Items Tagged with '2017 Rising Stars'

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    2017 Rising Stars: Lance Poole

    Co-Founder, Head of Product at Maxwell
    In 2015, Poole co-founded Maxwell, where he brought the principle of empathy to product design. During product development, the Maxwell team spoke to more than 1,000 mortgage professionals and homebuyers. Now, since its commercial launch in August 2016, Maxwell’s product has facilitated over $1.4 billion of loan volume.  
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    HousingWire's class of 2017 Rising Stars

    40 young luminaries transforming mortgage finance
    The 2017 Rising Stars represent the best young leaders in the mortgage industry – in lending, servicing, investing and real estate. Many of our 40 winners are leading their companies as C-level executives, making strategic decisions for their organizations and developing new and inventive ways to get things done. Others are contributing through innovation, product development, enhancing processes and data analysis. Across the board, their efforts and accomplishments are transforming  the industry. 
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    2017 Rising Stars: Matt Humphrey

    Co-Founder and CEO of LendingHome
    Matt Humphrey started his first business at 17 and LendingHome is his seventh tech startup. He founded his previous company, an e-commerce platform called HomeRun, when he was 23 years old and successfully exited for north of $100 million less than 18 months later.
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    2017 Rising Stars: Andrea Hall

    Senior Vice President of Operations at United Wholesale Mortgage
    United Wholesale Mortgage became the No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender in the country in 2016. That growth was facilitated by employees like Andrea Hall, senior vice president of operations, who leads a team of 300 people with passion and purpose. In the course of one year, the 31-year old and her team improved efficiency and output by 50%, a major factor in UWM’s $23 billion in loan volume, and one reason HousingWire chose Hall as its cover subject to represent the 2017 class of Rising Stars.
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    2017 Rising Stars: Sarah Volling

    Marketing Lead at Mortgage Cadence
    In 2016, Mortgage Cadence was spun off from Accenture to become Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture company. During this process, Sarah Volling spearheaded a full rebrand of Mortgage Cadence, uniting the company around a unified brand and positioning Mortgage Cadence’s return to the industry as a go-to-market leader.
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    2017 Rising Stars: Jorge Vidaurrazaga

    Vice President of Information Technology at Columbus Capital Lending
    Since joining Columbus Capital Lending in 2013 as its first employee, Jorge Vidaurrazaga, the company’s vice president of information technology, has implemented technological advances that have increased the company’s production and decreased closing times post-TRID by over 16%, which represents a multimillion dollar revenue gain.
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    2017 Rising Stars: Drew Vandermay

    Senior Director of Valuations at Digital Risk
    When he joined Digital Risk in 2009, valuation services were viewed as a labor source, but due to the appraisal team’s accomplishments, appraisal services became its own revenue-generating entity and eventually transformed into its own unit. Vandermay was a large part of that transition, as he was responsible for managing several successful client relationships and project scopes. 
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    2017 Rising Stars: Ali Vafai

    President of The Money Source
    Under Ali Vafai, The Money Source had a record-breaking year in 2016, funding $1 billion in originations in a single month, and $10 billion total. Prior to his position at The Money Source, Vafai was the president of Pacific Union Financial, where he grew volume by 450% in 18 months while increasing profit margins. 
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    2017 Rising Stars: Justin Tucker

    Chief Marketing Officer at west, a WFG Company
    Justin Tucker was one of the visionaries behind WFG’s MyHome Consumer Dashboard and a principal architect in WFG’s TIP’s Ecosystem. He was also the driving force behind the SPARK and REFRESH conferences — onsite events for title agents and Realtors.
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    2017 Rising Stars: Troy Tomas

    Vice President of Solutions Services and Sales Engineering at Ellie Mae
    Troy Tomas has been instrumental in driving the requirements for Ellie Mae’s Developer Connect portal, launched in March, which allows lenders and service providers to utilize APIs and improve visibility and collaboration between loan officer, homebuyers, third-party originators and developers.
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