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EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

After, Inc. to Sponsor and Speak at 10th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville

NORWALK, Conn. /ScoopCloud/ -- After, Inc., a leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, will sponsor the Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville, TN on September 18-20, 2019. The company also announced today that it will join a panel discussing how to "Tailor Your Message to Different Market Segments," alongside industry giants like General Motors and Electrolux.

Mid America Mortgage Selects ReverseVision as Technology Partner to Debut HECM and Reverse Products

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) has selected its flagship reverse loan origination system (LOS), ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) to support the introduction of HECM and private reverse mortgage products.

ARMCO Expands Client Base by Adding KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and Several Top 25 Mortgage Lenders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has achieved significant growth during the first two quarters of 2019, the result of acquiring new clients, including KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and several top 25 mortgage lenders.

Aclaro Announces New Board Member and the Release of Aclaro EcoSystem 3.0

CHICAGO, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Aclaro Inc., the game-changing Artificial Intelligence software company that provides disruptive technologies to the automotive, financial, and government sectors, announces a new Board Member and the release of Aclaro EcoSystem 3.0 (ES 3.0). With these announcements, Aclaro continues rapid advancement toward its overarching mission of helping lenders, dealers and consumers develop and nurture longer mutually beneficial relationships.

EPIC Launches New Employee Benefits Consulting Labor Practice Led by Kimberly Cicero in DC

DULUTH, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.

Simplifile Adds 31 Western U.S. Jurisdictions 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 31 additional recording jurisdictions located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Southwest and Western U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.

NotaryCam’s Emily Robbins Recognized as 2019 HousingWire Insider

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam(R), the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Customer Success Manager Emily Robbins has been named a 2019 Insider by HousingWire magazine as part of its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program. This year's 50 winners were chosen by HousingWire's editorial board based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

FormFree Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis Lauded by HousingWire as 2019 HW Insiders Award Recipient

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis has been recognized as a 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award honoree. Now in its fourth year, the HW Insiders Award program honors housing industry professionals who are "the unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire's editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

IDS Client Support Manager Tina Mausser Named 2019 HW Insider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Client Support Manager Tina Mausser has been honored by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program.

SimpleNexus VP of Sales Paul Drobot Recognized with HousingWire’s Insiders Award

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that VP of Sales Paul Drobot has been named a 2019 HW Insiders Award honoree by HousingWire.

ReverseVision’s Jeff Birdsell Named 2019 HousingWire Insiders Award Recipient

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced that Jeff Birdsell, vice president of professional services has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire (HW) Insiders Award. Now in its fourth year, the Insiders Award program recognizes "operational all-stars" within the housing industry who have been vital to their employer's success.

LBA Ware Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel Recognized as a 2019 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award. This marks the fourth year that HousingWire's Insiders Award program has recognized the "unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

Integro USA Inc. Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Integro USA, Inc. (Integro USA), acquired by EPIC in January 2019, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Hires New Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to their Atlanta team of experts. Jonathan brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Associated Colleges of Illinois' (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

NEXT Raises over $3,200 in Less than One Hour for Girls Inc. of Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, has announced that it raised over $3,200 in personal donations for Girls Inc. of Chicago at the #NEXTSUMMER19 charity cocktail party raffle, held Aug. 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago.

Paul B. Stetz Joins Fairport Wealth

CLEVELAND, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- Fairport Wealth (formerly Fairport Asset Management) announced today the appointment of Paul B. Stetz as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team.

SafeChain Partners with RamQuest to Provide Fraud-Free Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention technology and blockchain applications for land title, announced today its SafeWire application has been fully integrated into RamQuest's Closing Market application - making SafeWire available as a seamless experience to title offices nationwide.

Managing General Agency Paragon Insurance Launches Nationwide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of a new nationwide Workers' Compensation Insurance Program.

EPIC adds Cecille Feliciano in Los Angeles CA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La. /ScoopCloud/ -- In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Anow Debuts Inaugural User Conference September 30 in Conjunction with Valuation Expo

RED DEER, Alberta /ScoopCloud/ -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, will hold its inaugural user conference September 30 on day one of Valuation Expo, the nation's largest appraiser conference. Held at the historic Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Anow's inaugural user conference will offer attendees three hours of programming, demonstrations of ground-breaking appraisal office management technology, expert thought leadership and peer networking opportunities.

Vice Capital Markets: Favorable Market Conditions Provide Impetus for Mortgage Lenders to Explore Custom Ginnie Mae Pools

NOVI, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- Vice Capital Markets President Troy Baars today urged lenders to explore custom Ginnie Mae pools as part of their overall execution strategy in light of recent increases in Ginnie Mae security volume, along with renewed investor interest in custom pools.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That's what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

New Tools from SimpleNexus Help Mortgage Lenders Build Stronger Relationships with Borrowers’ Real Estate Agents

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan originators and borrowers, today announced the availability of a suite of tools designed to help originators build stronger relationships with their borrowers' real estate agents and convert more prospects into mutual customers.

Westerly Becomes First Municipality in Rhode Island to Adopt E-recording

PROVO, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that the Town of Westerly has joined Simplifile's e-recording network following the July 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide in Rhode Island.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America's most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America's current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Two New Board Members, Enjoys Record Attendance at Summer Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry's only independent cooperative, today announced the addition of Kate deKay and Allison Johnston to their prestigious board of directors. Johnston and deKay were voted in Sunday, August 18, 2019, during the Lender Co-op board meeting, which took place in Nashville, Tennessee during TMC's summer conference.

Lemme, a division of EPIC, Welcomes Owen Bailitz to Professional Services Firms Practice

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lemme, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announce today the addition of Owen Bailitz as a Principal within the firm's Professional Services Firms Practice. He will be based in Lemme's Arlington Heights, Illinois offices.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Aran Insurance Services Group, a Specialty Insurance Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- JenCap Holdings (JenCap), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Aran Insurance Services Group (Aran), a specialty program administrator with offices in Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York. Founded in 2009, Aran has been led by Tim Kenny and John LaCava who have built one of the leading program administration insurance platforms in the country.

Inc. Magazine Names LBA Ware to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Inc. magazine yesterday revealed that LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, is ranked 3,466 on the magazine's annual Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La. /ScoopCloud/ -- Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.