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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...

Rob Pajon: Mortgage Servicers Need Technology That Adjusts to Business Cycles

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Rob Pajon is senior vice president, marketing and product, with U.S. Real Estate Services (USRES), a company focused on REO...

John Ardy: Secondary Market Trading Getting Faster, More Granular with Technology

PERSON OF THE WEEK: In case you haven’t noticed, technology is completely changing how the secondary market operates - particularly with regard to speed...

Alex Kolodner: Compliance Needs Will Continue to Drive the Mortgage Industry

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Alex Kolodner is client operations manager for IndiSoft, a provider of compliance software to the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Kolodner...

Tom Gillen: Expect to See Increasing Use of Alternative Credit Data

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Tom Gillen is senior vice president of secondary marketing for Churchill Mortgage, which offers residential mortgages across 44 states. MortgageOrb recently...

Jim Vaca: For Mortgage Servicers, Vendor Management Isn’t a Part-Time Job

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Jim Vaca is vice president of vendor management operations at Altisource, a provider of software and services to the mortgage...

Corey Smith: The Step Beyond the AVM

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Corey Smith is chief operating officer of Austin, Texas-based FirstClose, provider of technology solutions to refinance and home equity lenders,...

Ramaj Balley: Hope, Optimism and Excitement Are Contagious

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Ramaj Balley is vice president of national retail lending at MiMutual Mortgage, a mortgage lender with retail and wholesale operations...

Yogesh Chaudhari: Mobile, IoT Complicate Compliance  

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Yogesh Chaudhari is senior vice president of IndiSoft LLC, an organization that develops, licenses and supports a range of software-as-a-service...

Shannon Buckner-Santos: Tips for Preserving Resources at Loan Origination

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Shannon Buckner-Santos is vice president of national accounts at Informative Research, a mortgage technology and data solutions provider. Specializing in...