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News Topic: Georgia Business

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: 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: Down Payment Resource reports 135 homebuyer assistance programs were introduced in 2023 to combat the least affordable housing market in...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q4 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. During a year when home affordability hit a nearly four-decade low, housing agencies introduced 135 homebuyer assistance programs and expanded eligible inventory to make homeownership more accessible.

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: Alliance Group and Four-Time Olympian Chaunté Lowe Join Forces for 2024 Living Benefits Awareness Month, National Life Group Joins as...

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.) Alliance Group, a leading IMO in the insurance industry, is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with four-time Olympian and American high jump record holder, Chaunté Lowe, for Living Benefits Awareness Month (LBAM) in January 2024. In a demonstration of their shared commitment to spreading consumer awareness about Living Benefits, National Life Group has also stepped in as a co-sponsor of this pivotal event.

News: Depth 2023 growth drives key hires in strategic marketing and content development as residential mortgage and real estate industries poise...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth, a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for technology companies in the residential mortgage finance, financial technology (fintech), real estate technology (REtech) and related regulatory technology (regtech) industries, will close 2023 with a significantly larger internal team and client roster in anticipation of continued rebound for mortgage and real estate volume.

News: Down Payment Resource donates $10,000 to help an Atlantan buy a home this holiday season

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 a $10,000 donation to the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership to be used as a grant to help an eligible homebuyer working with the local nonprofit housing agency.

News: FormFree president Eric Lapin to speak on artificial intelligence at MISMO Winter Summit

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced its President Eric Lapin has been selected to speak at the MISMO Winter Summit taking place January 8-11, 2024, at The Woodlands Resort just outside of Houston, Texas. Lapin will speak on a panel titled "Demystifying Artificial Intelligence, Digital Identity and Blockchain" during a brown-bag lunch session on January 9 from 12:30 pm-1:25 pm CT. He will be joined by fellow panelists Devin Caster, principal, product solutions at CoreLogic; Rishi Godse, principal technical architect at USAA; and Shawn Jobe, vice president and head of business development at Informative Research.

News: FormFree appoints Solvent CEO DIVINE as head of culture

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced the appointment of former hip-hop/rap recording artist-turned-techpreneur Victor D. Lombard, professionally known as DIVINE, as head of culture. DIVINE is the CEO and founder of Solvent, a fintech focused on financial empowerment for marginalized groups.

News: Strategic Benefits Advisors hires industry veteran Michael Yaschik as a senior benefits consultant

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Michael Yaschik as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Yaschik will counsel SBA's clients as they navigate both strategic benefits initiatives and everyday administration of their pension, 401(k) and health and welfare (H&W) plans.

News: FormFree welcomes MX Founder and Executive Chair Ryan Caldwell to its board of directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced the appointment of MX Technologies, Inc. (MX) Founder and Executive Chair Ryan Caldwell to its board of directors. Caldwell brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services and fintech, helping organizations around the world harness the power of financial data to improve business and consumer outcomes.

News: Down Payment Resource highlights 61 down payment assistance programs offering up to $120,000 in funds for Veterans and service members

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, is highlighting homebuyer assistance programs to support Veterans, service members and their surviving spouses in conjunction with Veterans Day and Military Family Appreciation Month, both observed in November.

News: Down Payment Resource reports housing authorities rolled out 54 homebuyer assistance programs in Q3 and are funding buydowns to offset...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, reports that homebuyer assistance program administrators are responding to the mounting home affordability crisis by rapidly rolling out new homebuyer assistance programs and funding buydowns.

News: Millionaire Mastermind Academy Receives Grant from Truist Foundation to Support Diverse Entrepreneurs

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) The Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced it received a recent grant from Truist Foundation to support program operations, technical assistance, and support services for diverse entrepreneurs. The academy has helped over 8,000 women entrepreneurs develop and grow businesses nationwide.

News: Down Payment Resource highlights 42 Native American homebuyer assistance programs in honor of Native American Heritage Month

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, is highlighting 42 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs in 14 states that are specifically designed to support Native Americans (American Indians and Alaska Natives) in conjunction with Native American Heritage month.

News: Jenny Moss joins fintech FormFree as director of marketing

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced the appointment of Jenny Moss as its new director of marketing. The timing of the move comes just as the company is launching its Passport® portable financial ID on October 20 and the FormFree Exchange (FFX), an online marketplace where lenders compete for the business of Passport users, later this year.

News: Six mortgage lenders inked deals with Down Payment Resource in September to support homebuyers with affordable pathways to homeownership

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 it has onboarded six mortgage lenders this September. DPR's expanded client base includes Elevations Credit Union, Embrace Home Loans, Homeowners Financial Group, HomeStreet Bank, RWM Home Loans and a regional bank. This significant milestone reflects the growing need for solutions that promote accessible and sustainable homeownership.

News: FormFree announces first-of-a-kind exchange to connect lenders with qualified borrowers

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree today announced the fourth quarter debut of FormFree Exchange (FFX®), a dynamic online marketplace that matches lenders with qualified borrowers for a faster, better and fairer lending experience. FFX has been meticulously designed to address the challenges facing lenders and borrowers in the modern financial landscape.

News: Depth promotes Lindsey Neal and Leslie Colley to executive vice president roles

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth, a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for technology companies within the residential mortgage finance, financial technology (fintech) and regulatory technology (regtech) industries, announced the promotions of Lindsey Neal and Leslie Colley to executive vice president.

News: FormFree partners with original ‘Shark’ and iconic entrepreneur Kevin Harrington to launch Passport portable financial ID

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree has partnered with serial entrepreneur Kevin Harrington of "Shark Tank" fame to promote Passport, a free service that makes it easy for consumers to quantify their borrowing power and share their verified assets, employment, annual and residual income and rent payment history with their preferred lender in just minutes from any web-enabled device.

News: Strategic Benefits Advisors Principal Mindy Zatto honored with EBN’s 2023 Excellence in Benefits Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced that Founding Principal Mindy Zatto is a recipient of the 2023 Excellence in Benefits Award. Presented by Employee Benefit News (EBN), the Excellence in Benefits Awards honor the human resources leaders, tech innovators, brokers and advisors driving change in the employee benefits space.

News: FormFree joins ACUMA as an affiliate member

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member. Through its membership, FormFree aims to help credit unions provide more inclusive pathways to homeownership by introducing them to residual income analytics, a methodology for gaining enhanced insight into borrowers' ability to repay loans.

News: Down Payment Resource debuts on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has earned a spot on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This marks DPR's inaugural year on the list.

News: Down Payment Resource Issues Q2 2023 Homeownership Program Index Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, issued its Q2 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis revealed a second consecutive quarterly uptick of 0.5% in the number of homebuyer assistance programs available to help people finance homes, raising the number of programs to 2,373.

News: Down Payment Resource Reports on Homebuyer Assistance Programs for People with Disabilities for Disability Pride Month

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) In celebration of Disability Pride Month, Down Payment Resource (DPR) has issued a report on the 23 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs that are specifically designed to support people with disabilities and their family caregivers on their journey towards homeownership. While people with disabilities may be eligible for any of the 2,300-plus U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, this report sheds light on programs specially developed to promote accessibility and inclusivity for aspiring homeowners with disabilities.

News: Depth welcomes Berry College communications major Jasmynn Innis for summer internship

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth, the leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech), welcomes Berry College communications major Jasmynn Innis as its 2023 summer intern.

News: Alliance Group and AIMCOR Group announce strategic partnership to educate and expand awareness around the ‘living’ benefits of life insurance

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.) Alliance Group, a leading Insurance Marketing Organization based in Lawrenceville, Georgia has forged a strategic partnership with AIMCOR Group and announced its intent to become a member of AIMCOR Group, LLC, a National Insurance Marketing Organization that distributes and services life, disability, LTC and annuity products through a variety of independent, institutional, and alternative channels.

News: Alliance Group CEO Lee Duncan Appointed to UGA’s Terry College Alumni Board

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.) Lee Duncan, President and CEO of Alliance Group, has accepted an invitation to serve a three-year term on the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business Alumni Board, effective July 1, 2023. Duncan's commitment to community building, coupled with his remarkable achievements in the business world, make him a valuable addition to the Board.

News: Jonathan Nahil joins FormFree as chief technology officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® today announced that it has brought on Jonathan Nahil as chief technology officer (CTO). Nahil possesses more than 20 years of experience as a software architect and leader of development teams at renowned technology organizations.