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Embrace Home Loans has announced the opening of its ninth branch in the state of Florida
Embrace Home Loans Opens Ninth Branch in Sunshine State
Embrace Home Loans has announced the opening of its ninth branch in the state of Florida. The new Viera, Fla. branch will serve all of Brevard County and be led by Greg Peele, with industry veterans Stephen Thaggard as sales manager, Karen... Read more
Fifth Third Bancorp has announced that John Adam has been named Fifth Third Mortgage national sales leader
Fifth Third Mortgage Names John Adam National Sales Leader
Fifth Third Bancorp has announced that John Adam has been named Fifth Third Mortgage national sales leader. Prior to joining Fifth Third, Adam served as executive vice president at Stearns Lending. Adam will report to Fifth Third Mortgage... Read more
OpenClose has announced that Ventana Home Mortgage LLC, a residential mortgage conduit aggregator with a focus on the non-QM market, has signed with the company to utilize its OC Correspondent module
Ventana Home Mortgage Partners With OpenClose to Launch Conduit Business
OpenClose has announced that Ventana Home Mortgage LLC, a residential mortgage conduit aggregator with a focus on the non-QM market, has signed with the company to utilize its OC Correspondent module. The Web-based, turnkey solution will... Read more
Simplifile has announced the addition of title and settlement industry veteran Toni Carroll as national settlement account manager
Simplifile Adds Toni Carroll as National Settlement Account Manager
Simplifile has announced the addition of title and settlement industry veteran Toni Carroll as national settlement account manager, where she will maintain and improve Simplifile’s settlement software vendor relationships, while supporting... Read more
Jorge Valencia has joined Academy Mortgage as regional manager for the Upper Midwest
Jorge Valencia Named Upper Midwest Region Manager for Academy Mortgage
Jorge Valencia has joined Academy Mortgage as regional manager for the Upper Midwest. This is a new region for the company, in which Valencia will be responsible for directing Academy’s sales, recruiting, personnel management, market... Read more
Mortgage Capital Trading Inc. (MCT) has announced that Cara Krause has joined the company as regional sales director
MCT Names Cara Krause Regional Sales Director
Mortgage Capital Trading Inc. (MCT) has announced that Cara Krause has joined the company as regional sales director, responsible for business development efforts and client management for new lender clients in the Northeast region of the... Read more
LenderLive has announced that David Tiberio and George Schultz have joined the company as vice presidents of National Sales for the company’s LenderLive Settlement Services line of business
LenderLive Settlement Services Names Two New VPs of National Sales
LenderLive has announced that David Tiberio and George Schultz have joined the company as vice presidents of National Sales for the company’s LenderLive Settlement Services line of business. In this role, both Tiberio and Schultz will be... Read more
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that its ACES (Automated Compliance and Evaluation System) Audit Technology has streamlined quality control (QC) loan reviews for The Barrent Group
ARMCO’s ACES Brings Efficiency to The Barrent Group’s Mortgage Quality Assurance Offering
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that its ACES (Automated Compliance and Evaluation System) Audit Technology has streamlined quality control (QC) loan reviews for The Barrent Group, a provider of outsourced loan quality assurance... Read more
Assurant has named Kevin Raney managing director of Assurant Valuations and Mortgage Technology, under the company’s Mortgage Solutions Group
Assurant Names Kevin Raney Managing Director of Valuations and Mortgage Technology
Assurant has named Kevin Raney managing director of Assurant Valuations and Mortgage Technology, under the company’s Mortgage Solutions Group. Raney has responsibility for operations and strategy for Assurant Valuations and Mortgage... Read more
Texas Capital Bank has announced that Gary Ort, president of its Mortgage Finance Division, is retiring at the end of June and will be succeeded by Director of Correspondent Lending Jack Nunnery
Jack Nunnery to be Named Texas Capital Bank Mortgage Finance Division President
Texas Capital Bank has announced that Gary Ort, president of its Mortgage Finance Division, is retiring at the end of June and will be succeeded by Director of Correspondent Lending Jack Nunnery.   “Gary has been a key architect in the... Read more