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Remote Online Notarization Taking Hold in Florida, NotaryCam Reports

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, announced it has observed a significant increase in remote online notarization (RON) adoption and utilization for real estate transactions in Florida over the past three months.

HousingWire Honors OpenClose as a 2020 Mortgage Tech100 Innovator

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose, the leading mortgage fintech provider and omni-channel loan origination system (LOS), announced that due to its industry-pioneering technology innovations, successful launches and the resulting stellar lender outcomes, the company was named to the prestigious HousingWire 2020 Mortgage Tech 100 List.

NotaryCam CEO Rick Triola Named ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association for Second Time in His Career

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, announced that its founder and CEO Rick Triola is one of the five mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2020 Tech All-Star.

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

ARMCO Updates ACES IQ to Provide Guidance on Regulatory Changes Made in Response to COVID-19 National Emergency Declaration

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced it has created a new question set category within its ACES Intelligent Questionnaire (ACES IQ) functionality to house all temporary regulatory provisions issued by state and federal agencies and the GSEs in response to the COVID-19 national emergency declaration.

Top of Mind gives loan originators must-have text messaging capabilities with SurefireCRM Power Messaging

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the release of Power Messaging, a feature that enables SurefireCRM users to deliver high-touch text communication to consumers at scale.

Top of Mind gives loan originators must-have text messaging capabilities with SurefireCRM Power Messaging

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the release of Power Messaging, a feature that enables SurefireCRM users to deliver high-touch text communication to consumers at scale.

SBA Publishes Guidance on Which CARES Act Provisions Require Immediate Action by Health and Retirement Plan Sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today summarizing provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that require action on the part of health and retirement plan sponsors.

FormFree Expands Partnership with American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia in Celebration of 2020 Red Cross Month

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree® today announced it is celebrating Red Cross Month by expanding its long-held partnership with the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia. FormFree will support the Northeast Georgia chapter's mission of alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by giving fiscal contributions and engaging in monthly acts of service throughout 2020.

Rapid Deployment Solutions Selected to Improve Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau Audits Responsiveness for a Large Distillery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) - a leading Content & Records Management solutions company - is excited to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest North American distillers and alcohol distributors to improve their Accounts Payable process, AP audit support, Customer Service support, and to increase responsiveness to the U.S. Federal Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Audits.

DocMagic Launches AutoPrep Technology, Enabling Total eClose™ to Accept Documents from Any Provider for Paperless eClosings

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, today announced the launch of AutoPrep, a new technology that enables the company's Total eClose™ platform to accept documents from any source - including non-e-enabled documents.

Alpine Bank Selects CompenSafe by LBA Ware for Efficient, Accurate and Scalable Compensation Plan Management

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced that full-service community bank Alpine Bank has implemented CompenSafe™ to automate incentive compensation for its mortgage loan originators and fulfillment staff.

Valligent Technologies Wins HousingWire Tech100 Award for Second Consecutive Year

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Valligent Technologies (Valligent), the leading residential valuation technology company, today announced that it has been awarded HousingWire's Tech100 award for the second consecutive year.

The MReport Recognizes Global DMS as Top 25 Fintech Innovator for its EVO™ Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has been selected by MReport for its inaugural "Top 25 Fintech Innovators" award, which recognizes fintech companies within the mortgage industry that are poised to shape the future of the industry in 2020 and beyond.

Top of Mind takes home AVA Digital Awards platinum, gold for its dynamic creative content for mortgage lenders

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, took home four platinum and four gold awards in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards competition.

Top of Mind Joins Lenders One as a Preferred Provider

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced it has joined Lenders One as a preferred provider. Top of Mind will offer Lenders One members access to marketing resources that help to strengthen consumer relationships and create customers for life.

IDS Expands Help Center to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has opened a comprehensive, digital help center in its continuing efforts to enhance client support. The help center is part of Zendesk, a customer service platform IDS converted to in May 2019 to streamline the support process.

EPIC Adds Matthew Marmorek as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Marmorek has joined the firm as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits.

OpenClose Partners with Genworth Mortgage Insurance to Offer a Streamlined Mortgage Insurance Process from within its LenderAssist LOS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose®, the industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it has partnered with Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW), establishing a direct integration to access mortgage insurance (MI) from the LenderAssist™ LOS platform.

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.

Refinance Spike Drives Continued Decrease in Critical Defect Rate, According to Q3 2019 ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers third quarter (Q3) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology™.

SimpleNexus Wins ‘Best Digital Mortgage Platform’ at 2020 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has been named the winner of the "Best Digital Mortgage Platform" award by FinTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global fintech market.

OpenClose Recognized as a 2020 Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for the Fourth Year in a Row

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- OpenClose®, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has again been chosen as a 'Top Mortgage Employer' for the fourth year in a row by selected by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

After, Inc. just launched its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing and Predictive Analytics

NORWALK, Conn. /ScoopCloud/ -- After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced the launch of its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing. The whitepaper, entitled "Optimizing Warranty Marketing with Predictive Analytics" offers readers a playbook of the most effective predictive models and marketing strategies to employ in order to increase revenue and profits in their Warranty Marketing programs.

ReverseVision Names Mortgage Technology Veteran Joe Langner President

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced the appointment of Joe Langner as president. Langner will lead the company to achieve its strategic vision of establishing HECM and private reverse mortgages as lending portfolio staples alongside traditional and government loans.

HousingWire Names Global DMS a 2020 Tech100 Award Winner for EVO Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has earned a spot on HousingWire's seventh annual Tech100 awards list, which recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning the real estate mortgage industries.

LendUS delivers on promise of smart advice, an easy process and super speed with SimpleNexus digital mortgage platform

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that 90% of loan officers at LendUS now use SimpleNexus to collaborate on loan applications with borrowers and referral partners. LendUS is one of the nation's top 25 lenders, producing north of $5B annually in loan volume.

Taylor Wilshire, CEO of the Wilshire Foundation receives ‘outstanding achievement’ praise from the United Nations

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- On March 3, 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Council acknowledged the work that the Wilshire Foundation has done to support the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a blueprint for addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

NotaryCam Named to 2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage List

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam®, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has been included on the seventh annual HW Tech100TM list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

IDS Earns HW Tech100 Honor For Sixth Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to the 2020 HW Tech100™ Mortgage list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. 2020 marks IDS' sixth overall appearance on the list.

ARMCO Makes HW Tech100 Mortgage List for Sixth Consecutive Year

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- CES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has been named to the 2020 HW Tech100™ Mortgage list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s Tech100 List of the Housing Economy’s Most Innovative Companies for a Sixth Time

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree® has been named a recipient of HousingWire's eighth annual HW Tech100 award. This is the sixth year FormFree has been recognized by HousingWire as a leading innovator in housing technology.

Matthew LeBlanc named Eastern Region Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

BOSTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC announced today that Matthew LeBlanc has been named Healthcare Practice Leader for the Eastern Region reporting to Susan Tewhill, National Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors.

SimpleNexus Makes Third Consecutive Appearance on HousingWire Tech100 List of Most Innovative Companies in Mortgage Technology

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, has been named to HousingWire's HW Tech100 for the third year in a row. Now in its eighth year, the HW Tech100 recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy.

ReverseVision Named 2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage Company for Sixth Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced it has been named a HousingWire (HW) Tech100 Mortgage company for a sixth year.