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Featured Industry Leader: Tony Blodgett, President, Washington Mortgage Bankers Association
Tony Blodgett is the regional vice president for the Northwest at New American Funding and president of the Washington Mortgage Bankers Association (WMBA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Tony about his work... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Michael Kellman, President, Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association
Michael Kellman is senior vice president of consumer lending at North Shore Bank and president of the Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association (WMBA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with... Read more
Lisa Newman is regional manager at SecurityNational Mortgage Company in Lake Mary, Fla., and is president of the Central Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP)
Featured Industry Leader: Lisa Newman, President, Central Chapter, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals
Lisa Newman is regional manager at SecurityNational Mortgage Company in Lake Mary, Fla., and is president of the Central Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently... Read more
NMLS Mortgage Testing and Education Update
Question: Have there been any recent changes or developments concerning Testing and Education Requirements for non-bank Mortgage Loan Originators?   Answer  At the recent NMLS Annual Conference held in Austin, TX, I attended a break-out... Read more
The Elite Performer: New Year’s Revolution
It’s amazing how one day on the calendar can cause so much commotion when faced with a new year when in reality, it’s just another day. The good news with these celebratory holidays is that they help us reflect, set goals and look forward... Read more
GSF Mortgage Corporation has announced the addition of 20-plus year veteran Dan Ortiz as a Loan Officer to its Lakeland, Fla. branch.
Featured Industry Leader: Gino Moro, First VP, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals Broward Chapter
Gino Moro is the first vice president of the Broward Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP); he had previously served in the capacity of president in the 2010-2011 term. National Mortgage Professional Magazine... Read more
The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40
The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 for 2016
In our seventh annual “40 Under 40” feature, you will find a list of the top mortgage professionals under the age of 40, as voted on by their peers, who exemplify professionalism and top production in today’s housing market. Despite the... Read more
Adam Thorpe is president and chief operating officer at Salt Lake City-based Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC
NMP Mortgage Professional of the Month: Adam Thorpe, President and Chief Operating Officer, Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC
Adam Thorpe is president and chief operating officer at Salt Lake City-based Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC. National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his career in the mortgage profession.  How did you... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Mark Harmon, President, Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama
Mark Harmon is the mortgage retail division manager at Birmingham, Ala.-based Renasant Bank and president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama (MBAA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine spoke with him regarding his work with... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Rob Arthur, President, Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association
falseRob Arthur is president of the Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association (VMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with the state’s trade group. How did you become involved with the... Read more