HousingWire Lists OpenClose as a 2017 HW TECH100 Mortgage Technology Provider for the Fourth Year in a Row

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — OpenClose(R), a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) mortgage software provider, announced that HousingWire has again been recognized as a top 100 mortgage technology provider. The annual HW TECH100(TM) list recognizes the most innovative technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.

HousingWire Honors ARMCO as a 2017 HW TECH100 Mortgage Technology Vendor for the Third Straight Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced that HousingWire has again recognized ARMCO as a top 100 mortgage technology provider. The annual HW TECH100(TM) is designed to recognize the most innovative technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.

Oracle Group International announces publication of ‘MAKE YOUR MARK: Personal Branding Through On-Purpose Living’ by Courtney R. Rhodes

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Oracle Group International is thrilled to announce the publication of “MAKE YOUR MARK: Personal Branding Through ‘On-Purpose’ Living” (paperback; on sale March 14, 2017; $20; ISBN: 978-0692833919) by award-winning, brand strategist, entrepreneur and author Courtney R. Rhodes.

S&P Approves Altavera for Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Due Diligence

DENVER, Colo. — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, has been approved by Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) as a third-party due diligence provider for U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) rated by that agency.

The Mortgage Collaborative Marks Major Milestone Adding 100th Lender Member

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced today that the 100th lender member joined the organization, a milestone reached following their recent Winter Lender Member Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Record Attendance Expected at Texas Mortgage Bankers Association’s 101st Annual Convention

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced today the location and dates of its 101st Annual Convention. This year’s conference – “Defining Our Future” – will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas on May 21 – 23, 2017.

ReverseVision’s Second Annual User Conference Draws Newcomers to Reverse Mortgage Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, drew a record crowd of reverse mortgage lenders, brokers and industry newcomers to its second annual user conference February 8-10 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort and Spa.

TravelInsurance.com Research Finds that Comparing Travel Insurance Coverage is an Easy Way to Save Money and Improve Protection

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Travel insurance should be an essential part of your vacation planning. Yet after hours spent researching destinations, air travel and hotel rates it’s too often an afterthought; a “take-it-or-leave-it” click during checkout on one of the major travel sites. Research conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com shows that consumers can greatly expand their options.

Hoge Fenton Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Practice Grows

SAN JOSE, Calif. — We are pleased to announce that Counsel Lee Lueddemann, formerly of the Law Office of Leopold Lueddemann in San Ramon, Calif., and Associate Marianna Khoury, formerly of Twitter, Inc., have joined Hoge Fenton. Both are members of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Privacy & Data Security Groups.

Ascende – an EPIC Company adds Gary C. McKinney to Southwest Region Business Development Team

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gary C. McKinney has joined the firm’s Southwest Region Employee Benefits Consulting Practice in Houston (Ascende – an EPIC Company) as Business Development Manager.