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Dates: 
July 23, 2020

NMP Texting Webinar

Consumers today crave convenient, frictionless experiences, especially when it comes to consumer-to-business communication. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to adapt is critical. Businesses that don’t prioritize customer expectations are more vulnerable.

Meet the needs of your customers today with business text messaging. Join us while we delve into the results of Podium’s 2020 State of Business Texting report and provide key insights on what businesses need to do to effectively implement a text messaging strategy.

The webinar will be held Thursday, July 23 at 1 pm EDT / 10 am PDT. Register here for the webinar.

This webinar will cover:

▪ Business perceptions vs. consumer expectations
▪ Meeting the needs of consumers with business text messaging
▪ Tips for increasing customer engagement with text messaging
 

About your Presenters

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Hayley Sonntag - Marketing Specialist, Podium

Hayley Sonntag has worked in many areas of marketing including demand generation, market research and communications. She mainly focuses on driving demand through industry-specific publications and advertising. Hayley received her BS from Brigham Young University in Marketing. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and seeing the latest movies.

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Joseph Jenkins - Head of Professional Services Sales, Podium

Joseph Jenkins is the Director of Sales at Podium. He is motivated to use his occupation to make an impact. He started his career cleaning hotel rooms in rural New Mexico and was able to gain unique insights that gave him confidence to pitch the owner on letting him create and lead a marketing campaign for the hotel. Over time the campaign grew to include all other businesses in that city and the city itself. Through hard work, creativity, process mastery, & grit, he has learned enough to be successful in significant roles at companies from a hotel in New Mexico to PepsiCo and Union Pacific.

Dates: 
June 25, 2020
The NMP Webinar: How Kurt Reisig, Chairman Of APM, Achieves The Highest Technology Adoption Rates In The Industry will be held Thursday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET
The NMP Webinar: How Kurt Reisig, Chairman Of APM, Achieves The Highest Technology Adoption Rates In The Industry will be held Thursday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
American Pacific Mortgage has one of the best tech stacks in the industry. They invest in technology, and are hyper-focused on making sure they are meeting their business objectives. One of those most basic objectives is that their loan officers actually adopt and utilize the technologies that have been made available to them. This webinar will focus on how APM builds the case for any new technology or service, disseminates it throughout the organization, and measures the impact it has on their business.
 
Join us to learn:
 
►How to invest in technologies that produce the biggest return

►Playbook on technology adoption in the mortgage industry
►How technology impacts your bottom line
►Why technology utilization and adoption can be just as important as ROI
 

T-shirts will be given out to the best questions during the webinar!
 

About The Presenters

As chairman of American Pacific Mortgage, Kurt has led the company since inception and through its steady disciplined growth over the last 18 yearsKurt Reisig
Chairman, American Pacific Mortgage
As chairman of American Pacific Mortgage, Kurt has led the company since inception and through its steady disciplined growth over the last 18 years. His focus and vision have created a strong culture of service and a fierce commitment to sustainability. Kurt believes in the concept that production and producers are the fuel that drives American Pacific Mortgage and that his role in the organization is to serve producers, serve the clients and deliver high quality performing loans to the market. He is committed to doing so in an open and transparent environment, always offering stakeholders clarity and honesty in his dealings.
 
Prior to launching American Pacific Mortgage, Kurt ran his own retail branch, Big Valley Mortgage, which is the largest, most successful branch in the company to this day. With the help of a top-notch management team in both organizations, Kurt maintains an open-door policy that keeps him connected to the originators’ and clients’ needs, while also staying in tune to the dynamic demands of the mortgage marketplace.
 
Having acquired a degree in economics in 1980 and spending six years in a corporate role at Shell Oil Company, Kurt started his career in lending in 1986 with Cal Fed Bank. Shortly thereafter, he joined a mid-sized mortgage banker as a Loan Officer in the burgeoning markets of Sacramento, CA. It was in one of its suburbs, Roseville, that he launched his retail branch Big Valley Mortgage in 1990. American Pacific Mortgage followed in 1996. Kurt’s path from producer to principal has uniquely prepared him for leadership in the mortgage industry.
 
Alex is an innovator and entrepreneur. His expertise is in people, marketing, digital communication and technology.Alex Kutsishin
Co-Founder and Chief ROI Booster, Sales Boomerang
Alex is an innovator and entrepreneur. His expertise is in people, marketing, digital communication and technology.
 
In 2011 Alex launched the nation's first code-free, mobile development software, which he exited at the end of 2014. After the buyout he consulted for one of the top business intelligence companies which sold two years ago for over $100M. He then consulted for one mortgage industry's best marketing companies which is where he got the idea for his new venture—Sales Boomerang, the first fully automated borrower intelligence software that tells lenders when a prospect or past customer is ready for a loan. In less than three years, they have discovered over $20B in missed loan volume for more than 80 of the top lenders in the industry. In the same time period Sales Boomerang has made sure their customers don't make the same mistakes and miss the opportunity to help their borrowers and to date Sales Boomerang customers have originated nearly $10B in deals from their own database.
 
Alex has also been named to the "40 Under 40" list by NMP magazine and Sales Boomerang has won top tech firm in 2019 by Banking CIO Magazine.
 
Click here to register for this FREE webinar.
The NMP Webinar: How Kurt Reisig, Chairman Of APM, Achieves The Highest Technology Adoption Rates In The Industry will be held Thursday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET

 
 
 
 
 
Dates: 
July 2, 2020
The NMP Webinar: DealDesk Focus On ... The Resurgence Of Non-QM And Jumbo will be held Thursday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT
The NMP Webinar: DealDesk Focus On ... The Resurgence Of Non-QM And Jumbo will be held Thursday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar and to submit your scenario.
 
Join National Mortgage Professional magazine and ACC Mortgage for this special DealDesk webinar focused on the resurgence of non-QM and jumbo products. This webinar will give a brief overview of the post-coronavirus products and how brokers can use non-QM to increase business, save loans and help their referral partners. Non-QM should be viewed as another "tool in the tool belt" to pair with conventional and government products. Non-QM fills a void left by the agency world, and provides loan options for millions of underserved consumers.
 
The NMP Webinar: DealDesk Focus On ... The Resurgence Of Non-QM And Jumbo will be held Thursday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PTDuring this DealDesk webinar you will learn:
►What has changed?
►What is the most important criteria for getting approval today?
►Concern for the future of Non-QM?
►What does the future hold?
 
Join us for your chance to win a $250 Amazon Gift Certificate!
 
Robert Senko, President of ACC MortgageAbout The Presenter ...
Robert Senko, President of ACC Mortgage
Robert Senko is a graduate of the University of Maryland. He started as a loan officer in 1992, became a sub-prime executive, and started his first company in 1995. He sold that company to a publicly traded firm and then started ACC Mortgage in 1999 as a three-state non-QM lender. Senko was also named October 2019's "Mortgage Professional of the Month" by National Mortgage Professional magazine.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar and to submit your scenario.

 
Dates: 
June 11, 2020
The NMP Webinar: How Annie Mac’s Ryan Kube Retains The Best Talent By Doubling Their Business! will be held Thursday, June 11
The NMP Webinar: How Annie Mac’s Ryan Kube Retains The Best Talent By Doubling Their Business! will be held Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar. 
 
Loan officers are in higher demand than ever before. The demand has increased year over year by 11% (2018-2019). With higher competition for trained loan officers and other mortgage professionals, mortgage leaders like Ryan Kube shine among their peers, because they invest in the most effective technologies, such as a Borrower Intelligence system that notifies lenders when a borrower is ready for a loan. Their employee retention and recruitment strategy is focused on data-driven results: doubling and tripling the business of their loan officers.
 
During this webinar you will learn:
 
►The best in practice retention and recruitment strategies at Annie Mac
►What borrower intelligence is and why it’s a vital utility for loan officers
►How to use alerts, and automate outreach to borrowers, so loan officers do very little work
►See the ROI you can expect (hint… it’s really high)
 
Gifts will be given out to the best questions and best answers
 
About the presenters ...
Ryan KubeRyan Kube
Chief Production Officer, Annie Mac Home Mortgage
As chief production officer for Annie Mac Home Mortgage, Ryan oversees production for Annie Mac's different business units. They have built a company that has grown and prospered through all different markets environments. It is important to have a culture that both rewards and encourages production while maintaining high quality and loan performance. Their exceptional customer service levels, diverse product line, and innovative way of doing business has allowed Annie Mac Home Mortgage to be one of the most rapidly growing mortgage companies.
 
 
Alex Kutsishin is an innovator and entrepreneur
Alex Kutsishin
Co-Founder & Chief ROI Booster, Sales Boomerang
Alex Kutsishin is an innovator and entrepreneur. His expertise is in people, marketing, digital communication and technology. In 2011, Alex launched the nations first code free mobile development software which he exited at the end of 2014. After the buyout he consulted for one of the top business intelligence companies which sold two years ago for over $100M. He then consulted for one mortgage industry's best marketing companies which is where he got the idea for his new venture—Sales Boomerang, the first fully automated Borrower Intelligence software that tells lenders when a prospect or past customer is ready for a loan. In less than three years, they have discovered over $20 billion in missed loan volume for more than 80 of the top lenders in the industry. In the same time period, Sales Boomerang has made sure their customers don't make the same mistakes and miss the opportunity to help their borrowers and to date Sales Boomerang customers have originated nearly $10 billion in deals from their own database. Alex has also been named "40 Under 40" by NMP Magazine and Sales Boomerang has won top tech firm in 2019 by Banking CIO Magazine.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
 
 
Dates: 
June 18, 2020
The NMP Webinar: Tips for Success ... Serving Your Borrowers In A Remote World will be held Thursday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
Properly serving your borrowers can be tricky these days; especially in this unpredictable lending environment. But experienced originators understand the power of adaptability. In this webinar, we’ll outline how the right technology can help you meet your borrowers needs and keep your pipelines flowing.
 
During this webinar you will learn:
 
►Why now is the time to evaluate your technology stack
►Key factors in offering a contact-free digital mortgage experience
►Effective marketing strategies to keep your borrowers engaged.
 

About Your Presenters

Juan Villegas is the National Sales Manager at CalyxJuan Villegas, National Sales Manager
Juan Villegas is the National Sales Manager at Calyx. He has over 20 years of experience in Sales, Mortgage, and Financial Services. For questions about this webinar or any Calyx product, you can reach Juan at Juan_Villegas@calyxsoftware.com.
 
Shakria Hall is brand marketing manager at CalyxShakria Hall, Brand Marketing Manager
Shakria Hall is the Calyx Brand Marketing Manager. An experienced sales and marketing professional, Shakria also has a background in real estate and banking. She can be reached at Shakria_Hall@calyxsoftware.com.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
Dates: 
June 4, 2020
The NMP Webinar: Optimizing Your Appraisal Management In Turbulent Times will be held Thursday, June 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 p.m. PT
The NMP Webinar: Optimizing Your Appraisal Management In Turbulent Times will be held Thursday, June 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 p.m. PT. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
As the U.S. emerges from the devastation of the Global COVID-19 pandemic the need for financial services will be paramount. Lenders and AMCs that are prepared to meet the challenge in the age of social distancing will gain a significant competitive advantage.
 
This online seminar will explore the latest collateral valuation management best practices and their application to allow enhanced operational performance for both internal and remote staff. Topics will include enhanced vendor management, configurable automation, guaranteed appraisal compliance, review modernization, external data sources and reporting.
 
During this Webinar you will learn:
 
►How to uncover what is missing in your valuation vendor 3rd Party Oversight program.
►Learn to eliminate manual processes to reduce costs, errors, and delivery times.
►Utilize Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) and Automated Review Products into the lending process for pre-qualify borrowers, expedite underwriting, and rebuttal resolution.
►Develop an automated rules-based review process for identifying high-risk valuations, reducing underwriting time, and maximizing Day 1 Certainty®
►Implement platform integrated online review forms to streamline the review process
►Leverage workflow technology to capture the data necessary for historical analysis, performance monitoring, and improved decision making.
 

About Your Presenters

Vlad Bien-Aime, President and CEOVlad Bien-Aime, President and CEO
Vladimir Bien-Aime is the President and CEO of Global DMS, which he founded in 1999 and built from the ground up. Since that time, he has grown the company into the mortgage industry’s leading provider of cloud-based, enterprise-class valuation management software solutions. A consummate technologist and constant innovator, Vladimir was instrumental in architecting Global DMS’ comprehensive eTrac® enterprise valuation management platform and most recently EVO-Residential and EVO-Commercial. Vladimir is considered a pioneer in the valuation software space and a subject matter expert who has a deep understanding of complex federal, state and local appraisal-related compliance rules and regulations.
 
 
Nick Myhasuk, Sales EngineerNick Myhasuk, Sales Engineer
Nick Myhasuk has served in the technology field for over 15 years and is now Global DMS’ leading Sales Engineer. Joining the company in 2013, he has had the rare opportunity of supporting clients in multiple departments including Technical Support, Implementation, and Sales. This unique and well-rounded experience gives him an unparalleled understanding of the needs of the real estate appraisal industry and what best practices really are. As a sales engineer, his strong technical understanding of Global DMS products and customers’ business needs, along with his deep industry knowledge, enables him to convey how our product features help him identify solutions for each of our customers.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
Dates: 
May 28, 2020
May 28
The NMP Webinar: Use A New Resource Website To Get Challenged Clients “Mortgage Ready!" will be held Thursday, May 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
Introducing Clients2Homeowners.com, a website resource that shows loan originators and real estate agents how to partner with HUD housing counselors and credit counselors to assist challenged clients to get "mortgage ready."
 
The site focuses on three areas that commonly hinder clients from purchasing a home:
 
►Help with short and long term credit (but NOT credit repair!)
►Downpayment assistance availability
►Home budgeting
 
Steps show loan originators how to connect to the right counselor and also provides methods of payment for services. Industry professionals will explain resources throughout the webinar and show how clients who need assistance can be referred and then return to the referring loan originator when ready for a mortgage. Enables loan originators to have an option for all clients not yet ready to purchase a home and the opportunity to stay in touch with realtors about the referred clients' progress while they are getting "mortgage ready."
 
Join us to learn more about:
 
►Benefits to MLOs and real estate agents as well as client
►Credit concentrated: short and long term
►Confusion on down payment assistance. Introducing Downpaymentresource.com!
►Step by step connection with counselors
►How to pay for services
►COVID-19 mortgage updates
 

About Your Presenters

Pam Marron, Innovative Mortgage ServicesPam Marron, Innovative Mortgage Services
Pam Marron has been a residential loan originator in Florida since 1985. Pam is Communications Chair for the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) and is Secretary of the Gulf Coast Chapter for FAMP.
In 2016, Pam was appointed to the HUD Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee and learned about the help that HUD housing counselors and certified credit counselors can provide to challenged clients. In late 2018, a pilot program was started in Florida to make mortgage professionals aware of how to connect loan originators to housing and credit counselors who can assist challenged clients to become "mortgage ready."
 
Daniel Hughes, Branch Manager/Loan Officer, American Eagle Mortgage Company
Daniel Hughes, Branch Manager/Loan Officer, American Eagle Mortgage Company
Daniel Hughes has a background in IT but has also been immersed in the mortgage business in Port Charlotte, Fl. as a contract processor and loan originator for the last 5 years. He is President of the Suncoast Chapter for the Fl. Association of Mortgage Professionals and the state Fl. Association of Mortgage Professionals Education Director.
 
 
Sean Moss, Senior Vice President of Operations at Down Payment ResourceSean Moss, Senior Vice President of Operations at Down Payment Resource
Down Payment Resource is the nationwide database of approximately 2,400 homeownership programs. Sean Moss was named to the 2017 HousingWire Annual Insiders list and has more than 15 years of experience in the real estate and finance industry.
 
 
Ellie Pepper, Relationship and Innovations Director at National Housing Resource CenterEllie Pepper, Relationship and Innovations Director at National Housing Resource Center
As the relationship and innovations director, Ellie Pepper coordinates with member organizations to advance educational materials and programs that will strengthen the housing counseling industry and benefit housing consumers, especially communities of color, the elderly, low and moderate income people, and underserved populations.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
 
 
Dates: 
May 7, 2020
The NMP Webinar: Non-QM is Alive & Well is set for Thursday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m. EST
The NMP Webinar: Non-QM is Alive & Well is set for Thursday, May 7 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar. 
 
Are you worried about the future of non-QM loans? ACC Mortgage, the oldest non-QM lender, is still making non-QM loans. Learn how you can continue to offer these loans to your clients with confidence. Understand why non-QM will still be a viable product into the future.
 
Topics to be covered include:
 
►What are the components of a good non-QM loan?
►What non-QM products are still available?
►Why is non-QM safe?
 
Robert Senko, President of ACC MortgageAbout the presenter
Robert Senko, President of ACC Mortgage
Robert Senko is a graduate of the University of Maryland. He started as a loan officer in 1992, became a sub-prime executive, and started his first company in 1995. He sold that company to a publicly traded firm and then started ACC Mortgage in 1999 as a three-state non-QM lender. Senko was also named October 2019 "Mortgage Professional of the Month" by National Mortgage Professional magazine.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
Dates: 
May 21, 2020
The NMP Webinar: Government Lending—Like Our World—Is Changing will be held Thursday, May 21
The NMP Webinar: Government Lending—Like Our World—Is Changing will be held Thursday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern/10:00 a.m. Pacific. Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.
 
In a matter of weeks, the government lending landscape has shifted dramatically. Now there are new rules, new credit standards and more things that can go wrong for you and your borrowers.
 
Jeff Leinan and Deborah Robertson from Plaza Home Mortgage–a leader in government lending for 20 years–will walk you through the changes and quickly give you the answers you need to get government loans done.
 
During this one-hour Webinar, you’ll learn:
 
►What's happening to the marketplace in terms of liquidity and risk
►How tight the new credit box is
►New closing requirements regarding verification of employment
►What happens if a new government loan goes into forbearance
►What originators can do trouble-shoot issues before they become problems
 
Special bonus ...
The attendee who asks the best question during the Webinar will win a FREE DRONE CAMERA: SNAPTAIN S5C WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control RC Quadcopter!
 
Jeff Leinan, EVP, National Wholesale Production, Plaza Home MortgageAbout the presenters ...
Jeff Leinan, EVP, National Wholesale Production, Plaza Home Mortgage
Jeff Leinan is executive vice president of national wholesale production for Plaza Home Mortgage. In this role, Jeff is charged with driving the growth of the company’s wholesale, non-delegated correspondent, reverse and renovation lending businesses. Prior to joining Plaza, Jeff was the senior vice president, regional manager for Washington Mutual, responsible for the company’s East Coast Wholesale originations. Earlier, Jeff was the vice president, wholesale regional manager of Chase Home Finance for the Northeast region.
 
Deborah Robertson, Regional Vice President of Sales, Plaza Home MortgageDeborah Robertson, Regional Vice President of Sales, Plaza Home Mortgage
Deborah Robertson is a regional vice president at Plaza Home Mortgage, responsible for wholesale lending clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of management and sales experience, Deborah has a deep understanding of all aspects of wholesale, retail and government lending and the critical role that originators play in delivering these important financial products. She is a licensed MLO #131013 and has been recognized as a member of Plaza’s prestigious Select Circle for seven years in a row. Prior to her 12 years with Plaza, Deborah held sales management positions with Washington Mutual and Long Beach Mortgage, where she was recognized as a top performer. Deborah holds a bachelor of arts in Political Science from University of New Hampshire and is a marathon and triathlon veteran.
 
Click here to register for this FREE Webinar.

 
 
 
Dates: 
April 21, 2020
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Maximum Acceleration and National Mortgage Professional Magazine Present: The Certified Military Home Specialist Course, Tuesday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. Click here to register for this event. 
 
Boots Across America exists to help military personnel and their families by educating housing professionals on how to work with themBoots Across America exists to help military personnel and their families by educating housing professionals on how to work with them; by helping them and their spouses transition into suitable jobs and by finding new ways to help service members everywhere and the families who support them.
 
Join us for this one of a kind webinar that will help you build a rapport with your military niche market and provide them with the specialized skills they deserve, whether they're seeking a VA loan or some other form of financing. Upon successful completion, you will receive your Certified Home Military Specialist certificate. Confidently move your service members toward accurate and timely closings as their "local military expert."
 
Some topics to be covered include:
 
►Increased knowledge & confidence to better serve military clients
►Establishing credibility specifically with this market
►Service members Civil Relief Act guidelines & benefits to share
►Pay & Allowance categories, which ones to use
►Special situations, disability and retirement benefits
►Resources to use and share
 
After attending you'll receive access to the Maximum Acceleration Learning Center CMHS course materials including the PowerPoint presentation, the workbook and the online exam. Upon passing the exam online you immediately receive a link to print your personalized certificate.
 
Beverly Ray Frase, Founder, Boots Across AmericaAbout the presenter ...
Beverly Ray Frase, Founder, Boots Across America
As a military wife for 37 years, stationed in New York City, Dallas, Chicago, Hawaii, Washington DC twice, Fort McCoy WI and "Fort Lost in the Woods in the State of Misery," otherwise known as Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, she thoroughly enjoyed them all!
 
With more than 20 years experience in real estate and finance, Beverly developed and instructed the first Certified Military Home Specialist Course in 2009. Continually updating the frequent industry changes, she has trained more than 10,000 graduates across the nation, even to Guam and Europe.
 
Click here to register for this Webinar. After registering, look out for an e-mail from Maximum Acceleration for instruction on how to obtain the link to the Webinar.

Group discounts available: If you would like a dedicated live CMHS certification Webinar for your group of 20 or more, please contact Joel Berman at joel@mortgagenewsnetwork.com or (516) 409-5555 ext. 310.