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 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.

SimpleNexus launches ConnectUs Chat to facilitate real-time loan file collaboration between loan teams, borrowers and real estate agents

LEHI, Utah, July 8, 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 ConnectUs Chat, a messaging feature that enables real-time loan file collaboration.

IDS Applauds Mortgage, Real Estate Industry Trade Groups for Their Development of Draft Model Remote Online Notarization Executive Order

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IDS Vice President and General Manager Mark Mackey today commended the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), American Land Title Association (ALTA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) for the groups’ development of a draft model remote online notarization (RON) executive order to bring consistency to the various temporary measures non-RON-approved states have issued as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SimpleNexus and Optimal Blue enhance integration to deliver fully integrated mobile rate-locking solution

LEHI, Utah, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced significant enhancements to its integration with Optimal Blue, the leading provider of secondary marketing solutions and data services in the mortgage industry.

IDS Expands Settlement Agent Roles in Solitude Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has updated and expanded several features within its eClose platform Solitude Solution to streamline the closing ceremony and better support the settlement agent’s role in the closing process.

IDS Inks Exclusive Partnership Agreement with Mortgage Builder

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has expanded its partnership to become the exclusive integrated document preparation vendor of Mortgage Builder, a provider of award-winning mortgage loan origination and servicing software.

Centier Bank Slashes Man-Hours Spent Calculating Incentive Compensation by 99% with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Centier Bank (Centier), Indiana’s largest private, family-owned bank, has implemented CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for its residential lending department.

SimpleNexus and Mortgage Coach expand integration with real-time data syncing for instant analysis of lifetime loan costs

LEHI, Utah, June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has expanded its integration with Mortgage Coach, making it easier than ever for loan originators to give borrowers the clear, accurate comparison of loan products and scenarios needed to make informed mortgage decisions.

SimpleNexus’ Pam Faulkner and Cathleen Schreiner Gates Land Spots on NEXT Mortgage Events’ Debut 50 Over 50 Awards Program

LEHI, Utah, June 12, 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 Board Member Cathleen Schreiner Gates have been honored by NEXT Mortgage Events’ (NEXT) 50 Over 50 awards program.

SimpleNexus Platform Enhancement Enables Lenders and Borrowers to Manage Multiple Borrower Loans Through SimpleNexus’ User-Friendly Interface

LEHI, Utah, June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced a platform enhancement that merges management of multiple loans with the same applicant into one user-friendly interface.

SimpleNexus Senior Software Developer Jordan Wild honored as 2020 HousingWire Rising Star

LEHI, Utah, June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that Senior Software Developer Jordan Wild has been named a 2020 HousingWire (HW) Rising Stars award winner. Now in its seventh year, the HW Rising Stars program recognizes the housing industry’s most influential professionals aged 40 and under.

A Novel Treatment Approach to Silent Hypoxia in COVID-19 Patients

PARK CITY, Utah, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silent Hypoxia is a frequent disabling and sometimes fatal complication in COVID-19 disease. To prevent SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus-induced damage to patients’ lungs and Silent Hypoxia in patients, Aristea Translational Medicine Corp. has initiated development of PhenT, a drug with novel cellular protective properties.

SimpleNexus advances initial release of Closing Portal to help lenders meet urgent consumer demand for mobile mortgage closing solutions

LEHI, Utah, May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the release of the SimpleNexus Closing Portal, a new feature that enables lenders to securely collaborate with settlement service providers for streamlined closing package delivery and will pave the way for hybrid mortgage closings.

IDS Expands eClosing Platform to Include eNotes, Rebrands as Solitude Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has expanded the capabilities of its eClose platform to include eNotes. Recently branded as Solitude Solution, the platform’s eClosing capabilities allow lenders and borrowers to execute loans digitally.

SimpleNexus app breezes past 2 million borrower downloads as more consumers and loan originators adapt to mobile mortgage origination

LEHI, Utah, April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that more than two million consumers have downloaded its award-winning mobile app.

SimpleNexus Appoints Decorated SaaS Sales Executive Cathleen Schreiner Gates to Board of Directors

LEHI, Utah, April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the election of senior sales executive Cathleen Schreiner Gates to its board of directors.

Aeroscape Defined as Essential Business During the COVID-19 Crisis

MIDVALE, Utah, March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As everywhere else in this country, Aeroscape and its customers are impacted by the devastating COVID-19 outbreak. Voluntary stay-at-home decrees and temporary lockdowns for non-essential businesses and workers will most likely be part of the business landscape for several months to come. But, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals, landscape services are deemed as essential businesses during this time of crisis.

IDS Expands Help Center to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has opened a comprehensive, digital help center in its continuing efforts to enhance client support. The help center is part of Zendesk, a customer service platform IDS converted to in May 2019 to streamline the support process.

SimpleNexus Wins ‘Best Digital Mortgage Platform’ at 2020 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has been named the winner of the “Best Digital Mortgage Platform” award by FinTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global fintech market.

LendUS delivers on promise of smart advice, an easy process and super speed with SimpleNexus digital mortgage platform

LEHI, Utah, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that 90% of loan officers at LendUS now use SimpleNexus to collaborate on loan applications with borrowers and referral partners. LendUS is one of the nation’s top 25 lenders, producing north of $5B annually in loan volume.