Items Tagged with 'Women of Influence'

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  • Expert: Lenders shouldn't view technology as something to adopt

    Lenders should see themselves as tech companies
    Lenders shouldn't view technology as something to adopt in today's ever-changing market, but instead should see themselves as technology companies. While many borrowers aren't aware of what fintech is, they do know technology has finally started to make home buying, selling and financing much easier, according to Maria Moskver, Cloudvirga chief legal and compliance officer and 2018 HousingWire Woman of Influence winner.
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  • Expert: Here’s how lenders can reach the Hispanic market

    And what the benefits are of doing so
    Over the past 10 years, Hispanics counted for 62.7% of net U.S. homeownership gains – and that trend isn’t expected to die down soon. There are several things that lenders can do in order to reach this expanding market, according to Marisa Calderon, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals executive director and 2018 HousingWire Women of Influence winner.
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  • Here’s how to win the HousingWire Women of Influence award

    Some of the top FAQs
    It’s that time of year again – the time when we celebrate how women have changed the housing industry, paved a path for those who came after them and continue to lead the industry. But before you nominate your candidate, click the headline to take a look at answers to frequently asked questions and a few tips on how to win the award.
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  • Expert: Moving too quickly on tech adoption could be a mistake

    Could create unforeseen errors
    Lenders that move too quickly on adopting the latest technology could be making a mistake, and putting their mortgage business at risk. Lenders should be careful not to move too fast and create unforeseen errors, according to Sadie Gurley, Digital Risk head of diligence services and 2018 HousingWire Women of Influence winner.
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  • NEXT conference panel discusses creating a path for others to speak up

    Three of HousingWire's Women of Influence on what worked for them
    Mentorship, training and creating an inclusive culture were the highlights of a session Friday at the NEXT mortgage technology conference, where three former HousingWire Women of Influence took to the stage to discuss the lessons they learned on their path to success. The session featured Vickie Butler, senior vice president operations manager, warehouse lending for Texas Capital Bank, Claudia Mobilia, senior vice president of Embrace Home Loans, and Kristen Sieffert, president of Finance of America Reverse.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Women of Influence: Julie Piepho

    President of National Operations, Cornerstone Home Lending
    Julie Piepho, president of national operations at Cornerstone Home Lending, recently received the Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Award from the Mortgage Bankers of America as well as an award from the Minority Mortgage Bankers Association.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Women of Influence: Vikki Bartholomae

    President, eXp Realty
    eXp Realty is expanding at a tremendous rate, and Vikki Bartholomae has been instrumental in the company’s growth. Bartholomae helped expand the company to more than 10,000 employees and offices in 47 states, including two Canadian provinces. She broke the all-time launch record for eXp by recruiting 113 agents in just three months, earning the coveted “black belt” recruiting award.
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  • From HW Magazine

    The Path to Equality

    Is the mortgage industry doing enough to support women in the workplace?
    The financial world at large is experimenting with changing its workforce culture in ways not fathomable 10 years ago. For example, in 2011, the dress code for female workers at UBS came to light with unflattering results. In it, the Swiss bank instructed female employees on not just how to dress and how to smell, but also preached the importance for ladies to apply lotion after taking showers. Fast forward to today and fellow Swiss bank, Credit Suisse has now created an official role to boost equal opportunities and create a fair treatment environment. Has the American mortgage industry made similar progress?
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  • From HW Magazine

    2018 Women of Influence: Sarah Valentini

    President and Co-Founder, radius financial group
    Sarah Valentini’s energy propelled radius from a crazy idea into an award-winning brand that has been recognized as one a top place to work in Boston and honored for diversity within its workplace. Valentini initiated the Next Generation Independent Mortgage Banker program at radius to bring more young talent to the mortgage industry.
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