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Rick Mount: Technology Cannot Replace Human Interaction in the Mortgage Process

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Technology, in particular automation, is completely changing the mortgage industry - in most ways for the better. But will the...

Steven Usserey: Compliance Technology is the ‘Guard at the Gate’

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Steven Usserey is vice president of regulatory compliance for IndiSoft, a provider of compliance software to the mortgage industry.MortgageOrb recently...

Byron Marshall: ‘Customer Journey Mapping’ Delivers Deep Insights for Mortgage Companies

PERSON OF THE WEEK: As far as the mortgage lifecycle goes, 30 years is a long “journey,” but as many mortgage lenders are learning,...

Jon Dipre: Why SOC Compliance is Important For Mortgage Software Providers

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Most mortgage lenders and servicers are already familiar with SOC (Systems and Organization Control) reports and their value in vetting...

Aaron Lynch: Single-Vendor Approach to Mortgage Software Has its Advantages

PERSON OF THE WEEK: It’s a question that constantly nags mortgage executives and their IT teams: Is it better to go with a “single-vendor”...

Bob Jennings: Geography Drives Wide Variances in Closing Costs

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Bob Jennings is CEO of ClosingCorp, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage...

Harry Gardner: E-Signatures Have Bright Future in the Mortgage Industry

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The electronic signature is now a standard part of the mortgage experience. Most, if not all mortgage lenders now support and...

Maria Moskver: FHFA’s Preferred Language Rule Needs Better Translation

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Last year the the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) passed its Preferred Language Rule which requires mortgage lenders to add a preferred language...

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...