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Grant McFarland: Mortgage Recruits Must Demonstrate ‘Genuine’ Connection with Borrowers

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Churchill Mortgage has seen impressive growth during the past few years, as evidenced by the many announcements the company has...

Karl Dahlgren: To Prepare For TRID 2.0, Mortgage Lenders Must Be Proactive

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Mortgage lenders are scrambling to prepare for the next version of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures...

Kevin Stitt: The Proactive Approach to Compliance Always Wins

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Kevin Stitt is the founder of Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held, full-service mortgage company licensed in 41 states and...

Justin Cole: Culture More Important Than Technology When Adjusting to Regulatory Change

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The first quarter was a relatively quiet one, from a regulatory perspective, so what should mortgage lenders be preparing for...

Angela Hurst: Regulatory Unpredictability is Biggest Challenge Mortgage Servicers Face

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Angela Hurst is senior vice president of strategy and development for U.S. Real Estate Services (USRES), a provider of real...

Hans Rusli: Technology is the Key to Helping Mortgage Lenders Reduce Costs

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Hans Rusli is CEO for IndiSoft, a provider a compliance, vendor management and valuation software to the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb...

Debora Aydelotte: Diversity, Data Security and Due Diligence Driving Change in Mortgage

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Debora Aydelotte is the chief operating officer of Credit Risk Solutions, a Computershare subsidiary. A mortgage industry leader with more...

David Colwell: ‘Modular’ Approach to LOS Development Brings Advantages For Lenders

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Flexibility, configurability and scalability continue to be key attributes of the software and systems that mortgage lenders rely on to...

Amy Brandt: The Technology For a True End-To-End E-Closing Exists Right Now

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The mortgage industry has been striving for an all-digital mortgage process for a number of years now, particularly on the...

John Vong: TRID 2.0 Will Require Significant Revisions to Existing Software

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Despite the recent turmoil in the leadership ranks of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the ongoing possibility of...

Mark Hughes: Growing Non-QM Market Bodes Well for Due Diligence Firms

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Mark Hughes is chief operating officer of New Diligence Advisors (NDA), a new national mortgage due diligence firm backed by...

Joe Langner: To Deliver a True All-Digital Mortgage, LOS Providers Must Re-Invent

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The loan origination system (LOS) is the central “workhorse” of any mortgage operation. It is the “system of record,” or...

Christina Hardin: Improve Vendor Management through Data-Driven Decisions

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Vendor management has become a strong focus for mortgage lenders in recent years, due mainly to new regulations from the...

Karl Dahlgren: Regulatory Training Requires Holistic Approach

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Karl Dahlgren is managing director of BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that helps financial services leaders make smart business decisions.The...

Jim Smith: Drones Will be of Increased Importance to Valuation Industry

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Jim Smith is president of Property Solutions, a division of the Computershare Group
 offering investors and residential lenders a suite...

Jeff Williams: APIs Key to Workflow Automation

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Jeff Williams is programmer/API team lead for Financial Industry Computer Systems Inc. (FICS), a provider of in-house mortgage loan origination,...

Michael Kolbrener: POS Platforms are a Gateway to Improving the Mortgage Experience

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Michael Kolbrener is chief technology officer of PromonTech, the Denver-based technology arm of Promontory MortgagePath. This past October, the company...

Margie Hennessey: It’s Still Uncertain How Rising Rates Will Impact Home Sales

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Margie Hennessey is a regional executive for Embrace Home Loans. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Hennessey to learn more about what mortgage...

Pam Perdue: Unified Compliance Management Systems Will Transform Mortgage Operations

PERSON OF THE WEEK: New rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) require that all mortgage lenders maintain compliance management systems (CMS) -...

Mark Collins: Purchasing of Delinquent Property Taxes is Big Business

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Mark Collins is senior tax executive with LERETA, a provider of property tax data to the mortgage servicing industry.MortgageOrb recently...