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Former MBA Chair David G. Kittle and Marlisa Senchak Join Mortgage Harmony
Mortgage Harmony Corporation has announced the appointment of former Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) David G. Kittle, CMB, to its advisory board and Marlisa Senchak as senior vice president of product management and... Read more
Heartland Financial USA Announces the Addition of a Residential Mortgage Division
Heartland Financial USA Inc. has announced a significant addition to its residential mortgage lending capabilities with the hiring of a mortgage banking team of professionals and executives in the Phoenix, Arizona market. Operating under... Read more
CitiMortgage Partners With Olin Business School to Conduct Mortgage Industry Research
Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis and CitiMortgage Inc. are partnering for research projects which will analyze mortgage industry data and identify consumer characteristics and models that will assist in developing... Read more
MRG Announces Integration With Mortgage Builder’s LOS
MRG Document Technologies (MRG), a provider of mortgage document preparation software and compliance technology to banks, credit unions and other lenders nationwide, has today that its MIRACLE Online electronic document preparation system... Read more
Brad Farris Joins Guaranty Bank Mortgage Center
Mark McFatridge, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Guaranty Bank, has announced that Brad Farris has joined Guaranty Bank's Mortgage Center as a residential lender. Farris comes to Guaranty Bank from Farris Mortgage,... Read more
Academy Mortgage Appoints Joe Adamaitis FHA 203k Rep
Academy Mortgage Home Loan Corporation has appointed mortgage banker Joe Adamaitis as the state of Florida’s FHA 203k representative. Joe was chosen through a company-wide selection process and will be assisting clients throughout Florida... Read more
Williston Financial Group Appoints Moody to Head Its Lender Services Division
Williston Financial Group LLC (WFG) has appointed William Moody as executive vice president. Moody will lead wholly-owned subsidiary New Millennium Title, WFG’s lender services division, from the division’s new headquarters in Simi Valley... Read more
Calyx and CCMC Announce Strategic Alliance Aimed at Workflow Efficiency
Calyx Software has announced a strategic alliance with CCMC to provide interfaces with other critical systems such as core processing, core servicing or back-office software. CCMC’s bridge products will enable even more efficient workflow... Read more
FHFA Issues Proposed Rule on Voluntary Mergers of Federal Home Loan Banks
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has sent to the Federal Register a proposed rule that would establish procedures to enable Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks) to voluntarily merge. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA... Read more
MBA Names Patrick “P.J.” Harrigan Mortgage Action Alliance Steering Committee Chair
Patrick “P.J.” Harrigan, CMB of Franklin American Mortgage Company has been named the chairman of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) Steering Committee, the grassroots advocacy affiliate of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Harrigan... Read more