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Untying business growth from the housing market cycle

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The practical use of AI for LOs

The combination of tightly-packed schedules and intensive oversight means augmenting loan officer’s efforts with intelligent systems is more relevant than ever.

HousingWire's 2020 Tech Trendsetters

This year’s list of Tech Trendsetters certainly earned their status as the industry was met with incredible challenges and new opportunities.

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2019 Woman of Influence: Susan Meitner

Centennial Lending Group president

F1Susan Meitner is the president and founder of Centennial Lending Group. After running the company for nine years, Meitner successfully orchestrated a merger with the Centennial Lending’s partner company, Success Mortgage Partners.

This merger brought increased value and products to the companies’ customers and employees. Meitner led the way searching for a partner. Using her ties in the mortgage community, Meitner identified a company in Success Mortgage Partners that shared the same vision and values that Meitner used to found and run her company. The move will allow the company to continue down its original path at a quicker pace, thereby enabling its employees to take advantage of the latest technology while still providing its valued high-level personal service. Meitner is also on the board of The Mortgage Collaborative, which has pioneered many initiatives in the mortgage industry. Meitner also serves on the board of trustees at Gwynedd Mercy University and offers time and support to Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. At Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, Meitner helped implement the Catherine Learning Program, which helps assist students with documented learning differences to develop individualized strategies for academic success.

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