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AccountChek by FormFree Will Integrate with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Digital Solution

ATHENS, Ga., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its award-winning AccountChek(R) asset verification service will integrate with LoanSphere Exchange Digital, a centralized application programming interface (API) marketplace for the mortgage industry. LoanSphere Exchange Digital is offered by Black Knight, Inc., a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

Inlanta Mortgage Integrates CompenSafe with LendingQB

MACON, Ga., March 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Wisconsin-based Inlanta Mortgage has completed integration between LBA Ware’s CompenSafe(TM) automated compensation calculation platform and LendingQB’s cloud-based loan origination solution (LOS). Through the integration, Inlanta is able to leverage real-time loan production data to automatically calculate compensation for each of its 100+ loan originators (LOs).

Suzannah Gill of EPIC to Present on Millennial Brokers at Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at the Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits Renaissance on March 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.

LendingQB Makes FormFree’s Award-Winning AccountChek Asset Verification Part of Its ‘Lean Lending’ Loan Origination Software

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the availability of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service within LendingQB’s web-based loan origination software (LOS). The integration enables lenders to order AccountChek Asset Reports directly from LendingQB’s verifications dashboard.

LBA Ware CEO Lori Brewer Named to 2018 MPA Hot 100 List for Technology Contributions to Mortgage Industry

MACON, Ga., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced today that its CEO Lori Brewer has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s “2018 Hot 100” list. Brewer was recognized for her entrepreneurship and innovation in pioneering the development of a first-of-its-kind software solution to automatically calculate loan officer (LO) compensation.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler Named Among Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that company founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been recognized by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in its annual Hot 100 list of mortgage professionals whose contributions are shaping America’s home finance future. Chandler was recognized as the creator of AccountChek(R) – the mortgage industry’s first automated asset verification tool – and for advancing innovative approaches to income and employment verification using asset data and augmented intelligence (AI).

Movement Mortgage Implements CompenSafe to Automate LO Compensation

MACON, Ga., Feb. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that South Carolina-based Movement Mortgage has implemented CompenSafe(TM) to automatically calculate commissions for its loan originators (LOs) located in 700 branches across 49 states.

EPIC Insurance’s Suzannah Gill Named a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been recognized as a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser. Although she was the firm’s youngest producer when she joined EPIC, Gill quickly became known as a company and industry thought leader.

LBA Ware’s CompenSafe Hits $1 Billion in Lifetime LO Compensation Calculations

MACON, Ga., Jan. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced their sales incentive platform CompenSafe calculated $1 billion in lifetime origination commissions and operational bonuses in 2017. LBA Ware also experienced notable year-over-year growth, marked by a 152 percent increase in total compensation processed and a 130 percent increase in the number of lenders using LOS Talker, the company’s systems integration solution.

FormFree Celebrates Its Tenth Year of Operations with Broader Investor Acceptance, New Products and Features for Lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The last 24 months have seen aggressive growth and milestone achievements for automated verification provider FormFree – and now the fintech company is setting its sights on achieving even greater market penetration in 2018 thanks to broader investor acceptance and new products and features designed to meet lenders’ unique needs.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Genesee General, a Specialty Insurance Business

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Genesee General, a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Alpharetta, Georgia. The transaction is expected to close in January 2018. Financial terms were not disclosed.

RESOLUTION SONG Movie sings into stores EVERYWHERE with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz announced today that “Resolution Song” will be released nationwide. The film’s underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James (“Trey,” 2013), “Resolution Song” was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

AccountChek by FormFree Automated Asset Report Now Accepted for VA Loans

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that asset reports generated by its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service meet all underwriting guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for loans guaranteed by its Loan Guaranty Service. The announcement follows the VA’s December 29, 2017, release of Circular 26-17-43, which was issued in response to increasing lender interest in automated verification of borrower assets for VA loans.

FormFree Provides Industry’s Most Complete Analysis of Borrower Ability to Pay with Data from Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced its expanded partnership with Envestnet(R) | Yodlee(R) (NYSE:ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. By leveraging Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions, FormFree will have access to new data points that help to reinforce its position as provider of the most complete and reliable asset, employment and income verification reports in the mortgage industry.

FormFree Appoints Housing Finance Authority Faith Schwartz to Board of Directors

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that housing finance expert Faith Schwartz has been elected to its board of directors. Among the most influential leaders in the mortgage industry, Schwartz has played a firsthand role in shaping current housing finance best practices and public policy.

’70s Soul Singer The Natural Four’s Chris Bell Pens Revealing Memoir ‘Music Saved My Life’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit “Can This Be Real” is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs “Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70’s R&B/Soul Singer” (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.

SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies’ technologies will make FormFree’s AccountChek(R) automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus’ mobile technology.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Hidden Risks for Motor Carriers at GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

Rocky Davidson, CPA, is First to Receive AICPA Client Accounting Advisory Services Certification

MACON, Ga., Oct. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announced today that Rocky Davidson is the first professional to complete and receive certification from the AICPA in Client Accounting Advisory Services. Qbix Accounting Solutions provides client accounting advisory services to nonprofit organizations, often referred to as outsourced accounting services.

FormFree Delivers Combined Income, Asset and Employment Report for Fannie Mae’s Single Source Validation Pilot

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a pilot with Fannie Mae that could allow mortgage lenders to validate borrower income, asset and employment data through a single report as early as 2018.

VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (VanDyk Mortgage) has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk’s self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae(R)’s Encompass Consumer Connect(TM).

Advanced Technology Development Center Adds LBA Ware to Its ATDC Signature Portfolio

MACON, Ga., Oct, 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) – Georgia’s technology incubator – has accepted LBA Ware into its ATDC Signature portfolio. As an ATDC Signature company, LBA Ware will have access to ATDC coaching and programming, potential investment capital and additional resources from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including intellectual property and talent.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

FormFree, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Expand Alliance to Provide Liens and Judgments Data

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced the impending launch of AccountChek Plus(TM), a new tool for lenders that combines the features of AccountChek(R), the nation’s most trusted asset verification app, with liens and civil judgments data from LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions. By giving lenders a more complete picture of borrower ability-to-pay before loans go to underwriting, AccountChek Plus cuts costs, reduces risk and empowers better lending decisions.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey to Present on Protecting Operations from Cyber Security Threats at Next Generation Manufacturing Event

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Tom Mackey will present at the Seventh Annual Next Generation Manufacturing Signature Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

Paula Dezzutti, CEO of Local Choice Spirits, Nominated Business of the Year; 2017 RICE Awards, and The LEGACY Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paula Dezzutti will be attending the RICE Awards in Atlanta Georgia on September 23, 2017 at City Hall in Atlanta Georgia. Dezzutti has been nominated Business of the year. The business men and woman that have been nominated by the people, are a remarkable slate of nominees that are exemplary in their continued dedication and commitment not only for innovative and successful businesses but recognized locally for the good they do in the community.

‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ by Kim Ha Campbell – new book maps clearest routes to your business sense and your dreams

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live Life Ventures and Dog Ear Publishing announce the release of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) by Kim Ha Campbell is available internationally today, Sept. 12, 2017. “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” is delivering the best steps and mapping the clearest routes to help yourself, your business sense, and your dreams.

US Mortgage Implements CompenSafe from LBA Ware to Automatically Calculate LO Compensation

MACON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Melville, New York-based US Mortgage Corporation (US Mortgage) has implemented CompenSafe to automatically calculate commissions for its loan originators and operations staff located in 24 branches across the United States.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to ‘Leading Ladies’ Category on 2017 ‘Women in Housing’ list by The MReport

MACON, Ga., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been recognized as one of The MReport magazine’s 2017 “Women in Housing.” (*UPDATED*)

HousingWire Honors Claire Weber of FormFree with Insiders Award

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Senior Director of Business Operations Claire Weber is a recipient of HousingWire’s 2017 Insiders Award, a recognition honoring the unsung heroes behind leading companies in the housing industry.

‘Buzzworthy’ Podcast Hosted by Ann Fulmer Delivers Industry Analysis for the Busy Mortgage Executive

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the launch of “Buzzworthy,” a new podcast hosted by loan quality expert Ann Fulmer and presented in MBA Insights. Buzzworthy delivers unbiased analysis of developing mortgage industry news, market trends and regulatory updates in five minutes or less.

STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers Fuel Imagination and Learning Too

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz(TM). It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get it off the ground.

Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present at 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium

DULUTH, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga.

EPIC Insurance Plays Key Role in Launching New Employee Wellness Center for the City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC client the City of Atlanta recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Wellness Center for city employees. This 12,000-square foot facility is located in the City Plaza building across from Atlanta’s City Hall.

FormFree Names Patty Pinckney Senior Director of Marketing

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia “Patty” Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree’s marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm’s brand.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to 2017 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

MACON, Ga., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been honored as one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 “Elite Women in Mortgage.”

FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

ATHENS, Ga., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer Ann Fulmer is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 “Elite Women in Mortgage.” Fulmer, who officially joined FormFree in May but has served the firm in an advisory capacity for several years, was recognized for her significant contributions to FormFree’s staggering growth.

Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More

ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network” is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.

Guaranteed Rate Adopts Automated Asset Verification from AccountChek by FormFree, Reduces Time to Close By Up to 10 Days

ATLANTA, Ga., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that Guaranteed Rate, Inc. (“Guaranteed Rate”), one of the nation’s largest independent retail mortgage companies, has selected AccountChek(R) by FormFree for automated asset verification.

SecuGen and M2SYS Technology Partner to Advance Adoption of Biometric Solutions with CloudABIS Suite

ATLANTA, Ga., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric identification management solutions announced today a new partnership designed to help customers using SecuGen fingerprint readers to accelerate their projects with the adoption of CloudABIS – a suite of cloud-based biometric identification management software tools.