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American Financial Resources Selects VirPack for Doc Management


VirPack has announced that American Financial Resources Inc. (AFR) has selected VirPack’s Document Management and Delivery System as its enterprise document management and delivery solution. AFR is a residential mortgage lender assisting families across America with their dreams of homeownership. AFR also serves thousands of mortgage brokers and lenders across the country through their wholesale and correspondent business channels.Click to continue

Accurate Group Lands on Prestigious Inc. Magazine List


Inc. Magazine has ranked Accurate Group number 1,428 on its eighth-annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the fourth year that Accurate Group, a nationwide provider of real estate appraisal, title information and compliance services, has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Accurate Group ranked ninth among the fastest-growing private companies in the Cleveland Metro Area and ranked 48 in the real estate sector.Click to continue

Churchill Names Jay McCarthy New Chief Marketing Officer


Churchill Mortgage has announced Jay McCarthy as its new chief marketing officer, where he will lead the continued development of its messaging and communication strategies across traditional and emerging digital channels. Churchill is a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 33 states.Click to continue

Secure Settlements Vetting Program Embraced by Closeline Settlements


Secure Settlements, Inc. (SSI) announced that it has completed the vetting of the respected national title company Closeline Settlements (Closeline) of Rockville, Maryland. The company approached SSI to submit their ownership and key staff to the SSI vetting process voluntarily, without a lender requirement, because they viewed the vetting standard as a supplement to best practices and a credential to help grow their businesses.Click to continue

Rushmore Loan Management to Expand Into Puerto Rico


Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC has announced plans to extend its specialty residential loan servicing platform to Puerto Rico. The company will open a new branch in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which will be fully operational by Nov. 1, 2014. According to Rushmore CEO Terry Smith, Rushmore will immediately begin servicing approximately 4,000 residential loans and real estate-owned (REO) properties when the branch office opens in November.Click to continue

Orion Lands on Prestigious Inc. Magazine List


Orion Financial Group, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage assignment, lien release and document retrieval services, has been named to Inc. magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, a list of the fastest-growing firms in the country, for the second year in a row.Click to continue

Zillow Announces Two Vets Join Industry Dev Team


Zillow, Inc. announced that two new industry veterans have joined its growing industry development team: Steve Allen and Chris Keil. Both join as directors of MLS and industry development for Zillow and will focus on growing Zillow's relationships with MLSs and associations around the country. Allen and Keil started at Zillow on August 25.Click to continue

Bart R. Vincent Named CFO of Mortgage Contracting Services


Mortgage Contracting Services (MCS) has named Bart R. Vincent as the company's chief financial officer. In his role as CFO, Vincent oversees financial and strategic planning, as well as risk management and cost controls. His responsibilities include finance, accounting and compliance for MCS.Click to continue

Gregory Samios Named President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions announced the appointment of Gregory Samios as president & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, effective Sept. 8. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading global provider of intelligent solutions and expertise for legal and business compliance professionals, and is part of the Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions division. Samios succeeds former Law & Business President & CEO Robert Lemmond.Click to continue

LRES Promotes Yvonne Thompson as VP of Human Resources


LRES has promoted Yvonne Thompson to the position of vice president of human resources where she will be responsible for developing and implementing internal policies that further strengthen the strategic direction of the company, while overseeing staffing strategies that identify and cultivate talent. She continues to play a key role in developing LRES’ corporate culture, effectively utilizing human capital within the company to further its vision and mission.Click to continue