LBA Ware Appoints Mortgage Technology Specialist Diana Sheffer as Solutions Consultant

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced it has hired Diana Sheffer as a solutions consultant to support the company’s sales and product implementation efforts. In this role, Sheffer will apply her 18 years’ experience in mortgage lending and technology consulting to connect LBA Ware’s clients with best-fit systems integration and process automation solutions to enhance performance-driven organizational growth.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nashville Ford of Georgia

NASHVILLE, Ga. — Sokal Media signs Nashville Ford of Georgia for their automotive marketing campaign. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group will launch new websites for the dealership, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

26-Year-Old David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV’s ‘Saints and Sinners’

ATLANTA, Ga. — When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV’s sizzling series “Saints and Sinners,” they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show’s veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.

Alterra Home Loans Selects LBA Ware’s CompenSafe to Increase Mortgage Origination Productivity, Contain Operating Costs

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that top ranking Nevada-based retail mortgage lender, Alterra Home Loans has chosen CompenSafe(TM) to automate commissions for its 65 branch offices licensed to operate in 30 states and deliver operational insights to executive management on its branches and sales staff.

FormFree Selected to Showcase at MBA Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018 in Detroit

ATHENS, Ga. — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) announced that it has been selected to present at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2018, taking place April 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

LBA Ware Named to 2018 HW Tech100 List of Innovative Housing, Mortgage Technology Companies

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to the 2018 HW Tech100(TM) list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. The HW Tech100, which is in its fifth year of existence, recognizes, “the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing and investments.”

BeSmartee and FormFree Integration Gets Loans to Initial Underwriting Faster

ATHENS, Ga. — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its flagship AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service is now part of BeSmartee’s next-generation mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platform. The integration will make BeSmartee’s already-streamlined digital loan process even speedier thanks to faster and more accurate assessment of borrowers’ ability to pay from FormFree.

Northern Guilford High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga. — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Otis Burns, who attends Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

Lake City High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga. — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Damian Lee, who attends Lake City High School in Lake City, South Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

FormFree Returns as Sponsor of Ellie Mae Experience 2018

ATHENS, Ga. — For the second year, automated verification provider FormFree will sponsor Ellie Mae’s (NYSE:ELLI) annual user conference. Ellie Mae Experience 2018 takes place March 19-21 at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas. Each year, Ellie Mae Experience brings together thousands of mortgage leaders to discuss the latest industry strategies, share best practices and receive hands-on training.