Let Valuation Tech Help Improve Your Collateral Valuation

Join this webinar to learn how technological advancements in valuation provide solutions to help lenders and servicers deliver more comprehensive offerings to their clients.

Talking proptech with FinLedger Director Holden Page

In this episode, Page discusses the hottest topics coming across FinLedger’s news desk. Topics include: the online banking market, what’s happening in the proptech space and recent private market deals.

With a reinvigorated CFPB, what’s next for the NYDFS?

While the CFPB is reinvigorated under the Biden administration, there’s plenty of room for it to retake a leading role and coordinate with the NYDFS.

Does your CRM hurt or help the customer experience?

In real estate, data is king. The more you leverage your own data the better off your agents or loan officers will be because they’ll be able to identify, target and create better customer experiences.


2019 Woman of Influence: ​​​​​​​Sarah Batangan

First Guaranty Mortgage chief operating officer

F1Day in and day out, Sarah Batangan walks into the office ready to elevate her employees and company to reach their full potential.

She leads FGMC as chief operating officer and produces stellar optimization results, but what is truly striking about Batangan is her commitment to empowering women. She is active in educating and mentoring women in and out of the mortgage industry and is committed to driving FGMC forward with innovation and integrity. Batangan also serves as a “sister” for Women for Women International, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides practical and moral support to women survivors of war. Leadership is Sarah Batangan’s way of life. Inside and outside of her office hours, she is a woman who inspires others. Over the course of her 20-year professional career in the mortgage industry, she has held several leadership positions including senior vice president of strategic business operations and senior vice president of correspondent operations before taking on the role of chief operating officer at FGMC in 2018. When she is clocked in, she is directing, uplifting and managing the many teams that report to her. She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women and is active in Mortgage Bankers Association’s mPower movement.

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