Attorney Stephen M. Fernandez Becomes Member of The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

SARASOTA, Fla. — Civil trial and personal injury attorney Stephen Fernandez, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez and Walsh, has been recognized as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum by the National Trial Lawyers Top Trial Lawyers of America(R).

HousingWire Honors Matic Founder Benjamin Madick with Vanguard Award for Outstanding Industry Contributions

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and COO Ben Madick is a 2017 HousingWire Vanguard Award winner. Madick was recognized for guiding the company’s phenomenal growth over the last 12 months as well as for his career-long contributions to the mortgage industry as co-founder of both Matic and risk management services provider Mortgage Quality Management and Research.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Honored with HousingWire Vanguard Award for Mortgage Industry Leadership

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga, Inc., the developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has announced that its founder and COO Kyle Kamrooz is a winner of HousingWire’s third annual Vanguard Awards for 2017. Kamrooz was recognized for company leadership as well as his substantial contributions to the mortgage industry at large.

Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan Honors Community Activists at 2nd Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will once again honor the heroics of local community activists at the 2nd Annual 2017 DangerMan Hero Awards Show, to be held the evening of Saturday, December 9 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). The highly anticipated event will begin at 6 p.m. with a red carpet and VIP reception, produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley.

EPIC Named to Best Places to Work in Insurance Nationally for Eighth Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has again been recognized by its team members nationally as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in a survey conducted annually by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

Attorney Brian O. Sutter Receives Client Champion Award from Martindale-Hubbell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of Southwest Florida-based All Injuries Law Firm, has been named a 2017 Silver “Client Champion.” Attorneys who have been recognized as a Client Champion, are chosen for maintaining the highest degree of client satisfaction.

Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Honors Altavera Mortgage Services with Residential Leadership Award for Diversity and Inclusion

DENVER, Colo. — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has honored Altavera with its Residential Leadership Award for Organizational Diversity and Inclusion.

Laguna College of Art and Design Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year’s record.

Arizona Surgeon Invents and Performs World Record Setting Cancer Surgery

MESA, Ariz. — The World Record Academy recently awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand and his surgical team a world record for removing a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small incisions in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy. While removing cysts and tumors using laparoscopic surgery is a standard practice, Dr. Marchand said it is rare to use the technique in conjunction with an ovarian cancer staging procedure.

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named Best Places to Work – for the Sixth Year Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.