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News Topic: Texas Business

News: EPIC Welcomes Jay Yarid – Adds to EPIC’s Employee Benefits Practice

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jay Yarid has joined the firm as Principal within its Employee Benefits Practice.

News: ‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.

News: Click n’ Close Promotes Daniel Forshey and Sady Mauldin to C-Suite

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, is pleased to announce the company has promoted Daniel Forshey to Chief Operating Officer and Sady Mauldin to Chief Compliance Officer.

News: LegalStream, LLC Launches The Largest Online Directory Of Personal Injury Attorneys and Healthcare Providers In America

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN ANTONIO, Texas) First established in 2019, LegalStream, a U.S. based SaaS company, today announced their brand new APP to help streamline your personal injury case, and they did it right here in San Antonio, Texas. LegalStream has stepped up, filled the communication gap plaguing the personal injury business, and has developed an online directory of the largest networks of personal injury attorneys and healthcare providers across the nation.

News: Business and Economic Empowerment Leader Dr. Velma Trayham Announced as Keynote Speaker for Takeaway Tax Business Conference in Houston, TX

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Highlighting the power of entrepreneurship to change the world and end poverty, award-winning B2B/diversity consultant and leader Dr. Velma Trayham (CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting Group) has been announced as the keynote speaker for TakeAway Tax's upcoming Tax Business Conference in Houston on Aug. 4.

News: Mid America Mortgage rebrands to Click n’ Close

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) today announced it has rebranded as Click n' Close following the sale of the majority of its retail lending operations to Houston-based Legend Lending. Click n' Close will retain retail operations related to its reverse mortgage and Native American lending business and focus on delivering innovative down payment assistance (DPA) and adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) products through its third-party originator (TPO) channels.

News: Ari Rastegar and His Childhood Friends Go from Selling Baseball Cards to Cutting Multi-Million-Dollar Deals

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) What do you get when you combine two old friends and a younger brother? It may sound like the start to a bad joke, but these real estate powerhouses are not playing. Ari Rastegar, founder and CEO, Rastegar Property Company; Dustin Mehaffey and Major Miller of American Realty Consultants; and Nic Costello, real estate broker, and Rastegar's younger brother, have joined forces to make real estate deals that are turning heads.

News: Mid America Mortgage Now Offers eNotes to Non-Delegated Correspondents through its Wholesale Channel

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it is offering eNotes capabilities via its wholesale channel to enable non-delegated correspondents to operate more efficiently and competitively as they make the transition from mortgage broker to banker. Through this program, third-party originators (TPOs) can deliver the convenience digital closings provide to their customers and enhance relationships with their existing real estate and title partners amidst an otherwise challenging operating environment.

News: Geosyn Mining leases second Bitcoin Mine Facility – 35,000 sq. foot facility new home to second Geosyn Mine

Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT WORTH, Texas) Geosyn Mining today announced the opening of a second mining space here in North Texas. The 26,000 Sq Foot facility, located near Springtown, TX, will house up to 12,000 miners by the end of Q3 and will be capable of producing roughly to 100 Bitcoin/month. This facility is slated for further expansion to 100MW by summer 2023.

News: Stack Sports Launches New Payments Platform with Stripe to Bring more Innovation to Youth Sports

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Stack Sports, the global leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry, today announced its launch of payments powered by Stripe to help Partners offer more flexible payment methods, increase their global reach, and get paid faster.

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.

News: Stack Sports Partners with NEAR Foundation to Make NFTs more Accessible to Sports

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Stack Sports - the global technology leader in sports software announced today that it will be partnering with the NEAR Foundation, a Swiss non-profit that oversees the NEAR blockchain ecosystem, to launch an athlete-focused NFT platform. The new Stack NFT platform will give all athletes an opportunity to create and mint their own NFTs on NEAR's blockchain.

News: Real Estate Technology Firm Swift Homes Partners with KBME on Marketing Campaign

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Today, Swift Homes announced a partnership with KBME Sports talk 790AM on a marketing campaign in Houston, Texas to help build awareness of Swift Homes' benefits and seller-friendly offerings that are available to consumers who are looking for real estate advice and services.

News: Mid America Mortgage adds Kyle Hilton as Quality Control Manager

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) welcomes mortgage industry veteran, Kyle Hilton as its newest quality control manager. Hilton brings a knowledge spanning more than 20 years in mortgage underwriting and quality assurance review. In this role, Hilton will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring quality control vendors and policies.

News: Real Estate Technology Firm Swift Homes Partners with WOAI on Marketing Campaign

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN ANTONIO, Texas) Today, Swift Homes announced a partnership with WOAI News Radio 1200am on a marketing campaign in San Antonio to help build awareness of Swift Homes' benefits and seller-friendly offerings that are available to consumers who are looking for real estate advice and services.

News: Geosyn Mining Launches First Crypto Mine Operation in Fort Worth, Texas and Delivers Bitcoin Payouts to Investors

Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT WORTH, Texas) Geosyn Mining, LLC announced that its new Fort Worth mining operation is making investors excited. On February 22, 2022, its clients received their first Bitcoin payouts. This was also a milestone for the company as it's now on the road to becoming a premier, clean-energy based Bitcoin miner.

News: Southwest Airlines New Amarillo to Austin Flight Takes Off Today

Mortgage and Finance News: (AMARILLO, Texas) Amarillo travelers today experienced the start of new options featuring the state capital as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, celebrated the start of Southwest Airlines' new daily non-stop service to Austin.

News: Mid America Mortgage Welcomes Jarred Talmadge to its team of reverse mortgage experts

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced industry veteran Jarred Talmadge has joined Mid America as Western Reverse Mortgage Sales Manager. In this role, Talmadge is responsible for expanding Mid America's reverse mortgage presence in the Western U.S.

News: Mid America Mortgage announces completion of new funding source for its down payment assistance program through J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has secured an additional line of liquidity from J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC (member of FINRA and SIPC) ("JVB"), an indirect controlled subsidiary of Cohen & Company Inc. (NYSE American: COHN), through the company's Agency MBS & Gestation Repo Group.

News: Mid America Mortgage COO Jemma Pachiano selected by Mortgage Professional America in its 2021 Elite Women Awards Program

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today Jemma Pachiano has been honored as an Elite Woman by industry publication, Mortgage Professional America (MPA). The MPA 2021 Elite Women Award seeks to honor outstanding women in the mortgage and housing industry.

News: Mid America Mortgage welcomes Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in its reverse mortgage division

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has hired Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in the company's reverse mortgage division. A veteran of the reverse mortgage industry, Loxton joins Mid America from Liberty Reverse Mortgage, where he ran the Eastern wholesale division as regional vice president.

News: Mid America Mortgage Hires Gary D. McKiddy as Chief Risk Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Gary D. McKiddy has rejoined the organization in the role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO). McKiddy will leverage his nearly 40 years of experience in corporate financial management across multiple verticals, including mortgage banking, to help Mid America Mortgage manage risk and improve operations amidst the ongoing expansion of its product line.

News: Infinity Financial Group Aids Kinley Construction Group with Major Stakeholder Buyout

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.

News: Three Mid America Mortgage Loan Officers Make the Cut for NAMMBA’s Top 100 by Units

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that three of its loan officers - Michael Bogar, DeAnna Morgan and Christine Pervan - have been included on the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) list of top 100 female and minority loan officers, measured by units.

News: Mid America Mortgage Donates $250,000 to Services of Hope

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has donated $250,000 to Services of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization in Dallas aimed at providing assistance and support for community needs that do not fit in a traditional category. Mid America's donation will be met by matching funds by the City of Dallas as part of the Driver of Poverty Grant - Barriers to Poverty.

News: Mid America Mortgage Adds Pete Jackson as Divisional Director for Wholesale/Non-Delegated Correspondent Channel, Tim Frohock as Regional Director

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Pete Jackson has joined the company as a divisional director and Tim Frohock as a regional director. With more than 30 years of wholesale and correspondent lending experience, Jackson and Frohock will play a critical role in the continued growth and success of Mid America's wholesale/non-delegated correspondent lending channel.

News: Mid America Mortgage Securitizes Its First Ginnie Mae eNote with eCustodian Wilmington Trust

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has completed its first Ginnie Mae eNote transaction with Wilmington Trust, an approved and active eCustodian under Ginnie Mae's Digital Collateral Initiative. Having announced its first eNote transaction in August 2016, this represents the next step in Mid America's ongoing digital mortgage adoption efforts across its retail, wholesale and correspondent lending channels.

News: Estes-Hightower PLLC offers monthly legal subscriptions to access Texas attorneys but with a twist

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Estes-Hightower PLLC, a Houston law firm, has attorneys that are available through monthly retainers or as some call them, legal subscriptions. The law firm recruits attorneys across Texas with credentials broad enough to cover a variety of legal issues.

News: Expetitle and Nada Partner to Create a Next Generation Real Estate Experience

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) Today, Expetitle announces a service expansion into Texas via a strategic partnership with Nada to offer a streamlined and centralized home closing transaction.

News: McCombs Properties Announces Sale of Premier Resort Development, The Reserve at Lake Travis

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Today, McCombs Properties announced the sale of one of their flagship developments, The Reserve at Lake Travis. Since acquiring the land in 2008, The Reserve has become the premier resort property on Lake Travis boasting 200 plus homes, an award-winning marina, a world-class swim park and multiple amenities.