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This Lunch & Learn for mortgage lenders will explore the evolution of the appraisal process as well as opportunities for innovation.

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Robert Dietz on why the single-family rental market is growing

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2018 Rising Stars: Paul Akinmade

CMO at CMG Financial

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Paul Akinmade, chief marketing officer at CMG Financial, leads the marketing department for all lending channels, including retail, wholesale and correspondent. Akinmade also managed the creation and launch of HomeFundMe, the mortgage industry’s first GSE-approved crowdfunding platform for down payments.

Akinmade has held numerous leadership roles, with focuses ranging from strategic business development to digital transformation of an HR department. He credits his marketing knowledge to his success as an entrepreneur during the recession, when he immersed himself in the technical world and learned marketing automation, coding and web design.

Akinmade has served as membership chairman for the Maryland Association of Mortgage Professionals and he has also served as an external consultant for Dr. Ben Carson for president during the last election, working directly with Carson’s campaign director, Ken Dawson.

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