TRK Connection Promotes Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced it has promoted former Senior Systems Architect Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this new role, Abbey will bring to bear his two decades of SaaS, cloud security and diverse solution development expertise.

The Mortgage Collaborative Appoints Arthur Prieston, CMB, Chair of Newly Formed Capital Markets Committee

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that industry authority Arthur Prieston has been appointed chair of its newly formed Capital Markets Committee. In this role, Prieston will lead capital market engagements for the group’s lender members.

ARMCO Promotes COO Phil McCall to President

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced that chief operating officer Phil McCall has been promoted to company president. In his new role, McCall will oversee all operations for the company, including the expansion of the company’s award-winning ACES Audit Technology platform.

Mortgage Capital Trading Taps Industry Capital Markets Veteran Bill Berliner as Director of Analytics

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has appointed Bill Berliner to the newly created position of director of analytics. In this role, he will take the lead to develop new products and services, enhance existing solutions, and help expand MCT’s footprint as the preeminent industry-leader in secondary marketing capabilities for lender clients.

Veteran Corporate Attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt Joins Hoge Fenton

SAN JOSE, Calif. — We are pleased to announce that veteran corporate attorney Lloyd A. Schmidt, formerly a shareholder at Hopkins & Carley, has joined Hoge Fenton. With over 30 years of experience advising companies and business owners, Lloyd is a well-known and respected corporate, M & A and business transactions attorney.

Jake Seid, Real Estate Industry Veteran Joins Qualia Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Qualia today announced that Jake Seid will join the company’s board of advisors. In addition to his time as president of Ten-X (formerly known as Auction.com) and Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Seid is an investor and advisor to a myriad of companies touching the real estate sector.

Mortgage Automation Pioneer Hires Veteran Tech Entrepreneur Michael Schreck as CEO

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of next-generation loan officer and direct-to-consumer point-of-sale (POS) systems, has named Michael Schreck its chief executive officer. He succeeds cloudvirga co-founder Bill Dallas, who will continue as chairman of cloudvirga’s board of directors.

Technologies Management, Inc. Adds Consulting Strength in Telecom Network Planning and Cost Management

MAITLAND, Fla. — Technologies Management, Inc. (“TMI”) announced today the addition of Don Gale to its team of consultants. TMI, a leading provider of consulting services, project management, compliance reporting and information tools to over 200 communications companies, said that Mr. Gale’s addition to their consulting team significantly enhances the firm’s expertise in the areas of communications network design, implementation and cost optimization, allowing it to better serve its clients’ needs in those critical areas of their operations.

Utelogy Corporation Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Jimmy Ho as Product Development Vice President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Utelogy, which makes software for control, enterprise management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, announces Giang “Jimmy” Ho joins the company as Vice President, Product Development. Utelogy has seen steady growth in clients, representative firms, and solution partners throughout North America.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner David B. Franklin

PALO ALTO, Calif. — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David B. Franklin has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Franklin’s practice concentrates on real estate transactions and land use, primarily in California and Hawaii.