by MARY WRIGHT
FIVE REASONS SMALL-BALANCE
COMMERCIAL MORTGAGES ARE A BIG DEAL
FOR MORTGAGE BROKERS
Many different types of mortgage originators are finding success in the small-balance world. What they all have in common is a desire to grow their business and
meet the needs of a historically underserved group of borrowers.
CALL FOR MORE WOMEN AT THE TOP!
REQUESTED BY A MAN
A new study released by Catalyst, a research and advisory organization,
demonstrates that companies with a higher representation of women in senior
management positions financially outperform companies with proportionally fewer
women at the top.
MILLENNIALS ON THE RISE!
They say that once you have had exposure to the mortgage industry, it has a way of
getting into your blood and staying there. We can certainly surmise that from our
Millennial on the risk this month, Hollis Daniels. Hollis was bitten by the mortgage
bug as an undergraduate student while making her way through college. Despite
graduating with other career options in mind, and during the Great Recession, she
still found herself wandering back to our industry.
20LEADERS IN MORTGAGE
In this issue of Mortgage WOMEN
Magazine, we are featuring “Women in
Mortgage Technology” as our cover story.
We’ve collected an impressive group
of women who are leaders in mortgage
technology, and we’re featuring highlights
about them here for you. Each of our
candidates represents a company or
group that provides a technology service
or product to the mortgage industry in one
of the following categories:
• The Entrepreneurs
• Corporate Visionaries
• Director-Level Doers
• Rising Stars
6 Editor's Foreword
29 Marketing Diva Tips
30 Health and Lifestyle
36 Coach's Corner
38 Secondary Market
40 The Best Thing
I Just Did
42 Good Reads
43 Styled for Success