Mortgage Industry News

News: PROGRESS in Lending Lauds Kathy Olsen of OpenClose with Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose®, the leading fintech provider of residential mortgage software solutions for banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders, announced that its director of support services, Kathy Olsen, has been honored by PROGRESS in Lending Association as a leading female technology professional in the mortgage industry.

News: Black Knight Empower LOS Now Integrated with DocMagic

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of loan document generation, compliance support and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced an integration with Empower, Black Knight's loan origination system (LOS), to help automate the DocMagic document generation process for lenders and provide access to additional DocMagic services.

News: OneKey MLS names Down Payment Resource partners as designated provider of down payment assistance tools

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) OneKey® MLS, the largest multiple listing service (MLS) in New York, today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, to indicate MLS residential listings that may be eligible for down payment assistance and other homebuyer affordability programs.

News: Agile Launches Agile Chat for Lenders and Broker Dealers

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers onto a single electronic platform, today announced the launch of Agile Chat, a new chat feature designed to increase transparency and efficiency between lenders and broker dealers.

News: Gary D. McKiddy Assumes Chief Financial Officer Role at Mid America Mortgage

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Gary D. McKiddy has been promoted from Chief Risk Officer to Chief Financial Officer. In this new role, McKiddy will manage financial operations and strategy as Mid America Mortgage continues to refine its operations and drive business growth through recent product line additions, such as its correspondent down payment assistance (DPA) program.

Finance Industry News

News: Attorney Bernie Walsh Speaker at The FJA’s ‘Winning Truck Crash Cases’ Seminar

Mortgage and Finance News: (DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla.) Bernard F. Walsh, Esq. of the injury law firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez Murphy & Walsh, was a Program Chair and panel speaker at the Florida Justice Association's trucking accident litigation seminar. Titled "FJA Winning Truck Crash Cases," the seminar was an accredited Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event and held by the Florida Justice Association (FJA) at The Shores Resort & Spa, in Daytona Beach Shores Florida.

News: The Gathering of Queens, Sponsored by M&T Bank, to Convene in Miami on June 11

Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) Bringing programming and education on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate and other industries to Florida, "The Gathering of Queens" will commence in Miami on June 11, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Following on the heels of successful events in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Houston, the women's economic empowerment event is sponsored by M&T Bank.

News: CleverFiles Becomes the First Company to Offer Software Licenses as NFTs

Mortgage and Finance News: (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs for short, have already enabled many innovative use cases, from digital collectibles to private membership experiences. Today, CleverFiles, a software company based in Alexandria, VA, announced its collection of 100 full-featured transferable lifetime licenses for its world-famous data recovery software, Disk Drill, sold as NFTs on OpenSea.

News: KROST Named 2022 Top 100 Firms by Accounting Today

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) KROST was recognized as a Top 100 Firm by Accounting Today. The firm ranked 76th with a 18.08% change in revenue from last year. KROST has now been ranked in this prestigious list two years in a row. With new services on the horizon, KROST continues to develop ways to add value for their clients.

News: EPIC Welcomes Paul Lopez – Further Strengthens Entertainment & Sports Practice

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Paul Lopez has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as a principal. He joins as part of the Los Angeles team and will be based in Irvine, California.