Person Of The Week

Lionel Urban: Due Diligence Is Critical When Selecting An LOS

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Feb 04, 2016

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Lionel Urban is CEO, founding partner and chairman of the board for PCLender, a provider of loan origination technology to the mortgage industry. During his nearly 30 years in the mortgage banking industry, Urban has acquired [Read More]

John Walsh: Mortgage Lenders To Focus On Purchase Market In 2016

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Jan 18, 2016

PERSON OF THE WEEK: John Walsh is the CEO of LERETA, a national provider of real estate tax service and flood hazard determination products that help lenders and servicers increase the efficiency of their operations; reduce costs; and improve their [Read More]

Andy Pollock: Expect More ‘Fintech’ Companies To Enter Mortgage Biz In 2016

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Dec 21, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Andy Pollock is the new senior managing director of Clayton Consulting Services, a specialty consulting firm that helps mortgage originators, servicers, banks, regulators, private equity firms and the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) improve their operations and maintain [Read More]

Lisa Mihelcich: Realtor Adoption Of Technology Slowed By Several Factors

Patrick Barnard on Dec 14, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Lisa Mihelcich is chief operating officer of zipLogix, a subsidiary of Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) and a joint venture between REBS and the National Association of Realtors that offers forms software to the real [Read More]

Keith Guenther: Vendor Selection Process ‘More Formal Than Ever’

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Dec 07, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Keith Guenther is CEO of USRES and RES.NET, offering real estate owned (REO) disposition, default valuations services and technology to the mortgage banking industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Guenther to learn more about how the vendor selection [Read More]

Sue Woodard: CRM Has Become Critical Tool For Mortgage Compliance

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Nov 30, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Sue Woodard is president and CEO of Vantage Production, offering customer relationship management (CRM) software specifically geared for the mortgage industry. The company's CRM software can be readily integrated with the leading sales systems, loan origination [Read More]

Amitha Rao: Technology Adoption In Field Services Key To Client Satisfaction

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Nov 05, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Amitha Rao is assistant vice president of client systems and data analytics for field services company Safeguard Properties. Specifically, Rao leads data architecture and governance for all systems, with the goal of creating a consistent and [Read More]

John Levy: TRID Has Pushed Lenders To Embrace The E-Mortgage

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Oct 28, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: John Levy is executive vice president of IMM, a provider of e-signature solutions to the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Levy to learn more about how adoption of e-signature technology is driving the company's growth and [Read More]

David Vida: Servicing Becoming Even More Of A Volume Game

Patrick Barnard on Oct 22, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: David Vida is president of mortgage services at LenderLive Network Inc., a domestic-based, end-to-end mortgage services provider. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Vida to learn more about trends in mortgage servicing outsourcing as well as the company's recent [Read More]

Emeka Madu: Compliance Is Everyone’s Job

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Oct 13, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: As with mortgage lenders and servicers, compliance has become a critical issue in recent years for appraisers and appraisal management companies (AMCs). To learn more about how AMCs are dealing with an increasing array of rules [Read More]

Sanjeev Malaney: Throwing Bodies At TRID Won’t Work

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Sep 28, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Sanjeev Malaney is founder and CEO of Capsilon Corp., a provider of cloud-based document imaging and data capture solutions for the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Malaney to learn more about the potential challenges lenders will [Read More]

Lisa Weaver: Lenders Should Consider New Technologies During Market Lull

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Sep 23, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Lisa Weaver is senior vice president of ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Weaver to learn more about how technology is transforming the mortgage industry and, [Read More]

Jay McCarthy: To Target Millennials, Lenders Must Change Their Marketing Strategies

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Sep 14, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Jay McCarthy is chief marketing officer of Churchill Mortgage, a privately owned mortgage company operating in 33 states. MortgageOrb recently interviewed McCarthy to learn more about how millennials are impacting lenders' marketing strategies and what lenders [Read More]

Shalecia Callaway: How Vendors Can Please Their Lender And Servicer Clients

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Sep 08, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Shalecia Callaway is vice president of customer service for Financial Industry Computer Systems Inc. (FICS), a provider of technology solutions to both mortgage lenders and servicers. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Calloway to learn more about what lenders [Read More]

Phil McCall: FHA’s New Loan Defect Taxonomy Could Create Challenges For Lenders

Orb Staff
Orb Staff on Aug 31, 2015

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Phil McCall is chief operating officer at ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), where he serves as an expert in quality control (QC), loan origination, underwriting, mortgage fraud, loss and litigation. MortgageOrb recently interviewed McCall to learn [Read More]