News Topic Awards and Honors

News Topic: Awards and Honors

News: Dark Matter Technologies’ Michael Housch named one of North America’s preeminent CISOs

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its Chief Risk and Information Security Officer Michael Housch has been named to CISOs Connect(tm)'s 2024 list of the top 100 CISOs in North America. Housch was recognized for his role as Dark Matter's chief risk and information security officer as well as for his contributions to the cybersecurity community at large.

News: Foster Group Recognized as a 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST DES MOINES, Iowa) On March 27, 2024, Foster Group received recognition as a 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award winner. This is the seventh time Foster Group has received this award, placing them among eleven other companies to achieve this distinction. The award recognizes organizations that have created and remain dedicated to a culture of engagement at the core of their business strategy.

News: Fernando S. Ereneta, CFP® – CEO of Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor List...

Mortgage and Finance News: (WARRENVILLE, Ill.) Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Fernando S. Ereneta of Legacy Wealth Advisors has once again been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor list for 2024! The recently released list recognizes advisors and practices on a state-by-state basis from national, regional and independent firms.

News: TravelInsurance.com Recognized As The Best For Comparing Travel Insurance Quotes By Money.com For Fourth Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com, a leading travel insurance comparison marketplace, was recognized by Money.com as one of the "9 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2024" for the fourth consecutive year. TravelInsurance.com garnered recognition as the leading platform for comparing travel insurance quotes. Additionally, its price guarantee and insurance terms glossary were noted by the media outlet.

News: Bill Warden of Dark Matter Technologies recognized among The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bill Warden has been recognized on the 2024 list of The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville. The Top CFOs awards program honors highly respected CFOs who have driven growth in their companies and the city's business community, solidifying Jacksonville as an economic giant.

News: PROGRESS in Lending recognizes Argyle as a leader in mortgage industry innovation

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, is a 2024 recipient of the PROGRESS in Lending Association's 2024 Innovations Award honoring the most innovative companies in the U.S. mortgage industry. Argyle was recognized for its revolutionary approach to verification of income and employment (VOIE) that delivers meaningful cost savings for lenders and a superior experience for customers.

News: Fast Company recognizes Argyle among the Most Innovative Companies of 2024

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, the leading provider of direct-source income and employment data, has been named one of 2024's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. After evaluating a field of thousands of organizations worldwide, Fast Company editors, reporters and contributors ranked Argyle #5 globally for innovation in the Personal Finance category.

News: Down Payment Resource’s Veronica Khandelwal named to National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Women of Inspiration list

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Vice President, Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Relations, Veronica Khandelwal, has been named to the 2024 Women of Inspiration list by National Mortgage Professional, an American Business Media publication.

News: Floify’s Sofia Rossato honored with National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Women of Inspiration award

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been recognized as a National Mortgage Professional (NMP) 2024 Woman of Inspiration. The award recognizes women who are trailblazers, visionaries and leaders in the mortgage industry.

News: Optimal Blue’s Mike Schommer Honored as a 2024 HousingWire Finance Leader

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue announced its vice president of finance, Mike Schommer, has been honored as a 2024 HousingWire Finance Leader. The award program celebrates senior finance executives who have exhibited exceptional leadership in corporate finance, capital markets, and accounting within the mortgage and real estate sectors.

News: Agile Selected as 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Winner for the Third Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce Agile Trading Technologies was selected for the 3rd consecutive year as a winner of the HousingWire Tech100 Award. The list is comprised of the most innovative technology companies in the housing market and provides housing professionals a look into the most impactful organizations that can be leveraged to identify partners and solutions.

News: MCT Awarded HW Tech100 Mortgage Award for the 5th Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, was announced as a 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner for the 5th consecutive year. For more than a decade, HousingWire's Tech100 program has identified and recognized the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries.

News: MMI Earns Second HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced its inclusion in the 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage list. This year marks MMI's second appearance on the HW Tech100 list, which serves as a guide for identifying partners and solutions that address the daily challenges mortgage lenders and real estate professionals face every day.

News: ACES Quality Management Achieves a Decade of Distinction on HousingWire TECH100

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, has been selected for the tenth consecutive year by HousingWire magazine for its annual TECH100 awards program. The magazine chose ACES for the continual innovation of its flagship quality control (QC) auditing platform, ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

News: NotaryCam makes its 6th appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 list of innovative technology

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its inclusion in the prestigious Tech100 awards program by HousingWire, a leading industry publication.

News: Down Payment Resource CEO Rob Chrane honored as 2024 RISMedia Newsmaker

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane has been named a RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker. Newsmakers are recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry and their efforts to positively impact the consumers and communities they serve.

News: Argyle makes its debut on HousingWire’s Tech100 list of the most innovative companies in mortgage

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its debut on HousingWire's annual Tech100 Mortgage list of the most innovative companies in the housing finance industry. Argyle was recognized for modernizing the way lenders verify borrower income and employment, resulting in documented business outcomes that include higher conversion rates, 80% cost savings over legacy providers and a reduction in loan processing time of up to 5-7 days.

News: Down Payment Resource presents Housing and Education Alliance Founder and Executive Director Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

News: FormFree celebrates its 10th appearance on the HousingWire Tech100

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced it has been honored as a HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage award winner for a tenth year. The fintech was recognized for the launch of its Residual Knowledge Income Index(tm) (RIKI(tm)), an innovative method for measuring consumers' ability to pay for mortgages and other loans based on cash-flow analysis.

News: LenderLogix Celebrates its Third Appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 List of Innovative Mortgage Technology Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage automation software and application programming interfaces (APIs), today announced it has been named to HousingWire magazine's annual Tech100 list. The Tech100 award seeks to highlight the most innovative technology companies across the housing sector.

News: Optimal Blue Clinches 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue announced its selection by HousingWire as a Tech100 Mortgage award winner. Now in its 12th year, HousingWire's Tech100 award program spotlights the most innovative and impactful tech organizations in housing.

News: Floify named a 2024 HW Tech100 Mortgage honoree

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, announced that it has been named a HW Tech100 Mortgage award honoree. Floify was recognized as an exceedingly user-friendly point-of-sale (POS) whose easy-to-configure platform and rule-based automations have made it beloved among small and midsize lenders and mortgage brokers.

News: KROST Is Ranked Among CalCPA’s Top 150 Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) KROST CPAs and Consultants has been named one of the Top 150 Firms for 2023-2024 by CalCPA. This award recognizes the firm, with 100% membership. The company is ranked 33rd on the list. The recognition reflects KROST's dedication to professional development and the CalCPA organization.

News: Murray Homes Wins At The NARI CotY 2023 Awards!

Mortgage and Finance News: (SARASOTA, Fla.) Each year, NARI of Tampa Bay presents Contractor of the Year Awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through the submission of their remodeling projects. The CotY Awards are the highest form of recognition by industry leaders and peers and celebrate members committed to design, best practices, integrity, high standards, and professionalism.

News: Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes 2024 Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list

Mortgage and Finance News: (WARRENVILLE, Ill.) Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the 2nd annual Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list* for 2024! Legacy Wealth is a diverse team that includes Financial Advisors Fernando Ereneta, Justin Ancona, and Jennifer Secola.

News: Down Payment Resource’s Executive Vice President Sean Moss honored in National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Industry Titans awards program

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced its Executive Vice President of Product and Operations Sean Moss has been selected as an Industry Titan by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine. The award recognizes experienced professionals who show exceptional dedication, compassion and integrity who are improving the mortgage industry for both industry professionals and the clients they serve.

News: Financial Advisor Keith Eckhardt of Edward Jones Receives CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification

Mortgage and Finance News: (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) Financial Advisor Keith Eckhardt of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Colorado Springs, Colorado has received the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, or CFP®, certification, granted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board).

News: Argyle partners with Dark Matter to bring seamless direct-source income and employment verifications to Empower LOS customers

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today its integration with the Exchange, an interconnected network of mortgage-specific service providers available to customers of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter Technologies. This collaboration simplifies the income and employment verification process for lenders, further amplifying the cost and time-saving benefits of digital borrower verification.

News: EnergyCAP Recognized as a Leader in Energy Management Software by Independent Research Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOALSBURG, Pa.) EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, proudly announces its prestigious placement in the top right leader quadrant of the Verdantix Green Quadrant: Energy Management Software 2023. This accolade underscores EnergyCAP's commitment to delivering innovative and effective solutions in the energy & sustainability management sector.

News: Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today that CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named to HousingWire's list of 2023 Tech Trendsetters. Now in its fifth year, the Tech Trendsetters award honors the 50 most impactful executives, product leaders and professionals shaping innovation in the mortgage and real estate industries.