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Heartland MLS implements Down Payment Resource to raise awareness about down payment assistance programs in Greater Kansas City

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has implemented its tools to notify real estate agents when homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance. According to a DPR analysis, 87% of Heartland MLS's listings are eligible for one or more homebuyer assistance programs.

James Finlinson, co-founder of OneClickApp.com, develops a software solution for his restaurant’s director at 16 years old

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- James Finlinson, co-founder of OneClickApp.com™, develops a software solution for his restaurant's director at 16 years old. In 2017, James Finlinson was a busy high schooler in Ammon, Idaho. His cheerful attitude made him a perfect fit for his first job at the local Chick-fil-A® restaurant. One day James noticed his director, Jessica, spending several hours daily transcribing schedules from her computer to paper. He offered to help fix the problem and that is how OneClickApp™ was born.

Veronica Khandelwal named to National Mortgage Professional 2024 Women of Inspiration list

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Vice President, Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Relations, Veronica Khandelwal, has been named to the 2024 Women of Inspiration list by National Mortgage Professional, an American Business Media publication.

CEO Rob Chrane of Down Payment Resource honored as 2024 RISMedia Newsmaker, in the Crusader category

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane has been named a RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker. Newsmakers are recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry and their efforts to positively impact the consumers and communities they serve.

Down Payment Resource presents Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

FormFree announced it has been honored as a HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage award winner for a tenth year

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced it has been honored as a HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage award winner for a tenth year. The fintech was recognized for the launch of its Residual Knowledge Income Index(tm) (RIKI(tm)), an innovative method for measuring consumers' ability to pay for mortgages and other loans based on cash-flow analysis.

Divergent CRO is pleased to announce the official launch of its new Contract Research Organization (CRO)

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Divergent CRO, a leading provider of clinical services to biotech and device companies, is pleased to announce the official launch of its new Contract Research Organization (CRO). This new venture aims to revolutionize the research and development process by offering comprehensive and tailored clinical services to meet the unique needs of the biotech and device industries.

Q4 2023 Homeownership Program Index Report from Down Payment Resource (DPR) shares homebuyer assistance program trends among the nation’s 2,294 affordability...

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q4 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. During a year when home affordability hit a nearly four-decade low, housing agencies introduced 135 homebuyer assistance programs and expanded eligible inventory to make homeownership more accessible.

Sean Moss, EVP at Down Payment Resource, honored in National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Industry Titans awards program

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced its Executive Vice President of Product and Operations Sean Moss has been selected as an Industry Titan by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine. The award recognizes experienced professionals who show exceptional dedication, compassion and integrity who are improving the mortgage industry for both industry professionals and the clients they serve.

Reputation management firm, DEPTH, announces 2023 growth drives key hires in strategic marketing and content development

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Depth, a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for technology companies in the residential mortgage finance, financial technology (fintech), real estate technology (REtech) and related regulatory technology (regtech) industries, will close 2023 with a significantly larger internal team and client roster in anticipation of continued rebound for mortgage and real estate volume.

Down Payment Resource (DPR) announced a $10K donation to the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced a $10,000 donation to the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership to be used as a grant to help an eligible homebuyer working with the local nonprofit housing agency.

At COP28 Renowned Climate Activist and founder of HBCU Green Fund, Felicia Davis, Unveils Empowering Global Youth Initiatives

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Distinguished climate activist and founder of the HBCU Green Fund, Felicia Davis, took center stage at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, making groundbreaking announcements that underscore the organization's commitment to global climate action and youth empowerment.

MISMO Winter Summit 2023: FormFree president Eric Lapin to speak on mortgage industry applications of AI, digital identity and blockchain

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced its President Eric Lapin has been selected to speak at the MISMO Winter Summit taking place January 8-11, 2024, at The Woodlands Resort just outside of Houston, Texas. Lapin will speak on a panel titled "Demystifying Artificial Intelligence, Digital Identity and Blockchain" during a brown-bag lunch session on January 9 from 12:30 pm-1:25 pm CT. He will be joined by fellow panelists Devin Caster, principal, product solutions at CoreLogic; Rishi Godse, principal technical architect at USAA; and Shawn Jobe, vice president and head of business development at Informative Research.

Solvent CEO Victor D. Lombard (aka DIVINE) named Head of Culture at FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced the appointment of former hip-hop/rap recording artist-turned-techpreneur Victor D. Lombard, professionally known as DIVINE, as head of culture. DIVINE is the CEO and founder of Solvent, a fintech focused on financial empowerment for marginalized groups.

Michael Yaschik joins SBA (Strategic Benefits Advisors) as a senior benefits consultant

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Michael Yaschik as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Yaschik will counsel SBA's clients as they navigate both strategic benefits initiatives and everyday administration of their pension, 401(k) and health and welfare (H&W) plans.

MX Technologies Founder Ryan Caldwell joins FormFree board of directors

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced the appointment of MX Technologies, Inc. (MX) Founder and Executive Chair Ryan Caldwell to its board of directors. Caldwell brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services and fintech, helping organizations around the world harness the power of financial data to improve business and consumer outcomes.

Down Payment Resource highlights 61 down payment assistance programs offering up to $120K for Veterans and service members

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, is highlighting homebuyer assistance programs to support Veterans, service members and their surviving spouses in conjunction with Veterans Day and Military Family Appreciation Month, both observed in November.

Down Payment Resource shares national homebuyer assistance program trends from its 2023/Q3 Homeownership Program Index Report

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, reports that homebuyer assistance program administrators are responding to the mounting home affordability crisis by rapidly rolling out new homebuyer assistance programs and funding buydowns.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy Receives Grant from Truist Foundation

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced it received a recent grant from Truist Foundation to support program operations, technical assistance, and support services for diverse entrepreneurs. The academy has helped over 8,000 women entrepreneurs develop and grow businesses nationwide.

Down Payment Resource analysis finds 42 programs in 14 states offering up to $90K in assistance to help Native Americans purchase...

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, is highlighting 42 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs in 14 states that are specifically designed to support Native Americans (American Indians and Alaska Natives) in conjunction with Native American Heritage month.

FormFree welcomes Jenny Moss as director of marketing

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced the appointment of Jenny Moss as its new director of marketing. The timing of the move comes just as the company is launching its Passport® portable financial ID on October 20 and the FormFree Exchange (FFX), an online marketplace where lenders compete for the business of Passport users, later this year.

Inaugural SIS-EXPO ATLANTA to redefine how entrepreneurship is viewed with women leading the charge in economic impact

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On Saturday October 21, 2023. The Wealthy SIS Network is proud to present the Inaugural "SIS-Expo Atlanta." The Global mission of the Sis-Expo is to redefine how entrepreneurship is viewed with women leading the charge in economic impact. This event is dedicated to fostering community and the empowerment among women of all backgrounds and stages of business development.

6 U.S. mortgage lenders inked deals with Down Payment Resource in Sept. 2023 to support homebuyers with affordable pathways to homeownership

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has onboarded six mortgage lenders this September. DPR's expanded client base includes Elevations Credit Union, Embrace Home Loans, Homeowners Financial Group, HomeStreet Bank, RWM Home Loans and a regional bank. This significant milestone reflects the growing need for solutions that promote accessible and sustainable homeownership.

FormFree announces FFX: first-of-a-kind exchange to connect mortgage lenders with qualified borrowers

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree today announced the fourth quarter debut of FormFree Exchange (FFX®), a dynamic online marketplace that matches lenders with qualified borrowers for a faster, better and fairer lending experience. FFX has been meticulously designed to address the challenges facing lenders and borrowers in the modern financial landscape.

Lindsey Neal and Leslie Colley named EVPs at Depth PR in Atlanta GA

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Depth, a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for technology companies within the residential mortgage finance, financial technology (fintech) and regulatory technology (regtech) industries, announced the promotions of Lindsey Neal and Leslie Colley to executive vice president.

Renowned pianist Boris Cepeda relocates to Atlanta GA and unveils European Piano Academy

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Boris Cepeda, an accomplished pianist and conductor, will now call Atlanta home. It's a groundbreaking move made possible through a "genius" visa designated for individuals with extraordinary abilities. This move marks a significant chapter in his illustrious career.

FormFree partners with entrepreneur Kevin Harrington to launch Passport portable financial ID

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree has partnered with serial entrepreneur Kevin Harrington of "Shark Tank" fame to promote Passport, a free service that makes it easy for consumers to quantify their borrowing power and share their verified assets, employment, annual and residual income and rent payment history with their preferred lender in just minutes from any web-enabled device.

EBN 2023 Excellence in Benefits Award: Mindy Zatto, Strategic Benefits Advisors Principal, Honored

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced that Founding Principal Mindy Zatto is a recipient of the 2023 Excellence in Benefits Award. Presented by Employee Benefit News (EBN), the Excellence in Benefits Awards honor the human resources leaders, tech innovators, brokers and advisors driving change in the employee benefits space.

ZKTeco USA Partners with Lockt and Z9 to Integrate Access Control Panels with SecureAccess Platform

ALPHARETTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ZKTeco USA, a globally recognized leader and manufacturer of physical security solutions, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Lockt, LLC, an organization renowned for delivering powerful security solutions. SecureAccess software from Lockt now supports ZKTECO USA's Atlas Access control panels using the z9/op=n interoperability platform from Z9 Security.

FormFree joins ACUMA, seeks to equip credit unions with resources to provide more inclusive pathways to homeownership

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member. Through its membership, FormFree aims to help credit unions provide more inclusive pathways to homeownership by introducing them to residual income analytics, a methodology for gaining enhanced insight into borrowers' ability to repay loans.

Down Payment Resource has earned a spot on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has earned a spot on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This marks DPR's inaugural year on the list.

Metron Farnier, LLC, a global leader in smart water management solutions, acquires WaterSignal, LLC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, WaterSignal, LLC is thrilled to share some truly exciting news: WaterSignal, LLC has been acquired by Metron Farnier, LLC! WaterSignal, LLC is delighted to embark on this new journey, which will undoubtedly benefit its valued clients and further enhance its commitment to water conservation and efficiency.

Down Payment Resource Issues its 2023/Q2 Homeownership Program Index Report for Housing Industry

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, issued its Q2 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis revealed a second consecutive quarterly uptick of 0.5% in the number of homebuyer assistance programs available to help people finance homes, raising the number of programs to 2,373.

Report Released on Homebuyer Assistance Programs for People with Disabilities, for 2023 Disability Pride Month

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In celebration of Disability Pride Month, Down Payment Resource (DPR) has issued a report on the 23 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs that are specifically designed to support people with disabilities and their family caregivers on their journey towards homeownership. While people with disabilities may be eligible for any of the 2,300-plus U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, this report sheds light on programs specially developed to promote accessibility and inclusivity for aspiring homeowners with disabilities.

Fintech Marketing Experts, Depth in Atlanta, welcomes Berry College communications major Jasmynn Innis for 2023 summer internship

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Depth, the leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech), welcomes Berry College communications major Jasmynn Innis as its 2023 summer intern.

Capstone Logistics Named 2023 Supply Chain Management Partner of the Year by Nissan North America

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Capstone Logistics, a leader in end-to-end supply chain solutions, has been named Partner of the Year by Nissan North America. The company was honored in the Supply Chain Management category at Nissan's recent Annual Supplier Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

H.E. Hodge Company, a Georgia-based athletic and institutional equipment company, kicks off a new season of ownership with DeJazz Woods

CUMMING, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- DeJazz Woods has always had a love for sports. He has been around athletic equipment since childhood football, leading him to play at the collegiate level as an outside linebacker for the University of Illinois from 2010 - 2014. As a Business Development Manager for three major athletic equipment manufacturers, Woods would cross paths with Jeff Hodge, President of H.E. Hodge Company, and Bud Hodge, the company's founder, who are both huge college football fans.

Jonathan Nahil joins FormFree as CTO, brings two decades of software architecture expertise to fintech C-suite

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced that it has brought on Jonathan Nahil as chief technology officer (CTO). Nahil possesses more than 20 years of experience as a software architect and leader of development teams at renowned technology organizations.

Down Payment Resource’s Melinda Harris named a 2023 Trailblazer by PROGRESS in Lending Association

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Director of Marketing Melinda Harris was selected to PROGRESS in Lending Association's list of 2023 Sales, Marketing and Public Relations Trailblazers.

DPR analysis reveals that 89% of Houston Association of REALTORS listings are eligible for at least one homebuyer assistance program

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) has implemented Down Payment Resource (DPR) to bring Greater Houston area homebuyers' attention to homebuyer assistance programs in the wake of declining housing affordability. Data indicates that homebuyer assistance programs can be especially impactful in the Greater Houston area, where 89% of listings are eligible for assistance and HAR reports that only 40% of households could afford to buy a home in Q4 2022.

Down Payment Resource Expanded team to support new client acquisition and enhance client service for for homebuyer assistance programs

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it has brought on four new team members to grow its sales footprint, expand its relationships with housing finance agencies (HFAs) and provide enhanced support to DPR's growing customer base.

Inman Best of Finance: FormFree CEO Brent Chandler recognized for developing technology that makes access to home financing more equitable

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that its founder and CEO Brent Chandler was named to Inman's 2023 Best of Finance award program, which recognizes the leaders who are reshaping the mortgage and finance industries for both professionals and consumers. The inaugural class of Inman's Best of Finance winners were honored for their unwavering commitment to innovation and service in the residential mortgage space.

Down Payment Resource Q1 2023 Homeownership Program Index Report reveals majority of down payment assistance programs are forgivable

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, issued its Q1 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis revealed a 0.5% uptick in the number of homebuyer assistance programs available to help people finance homes, raising the number of programs to 2,362.

To Fight Climate Change this Spring Break, HBCU Green Fund Atlanta University Fellows Plant Trees in African Village

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A group of HBCU Green Fund Fellows from Atlanta University Center recently dedicated their spring break embedded in an African village on the border of Senegal and Mauritania building a tree shelter, planting trees and digging a well in their ongoing efforts to help the vulnerable communities that are most impacted by the effects of climate change, but contribute the least.

Down Payment Resource CEO Rob Chrane honored as an MBA 2023 Tech All-Star

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, announced today that its founder and CEO Rob Chrane has been named a 2023 MBA NewsLink Tech All-Star by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The MBA is the leading professional group for the mortgage industry with more than 2,100 member companies.

FormFree and IndiSoft partner to streamline the delivery of housing counseling services to underserved consumers

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced that developer of collaborative solutions for the housing finance industry, IndiSoft, is leveraging FormFree's Passport® to enable HUD-approved housing counseling agencies (HCAs) to provide more effective and expeditious consumer counseling.

Metro Atlanta’s 46 down payment assistance programs offer $2k to $25k in assistance to help families build wealth through homeownership

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As metro Atlanta homebuyers encounter the challenging trifecta of sharply rising home prices, elevated interest rates and institutional investor depletion of starter home inventory, Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, released a comprehensive report on the 46 active metro Atlanta homebuyer assistance programs.

Inclusive-Finance-as-a-Service platform GreenLyne has enhanced its ability to help lenders identify home financing opportunities

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced that Inclusive-Finance-as-a-Service platform GreenLyne has enhanced its ability to help lenders identify home financing opportunities for underserved consumers with its adoption of FormFree's Residual Income Knowledge Index™ (RIKI™).

Sports Connect, the flagship club management platform for Stack Sports Inks New Partnership with The Coaching Manual

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Stack Sports has announced a new multi-year partnership with The Coaching Manual, the world's premier digital soccer coaching platform, to further its mission of inspiring soccer coaches and players around the world through innovative technology partnerships.

HousingWire Tech100 2023: FormFree selected to mortgage tech industry list for the ninth year

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced its inclusion in HousingWire's (HW's) annual Tech100 list for the ninth year. The HW Tech100 Mortgage Awards recognize the U.S. housing economy's most innovative and influential fintech companies and solutions.
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FormFree sharpens focus on consumer access to credit and promotes Eric Lapin to president to oversee fintech’s evolution to Web3

ATHENS, Ga., /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Founder and CEO Brent Chandler today heralded a new era for FormFree® following its strategic divestiture of asset-verification service AccountChek®. Moving forward, the fintech will focus on products that advance its mission to decentralize and democratize the way consumers understand their financial data and access credit opportunities. Eric Lapin, who joined FormFree in 2022 as chief strategy officer, will guide the company's next chapter as president.

Down Payment Resource and HomeScout partner to capture consumer demand for homebuyer assistance program information

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it has partnered with HomeScout LLC to help mortgage lenders generate and convert more leads by meeting heightened consumer demand for information about affordable pathways to homeownership.

Alliance Group’s Stephen Walther Elected to Federation of Americans for Consumer Choice (FACC) Board of Directors

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Alliance Group announced that Stephen Walther, Vice President of Sales & Distribution, has been elected to the FACC Board of Directors. Walther will bring with him decades of experience in the Life Insurance and Financial Services Industry, and a long track record of leading innovative and diverse teams of independent insurance agents and agencies across the country.

HPI report for Q4 2022 finds an upward trend in new homebuyer assistance programs as the housing industry rounded out a...

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,351 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.82% from Q3 to Q4 2022.

Eric J. Hertz, P.C. Files Four Cases Against Sterigenics on Behalf of Cobb County GA Homeowners

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Eric J. Hertz, P.C. Trial Attorneys in Atlanta, recently filed four additional property damage cases against Sterigenics. The firm is representing homeowners within a close radius of the plant that were adversely affected. The home values in this area were adversely affected due excessive emissions of a dangerous, cancer-causing chemical called Ethylene Oxide (EtO).

Laura Lafayette honored with 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Laura Lafayette, CEO of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR), as the winner of its 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

GOALS Council announces appointment of Joel Dragan, the Executive Director of Florida Youth Soccer, as 2023 Chairperson

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The GOALS Council, a strategic advisory council created by Stack Sports and youth soccer executives, has announced the appointment of Joel Dragan, the Executive Director of Florida Youth Soccer, as the 2023 Chairperson to head the GOALS Council.
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New guidance for plan sponsors as they seek to comply with landmark SECURE 2.0 legislation

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today outlining provisions of the newly enacted SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.0) that are likely to affect most medium to large retirement plan sponsors.

CEO Brent Chandler of FormFree named a 2023 Industry Titan in Mortgage by NMP

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree® today announced that its founder and CEO Brent Chandler was featured in National Mortgage Professional's list of 2023 Industry Titans. The inaugural Industry Titans awards program recognized 24 of the most notable leaders in mortgage lending.

2023 Industry Titans award: CEO Rob Chrane of Down Payment Resource (DPR) honored

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) selected its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane to its first cohort of Industry Titans honorees. The 2023 Industry Titans award program recognizes influential leaders that have made impactful contributions to the housing finance industry.

FlexCare Digital Health and docsnap partner to Expand Services to Veterans, Medicare, and Medicaid Patients

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Docsnap, the first nationwide Consumer Health Utility, supports consumers leveraging their HIPAA rights to take ownership of all their medical records. Docsnap announced today its partnership with FlexCare Digital Health to expand access to quality healthcare services for members, families, employees, veterans, Medicare, and Medicaid Patient services.

Alliance Group announces the 2023 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team to coincide with Living Benefits Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Alliance Group recently announced the 2023 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their upcoming sixth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns and work alongside Alliance Group to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2023.

Eric Ojeda joins Atlanta-based Alliance Group as their new Director of Sales Enablement

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Atlanta-based Alliance Group, a national IMO, announces the hire of 25-year industry veteran Eric Ojeda as their new Director of Sales Enablement. Ojeda (MAM, LUTCF, ACS, SSRI, ALMI), who previously spent 22 years at Ameritas in their life insurance division, brings a wealth of experience to a fast-growing organization.

Alliance Group Expands Video Marketing Department with Hire of Josh Thompson as Assistant D/E

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Alliance Group, an Atlanta-based insurance marketing organization, announced the hire of Josh Thompson as Assistant Director / Assistant Editor. The move comes as part of a recent series of personnel moves to reflect the company's growing needs as they continue to expand.

Swift Homes Honored in the 2022 Information Management Network Single Family Rental Awards

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Information Management Network (IMN) recently announced its Single Family Rental (SFR) Awards and named Swift Homes to the shortlist for Online Marketplace of the Year. The awards celebrate excellence in the single-family rental industry.

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