EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Krista Aburrow in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Krista Aburrow has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Former FNF/Black Knight executive joins Cloudvirga as chief revenue officer

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointments of Dan Sogorka as chief revenue officer and Kelly Kucera as senior vice president of marketing. Sogorka, a seasoned mortgage technology executive, will drive Cloudvirga’s continued revenue growth and oversee the firm’s sales and marketing strategy with the help of veteran cloud technology marketer Kucera.

The Cooksey Team Achieves 35 Percent Increase in Profitability in 2018 Despite Overall Mortgage Market Decline

DALLAS, Texas — The Cooksey Team, a top-producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has achieved year-over-year growth in volume and profitability for the sixth year running. In 2018, The Cooksey Team increased its overall volume by 27 percent over the previous year and increased the number of loan units closed by 28 percent.

Triserv Becomes a Preferred Partner of The Mortgage Collaborative

ROSWELL, Ga. — Triserv, a national appraisal management company (AMC), is proud to announce a strategic partnership with The Mortgage Collaborative to provide appraisal management services to the organization’s growing lender member network.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Blake Kirk as a Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Blake Kirk has joined the firm’s operations in Northern California as a Senior Vice President and Principal.

Ohio’s Largest Title Agent Selects SafeWire by SafeChain

COLUMBUS, Ohio — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Ohio Real Title, the largest title agent in the state, has selected its technology solution, SafeWire(TM), to securely facilitate real estate wire transactions for the firm’s eight offices throughout Ohio.

Randy Pizer Joins EPIC in Orange County, Calif.

IRVINE, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (‘EPIC’) announced today that risk management and insurance professional Randy Pizer has joined the firm’s operations in California as Vice President/Account Executive.

MCT’s Danyel Shipley Honored as one of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women for 2018 by NMP Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that long-time employee Danyel Shipley was name to National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) 2018 list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors: In Memoriam – Frederick A. Klingenstein

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Members of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA) mourn the passing of Fred Klingenstein, a founding member of the firm and Chairman Emeritus. Together with his brother, John Klingenstein, and colleague, Kenneth H. Fields, Fred established the firm in 1989 to provide investment advice and guidance to high-net-worth individuals and families. Prior to KFWA, Fred was CEO of Wertheim & Company and Co-Chairman of Wertheim-Schroder & Company.

Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC Acquires Argo Landscapers Program

AVON, Conn. — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, a national multi-line specialty program manager, today announced it has contracted with Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. to assume MGA responsibilities for Argo’s Landscape Contracting program, effective January 1, 2019.