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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.

Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host the 5th Annual European Learn-Wise User’s Conference in Frankfurt, Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany and SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group will hold its 5th annual Learn-Wise European User’s Conference, June 6, 2018 in Frankfurt. The European User’s Conference is dedicated to the unique training and compliance needs of European medical device companies.

Bank of Southern California NA Hires Market Executive to Grow the Bank’s Presence in Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 22, 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 Gaylin Anderson has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Market Executive in Southern California. He will be responsible for leading Bank of Southern California’s regional presence by actively seeking new business opportunities while expanding upon current relationships.

Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on MSR Liquidity Challenges Panel Session at MBA National Secondary Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services, Phil Laren, will be speaking on a panel at the MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 21 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

American Banker Magazine Names Mortgage Capital Trading to Inaugural Best Places to Work in Fintech List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that American Banker magazine named the company to its new Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list. MCT ranked number four out of only 20 companies that were honored.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced quarterly earnings of $1,072,303 for the first quarter of 2018, a 51% increase compared to $710,022 for the first quarter of 2017. Results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, include approximately $320 thousand in expenses related to the pending acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB). As previously announced, the Bank also completed a private placement offering of common stock of approximately $26 million during March 2018.

ReverseVision and Allegiant Reverse Services Partner to Simplify Title Ordering for HECM Loans

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced a partnership with Allegiant Reverse Services (ARS), a full-service title and settlement company with an exclusive focus on reverse mortgage closings.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.