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Jeremiah Glassford of EPIC Named a 2018 Veteran of Influence by Birmingham Business Journal

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Client Executive Jeremiah Glassford has been named a 2018 Veteran of Influence by Birmingham Business Journal.

McWhirter Realty Partners Hires Susan C. Dorr as Chief Operating Officer

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, asset management, property management, development and advisory services, today announced it has hired Susan C. Dorr as Chief Operating Officer.

Digital Mortgage Maven Kelly Purcell Joins NotaryCam as EVP of Marketing and Business Development

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam, leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that the company has hired digital mortgage specialist Kelly Purcell as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

Bank of Southern California NA Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced the promotions of Margaret Rheinwald to Senior Vice President, Controller and Sharokin Badal to Senior Vice President, Treasury Services. The promotions reflect their years of service with the bank and their meaningful contributions to support the company's ongoing growth and expansion.

iFOS Managing Consultants LLC Awarded Multi-Year FOIA Support Services Contract with DOD

COLUMBIA, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC is pleased to announce the notification of a multi-year award to provide Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) services for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs located in Washington, D.C.

Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Sacramento CA

SACRAMENTO, Calif /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC's Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.

ReverseVision and STRATMOR Group Partner to Integrate First-Ever HECM Borrower Satisfaction Benchmark into MortgageSAT

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it is partnering with leading mortgage industry advisory firm STRATMOR Group to develop the first-ever HECM borrower satisfaction benchmark as part of STRATMOR's MortgageSAT Borrower Satisfaction Program.

FormFree and Freddie Mac Partner to Automate Income and Asset Assessment to Safely Speed Origination Process

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Freddie Mac has named FormFree a designated third-party service provider for automated income and asset assessment capabilities. The announcement came as the GSE unveiled new enhancements to Loan Advisor(SM) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention and Expo in Washington, D.C.

Thrive Mortgage partners with Cloudvirga to give its loan officers an edge with consumers

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- software, today announced that full-service mortgage lender Thrive Mortgage LLC (formerly Georgetown Mortgage) is deploying Cloudvirga digital mortgage technology to loan officers across its more than 50 branch locations nationwide. The lender expects 70 percent of its loan production will be powered by Cloudvirga technology by the end of the quarter.

Holiday Travel 2018: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance When Booking Your Holiday Vacation This Year

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- For the best prices and travel options, October is an ideal time to book your holiday travel, whether it's a family gathering for Thanksgiving or a ski trip around Christmas break, according to TravelInsurance.com. It's a great time to take advantage of deals, which become harder to come by closer to the intended travel date.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work in Pittsburgh PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Pittsburgh as one of the city's 2018 Best Places to Work in a survey conducted annually by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Secure Insight Creates National eClosing Training Program Using DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Secure Insight, a New Jersey-based data intelligence and vendor management firm, announced today at the MBA's Annual Convention and Expo that it teamed with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to develop and host an online training program.

Cloudvirga Selected to Demo Mobile POS at MBA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, DC

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, announced that it has been selected to demo its recently launched Mobile POS at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Conference & Expo 2018, taking place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.

Ainsworth Advisors Fields Top-Tier Mortgage Business Leaders to Guide Long Range Growth for World Class Lenders

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Ainsworth Advisors, LLC, a group of veteran mortgage industry leaders offering strategic and tactical advice, helping improve efficiencies and developing strong leadership teams for world-class mortgage lending businesses, today announced it has deepened its bench strength with unparalleled expertise in key operations and planning areas.

FormFree and LoanBeam Partner to Automate Income Extraction and Calculation for Mortgage Lenders

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree(R) has partnered with LoanBeam(R), the leader in automated income extraction and calculation, to make it easy for mortgage lenders to solve two of their toughest underwriting challenges: collecting digital borrower financial data directly from the source and calculating qualified income with accuracy, consistency and efficiency.

EPIC Acquires Not-For-Profit and Social Services Specialist Total Management Corporation (TMC)

MELVILLE, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Total Management Corporation (TMC) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of TMC.

OpenClose Launches RESTful API Suite, Expanding Connectivity to Third Party Applications and Services

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced the release of a RESTful API suite designed to offer its customers an easier, more cost effective and secure standardized solution to enable rich and deep direct interactions with their system of record from third party and home grown systems.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Pamela Misner to Manage Underwriting

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained Pam Misner as Underwriting Manager. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Misner will direct Mid America's mortgage loan underwriting and collaborating on the expansion of origination and production teams for Mid America's West Coast branches.

LBA Ware’s Lori Brewer to Moderate Panel on Data-Driven Best Practices for Mortgage Lender Staffing at MBA Annual 2018

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer will moderate a panel on the science of staffing a mortgage business at the 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo, which takes place October 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Benchmark, Collaboration Labs and Working Group Member Engagement Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have added and expanded upon several of their member benefits. With the continued growth of their national lender member network, TMC has increased the size and scope of their engagement programs to offer even more opportunities for their members to network and collaborate.

NEXT Future Transportation: Autonomous Transportation Success Depends on Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships

SAN JOSE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NEXT Future Transportation Inc. ("NEXT"), the global leader in modular-electric vehicle solutions, today announced it will be participating in the International Project Finance Association ("IPFA Americas") conference, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Impacts and Implications, on October 25, 2018 at the office of Nixon Peabody LLC in Los Angeles.

MCT Adds Investors to Bid Tape AOT Tri-Party Agreement Automation in its Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that new investor bid tape assignment-of-trade (AOT) loan sale executions are now available for sellers using its BAM whole loan trading platform.

Simplifile Completes West Virginia’s First E-recording Transaction

PROVO, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that it has facilitated the first e-recording transaction in the state of West Virginia. The transaction was completed on Friday, Aug. 24 in Monongalia County, W. Va., which is the first recording jurisdiction in the state to begin e-recording land documents.

IDS Develops Fresh MortgageFlex Integration to Support Latest MISMO Standards

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has built a brand new interface with mortgage loan origination and servicing technology provider MortgageFlex Systems that operates on the MISMO Version 3.3 data standard.

FinKube, Plaid Offer Webinar on Digital Lending

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that the company will offer a free webinar featuring Plaid Inc. - a financial technology platform that powers modern, digital financial services.

LBA Ware Sponsors Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Cultivate a Future Generation of Entrepreneurs in Middle Georgia

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware(TM), the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders announced its fiscal sponsorship of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes.

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) security protocols, which require multiple methods to verify a user's identity for logins and transactions.

NEXT™ Mortgage Events Selects Advisory Board

EDMOND, Okla. /ScoopCloud/ -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, a creator of events for women mortgage executives, has announced the selection of the NEXT Advisory Board, a group of eight top mortgage industry executives. NEXT Advisory Board members were selected to advise event organizers on content, assuring that all sessions continue to address the needs of women executives at mortgage lending institutions and GSEs.

DocMagic and NotaryCam Integrate to Eliminate Reliance on In-Person Notarizations for Paperless eClosings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, and NotaryCam(R), the leader in online notarization solutions, announced an integration that eliminates the need to wet-sign loan documents in the physical presence of a notary by allowing loan documents to be quickly and compliantly eNotarized online.

Experienced Mortgage Technologist Mark Michel Joins Growing Team at OpenClose

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it hired Mark Michel, an industry veteran in enterprise-level mortgage technology systems.

Frenkel Benefits, an EPIC Company Adds Nicholas Tunno in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Frenkel Benefits - an EPIC Company announced today that employee benefits, risk management and insurance professional Nicholas Tunno has joined the firm in New York as a Principal.

Joseph Ferber Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Joseph Ferber has joined the firm's operations in New York as a Principal.

Newest Mortgage Company on the Sunset Strip, Vantage Home Loans, launches and targets the Luxury Los Angeles Home Market

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- In today's hyper competitive mortgage market with increasing competition from internet companies, Roger Mansourian has formed a new partnership and mortgage company - Vantage Home Loans - that specifically targets and caters to the creative financing needs of investors, small business owners, and luxury homeowners seeking a strong mortgage offering in California and Washington.

Iron Cove, a division of EPIC, again Named Best U.S. Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Iron Cove, a division of EPIC, was named Best U.S. Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek, a Global Fund Media publication, which reaches over 98,000 financial services executives globally.

Simplifile Adds 29 Southeastern U.S. Counties to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 29 additional recording jurisdictions located in six states throughout the Southeastern U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.