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News: Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union Selects LenderLogix’s QuickQual to Improve Transparency and Responsiveness During Mortgage Borrowers’ Home Search
Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced that Minnesota-based Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union (Affinity Plus) has selected its pre-approval letter generation tool QuickQual to provide borrowers with a white-labeled, digitally-driven entry point into their homebuying experience.
Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE ZURICH, Ill.) Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Flanagan State Bank, a community bank headquartered in central Illinois, has selected Dovenmuehle to subservice its mortgage loan portfolio and deliver enhanced service to the bank's mortgage customers.
Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced Northwest Bank has selected its payment processing platform Fee Chaser to ensure compliant collection of upfront fees and deliver borrowers a five-star digital experience.
Mortgage and Finance News: (BALTIMORE, Md.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, is pleased to announce the sale of Vital Plastics, Inc. ("Vital Plastics" or the "Company"), a high-volume manufacturer and assembler of injection molded plastic products, to Wolverine Capital Partners ("Wolverine Capital").
Mortgage and Finance News: (RICHMOND, Va.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it has advised BeWell Network, LLC ("BeWell" or the "Company") on its successful sale to H.E.R. Management, LLC. BeWell is a residential and outpatient behavioral health provider focused on the treatment of substance use disorder.
News: Teresa Bryce Bazemore, Inspiring Leader of FHLBank San Francisco, Named FWSF Financial Woman of the Year 2023
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Teresa Bryce Bazemore as the FWSF 2023 Financial Woman of the Year. Ms. Bazemore is the President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, whose mission is to provide its members with reliable access to low-cost liquidity, essential financial services and expertise, and resources for affordable housing and economic development.
News: Leonard Jones Joins Blaylock Van, Wall Street’s Oldest Continually Operating Black-Owned Firm, as Executive Director of Municipal Banking, Public Finance
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Industry veteran Leonard Jones has been named Executive Director of Municipal Banking and Head of Public Finance for Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation's longest-continuously operating Black-owned investment firm. In this role, he will lead the firm's banking team and solutions for local and municipal government organizations with a focus on financial and risk management.
News: Nomis Solutions Featured in Tech Demo Super Session at Consumer Bankers Association Live Conference in Las Vegas March 27-29
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announces its sponsorship of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) annual conference, 'LIVE.' In addition to the sponsorship, Nomis will be one of 10 companies featured in CBA Live's Tech Demo Super Session. The session explores innovations from top financial service providers including Salesforce, Blend and Glia.
News: Barr Group Mortgage Closes First eNote Transaction through Click n’ Close’s non-delegated correspondent eNote program
Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced that Alabama-based mortgage banker Barr Group Mortgage has completed the first eNote transaction through Click n' Close's non-delegated correspondent eNote program. Entities participating in the transaction include the registration of the eNote on the MERS® eRegistry (the mortgage industry's approved eNote system of record), Ameris Bank as Barr Group Mortgage's warehouse lender and DocMagic as the eClosing and eVault tech provider.
News: Nomis Solutions Elevates Johnathan Bant to Head of Client Relations for Financial Services Market in Canada
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORONTO, Ontario) Nomis Solutions (Nomis), the leading provider of end-to-end pricing lifecycle management technology, announced industry veteran Johnathan Bant will serve as Head of Client Relations for Canada. In this role, Bant is responsible for leading Canadian engagements across Nomis' client portfolio as well as non-customer financial institutions (FIs) across the country.
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) In its year-end report spanning financials, deals, and community investment, Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation's longest continuously operating Black-owned investment banking firm, reported 23 percent growth in notional deal volume year-over-year, with 67 debt capital markets new issues representing nearly $186 billion notional. From 2018 to 2022, Blaylock Van's closed transactions increased by a CAGR of 23 percent and dealt notional value by 50%.
News: Financial Center First Credit Union Selects ACES Quality Management & Control to Improve Consumer Loan Quality
Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that Financial Center First Credit Union (FCFCU) has selected ACES' flagship audit platform ACES Quality Management & Control® Software to support quality control (QC) audits for FCFCU's consumer lending channels.
News: ACES Quality Management Executives selected to speak at Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2022 RMQA Conference
Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced Executive Vice President of Compliance Amanda Phillips and Executive Vice President of Operations Sharon Reichhardt have been selected to speak at the upcoming Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Risk Management, Quality Assurance and Fraud Prevention Forum (RMQA) taking place September 11-13 in Nashville, Tenn.
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of compliant loan document generation, automated regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Indiana-based Centier Bank is now equipped to receive eNotes from their warehouse clients through DocMagic's eVault solution. The move positions Centier to secure more business as mortgage bankers increasingly adopt eClosing technology.
News: Logix Federal Credit Union launches Mortgage Coach to enhance mortgage advisory service for members
Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, announced today that Logix Federal Credit Union (Logix) has rolled out Mortgage Coach to enhance the mortgage advisory service it provides to members.
News: National Bankers Association Endorses Promontory MortgagePath for Mortgage Fulfillment Services and POS Technology
Mortgage and Finance News: (DANBURY, Conn.) Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC today announced the National Bankers Association (NBA) has endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology, Borrower Wallet®.
News: New Jersey Bankers Association endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s mortgage fulfillment services and POS technology
Mortgage and Finance News: (DANBURY, Conn.) Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBankers) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet®.
News: Mortgage Coach expands partnership with NAMMBA to grow diversity, equity and inclusion in housing finance
Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, has expanded its relationship with the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA).
News: Wall Street’s Oldest Continually Expands Partnerships and Push to Increase Women Investment Leaders through Corporate DE&I Goals
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today: As the nation's longest continuously operating Black-owned investment firm, Blaylock Van, LLC recognizes and embodies the power of diverse, equitable and inclusive leadership. To further expand its commitment to DE&I and employee success, the firm aims to increase the number of women leaders in the company in 2022 and beyond.
Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Lender Price and Blend have partnered to provide an enhanced digital experience for both financial services firms and consumers. The integration couples Blend with Lender Price's FLEX Pricing product via APIs to provide custom pricing questions that will help match a consumer to the appropriate loan program and rate.
News: The Chelsea Groton Foundation Passes $5 Million in Giving Since Founding – Following Approval of $255K in Grants During Fall...
Mortgage and Finance News: (GROTON, Conn.) This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $255,827 to 45 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Foundation has given over $500,000 in grants in 2021 alone, and over $5 million to the community since its founding.
News: Fintech provider Promontory MortgagePath’s digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions receive renewed ABA endorsement
Mortgage and Finance News: (DANBURY, Conn.) Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced the renewal of its product endorsement by the American Bankers Association (ABA). Promontory MortgagePath combines extensive mortgage operations and compliance expertise with industry-leading mortgage technology to provide efficient, cost-effective mortgage processing and fulfillment services to lenders of all sizes.
News: Mortgage Coach and Sales Boomerang accelerate lead conversion with personalized Total Cost Analysis loan presentations for every managed borrower
Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) Mortgage Coach, the borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to deliver clear mortgage advice and lending education with the interactive Total Cost Analysis (TCA) loan comparison, today announced an integration with Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system.
Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) Infinity Financial Group announced its recent role as financial advisor to Kinley Construction Group, LTD. (KCG) during a majority purchase of its existing stakeholders. Jimmy Kinley, the newly-elected CEO of KCG, is now the firm's primary equity partner, along with his sister, Katherine Kinley and Rennie and Josh Crisafulli.
Mortgage and Finance News: (BOSTON, Mass.) HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced that NJ Lenders has selected HomeBinder to deliver a post-closing home management experience that improves customer retention and strengthens referral partner relationships.
News: Chelsea Groton Bank Named Top Workplace for 6th Straight Year – CEO Michael Rauh Recognized with Leadership Award
Mortgage and Finance News: (GROTON, Conn.) Chelsea Groton Bank was recently named a Top Workplace in Connecticut for the sixth consecutive year, and Michael Rauh, the Bank's President and CEO, was presented with this year's Leadership award, both in the midsize employer category (150-499 employees).
News: Chelsea Groton Bank, in Partnership with NCDC and GNACC, Offers Free Business Seminars for Local Entrepreneurs
Mortgage and Finance News: (GROTON, Conn.) Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 5-week "Cultivating Great Business: Small Business Bootcamp" on October 5, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank's financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).
News: U.S. Properties Group Brings Chase Bank to The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville, Tennessee
Mortgage and Finance News: (HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.) U.S. Properties Group (USPG), owner of The Streets of Indian Lake lifestyle center in Hendersonville, Tennessee, announces the opening of the Chase Bank (Chase). Chase offers more than 4,700 branches and 16,000 ATMs nationwide.
Mortgage and Finance News: (ORLANDO, Fla.) The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) announced today a partnership with San Diego based Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®). The relationship is an important step in both company's efforts to affect positive change - addressing the housing needs of underserved communities as well as encouraging and developing a more diverse work force in the mortgage sector.
News: Chelsea Groton Bank Proudly Offers Homebuyer Assistance Program for Persons with Documented Disabilities
Mortgage and Finance News: (GROTON, Conn.) Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to partner with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) to help borrowers with documented disabilities to purchase their first home, through the Home of Your Own Program.