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The Mortgage Collaborative Eclipses Industry with Lender-focused Initiatives Launched at its 2017 Summer Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn. /ScoopCloud/ -- In the shadow of the first full solar eclipse in 38 years in the continental United States, The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) held its largest conference to date with nearly 300 members and vendor partners in attendance. TMC has extended its significant membership growth with 20 new members joining the cooperative since its 2017 Winter Conference less than six months ago.

Trudi Barton Joins The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company in Mahwah, New Jersey

MAHWAH, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trudi Barton has joined the firm in Mahwah, New Jersey as part of The Capacity Group - an EPIC Company.

DIB Funding, Inc.’s DIBCOIN is the First Crypto Currency to be Aired on The FOX Business Network’s ‘New To The Street’

ROCKFORD, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- DIB Funding, Inc.'s DIBCOIN was highlighted on "New To The Street" on the Fox Business Network. CEO Adam Petty's interview aired on Sunday, August 20 in which he shared the exciting vision, and business plan for DIB Funding and for its crypto-currency DIBCOIN. The show "New To The Street" has a six year history and DIB Funding, Inc., the developer of DIBCOIN, is the only crypto currency company that has ever been interviewed by them.

Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present at 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium

DULUTH, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of Notarize to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with Notarize, the nation's first entirely digital mortgage closing and remote notarization provider, adding them to the preferred partner network.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names OpenClose President JP Kelly to Annual ‘Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that its president, JP Kelly, has been awarded the 'Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' distinction for 2017 by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

EPIC Insurance Plays Key Role in Launching New Employee Wellness Center for the City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC client the City of Atlanta recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Wellness Center for city employees. This 12,000-square foot facility is located in the City Plaza building across from Atlanta's City Hall.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces New Affordable Lending Outreach Pilot Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announces a new pilot with a focus on affordable lending support and education for select lenders that are members of TMC's network, using educational resources and materials provided by Fannie Mae.

DIB Funding, Inc. Hires Top Crypto-Currency Developer Ambisafe to Create New Etherium Based DIBCoin 2.0, Also Announces Increased Conversion Rate

ROCKFORD, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- DIB Funding, Inc., the developer of DIBCoin, has hired Ambisafe, Inc. to create DIBCOIN 2.0 on the Etherium blockchain and to update our DIB Wallet. Public coin holders as of the exchange date will receive an exclusive exchange rate of two for one (i.e., 2 DIBCOIN 2.0 for every 1 DIBCOIN they hold). This will result in a 100-percent increase in the number of DIBCOIN held by each coin holder.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of Strategic Compliance Partners to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with national compliance solutions provider, Strategic Compliance Partners. The new relationship with Strategic Compliance Partners adds another best-in-class mortgage compliance company to their preferred partner network.

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double -- from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today's 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group's share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. "Think of it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, "one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care."

FormFree Names Patty Pinckney Senior Director of Marketing

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia "Patty" Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree's marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm's brand.

Simplifile, Title Guaranty Complete First-Ever E-recording of Hawaii Land Court Document

HONOLULU, Hawai /ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Title Guaranty has completed the first-ever e-recording of a Land Court document in the state of Hawaii using Simplifile's E-recording service. The document, a mortgage, was submitted into the public record on July 26 in a process that took only minutes.

Western Ohio Mortgage Corp Selects ReverseVision’s RV Exchange LOS for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Origination

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Western Ohio Mortgage Corp. (WOMC) has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology to support its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) operations.

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Recognized as Leading Female Mortgage Professional by HousingWire, Mortgage Professional

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kara Lamphere has been honored by two mortgage industry media outlets for her contributions to both Mid America and the industry at large.

IDS Promotes Beckie Santos to Manager of New Product Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has promoted its former Manager of Development Beckie Santos to the newly created position of Manager of New Product Development. In her new role, Santos will leverage her development experience to work closely with the IDS development team as well as operations, quality assurance and compliance to help shape and guide future IDS solutions.

CMBA Invites Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on Panel Session at its Annual Loan Servicing and Newly Created Mortgage Technology Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services Phil Laren is scheduled to speak on a must-attend panel session. The panel will be hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) at their annual Loan Servicing and Technology Conference in San Diego Calif. from Aug. 6 to 8 at the Westin Hotel.

Pendo Executive Alicia Branstetter Named to HW Women of Influence List

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Alicia Branstetter, the company's vice president of marketing, has been named to HousingWire magazine's seventh annual Women of Influence list, just one year after joining the housing industry.

Seventeen Counties Across Midwest, Western United States Join Simplifile E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced today that 17 additional counties throughout the Midwest and Western United States have joined the Simplifile e-recording network.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Invests in Upgrading Computer Lab for Residents of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Historic Pullman Wheelworks Apartments

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has contributed $32,000 to Mercy Housing Lakefront to upgrade the computer lab at the Pullman Wheelworks Apartments, offering residents state-of-the art online tools to advance their educational and career goals.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has promoted former Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Correspondent Lending Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

EPIC Insurance adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

Altavera Mortgage Services COO Debora Aydelotte Recognized as HousingWire 2017 Woman of Influence

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Debora Aydelotte has been named one of HousingWire magazine's 2017 Women of Influence.

ReverseVision Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel Selected to HousingWire 2017 ‘Women of Influence’ List

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Wendy Peel, its vice president of sales and marketing, has been named to HousingWire's 2017 "Women of Influence" list.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to 2017 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been honored as one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 "Elite Women in Mortgage."

FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer Ann Fulmer is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 "Elite Women in Mortgage." Fulmer, who officially joined FormFree in May but has served the firm in an advisory capacity for several years, was recognized for her significant contributions to FormFree's staggering growth.

Mortgage Professional America Names Altavera Mortgage Services’ Jennifer Fountain a 2017 Elite Woman in Mortgage

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Senior Vice President of Due Diligence Jennifer Fountain has been named one of Mortgage Professional America's 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage. Fountain was recognized as a distinguished expert in the areas of credit and underwriting policy, operations, due diligence, management and training.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants to Support EPIC’s Further Growth & Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group's stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill's investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy

Simplifile’s Vicki DiPasquale Named One of Mortgage Professional America’s Elite Women in Mortgage

/ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Vice President of Sales Vicki DiPasquale is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage.

Jeffrey Unalp, CPA Earns Designation for Completing AICPA Not-For-Profit Certificate Program

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Unalp CPA Group, Inc. announced today that founder Jeffrey Unalp, CPA, has earned the AICPA badge for completing the Not-For-Profit (NFP) Certificate Program. Unalp CPA outsourced accounting services provide nonprofit clients with compliance, timely reporting and execution of accounting duties.

TRK Connection Promotes Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced it has promoted former Senior Systems Architect Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this new role, Abbey will bring to bear his two decades of SaaS, cloud security and diverse solution development expertise.

EPIC Joins in Authoring Updated American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers 2017 Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and a member of the American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee, announced today the approval and upcoming publication of a revised Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard (ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017).

Mortgage Capital Trading Introduces Bulk Acquisition Manager Secondary Marketing Tape Transfer Technology

SAN FRANSISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association's (CMBA) annual Western Secondary Market Conference held in San Francisco, that it has released new secondary marketing technology to improve the industry's existing loan sale practices. Dubbed Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM), the solution automates the process of packaging and transferring bulk loan bids, which benefits investors, lenders and MCT's team of mortgage loan traders.

The Mortgage Collaborative Appoints Arthur Prieston, CMB, Chair of Newly Formed Capital Markets Committee

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that industry authority Arthur Prieston has been appointed chair of its newly formed Capital Markets Committee. In this role, Prieston will lead capital market engagements for the group's lender members.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of The Money Source as a Correspondent Investor to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with national correspondent investor and mortgage loan servicer, The Money Source. The new relationship with The Money Source adds another best-in-class national correspondent investor to their preferred partner network.