The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of Notarize to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with Notarize, the nation’s first entirely digital mortgage closing and remote notarization provider, adding them to the preferred partner network.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names OpenClose President JP Kelly to Annual ‘Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that its president, JP Kelly, has been awarded the ‘Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ distinction for 2017 by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces New Affordable Lending Outreach Pilot Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announces a new pilot with a focus on affordable lending support and education for select lenders that are members of TMC’s network, using educational resources and materials provided by Fannie Mae.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of Strategic Compliance Partners to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with national compliance solutions provider, Strategic Compliance Partners. The new relationship with Strategic Compliance Partners adds another best-in-class mortgage compliance company to their preferred partner network.

FormFree Names Patty Pinckney Senior Director of Marketing

ATHENS, Ga. — FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia “Patty” Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree’s marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm’s brand.

Simplifile, Title Guaranty Complete First-Ever E-recording of Hawaii Land Court Document

HONOLULU, Hawai — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Title Guaranty has completed the first-ever e-recording of a Land Court document in the state of Hawaii using Simplifile’s E-recording service. The document, a mortgage, was submitted into the public record on July 26 in a process that took only minutes.

Western Ohio Mortgage Corp Selects ReverseVision’s RV Exchange LOS for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Origination

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Western Ohio Mortgage Corp. (WOMC) has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology to support its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) operations.

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Recognized as Leading Female Mortgage Professional by HousingWire, Mortgage Professional

ADDISON, Texas — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kara Lamphere has been honored by two mortgage industry media outlets for her contributions to both Mid America and the industry at large.

IDS Promotes Beckie Santos to Manager of New Product Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has promoted its former Manager of Development Beckie Santos to the newly created position of Manager of New Product Development. In her new role, Santos will leverage her development experience to work closely with the IDS development team as well as operations, quality assurance and compliance to help shape and guide future IDS solutions.

CMBA Invites Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on Panel Session at its Annual Loan Servicing and Newly Created Mortgage Technology Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services Phil Laren is scheduled to speak on a must-attend panel session. The panel will be hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) at their annual Loan Servicing and Technology Conference in San Diego Calif. from Aug. 6 to 8 at the Westin Hotel.