WFG News
August 10, 2020

HousingWire Honors WFG’s Lynn Riedel as a 2020 HW Woman of Influence

WFG National Title Insurance Company EVP Lynn Riedel is one of HousingWire's "2020 Women of Influence." Riedel, who is also President and Chief Operating Officer of WFG NTC’s Washington division, is being honored for "shaping and propelling forward the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries." Riedel and the other 10th…
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WFG News
June 18, 2020

Appraising an AMC’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this June 18 article, co-written for Progress in Lending by Sean Pyle and Patrick Brown, the authors explain how the business of property appraisal had to make radical adjustments in order to survive the economic upheaval of COVID-19. Importantly, those changes made in the heat of such an uncompromising…
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June 16, 2020

FORES Check: These Predictions from WFG’s Patrick Stone Happened Faster Than Expected

A highlight of January's Future of Real Estate Summit (FORES) was Qualia CEO Nate Baker's interview with Patrick F. Stone, in which he asked the Williston Financial Group Chairman and Founder for his thoughts on the future of the title and mortgage lending industries. Pat's responses were laid out in…
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WFG News
June 16, 2020

The 2020 Thought Leader Award Winners Are …

For its 10th Annual Innovations Awards for 2020, PROGRESS In Lending has added a "Thought Leaders Award" category. On June 16, it was announced that Dan Bailey, Senior Operations Executive and SVP for WFG Lender Services and WFG Enterprise Solutions, is one of the winners. The award spotlights women and…
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June 12, 2020

Dan Bailey SVP, WFG Lender Services and Enterprise Solutions discusses three ways COVID-19 will change mortgage lending forever

NEXT's Jeri Yoshida asks WFG Lender Services and Enterprise Solutions SVP Dan Bailey for three ways COVID-19 will change mortgage lending forever. Dan's number one response is that the sales and marketing of mortgage lending services are "never going to be the same." Given that quarantining has made borrowers more…
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June 10, 2020

3 Guys and an iPad | Patrick F. Stone and Joseph Murin ‘Assessing the Mortgage and Title industries as COVID enters Third Month’

In his '3 Guys and an iPad' podcast debut, Williston Financial Group Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick Stone joined JJAM Financial Services Chairman Joseph Murin as guests to share perspectives from decades of leadership in the real estate and home finance industries. The show's Brian Rieger, Kevin Breeland, and Rick…
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June 9, 2020

How COVID-19 has shaped the push for remote online notarizations

As social distancing remains a part of how real estate transactions are conducted, new concepts in remote notarization are being offered for consideration at a near-weekly rate. By Steve Ozonian June 8, 2020 In his June 8, 2020 editorial for Inman News, WFG President and CEO Steve Ozonian explains that,…
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June 4, 2020

‘Minorities and mortgages: Black leaders on closing the racial divide’

  Mortgages: Black Leaders' Thoughts on Closing the Racial Divide," published by Mortgage Professional America on June 4, Monique Winston, WFG Lender Services' Vice President of National Business Development and head of the Cleveland Realtist Association, and NAMMBA Founder and CEO Tony Thompson discuss the importance of providing opportunities for…
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JODI BELL JOINS WFG LENDER SERVICES TEAM  AS VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
WFG News
June 2, 2020

JODI BELL JOINS WFG LENDER SERVICES TEAM AS VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Portland, Ore., June 2, 2020 – WFG Lender Services, a Williston Financial Group company, has announced that Jodi Bell has joined the company as Vice President of National Business Development…
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May 20, 2020

A Panel Discussion: Where is the Industry Headed Post-Pandemic?

In a thorough, well-presented summary of an important summit of industry leaders, writer Eric C. Peck collects the comments of seven participants in a National Mortgage Professional panel discussion entitled "Where is the Industry Heading Post-Pandemic?" WFG Executive Chairman and Founder Patrick F. Stone is among this magnificent seven from…
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