Utah Business News

Utah Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Utah, U.S.A. (UT), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


SimpleNexus Recognized as Fastest Growing Utah Company by Utah Business Fast 50 and Utah Valley UV50 Lists

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been ranked among the fastest-growing companies in the state by both Utah Business and Utah Valley BusinessQ magazines. SimpleNexus was named a top Emerging Company on Utah Business Magazine’s Fast 50 list and was honored by Utah BusinessQ as a UV50 winner.

IDS Signs Preferred Partner Agreement with Mortgage Builder

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has signed a preferred partnership agreement with Mortgage Builder, a provider of award-winning mortgage loan origination and servicing software systems.

SimpleNexus Founder and CEO Matt Hansen Recognized as HW Tech Trendsetter for Taking Mortgage Origination Mobile

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that company Founder and CEO Matt Hansen has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural list of HW Tech Trendsetters. The award program recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

Yoodlize Launches New App for People to Rent Out Their Stuff

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yoodlize, a Provo-based startup, has launched a rental platform that allows people to easily find and rent all types of items from other users of the app. The Yoodlize app also provides a safe and convenient peer-to-peer rental transaction system for individuals who want to earn money renting out their things to people in their local communities.

Mark Ladd Named 2019 PRIA Carl R. Ernst Founders Award Winner

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that its Vice President of Regulatory and Legal Affairs Mark Ladd was named the 2019 Carl R. Ernst Founders Award winner by Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).

SimpleNexus Debuts Mortgage Disclosures Auto-Fulfillment Service at Digital Mortgage Conference

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, debuted its integrated auto-fulfillment service for mortgage disclosures at Source Media’s Digital Mortgage conference in Las Vegas.

Simplifile Adds 31 Western U.S. Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Southwest and Western U.S. have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network.

IDS Client Support Manager Tina Mausser Named 2019 HW Insider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Client Support Manager Tina Mausser has been honored by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program.

SimpleNexus VP of Sales Paul Drobot Recognized with HousingWire’s Insiders Award

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that VP of Sales Paul Drobot has been named a 2019 HW Insiders Award honoree by HousingWire.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That’s what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

New Tools from SimpleNexus Help Mortgage Lenders Build Stronger Relationships with Borrowers’ Real Estate Agents

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan originators and borrowers, today announced the availability of a suite of tools designed to help originators build stronger relationships with their borrowers’ real estate agents and convert more prospects into mutual customers.

Westerly Becomes First Municipality in Rhode Island to Adopt E-recording

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that the Town of Westerly has joined Simplifile’s e-recording network following the July 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide in Rhode Island.

SimpleNexus Named One of America’s 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been ranked in the top 500 on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the second year running.

IDS Signs on as Gold Sponsor for 2019 ACUMA Annual Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has agreed to serve as a Gold Sponsor for the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) 2019 Annual Conference, to be held September 22-25, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

More than Half of Mortgage Loan Applicants Now Opting to Apply Using Their Mobile Device

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today released data indicating that, given the choice, a majority of borrowers now prefer a mobile-driven mortgage loan application process. Mobile applications accounted for more than 50% of the 37,157 mortgage applications submitted through the SimpleNexus platform in the month of May.

Intermountain Healthcare Works with Burg Children’s Dentistry to Promote Oral Health and Overall Wellness for Utah Children

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intermountain Healthcare is integrating dental care into its preventive primary care model, beginning with a unique collaboration with Utah-based Burg Children’s Dentistry to support a “whole health” approach to care for Utah children.

SimpleNexus Partners with Informative Research to Expand Credit Integration Options for Its Mortgage Lender Customers

LEHI, Utah, July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced an integration with Informative Research, a Tier-1 CRA and fintech leader in delivering a range of origination solutions for the mortgage industry.

Mace Innovations Hires Chris Giles as Director of Business Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mace Innovations announced today that it has brought in Chris Giles as Director of Business Development. Mace Innovations’ suite of automation products allows companies to streamline time consuming tasks like data input and document delivery, freeing up employees to get more done.

SimpleNexus Bolsters Senior Leadership Team to Support Expanding Roster of Mortgage Lender Clients

LEHI, Utah, June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that it has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointments of three vice presidents to support the company’s rapidly expanding roster of mortgage lender clients.

SimpleNexus Helps Raise $17,500 for Families of Hospitalized Children as Sponsor of 9th Annual Security National Charity Golf Classic

LEHI, Utah, June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, helped raise more than $17,500 to support the families of hospitalized children as a Birdie-level sponsor of Security National Mortgage Company’s ninth annual SN Charity Golf Classic.

Aeroscape Releases Summertime Tree and Shrub Care Tip Sheet

MIDVALE, Utah, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aeroscape Property Maintenance & Landscaping has released a tree and shrub care tip sheet for Utah. The Utah summertime weather can be brutal to trees and shrubs, especially the ones that have been planted (or transplanted) during the last couple of years.

HousingWire Honors SimpleNexus COO Ben Miller for Driving SimpleNexus’ Quadruple-Digit Growth

LEHI, Utah, June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that company President and Chief Operating Officer Ben Miller has been named one of HousingWire’s 2019 HW Rising Stars.

SimpleNexus Takes Home Silver Telly Award for Campaign Encouraging Mortgage Originators to ‘Do More’

LEHI, Utah, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, the industry’s leading digital mortgage platform, has been named a silver winner of the 40th annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video and television made for all screens and are judged by The Telly Award Judging Council.

Simplifile Adds 38 Eastern US Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 38 additional recording jurisdictions located in 12 states throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast U.S. have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network.

Simplifile Joins the Arbor Day Foundation’s Time for Trees Initiative

PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it is joining the Arbor Day Foundation for the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022.

IDS Announces Conversion to ZenDesk to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has converted its customer service platform to ZenDesk. The move is designed to better serve IDS customers and help the firm maintain its commitment to responding to all customer inquiries and requests effectively and efficiently.

TRK Connection Integrates with Veri-Tax to Expand Collection of Income Verification Providers Available in Insight RDM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced today that it has added 4506-T Income Verification from Veri-Tax, a trusted leader in verification solutions, to its flagship QC audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM).

Idaho Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Nez Perce and Shoshone counties, Idaho, have adopted its e-recording service. Idaho is now the 11th state to implement e-recording statewide using Simplifile.

Simplifile Promotes Mark Moats to VP of National Accounts

PROVO, Utah, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced it has promoted Mark Moats to Vice President of National Accounts. Moats previously served as a Regional Sales Director for Simplifile and has been with the company for nearly 13 years.

Simplifile Recognized as HW Tech100 Winner for Fourth Consecutive Year

PROVO, Utah, April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been included on the sixth annual HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

IDS Makes Fifth Appearance on HW TECH100

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to the 2019 HW TECH100 list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. IDS was part of the inaugural TECH100 list, and 2019 marks the fifth year IDS has made the list.

Maryland Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that St. Mary’s County, Md., has adopted its e-recording service.

IDS Adds Full Mortgage eClosing Capabilities with Release of ClickToClose

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has augmented its flagship doc prep platform idsDoc to include full eClosing capabilities through a new service called ClickToClose.

Utah’s tech outcomes show the way out of Nation’s Tech Shortage

LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bottega is giving back in a big way to the community that has allowed it to experience tremendous growth. “We’ve already given more than $5 million of educational programs to high school students and teachers, and have plans to give another $5 million this summer.

TRK Connection Named Ellie Mae Experience 2019 Sponsor and Exhibitor

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced today it is a sponsor and exhibitor at Ellie Mae Experience 2019. The annual conference will be held March 10-13, 2019 at Moscone West in San Francisco, California.

Simplifile Now E-recording in 1,900 Counties Nationwide

PROVO, Utah, March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Logan County, Illinois, is the 1,900th jurisdiction to join Simplifile’s e-recording network.

TRK Connection Hires Chris Bruner as Senior Vice President of National Sales

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced today it has hired Chris Bruner, CMB, AMP, as Senior Vice President of National Sales.

IDS Makes National Mortgage Professional’s Inaugural List of Top Mortgage Workplaces

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine’s inaugural list of Top Mortgage Employers in the Service Providers category. IDS was one of only 10 service providers to be recognized on this year’s list.

TRK Connection Announces Enhanced Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Digital Mortgage Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced that its flagship mortgage QC audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM) is now available through the Ellie Mae Encompass Digital Lending Platform via Ellie Mae’s Encompass Partner Connect APIs.

Simplifile Named a Top Mortgage Workplace by Mortgage Professional America

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it has garnered a spot on the inaugural Top Mortgage Workplace list, sponsored by industry trade publication Mortgage Professional America (MPA).