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 Welcomes Andria Lightfoot as Vice President of Professional Services

LEHI, Utah, March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the hire of mortgage industry veteran, Andria Lightfoot, PMP, CSM, as vice president of professional services.

Embrace Home Loans Launching SimpleNexus Homeownership Platform for Its 300 Retail Mortgage Loan Officers in 2021

LEHI, Utah, March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top-ranked mortgage lender Embrace Home Loans today announced plans to roll out SimpleNexus, the leading homeownership platform for loan officers (LOs), borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, to more than 300 retail mortgage LOs before the end of the year. (REVISED)

SimpleNexus and Norcom Mortgage Partner to Develop New Customer Mobile App

LEHI, Utah, March 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Norcom Mortgage, a family-owned mortgage company with 36 locations along the East Coast, announced today the launch of its Easy Street App for iOS and Android mobile devices. Built by SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents.

IDS and eNotaryLog Ink Partnership to Support Remote Online Notarization

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has entered into an partnership agreement with eNotaryLog, a leading remote online notarization (RON) company.

IDS Selected for HousingWire’s Tech100 List for the Seventh Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has once again been selected for inclusion on the HW Tech100 list, an annual list of the top technology companies in the mortgage and real estate sectors.

Influencer-Driven Beauty and Wellness Brand Everra Reaches Milestone of 13,000 Brand Influencers and Successfully Launches Two New Global Markets

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Within its first year of selling, beauty and wellness brand Everra has collaborated with more than 13,000 Influencers from across the United States, Canada, and the U.K. At the beginning of February, Everra successfully expanded its Influencer platform to both Australia and New Zealand.

SimpleNexus Announces Inaugural Nexus Award Winners at 2021 SimpleNexus User Group, Opens Early Access Sign-up for Remote Online Notarization

LEHI, Utah, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers (LOs), borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has announced the winners of the inaugural 2021 Nexus Awards. During the event, SimpleNexus opened early access sign up for Remote Online Notarization (RON).

SimpleNexus Makes HousingWire’s Tech100 List of Most Innovative Companies in Mortgage Technology for a Fourth Consecutive Year

LEHI, Utah, March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has been recognized in HousingWire’s annual HW Tech100 list for the fourth year in a row.

SimpleNexus User Group Announces Finalized SNUG 2021 Agenda, Debut of Inaugural Nexus Awards

LEHI, Utah, Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers (LOs), borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced it has finalized the 2021 SimpleNexus User Group (SNUG) conference agenda with the addition of new speakers and the inaugural Nexus Awards presentation ceremony.

SimpleNexus accelerates momentum in 2020 with one of eight U.S. mortgage loans passing through its homeownership platform

LEHI, Utah, Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers (LOs), borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced accelerated momentum in 2020 marked by expansive market growth and product innovation.

New Study Confirms PhoneSoap ExpressPro Disinfection Technology Kills 99.99% of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PhoneSoap proudly announces a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 with its ExpressPro disinfection technology. According to a recent study conducted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the PhoneSoap ExpressPro, a rapid UV disinfection device for cell phones, tablets, and other hard-to-clean hand-held items, resulted in a 99.99% reduction of SARS-CoV-2 during the 30-second cycle time.

IDS Inks Preferred Partnership Agreement with Promontory MortgagePath

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it is fully integrated with Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, as part of a preferred partnership agreement signed with Promontory MortgagePath earlier this year.

SimpleNexus Names Richard Jackman VP of Marketing

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced it has hired Richard Jackman to its executive team as vice president of marketing.

SimpleNexus Secures $108M in Series B Funding to Transform the Homeownership Journey into a Seamlessly Connected Experience

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform connecting loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has received a follow-on investment of $108 million in Series B funding led by global venture-capital and private-equity firm Insight Partners.

SimpleNexus’ Suzy Djilas Wins 2021 Utah Business SAMY Award for Sales Professional of the Year

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced enterprise account executive Suzy Djilas earned a 2021 Utah Business Magazine SAMY Award for Sales Professional of the Year.

Aeroscape’s Snow and Ice Management Fleet is Ready to Take on Winter

MIDVALE, Utah, Dec. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rest of the year, Aeroscape is an award-winning property maintenance and landscape design company, but during the winter, Aeroscape becomes your commercial snow removal specialists ready to take on even the biggest winter storms. (UPDATED)

SimpleNexus User Group (SNUG) Announces 2021 Agenda for Third Annual Conference

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the agenda for SimpleNexus User Group (SNUG) 2021 conference being held virtually on February 22-24.

SimpleNexus and Unify Integrate to Help Mortgage Lenders Streamline the Loan Process, Reduce Application Abandonment

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced a two-way integration with Unify’s Business Growth Platform that streamlines the loan application process to improve efficiency and help mortgage lenders reduce application abandonment.

Utah Business Magazine Names SimpleNexus Among Utah’s Best Companies to Work For

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has been recognized as a 2020 Best Company to Work For by Utah Business magazine. SimpleNexus earned recognition as one of the top employers in the state on the basis of employee evaluations.

SimpleNexus Makes Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List for Cutting-Edge Mortgage Technology, Triple-Digit Revenue Growth

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has earned a spot on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list for a second time. For 26 years, Deloitte has recognized the fastest-growing technology companies in North America, honoring firms that define the cutting edge by combining technology and entrepreneurship to transform the way business is done.

SimpleNexus Collaboration with Progressive Insurance Brings Home Insurance to Mobile Mortgage App Used by Nearly 3 Million Borrowers

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of home insurance quotes from Progressive® (NYSE: PGR) within the SimpleNexus digital mortgage app.

SimpleNexus ROI Calculator lets mortgage lenders accurately model the financial and operational benefits of investing in digital mortgage technology

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of the SimpleNexus ROI Calculator.

SimpleNexus Makes Top 10 in Two Independent Rankings of Utah’s Fastest-Growing Companies

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, earned a top-10 ranking in Utah Valley Business Q magazine’s UV50 and MountainWest Capital’s Utah 100, both lists of the fastest-growing companies in the state.

SimpleNexus Selects Mortgage Technology Expert Tracy Farber as Director of Solution Engineering

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has recruited Tracy Farber as its director of solution engineering.

SimpleNexus Extends Ellie Mae Integration with Hybrid eClosings for Mortgage Lenders and Borrowers

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of its recently launched hybrid eClosing feature on the Ellie Mae Digital Lending Platform.

SimpleNexus Team Members enables mortgage lenders to fine-tune digital mortgage workflows, file permissions at the user level

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the release of SimpleNexus Team Members, a feature that allows lenders to work more efficiently by managing loan file permissions and employee workflows based on assigned user roles.

SimpleNexus CTO Dave Stevenson Wins 2020 HW Vanguard Award

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the selection of Chief Technology Officer Dave Stevenson as a 2020 HW Vanguard award winner. Now in its sixth year, the HW Vanguard awards program recognizes the 50 top executives leading the housing industry.

Utah Business Ranks SimpleNexus 31st Among the State’s Fast 50

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has placed 31st among Utah’s Fast 50, a list of the state’s 50 fastest-growing businesses as determined by Utah Business magazine.

Revealiency Announces Issuance of US Patent Covering AI-Powered Autonomous Emissions Testing, Analysis, and Reporting Technology

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revealiency (aka Emissions-Based Maintenance or EBM) is a Clean Technology company that focuses on optimizing compression ignition engine performance by sampling, and analyzing, engine exhaust using EBM Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to identify corrective maintenance actions that can be taken by engine owners.

SimpleNexus Taps Board Member Cathleen Schreiner Gates as Company President

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the appointment of Board Member Cathleen Schreiner Gates as company president.

SimpleNexus VP of Product Shane Westra named 2020 HousingWire Insiders Award honoree

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced that VP of Product Shane Westra has been named a 2020 HousingWire (HW) Insider.

SimpleNexus and MobilityRE Enhance Mobile Integration with Push Notifications, More Powerful Home Search Features

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has enhanced its integration with MobilityRE with new features that improve the home search experience for borrowers and enable lenders and Realtors to respond more swiftly to borrower requests.

Independent, Third-Party Analysis Shows SimpleNexus Digital Mortgage Platform Delivers 9X ROI

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today released key findings from an independent, third-party analysis quantifying mortgage lenders’ monetary return on investment (ROI) in SimpleNexus.

SimpleNexus Makes the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for 3rd Year Running

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced it has clinched a spot on the 2020 Inc. 5000. This marks the third consecutive year SimpleNexus has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list.

New SimpleNexus eClosing feature enables mortgage lenders to conduct speedy and convenient hybrid closings of purchase and refinance loans

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the release of SimpleNexus eClosing, a new feature that enables lenders to conduct hybrid closings for purchase and refinance loans.

SimpleNexus’ Pamela Faulkner and Anna Ratanawan Named to HousingWire’s 2020 Women of Influence List

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that Director of Mortgage Solutions Pam Faulkner and Vice President of People Operations Anna Ratanawan have been named 2020 HousingWire (HW) Women of Influence honorees.

Children’s Hospital LA Study on Mobile Devices includes UV-C Disinfection

LINDON, Utah, July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Use of smartphones and other mobile devices in the healthcare setting has skyrocketed over the past decade, but infection prevention protocols designed to keep them clean have not kept pace, says PhoneSoap. In fact, research suggests as few as 13-37% of healthcare providers report regularly cleaning their devices.

Arvest Bank to roll out SimpleNexus mobile-first mortgage platform

LEHI, Utah, July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that more than 200 retail loan officers at Arvest Bank (Arvest) will soon begin offering borrowers and referral partners a more streamlined mortgage experience powered by SimpleNexus.

PhoneSoap Announces Jared Elliott as Director of Global Sales

LINDON, Utah, July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PhoneSoap welcomes the arrival of Jared Elliott as Director of Global Sales. After nearly 20 years in successful sales roles, most recently as Health System Director for Cepheid, a molecular diagnostic company, Mr. Elliott joins the PhoneSoap team bringing a vast amount of experience and knowledge.

IDS’ Tamara Olsen Honored By NEXT Mortgage Events’ Powerhouse Award

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that Customer Service Representative Tamara Olsen has been named to the NEXT Mortgage Events’ (NEXT) inaugural Powerhouse Awards list.