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group Inc. reported a record number of Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. in attendance at the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco, Calif., on November 16-18, 2018.

CARR Welcomes New Board Member, Ms. Susan Valoff

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to welcome Ms. Susan Valoff as its newest member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Valoff was installed in this role at the organization’s last board meeting on 14 November 2018.

Bank of Southern California NA Hires Juliana Rowland as Managing Director in Orange County

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Juliana Rowland as Managing Director in Orange County. She will be responsible for cultivating new client relationships for the Bank with a focus on Orange County’s business community.

Magnifi Group, Inc. Joins WYSE Travel Confederation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.

MCT Hires Industry Veteran Rhiannon Bolen as Regional Sales Manager to Satisfy Increasing Demand for its Product and Service Offerings

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhiannon Bolen has joined the company’s sales team as one of its Regional Sales Managers and will be responsible for overseeing the Southern territory.

Bank of Southern California, NA Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results (OTC:BCAL)

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $874,988 for the third quarter of 2018, compared to $1,088,043 for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income was $3,253,441, compared to $2,830,295 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017. Results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, include approximately $1.2 million and $1.6 million, respectively, in expenses related to the acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB), which was completed on July 31, 2018.

Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco, CA

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States’ top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

MCT Moves to Secure Sensitive Borrower Data Exposed in 90 Percent of Secondary Market Transactions

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it is incorporating the company’s patent-pending geocoding technology into its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) whole loan trading platform in order to shield borrower addresses from being shared with non-buying entities throughout the whole loan bidding process.

Magnifi Group Announces eLearning Platform Integration with Med World Live Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.

ReverseVision Vice President Wendy Peel Recognized as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) Magazine as one of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

MCT to Unveil its MSRlive! Platform that Accurately, Easily and Quickly Values Servicing Portfolios

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the upcoming launch of MSRlive!, a powerful web-based platform designed to effectively support lenders’ efforts to build, maintain and optimize their servicing portfolios.

Bank of Southern California NA Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22, 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 promotions of Margaret Rheinwald to Senior Vice President, Controller and Sharokin Badal to Senior Vice President, Treasury Services. The promotions reflect their years of service with the bank and their meaningful contributions to support the company’s ongoing growth and expansion.

ReverseVision and STRATMOR Group Partner to Integrate First-Ever HECM Borrower Satisfaction Benchmark into MortgageSAT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it is partnering with leading mortgage industry advisory firm STRATMOR Group to develop the first-ever HECM borrower satisfaction benchmark as part of STRATMOR’s MortgageSAT Borrower Satisfaction Program.

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Benchmark, Collaboration Labs and Working Group Member Engagement Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have added and expanded upon several of their member benefits. With the continued growth of their national lender member network, TMC has increased the size and scope of their engagement programs to offer even more opportunities for their members to network and collaborate.

MCT Adds Investors to Bid Tape AOT Tri-Party Agreement Automation in its Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that new investor bid tape assignment-of-trade (AOT) loan sale executions are now available for sellers using its BAM whole loan trading platform.

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) security protocols, which require multiple methods to verify a user’s identity for logins and transactions.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Names Helen Johnson Senior VP, Loan Administration Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 18, 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 Helen Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Loan Administration Manager.

San Diego Business Journal Honors Mortgage Capital Trading’s Natalie Arshakian with 2018 ‘Next Top Business Leaders Under 40’ Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) named its employee Natalie Arshakian to the 2018 ‘Next Top Business Leaders Under 40’ list. The award program recognizes dynamic, young business leaders and role models who have significantly contributed to San Diego’s business climate and the community.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Appoints Ann Torrico as Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Ann Torrico as Managing Director in Los Angeles. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities in the Greater Los Angeles region with a focus in West Los Angeles and South Bay.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MCT’s Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Technology Automates Tri-Party Agreement for Investors’ Bid Tape AOT Loan Sale Executions

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced automation of the Tri-Party Agreement required between lenders, investors, and broker dealers during Assignment Of Trade (AOT) transactions in the secondary market. The functionality is built into MCT’s Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) bid tape management and best execution platform.

Bank of Southern California NA Completes Acquisition of Americas United Bank

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A., San Diego, California (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today the completion of its acquisition of Americas United Bank, Glendale, California (OTC Pink: AUNB), effective July 31, 2018. Americas United Bank had total assets of approximately $231 million as of June 30, 2018.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Catherine Puckett VP, Business Development Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Catherine Puckett has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development Manager. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s business banking client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in the San Diego region.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Expands Operations in San Diego with addition of Robert Etzler and opening of new offices

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced its expansion in San Diego, Calif. with the opening of new offices at 401 B Street in downtown San Diego and the hiring of top local insurance professional Robert Etzler, under the leadership of Paragon regional president, Andrew Petersen.

C3 Insurance Launches New Technology, a Smartphone Inspection App for Businesses

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C3 Risk & Insurance Services today announced the launch of its new SaferWorks smartphone technology for businesses to use in documenting inspections. The app is designed to be extremely simple and easy to use by both the company administrator and by the company end users.

Tips for Selecting the Best Commercial Bank for Your Small Business

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), understands that selecting a commercial bank that fits your company’s needs can be a grueling task. Tony DiVita, Chief Banking Officer at Bank of Southern California, shares the following valuable tips to help guide small businesses in selecting the right bank.

Accio Motion releases Flying Fu – new family-friendly martial arts mobile game is designed to test your patience

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Accio Motion LLC, a rising star in the production and publishing of mobile games, announced today the release of its new family friendly martial arts game: Flying Fu. Available now on the App Store and Google Play.

ReverseVision Product Manager Jason Price Named a 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Product Manager Jason Price has been recognized by HousingWire as a 2018 Rising Star. Price received the award in recognition of his extensive contributions to ReverseVision and for his role in developing innovative, technology-based solutions that have benefitted the HECM industry at large.