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Washington D.C. Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Washington D.C. (District of Columbia), U.S.A. (D.C., DC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Housing Finance Strategies Names Allen Jones Chief Administrative Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that she has named industry veteran and former Big 4 consulting executive Allen Jones as Chief Administrative Officer and Managing Director of the Consulting Practice.

Sales Boomerang releases Q1 2022 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. The Q1 2022 report showed an increase in purchase and home-equity loan opportunities that could help lenders offset dwindling refi volume.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Review Justice40 Initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice Dialogue

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the progress made on the implementation of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Justice40 initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during the Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice Dialogue. Hosted by the HBCU Green Fund and other environmental groups, the two-day virtual event is open to the public and will take place April 7 – 8, 2022.

#HousingDC22 Announces New Sponsors and Author Nick Timiraos

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz made two key announcements today regarding the firm’s annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. The list of #HousingDC22 sponsors is growing and is a testament to the high quality delivered.

#HousingDC22 Announces New Sponsors and Political Commentator Amy Walter

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz made two key announcements today regarding the firm’s annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. Amy Walter is the national editor of the Cook Political Report and a frequent on-air analyst.

Sales Boomerang releases Q4 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. The Q4 2021 report identified increasing opportunities for mortgage lenders to assist borrowers with tappable home equity, lending credence to analysts’ expectations for a surge in home-equity-related mortgage activity in 2022.

Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC22

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that the firm will host its annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. The returning support of #HousingDC22 sponsors is notable and a testament to the quality of the event.

Plans Announced for a ‘People’s Remembrance’ of January 6 Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Light4America announced its “Fight Fire with Light” project begun November 20, 2021 to remember the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol with a citizen-led, nonpartisan, interfaith candlelight vigil the evening of January 6, 2022.

Galway Holdings Acquires Simatree

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Holdings (“Galway”) today announced its acquisition of Virginia-based Simatree, a strategic advisory firm specializing in data, analytics, technology consultation and digital transformation. Fast-growing, Simatree has won multiple awards for its innovative and transformational digital and analytics solutions, founded by Patrick McCreesh, Wes Flores and Jay Williams, former NBA player and current television analyst.

Sales Boomerang named to Inc.’s 2021 Best in Business list in ‘On the Rise’ category

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang has been named to the Inc. 2021 Best in Business list in the On the Rise category for businesses 0-4 years old. Inc.’s Best in Business Awards honor companies that have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact.

Sales Boomerang adds ‘Previous Alerts’ to facilitate better-informed conversations between mortgage advisors and prospects

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced the availability of a new feature that lets lenders view a history of Sales Boomerang alerts that have previously triggered for each contact in their monitored database.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang’s Mike Spotten for innovations in mortgage technology

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Mike Spotten, vice president of product, was named a 2021 HW Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine. Now in its third year, the HW Tech Trendsetters award program highlights the leading players in the housing economy who drive innovation with advanced digital products and services.

Sales Boomerang named 49th fastest-growing company in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang today announced it ranked 49 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Sales Boomerang grew 3,882% during this period.

Sales Boomerang recognized as Baltimore’s second fastest-growing company

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has earned the No. 2 spot on the Baltimore Business Journal’s (BBJ) 2021 Fast 50, a list of the greater Baltimore region’s 50 fastest-growing private companies. Fast 50 rankings were unveiled by the BBJ at a private reception on Thursday, November 4.

Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at George Washington University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) is proud to announce The Nate Morris Fellowship at George Washington University, the third endowed Presidential Fellowship launched in collaboration with Morris, an alumnus of the Presidential Fellows program.

Sales Boomerang highlighted as a premier employer in the mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been ranked a 2021 Top Mortgage Employer by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) following a competitive selection process aimed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the U.S. mortgage industry.

Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at Princeton University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is pleased to announce the creation of the Nate Morris Fellowship at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, through a gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift is the second Presidential Fellowship endowed by Mr. Morris, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

Sales Boomerang releases Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. Despite marketwide declines in loan volume, Sales Boomerang’s report identified several fertile opportunities for mortgage lenders, including a high frequency of borrowers who are well positioned to refinance for a better rate, remove FHA mortgage insurance or tap into home equity.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang CEO Alex Kutsishin’s influence on the mortgage industry with 2021 Vanguard award

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Co-founder and CEO Alex Kutsishin was selected as a winner of HousingWire’s 2021 HW Vanguard awards.

System4 Franchise Partner Territory Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in creating customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance solutions announced a territory expansion.

#HousingDC21 Sets Attendance Record

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today recapped the successful two-day #HousingDC21 virtual conference held on September 20-21 of this week.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang CFO Arend de Jong as a 2021 HW Insider

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Arend de Jong has been recognized as a 2021 HousingWire Insider. The award honors 100 operational superstars in housing who are driving their companies and clients forward.

Sales Boomerang named a top mortgage technology provider by Mortgage Professional America

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, was recognized today as a 5-Star Mortgage Tech provider by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine. The award recognizes the U.S. mortgage industry’s top mortgage technology providers as verified by originators and tech specialists across the country.

Sales Boomerang is 2021’s fastest-growing company in the residential mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, debuted this week on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Sales Boomerang ranked #101 overall, placing the company among the top 3% of all private companies in America based on three-year revenue growth of 3,882% and outpacing every other company in the residential mortgage industry.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang VP of Sales Taylor Castranova as a Women of Influence

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced Vice President of Sales, Taylor Castranova is an honoree of HousingWire’s 2021 Women of Influence Award program.

Individual with Down Syndrome Testifies for Phasing Out Subminimum Wages for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday’s Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, “Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities.”

Sales Boomerang releases Q2 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its inaugural Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. According to the report, refinance opportunities continue to dominate the market, but a promising uptick in new listings was also evident in the Q2 data. Mortgage servicers will need to closely manage their default and foreclosure risk in the coming months, as the second quarter saw nearly two out of five customers trigger a risk-and-retention alert.

Sales Boomerang’s Rusty Barnes Honored for Innovative Contributions to Mortgage Customer Retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Rusty Barnes, senior product manager, has been named a 2021 Rising Star by housing finance trade publication HousingWire as part of its eighth annual Rising Stars awards program recognizing the leaders under the age of 40 who are shaping and driving the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.

Don’t Fry Day 2021: Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention – and its national member coalition of over 40 organizations – has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 13th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Sales Boomerang integration with Volly enables lightning-fast lead response for increased mortgage loan volume and customer retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced its integration with Volly, an industry-leading provider of SaaS-based fintech and creative marketing services to the financial services industry.

Sales Boomerang and Insellerate combine real-time borrower intelligence and marketing automation to supercharge mortgage customer engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its integration with leading mortgage customer experience platform Insellerate.

Wells Fargo, CoreLogic and Volly Sponsor #HousingDC21 Virtual Housing Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced three new sponsors have joined #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021. The new sponsors are Wells Fargo, Platinum, CoreLogic, Gold and Volly, Silver.

Punchbowl News Founder and CEO Anna Palmer to Keynote #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Anna Palmer, a New York Times best-selling author who has been writing about congressional leadership, the lobbying industry, presidential campaigns and the politics of governing for more than 15 years will keynote #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .

Sales Boomerang Becomes Affiliate Member of ACUMA, Bringing New Tools for Member Retention to Credit Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member.

Sales Boomerang and Usherpa Expand Partnership to Set Mortgage Lenders Up for Success in 2021 Purchase Market

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its partnership with Usherpa, a marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) platform for Realtors and mortgage lenders.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces “The Things They Carry,” a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.

Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi-Media Publishing Company, Launches the Second Season of the ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mocha Media, a Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the “Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK” in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

Sales Boomerang included in HousingWire’s Tech100 List of Most Revolutionary Companies Serving the Mortgage Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s HW Tech100 list of the most innovative technology companies in the housing economy.

MBA’s Charmaine Brown to Kick-Off Day One #HousingDC21 Discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Charmaine Brown, the Mortgage Bankers Association Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will kick-off Day One of #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.