MQMR Advises Mortgage Lenders to Supplement Resources for Compliance Guidance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — MQMR (Mortgage Quality Management and Research) President Michael Steer today urged lenders to seek additional resources for compliance advice to ensure total compliance with regulatory requirements.

IDS, Inc. Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is “Not Successful” or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to save Austintown Local Schools an estimated $153,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Austintown Local Schools expects to save more than $153,000 annually by transitioning to LED lighting in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, an energy management solutions firm.

Dallas Moving Company Honored for Fighting Childhood Hunger by National Non-Profit Move For Hunger

DALLAS, Texas — Move For Hunger today announced that Imlach & Collins Brothers, an Atlas Van Lines agent, has been named its “Mover of the Year.” In 2017, Imlach & Collins Brothers delivered more than 100,000 lbs. of food to the North Texas Food Bank – which is enough to provide 85,500 meals. The award was presented at the American Moving & Storage Association’s 2018 Education Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Vocalist Sandra Booker Tributes Sarah Vaughan at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the ’90s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious. Her stirring, soulful renditions didn’t just mimic the melodious icon, they seemed to channel her. On Sunday, April 22, Booker will pay a unique homage to her muse with “Forever Sassy: The Divine Music of Sarah Vaughan” at the popular performance venue, the Vibrato Jazz Grill.

FinKube Launches New Website for Innovative Chatbot

DALLAS, Texas — FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that it has launched a new website for its intelligent, conversational chatbot, ELSA. The arrival of the new site coincides with FinKube’s expanding role as an AI provider for industries beyond US financial services.

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.

Bank of Southern California NA Expands Commercial Banking Team to Serve Orange County and Los Angeles Region

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink:BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the hiring of two seasoned banking and lending professionals to further support the Bank’s expansion in Southern California.

EPIC Adds Steve Denton as President of Parent EPIC Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.

Capital Mazda in Cary, NC Named 2018 Mazda Gold Cup Winner

RALEIGH, N.C. — Capital Mazda of Cary, NC is proud to announce winning the coveted Mazda Gold Cup award. Their commitment to improving customer service along with targeting new vehicle sales made them one out of the five Gold Cup winners in the state of North Carolina.