The Mortgage Collaborative Adds FundingShield to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of FundingShield to its Preferred Partner network. FundingShield offers TMC members a pair of loan level verification services to protect lenders by assuring closing funds go to verified bank accounts belonging to licensed and authorized parties. FundingShield provides actionable intelligence to lenders while other services may provide data that you have to interpret.

Docutech and Cloudvirga Partner to Help Loan Officers Work More Efficiently

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga, developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced a partnership with Docutech that will enable Cloudvirga’s lender customers to work more efficiently, reduce the cost of document compliance and make the home loan experience more convenient for borrowers.

DocMagic Opens High-Tech Print Fulfillment Supercenter to Support Growth

TORRANCE, Calif. — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has opened a 12,000 square foot print fulfillment center minutes from its Torrance, California headquarters. DocMagic added the high tech “supercenter” to support lenders’ growing need for secure, compliant paper documents as the mortgage industry transitions to a 100 percent digital mortgage process.

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.

Silicon Valley and South Bay New Year’s Eve Parties, East Bay 2017-18 New Year’s Eve Parties

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Professionals Guild announced today its New Year’s Eve Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Silicon Valley as well as one at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. The New Year’s Eve party date is Dec. 31, 2017 and hours are 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jan. 1, 2018.

DocMagic’s Jonathan Kearns Appointed to MISMO Residential Standards Governance Committee

TORRANCE, Calif. — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Jonathan Kearns has been appointed to the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Residential Standards Governance Committee.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Loan Vision to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced the addition of Loan Vision, a mortgage industry-specific financial management and accounting software provider, to its preferred partner network, giving its Lender Members access to the industry’s premier accounting software.

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.