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Tandis Nili Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company as Global Services Division Leader

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Tandis Nili has joined the firm's operations in New York as Senior Vice President and leader of the Global Services Division. Nili is based in Frenkel's New York, NY office at 350 Hudson Street and reports to John F. Kelly, President and CEO of Frenkel & Company.

MCT Hires Industry Veteran Rhiannon Bolen as Regional Sales Manager to Satisfy Increasing Demand for its Product and Service Offerings

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhiannon Bolen has joined the company's sales team as one of its Regional Sales Managers and will be responsible for overseeing the Southern territory.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant? 350 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their 2018 Startup Costs and Financial Performance

PHOENIX, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Cost to Open a Restaurant Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 350 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their startup costs as well as their financial performance.

SafeChain Adds Blockchain to SafeWire to Further Safeguard Real Estate Wire Transactions

COLUMBUS, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today it has added blockchain to its wire fraud prevention platform SafeWire(TM), making the company the first in the industry to do so. The addition of blockchain to SafeWire provides increased security for real estate wire transactions by ensuring fraudsters cannot tamper with wiring instructions undetected.

Former Roostify exec joins Cloudvirga as chief customer success officer

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointment of Jesse Decker to the role of chief customer success officer. Decker will lead the company's customer success division and work collaboratively with its product development and marketing teams to help leading mortgage lenders leverage the full potential of Cloudvirga's revolutionary point-of-sale (POS) products.

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn't purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.

Simplifile’s Nancy Alley Lauded as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women by National Mortgage Professional

PROVO, Utah /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 Strategic Planning Nancy Alley was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine on its 2018 list of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.

Bank of Southern California, NA Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results (OTC:BCAL)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced quarterly net income of $874,988 for the third quarter of 2018, compared to $1,088,043 for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income was $3,253,441, compared to $2,830,295 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017. Results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, include approximately $1.2 million and $1.6 million, respectively, in expenses related to the acquisition of Americas United Bank (OTC Pink: AUNB), which was completed on July 31, 2018.

Digital insurance agency Matic named a Central Ohio ‘Best Place to Work’ by Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, has been named one of Central Ohio's top employers by Columbus Business First.

NotaryCam’s to Offer Complimentary Notarizations for Active Duty, Retired U.S. Military Members in Honor of Veterans Day

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- NotaryCam(R) today announced it would offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members in honor of Veterans Day as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative. From Friday, November 9 through Monday, November 12, active duty and retired service members can connect to a live notary public via NotaryCam's secure virtual signing room to legally notarize, sign and execute documents and agreements online from anywhere in the world.

IDS Promotes Clint Salisbury to Sales and Marketing Team, Travis Carroll to Head of Implementation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has promoted two employees to provide additional support in mission-critical areas of the organization. Former Manager of Implementation Clint Salisbury has moved to the Sales and Marketing team, and Travis Carroll, who previously worked on IDS's Integrations team, has moved into Salisbury's role as head of the Implementation department.

Simplifile Adds 30 Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic 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 30 additional recording jurisdictions located in nine states throughout the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.

Enrolled Award Jeffrey Schneider, EA, CTRS, NTPIF Named ‘2018 Top Practitioner’ by the ASTPS

STUART, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Stuart, Fla.-based Enrolled Agent (EA) and Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, Jeffrey Schneider of SFS Tax Problem Solutions was chosen by the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) as the 2018 Top Practitioner.

Enrolled Award Jeffrey Schneider, EA, CTRS, NTPIF Named ‘2018 Top Practitioner’ by the ASTPS

STUART, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Stuart, Fla.-based Enrolled Agent (EA) and Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, Jeffrey Schneider of SFS Tax Problem Solutions was chosen by the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) as the 2018 Top Practitioner.

Danielle Reed of EPIC Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference

HOUSTON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that HR Solutions Associate Consultant Danielle Reed has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference (TPC).

MCT Moves to Secure Sensitive Borrower Data Exposed in 90 Percent of Secondary Market Transactions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it is incorporating the company's patent-pending geocoding technology into its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) whole loan trading platform in order to shield borrower addresses from being shared with non-buying entities throughout the whole loan bidding process.

Ndex Systems launches a significant breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment, fixed indexed annuity and insurance accounts

BOSTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Ndex Systems U.S. today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts. Now financial advisors can generate consolidated reports to include both market-based investment accounts as well as detailed information on annuity and insurance contracts.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC Achieves Elite Health Benefits Certification

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been accepted to join the rigorous Health Rosetta Certified Benefit Advisor program.

Bob Simpson Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that veteran communications professional Bob Simpson has joined the firm as Director, Communications and Engagement (C&E) to lead EPIC's C&E practice nationally.

Trish Drew of EPIC Presents on Construction Risk Management at 2018 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

HOUSTON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Construction Industry risk management specialist Trish Drew is among the presenters at this year's annual Construction Risk Management Conference, presented by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), currently taking place in Houston.

Kara Lamphere of Mid America Mortgage Named to Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's 2018 list of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.

MReport Names LBA Ware Among Mortgage Industry’s Top 25 Employers

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware(TM), the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced today that it has been named to MReport's inaugural list of the Top 25 Companies to Work For in mortgage and housing.

After Inc. Releases Warranty Analytics 2.0 White Paper

NORWALK, Conn. /ScoopCloud/ -- After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty 2.0 solutions, announced today that it has just released its latest research on the warranty analytics industry. After, Inc.'s white paper, "Warranty Analytics 2.0 - Addressing the Gaps in Current Software Solutions," provides an analysis of the warranty services market, outlines the differences between warranty management and warranty analytics software.

QRL Leverages DocMagic’s eVault Technology to Purchase eNotes from Correspondent Clients

ANAHEIM, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that QRL Financial Services (QRL), a nationwide provider of residential mortgage lending services for community banks and credit unions, has leveraged its eVault technology to purchase eNotes. The announcement was made during the 24th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference.

New Britain Mortgage Appoints Brian Giardino as CEO

CHALFONT, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- A Pennsylvania-based mortgage company, New Britain Mortgage, LLC, a subsidiary of Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union (MSDFCU), is excited to announce that Brian Giardino has joined the firm as CEO. Giardino has nearly 25 years of financial services and mortgage lending experience.

ReverseVision Vice President Wendy Peel Recognized as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) Magazine as one of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.

FormFree’s Faith Schwartz Named Among Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine has named Acting President Faith Schwartz to the publication's inaugural list of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.

Lori Brewer of LBA Ware Honored as One of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware(TM), the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.

MCT to Unveil its MSRlive! Platform that Accurately, Easily and Quickly Values Servicing Portfolios

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the upcoming launch of MSRlive!, a powerful web-based platform designed to effectively support lenders' efforts to build, maintain and optimize their servicing portfolios.

EPIC’s Casey Lillis to Present on Cyber Security and Data Privacy at GLAMM 2018 in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Account Executive Casey Lillis will present at the Globalaw Annual Members Meeting (GLAMM) 2018 on Thurs., Oct. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Jackson Walker office in Dallas, Texas.

$125M in Telecom Refunds and 25 Years later with Auditel Inc. Telecom Expense Management Company

ORLANDO, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Auditel Inc. of Florida celebrates 25 years in business. Barbara Clements founded Auditel in February of 1993. "I'm often asked how Auditel started and changed over the years. In the early 90's, I was in the long-distance business, and one of our clients was Gooding's Supermarkets, a Florida-based grocery store chain."

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.