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BobbiJo DeNofa joins EPIC in Los Angeles as Managing Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that BobbiJo DeNofa has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

AmericaSCORES Bay Area, a Calif. Nonprofit, Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.

Florida Blue and Papa Inc. Partner to Address Seniors Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.

David Thoke joins EPIC in Los Angeles as Managing Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Thoke has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

EPIC Adds Todd Randolph in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Todd Randolph has joined the firm as a Principal of its Southeast Employee Benefits Practice.

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) Joins TMC’s Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry's only independent cooperative, today announced that Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of mortgage software, data and analytics solutions, has been added to its Preferred Partner network.

Wilson Long of EPIC Selected for the Prestigious SIBF Leadership Academy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm's Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of a select group of leaders throughout the U.S. accepted into the SIBF Leadership Academy whereby he will foster and build trusted connections.

Conte Wealth Advisors Opens York Office Continuing Expansion in Pennsylvania

CAMP HILL, Pa., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Hill based Conte Wealth Advisors continues its considerable expansion efforts opening an office at 1423 E Market St in York and welcoming two seasoned advisors into the organization.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Adds Sheryl Marshall in Napa, California

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sheryl Marshall has joined the firm as Principal within the firm's Moving & Storage Practice.

SimpleNexus President Ben Miller Honored as 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award Recipient

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that President and COO Ben Miller has been named a 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award winner. Now in its fifth year, the HW Vanguard Awards program recognizes executives in the housing finance industry for their outstanding leadership in the space.

EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Addition Further Strengthens EPIC’s Calif. Risk Management Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.

Kelly Geary of EPIC Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov, 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Mid America Mortgage Executives to Speak at Upcoming MBA, ALTA Events

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that two of its executives will be sharing their expertise at upcoming events for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA), respectively.

Mid America Mortgage Named Top 25 Mortgage Company by MReport Magazine

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of MReport's "2019 Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing."

SimpleNexus CEO Matt Hansen Named to 2019 Class of ‘Lending Luminaries’

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that company Founder and CEO Matt Hansen has been named to PROGRESS in Lending's inaugural list of Lending Luminaries. The award program recognizes individuals whose vision and leadership have inspired others and helped companies better navigate a fluctuating mortgage market.

Jean Hagan Brings Decades of Restaurant Experience to the Culinary Institute of America as Newly Appointed Adjunct Professor

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jean Hagan, Principal of KROST CPAs & Consultants and leader of the firm's restaurant consulting practice, has recently taken on an additional title as Adjunct Professor of Restaurant Operations and Management Strategies at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Her first course, Operations and Management Strategies for the Restauranteur, began this fall.

ARMCO Reduces QC Turn Times with ACES’ New Parallel Workflow Capability

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced several product enhancements to its auditing platform, ACES Audit Technology. This upgrade introduces a new parallel workflow capability that saves time and reduces turn times while maintaining the quality of staff output. The ultimate result of this feature is faster loan delivery.

Susan Tewhill named Practice Leader of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Susan Tewhill will be leading the Edgewood Healthcare Advisors practice. Susan and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the healthcare industry with an average of over 25 years of experience.

FormFree partners with Teo to modernize customer acquisition for mortgage lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a strategic partnership with Teo, a lead generation platform and AI assistant that helps mortgage lenders close more loans faster. Teo will leverage FormFree's market-leading Passport verification service to help assess the quality of incoming prospects.

Catholic United Financial Reaches Billion-Dollar Milestone

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catholic United Financial, the oldest fraternal benefit society domiciled in Minnesota and one of the longest continually operating businesses in the state, has announced that for the first time in the company's 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners have officially joined forces

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Inc., announced today that they have officially joined forces to continue to build on their national footprint and offer greater specialty support and services to their clients and collaboration among EPIC's colleagues. The transaction previously announced on October 15 has closed.

SimpleNexus Expands On-the-Go Credit Services with Integration of Instant Merge from CoreLogic

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the integration of the CoreLogic Instant Merge credit solution into its mobile app and web-based digital mortgage platform.

Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

Papa Inc. and Aetna Announce Florida Collaboration for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and Medicare Advantage Members, announced today its collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health company. Papa connects local college students, known as "Papa Pals," to older adults who need help with companionship, house chores and technology lessons.

SimpleNexus Ranks 102 on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has earned the 102 position on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500.

Mid America Mortgage Completes In-House Conversion of Its Mortgage Servicing Operations

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has completed the transition of its servicing operations to its newly-formed in-house servicing department. As of November 4, 2019, Mid America's national servicing portfolio, will be managed by an internal staff of approximately 40 employees located in the firm's Addison, Texas headquarters.

Finance of America Mortgage LLC Transforms Incentive Compensation Process with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider for the mortgage industry, today announced that Finance of America Mortgage LLC (FAM) has upgraded its incentive compensation process with CompenSafe.

New YouTube Channel, Dr. Nevine Carmelle TV Show, Spotlights Financial and Real Estate Problems and Solutions

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Nevine Carmelle is excited to announce the launch of her new YouTube channel - "The Dr. Nevine Carmelle TV Show." After receiving numerous questions pertaining to tax problems and the law via phone calls and emails, she thought it would be a good idea to launch a channel where people could tune in on their own time and have many of their questions answered for free.

NotaryCam’s Continues ‘Help a Hero’ Initiative for Seventh Consecutive Year

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NotaryCam(R) today announced that in honor of Veterans Day, it would once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative.

Pop Up World’s ‘Investor Connector’ Mobile App Aims to Disrupt Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you are a budding entrepreneur looking for start-up funds your only option could be family and friends, crowdfunding or maybe just maybe if you are accepted, an appearance on Shark Tank or Dragon's Den. Graham Jules, founder and CEO of Pop Up World is familiar with the plight of the underdog and small business owner.

Bank of Southern California NA (OTC:BCAL) Names Troy Perry Managing Director, Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Troy Perry has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for broadening Bank of Southern California's market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities throughout Los Angeles' Westside.

DocMagic Leads eClosing Categories and Holds Highest Market Share in Document Generation in STRATMOR 2019 Study

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its Total eClose(TM) platform is the eClosing leader based on market share, overall satisfaction and lender loyalty in STRATMOR Group's 2019 Mortgage Technology Insight Study.

LBA Ware CEO Lori Brewer to Speak at 2019 MBA Accounting & Financial Management Conference

MACON, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider to the mortgage industry, today announced that Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been invited to speak at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2019 Accounting and Financial Management Conference, November 19-21.

Greyling Insurance Brokerage, a division of EPIC, Launches Cannabis Site Pollution Liability Program

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting (Greyling), a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), today announced the first nationwide Site Pollution Liability Insurance Program for the emerging cannabis industry.

Inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership Award Announced: Goes to Lee Raagas, CEO of Skid Row Housing Trust

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ahead of the highly anticipated #NEXTDC19 summit on November 18, 19 in Washington, D.C., from NEXT Mortgage Events, conference co-host Faith Schwartz, President of Housing Finance Strategies, announced that Kerri Milam, president of Depth Public Relations will present the inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership award to Lee Raagas, Chief Executive Officer of Skid Row Housing Trust.

Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) Named Among Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Companies

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

Holiday Travel Deals 2019-20: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday - November is full of travel deals for those looking to save money on their next vacation, according to TravelInsurance.com. Just don't forget to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment, even if your travel dates are just around the corner.

FormFree, a leading Fintech Firm, Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm's logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.

SimpleNexus’ Rapid Revenue Growth Lands It a Spot on MountainWest Capital’s 2019 Utah 100 List

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been named to MountainWest Capital Network's (MWCN) Utah 100 list of fastest-growing companies in the state.

Tom Mackey iof EPIC Recognized as a 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).

Matic named to InsurTech 100 list of the world’s top insurance technology providers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, a fully licensed digital insurance agency that partners with mortgage servicers and originators to sell insurance products to borrowers, has been named to FinTech Global's InsurTech100. The annual awards program, now in its second year, recognizes the pioneering tech firms leading today's global insurance industry.

New Book: Wealth and Business Planning Strategies, by Dr. Nevine Carmelle

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Nevine Carmelle, a celebrated professional who's dedicated to the field of finance, recently authored, "Wealth and Business Planning Strategies: The Ultimate Guide for Wealth Management, Privacy & Prosperity for Business Owners" (ISBN: 978-0692562017). Available in paperback and Kindle edition, the book quickly became a bestseller on Amazon.com.

Tax specialty firm KBKG has joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER)

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, specialty tax incentive firm KBKG joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER), and several of KBKG's executive leadership team currently serve as members of the organization's President's Council, Associate Council, and Committees.

Diligence Capital Advisors sources capital for Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp

MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diligence Capital Advisors is excited to announce that it has sourced new capital investments for the Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp located in Marlton, New Jersey. The financing was made by a Philadelphia based investment company.

FormFree adds paystubs to Passport™ asset, employment and income verification service

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that it has added paystub collection and verification to its Passport(TM) all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service. The enhancement will be available to FormFree customers, including those who use Passport through one of FormFree's more than 100 integrations and reseller partnerships, in November.

Global DMS Introduces EVO-Residential™ Valuation Technology Platform

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced the launch of its new residential valuation solution at the MBA's Annual Convention & Expo being held at the Austin Convention Center from Oct. 27 - 30. Branded EVO-Residential (EVO-Res), the platform is primed to change the way lending and real estate entities process and manage valuations.

Finance Marketing Expert Lindsey Neal Named VP of Client Services at Depth Public Relations

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Depth Public Relations, LLC, (DepthPR) a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending and residential finance industry, today announced its promotion of Lindsey Neal to vice president of client services.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces 2019-Q3 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Total assets grew to $839 million at September 30, 2019, a 14% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.

ARMCO Completes Fast Track Implementation Delivering on Bay Equity’s QC Update Deadline

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has implemented ACES Audit Technology(TM) for Bay Equity Home Loans, well within the lender's 45-day deadline for launching its new quality control (QC) operations.

IDS, Inc. Adds Integrated 4506-T Income Verification Services from QuestSoft to Its Mortgage Document Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), today announced it has integrated 4506-T Verification Services from QuestSoft Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of automated mortgage compliance software, into idsDoc.

LBA Ware CompenSafe Enhances the Loan Originator Experience at Guaranteed Rate

MACON, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Guaranteed Rate Companies has improved internal processes and enhanced the loan originator (LO) experience with the implementation of CompenSafe.

SimpleNexus Integrates with Reggora, Enabling Loan Originators to View and Manage Appraisals on the Go

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has partnered with Reggora, the leading automated appraisal technology for mortgage lenders and appraisers in delivering a range of origination solutions for the mortgage industry.

MCT Launches InvestorMatic – Elevating the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.

Mortgage Veteran Chris Olsen Joins OpenClose as Vice President of Sales Engineering

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it added technology veteran Chris Olsen to help further expand its sales department. Chris holds the newly created position of vice president of sales engineering.

FormFree Teams with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Revolutionize Digital Mortgage Applications for Borrowers and Lenders

ATHENS and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree has teamed up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help lenders intelligently pre-fill the Universal Residential Loan Application (Form 65/1003) for mortgage applicants. The combined solution significantly reduces the amount of information a consumer must manually input.

ReverseVision Unveils Major Platform Updates and Brand Transformation at 2019 MBA Annual Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced its transformation as an API-enabled flexible reverse lending platform, unveiling a new logo as part of its revised mission and rebranding.

Bank of Southern California and CalWest Bancorp to Merge

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the "Agreement") whereby CalWest Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of CALW and BCAL.

STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group's 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

LoanMagic: New DocMagic Mobile Application Leverages Backend Technology to Fill Critical Gap in Digital Lending Workflow

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced the launch of its new LoanMagic mobile application. LoanMagic, which is provided free to all DocMagic customers, leverages a powerful backend platform that provides full interoperability with DocMagic solutions, as well as other third-party mortgage software.

FormFree Welcomes Christy Moss, CMB as Director of Partner Relationships

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced it has appointed former Fannie Mae Strategic Business and Relationship Manager Christy Moss, CMB as director of partner relationships. In her role at FormFree, the 30-year mortgage industry veteran will strengthen and grow industry partnerships and cultivate internal talent as leader of the company's strategic sales team.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Jacob Mathews Managing Director of Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Jacob Mathews has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California's client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in Los Angeles County and Orange County.

The Nation’s 34th Largest Retail Insurance Broker Prime Risk Partners Joins EPIC

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prime Risk Partners Inc. and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to join forces. EPIC, founded in 2007, has grown to become one of the 15 largest U.S. retail insurance brokers and the nation's 9th largest privately-held insurance brokerage.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler, Faith Schwartz Lend Their Expertise to Prominent Mortgage Industry Events

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that company board member Faith Schwartz and Founder and CEO Brent Chandler have been invited to share their subject matter expertise at prominent upcoming mortgage industry events. Schwartz and Chandler will participate on panels at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo and NEXT Mortgage Events' #NEXTDC19 conference, respectively.

EPIC’s Kamran Khaliq Recognized as 2019 Insurance ‘Young Gun’

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Kamran Khaliq, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A, has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).

AutoAwards Shares Tips to Boost F&I Sales Through An Auto Dealership Maintenance Program (PPM)

ODESSA, Del., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AutoAwards, a leader in loyalty marketing for auto dealerships, realizes sales are extremely competitive and difficult at times. Starting a rewards program can help auto dealerships overcome weak sales. AutoAwards has proven solutions to help dealerships increase sales performance across all departments.

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