Industry Update: the Future of eClosing and RON

Join industry experts for an in-depth discussion on the future of eClosing and how hybrid and RON closings benefit lenders and borrowers.

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2020 HW Tech Trendsetter: Brian Pannell

DocMagic, Chief eServices Executive

Brian Pannell, Chief eServices Executive, DocMagic

Brian Pannell is a subject matter expert on eSignings, eNotarizations, eClosings, eNotes, eVaults, eWarehouse lending and much more. He has helped lenders, technology service providers and others understand the immense value of going “e.” Pannell recognizes that the future of the housing industry is digital mortgages and takes a leadership role to evangelize the industry-wide benefits for the organizations he works with. Pannell has been pivotal in the implementation and adoption of multiple DocMagic solutions. This includes Total eClose, DocMagic’s single-source eClosing platform that removes all paper from the process and leverages the precision-based accuracy of DocMagic’s intelligent, dynamic document generation capabilities. DocMagic’s Total eClose platform scored as the mortgage industry’s leading eClosing technology based on market share, overall satisfaction and lender loyalty in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Mortgage Technology Insight Study. Pannell plans to continue his drive to enable key entities to easily connect, communicate, collaborate and compliantly exchange critical loan data in real-time throughout the lending process. From borrowers to originators, lenders, settlement providers, investors, GSEs and servicers, Pannell strives to facilitate 100% paperless mortgage transactions to create newfound efficiency and transparency.

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