Articles by ReverseReview Magazine

Movers & Shakers

Read about the latest happenings in companies across the reverse space. Have exciting news to share? Email us to see it in print!UFA Names Tom Evans Vice President, Marketing Director Urban Financial of America has named Tom Evans vice president, marketing director. He will lead the department and oversee all marketing communications and initiatives, lead generation and brand identity for UFA. “Tom brings a rich 10-year background in many aspects of reverse mortgage marketing,” says UFA President Steve McClellan. “His work was instrumental in transitioning UFA from a spokesperson-driven advertising model to our current successful approach, and he has managed
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Movers & Shakers

Read about the latest happenings in companies across the reverse space. Have exciting news to share? Email us to see it in print!Karen C. Tankersley Joins UFG Holdings as General Counsel UFG Holdings LLC, the holding company of top reverse mortgage lender Urban Financial of America, LLC (UFA), has named Karen C. Tankersley general counsel. “Karen brings more than 25 years of legal experience, including in-house financial services firm expertise, to UFA’s businesses,” said Steve McClellan, president of UFA, in a statement. In this role, she will lead the legal department for the entire UFG Holdings enterprise and oversee the implementation
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Hot Seat: Steve McClellan

From his first job and favorite book to his thoughts about the future of the reverse mortgage market, we get the personal and professional facts from Steve McClellan, president of Urban Financial of America, in this month’s edition of The Hot Seat. Ten years from now I will be retired. My first car was a 1967 Chevy Impala. If I could meet anyone, past or present, it would be John Wayne. When I was younger I wanted to be a Navy fighter pilot. I can't go without a good cup of coffee. When I was a kid I lived in Hawaii.
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Movers & Shakers

Read about the latest happenings in companies across the reverse space. Have exciting news to share? Email us to see it in print!Landmark Network Announces Addition of Gloria Betancourt as Senior Vice President of National Sales Landmark Network Inc. announced the addition of Gloria Betancourt to its sales team as a senior vice president of national sales. In this role, Betancourt will be responsible for corporate sales growth for Landmark Network within the forward and reverse mortgage spaces. She brings more than 17 years of retail banking experience to the company, previously serving as branch manager for TCF Bank, AVS
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Hot Seat: Jim Milano

From his first job and his favorite TV show to his thoughts about the future of the reverse mortgage market, we get the personal and professional facts from Jim Milano, partner at Weiner Brodsky Kider, in this month’s edition of The Hot Seat.Ten years from now, my twin daughters will be in high school... yikes! Something nobody knows about me is that I am a co-inventor of the “Muslim mortgage” with Mohammad L. Hammour and Harvey Weiner. With this mortgage, devout Muslims in the U.S. can access Sharia-compliant financing for home acquisition and debt replacement that does not involve the
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NRMLA News

Telling Our Story: Rolling Out the New Reverse MortgageIn July, we will begin our national education campaign about the new reverse mortgage. In the Extreme Summit pilot markets (Denver, Philadelphia and Seattle) via a television commercial, newspaper ads, a new website and a public relations outreach, we will launch a widespread effort to explain to elder Americans and their families that the reverse mortgage is now a better product and worth investigating further. To those of us working in the industry who have followed the evolution of the HECM program, we know in our hearts that this is a legitimate
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Movers & Shakers

Read about the latest happenings in companies across the reverse space. Have exciting news to share? Email us to see it in print!Texas MBA Hosts 13th Annual Reverse Mortgage Day The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association announced it will hold its annual Reverse Mortgage Day on Thursday, September 11, in Dallas at the Westin Galleria.Already one of the largest reverse mortgage conferences in the country, this event will cover ongoing industry and NRMLA initiatives that are top of mind for reverse mortgage lenders across the country. “With the lending landscape changing almost daily, those attending this conference will receive the most
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