News Topic Los Angeles Business

News Topic: Los Angeles Business

News: Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

News: Innovative New Company Helps International Artists Come to the U.S. with Less Red Tape

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Artistpass presents a new way for the exceptionally talented abroad to gain their artist or tour visas to the United States - efficiently and cost-effectively.

News: Expert DOJO Invests $1.2 Million in Diverse Startups this June

Mortgage and Finance News: (SANTA MONICA, Calif.) On June 3, 2020, Expert DOJO has announced that its current accelerator cohort has invested in 12 companies. Of 12 investments made, 9 are minority-led businesses, and of the same 12 investments, 4 have female founders.

News: KROST CPAs & Consultants Provides Much-Needed Help to Businesses Affected by the Economic Downturn Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Los Angeles-based firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, has launched several programs to assist businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic. Since April 2020, the firm has assisted hundreds of businesses and individuals through the development of COVID-19 resources.

News: MQMR Adds Mortgage-Focused Social Media Monitoring Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has added ActiveComply, a social media monitoring platform, to its suite of audit, risk and compliance-focused solutions for financial institutions and independent mortgage lenders.

News: MQMR Promotes Mabel Lee to Head of Warehouse Due Diligence, Adds Scott Weintraub to Lead Internal Audit Department

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has promoted Mabel Lee to Warehouse Due Diligence Manager and hired Scott Weintraub as Internal Audit Manager.

News: ‘Death Sentence’ by Illegal Eviction for 88-Year Old Disabled Widow? L.A. Judge Denies Her Request to Stay Execution

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has cleared the way for the L.A. County Sheriff to evict 88-year old Dorothy Green from her own Brentwood Home of 13 years as soon as Monday morning (February 3). Dorothy's doctor says the eviction is likely to cause serious and potentially fatal harm to Dorothy's health. And her attorney, Larry J. Caldwell, contends the eviction is illegal.

News: KROST Kicks Off the Year by Announcing Merger with BPE&H an Accountancy Corporation

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) KROST CPAs and Consultants, a firm based out of Los Angeles, has merged in BPE&H out of Woodland Hills effective January 1, 2020. Seven principals will join the leadership team at KROST, including Scott Eisner, Martin Belak-Berger, Bob Price, Phil D'Amico, Scott Gilmore; and founding BPE&H principals Jerry Block and Jane Plant.

News: 88-Year Old Widow Asks Court to Block Potentially Fatal Eviction

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) On Monday, January 13 at 8:30 a.m., attorney Larry J. Caldwell will ask the Los Angeles Superior Court to issue a Preliminary Injunction barring the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department from evicting 88-year old widow Dorothy Green from her Brentwood home of 13 years.

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Offers a Prime Location Condominium with Stunning Sunset Views

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) Luxury Estate Realtor, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an incredible property offered for $1,150,000. A high-quality home located near Google's newest coming location, UCLA, Century City and close to Beverly Hills, this represents the carefree lifestyle today.

News: Lifting People with Disabilities Out of Poverty: JLA Pooled Trust Hits $5 million in Beneficiary Assets

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) In recognition of the highly impactful, life-changing work provided to people with disabilities in the region, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has awarded Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services (JLA Trust) with a three-year, $250,000 Next Stage Grant.

News: Raylene Chiarizzio joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ("EPIC"), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Raylene Chiarizzio has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: BobbiJo DeNofa joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that BobbiJo DeNofa has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: David Thoke joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Thoke has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: Jean Hagan Brings Decades of Restaurant Operations Experience to the Culinary Institute of America as Newly Appointed Adjunct Professor

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Jean Hagan, Principal of KROST CPAs & Consultants and leader of the firm's restaurant consulting practice, has recently taken on an additional title as Adjunct Professor of Restaurant Operations and Management Strategies at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Her first course, Operations and Management Strategies for the Restauranteur, began this fall.

News: Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Joins Real Estate Roundtable

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Last year, specialty tax incentive firm KBKG joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER), and several of KBKG's executive leadership team currently serve as members of the organization's President's Council, Associate Council, and Committees.

News: MQMR: FNMA Updates to Selling Guide Compels Lenders to Conduct Independent Audit Reviews of QC Process Before Year’s End

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer reminded lenders to conduct an independent audit review of their quality control (QC) process immediately in deference to updates to "Subpart D1, Lender QC Process" of the Fannie Mae Selling Guide.

News: KBKG Tax Specialty Firm Hires Alex Martin to Lead New Transfer Pricing Practice for Cross-border Businesses

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced the hiring of Alex Martin as Principal and leader of the firm's new Transfer Pricing practice. Alex comes with over 22 years of full-time, international transfer pricing experience working in Washington, D.C.; Melbourne, Australia; and Detroit, Michigan where he resides currently.

News: EPIC adds Cecille Feliciano in Los Angeles CA

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Cecille Feliciano has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits.

News: KROST CPAs and Consultants Named Inside Public Accounting Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Inside Public Accounting (IPA) named KROST CPAs & Consultants and its affiliated tax consulting practice Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms for the fourth year in a row. The firm placed 109th on the prestigious top 200 list, a substantial leap from 157th in 2016 when it first made the rankings.

News: MQMR Bolsters Executive Team with Addition of Mortgage Industry Veteran Stephen Sherman as COO

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that seasoned mortgage and real estate professional Stephen Sherman has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Sherman brings more than 30 years of experience in mortgage servicing, secondary marketing, warehouse lending, commercial real estate sales, corporate consulting and REO management services to his new role at MQMR, where he will be responsible for overseeing MQMR's day-to-day operations and managing the firm's long-term growth strategy.

News: Successful Repayment of $27 Million to EB-5 Investors in New Commercial Enterprise Managed by A&J Capital, Inc.

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) A&J Capital, Inc. (A&J), a financial services & advisory firm specializing in EB-5, private equity, and investment management, today announced its latest milestone of repaying $27 million of capital to EB-5 investors for one of its managed new commercial enterprises (NCE). A&J serves as a manager of the NCE and oversees its day-to-day activities, including the administration of the EB-5 loan.

News: Former IRS Executive, Mark Bodenstab, Joins KBKG as Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds another former IRS manager to their team of experts. Mark Bodenstab joins as the firm's Director of Research & Development Tax Credits with over 30 years combined at the IRS and in the private sector.

News: MQMR’s Marie O’Brien Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its Director of Compliance Marie O'Brien has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its sixth annual HW Rising Star Awards program. O'Brien also serves as a Senior Associate in the Compliance Department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP and as MQMR's Associate General Counsel.

News: Showbiz Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert issued by EraNova Institute

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Today the EraNova Institute issued a business alert: "Showbiz shows a better way to pay." EraNova's Director and author of the report, Dick Samson, says, "For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore. Now, for the likes of Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga, it's more of a breeze; and soon may be for everyone involved in insurance."

News: MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Executive Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has hired Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Christensen will be responsible for leading sales, driving new business opportunities and expanding awareness of the MQMR brand in the market.

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Offers Top Luxury Listing Perched High on Its Own Promontory in Prime Pacific Palisades

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) This is the Pacific Palisades and you have the key to unlock California's most exclusive views. Welcome home to 815 Paseo Miramar, a custom built 10,371 square foot Nantucket style estate which is sure to make you the envy of everyone. Luxury Estate Realtor, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced this exceptional property offered for $25 Million.

News: Reconciled Announces New Los Angeles Location providing Online Bookkeeping Services for Entrepreneurs

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Reconciled is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite office in Los Angeles. The online bookkeeping firm for entrepreneurs launched a L.A. office in partnership with local bookkeeping firm Logistis to expand services to entrepreneurs in the greater L.A. region.

News: MQMR’s Britt Haven Receives Achievement Certification from the MBA’s Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Program

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its National Account Executive Britt Haven has completed Level I of the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) Certification and Designation program offered by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Lists Best Home in Malibu’s Desirable Point Dume Neighborhood

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) Luxury Estate REALTOR, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an exceptional property located in Malibu's most coveted neighborhood offered for $8,888,888. This exquisite property and estate at 6950 Dume Drive offer an unparalleled combination of superior finishes, high tech services, and gorgeous coastlines views.