The Pulse

Detroit-based Quicken Loans has announced changes in its executive hierarchy
Corporate Shake-up at Quicken Loans
Detroit-based Quicken Loans has announced changes in its executive hierarchy.   CEO Bill Emerson is moving to the role of vice chairman of Rock Holdings, Quicken Loans’ parent company. He is being replaced as CEO by Jay Farner, who was... Read more
As Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions closed 2016 with a record month, they added eight new account executives in the fourth quarter alone
Angel Oak Approved in Two New States, Closes Record Year With Eight New Hires
Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions closed 2016 with a record month and is now licensed in over 35 states nationwide with the additions of Arkansas and New Mexico.   Angel Oak also added eight new account executives in the fourth quarter of 2016... Read more
LRES has announced that Paul Bush has been promoted to its vice president of technology
Paul Bush Named VP of Technology for LRES
LRES has announced that Paul Bush has been promoted to its vice president of technology. In this role, Bush will strategize the future direction of LRES’ proprietary technology, as well as implement and maintain its current systems. He is... Read more
PRMI Opens Third Las Vegas Branch
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) continues to grow its footprint in the state of Nevada with the opening of its third branch located in Las Vegas.   This new office welcomes a seasoned team of mortgage professionals lead by Branch... Read more
Ellie Mae has announced that John Abel has joined the company as senior vice president and chief information officer
Ellie Mae Adds John Abel as SVP/CIO
Ellie Mae has announced that John Abel has joined the company as senior vice president and chief information officer, responsible for all aspects of the company’s internal information technology and systems and will partner with business... Read more
Ridgewood Savings Bank’s Board of Trustees approved several senior officer promotions within the organization
Ridgewood Savings Bank Announces Key Senior Promotions
Ridgewood Savings Bank’s Board of Trustees approved several senior officer promotions within the organization, including Connie Manolopoulos as vice president, Richard Spiegel as vice president and district manager, and Mirsada Tagani as... Read more
Starkey Mortgage has announced that Tim Cotten has joined the company as director of recruiting
Tim Cotten Joins Starkey Mortgage to Head Up New Recruitment Division
Starkey Mortgage has announced that Tim Cotten has joined the company as director of recruiting where he will lead the development of an internal recruiting team that will prospect, interview, hire and transition top mortgage talent.   “... Read more
Motto Mortgage has announced that it will begin to offer mortgage brokerage franchise opportunities in the states of California and Maryland
Motto Mortgage to Offer Franchises in California and Maryland
Motto Mortgage has announced that it will begin to offer mortgage brokerage franchise opportunities in the states of California and Maryland. The addition of California and Maryland brings the number of states in which Motto Mortgage... Read more
Commonwealth USA Settlements LLC (CWUSA), a national provider of innovative title and settlement services, has been granted The American Institute of Public Accountants’ Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type II certification
Commonwealth USA Settlements Earns SOC 2 Type II Certification
Commonwealth USA Settlements LLC (CWUSA), a national provider of innovative title and settlement services, has been granted The American Institute of Public Accountants’ Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type II certification after... Read more
Stearns Lending LLC has announced the sale of its Delegated Correspondent Lending business to Flagstar Bancorp Inc.
Flagstar Purchases Delegated Correspondent Business From Stearns Lending
Stearns Lending LLC has announced the sale of its Delegated Correspondent Lending business to Flagstar Bancorp Inc. Stearns Lending remains fully committed to its production in all other channels, including its non-delegated correspondent... Read more