Digital Risk Co-Hosts Women in Real Estate Finance Networking Luncheon at MBA Secondary

Digital Risk Co-Hosts Women in Real Estate Finance Networking Luncheon at MBA Secondary

Mortgage Women Magazine

Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Digital Risk co-sponsored luncheon, the 2016 MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo’s Women in Real Estate Finance Networking Luncheon, has been featured in the May 19 edition of MBA’s Newslink.

The article covers the event, which was held at the conference and featured guest Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer at MBA, and Kim Azzarelli, chair and co-founder of the Cornell Law School’s Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and partner with Seneca Point Global, and co-author of Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose. Digital Risk’s SVP, Marketing & Client Services Kim Lanham moderated a panel discussion with the guest speakers.

At the event, Azzarelli and Davies covered the power and purpose of women in senior positions in the workplace and women’s economic participation. Azzarelli shared some of her findings and analysis of industry trends that will propel women forward, while Marcia shared her what MBA is doing to advance women as leaders within the industry.

“Azzarelli said now is the time for women to take a more assertive and visible role in the workplace. ‘We are at a unique moment in history,’ she said. ‘We no longer live in a ‘top-down’ world in which decisions and trends come from the top We have never had so many women in positions of leadership, although it is only 16-17 percent of all senior management. Some call it the ‘glass ceiling;’ others call it a ‘thick layer of men.’”

To learn more about MBA Secondary, as well as Azzarelli’s other findings and projections, click here.

Front cover of Mortgage Women Magazine

Digital Risk’s Kim Lanham makes front cover of Mortgage Women Magazine: Corporate Etiquette & Protocol

Mortgage Women Magazine

Kim Lanham, Digital Risk SVP of Marketing & Client Services, has been published in Mortgage Women Magazine with her article, “Corporate Etiquette & Protocol.” In fact, the article made the front cover of the magazine’s May/June 2016 issue! Throughout the piece, Kim shares several key rules of etiquette specific for the workplace that go beyond the manners many Americans have been taught throughout their lives.

“We have all heard the proverbial saying, ‘you can never have a second chance at a first impression,’ and it is very true in the workplace. Poor manners or lack of following expected workplace behavior can stay with you throughout your tenure and raise uncertainty in your candidacy when it comes time for promotion, especially if you are in the customer-facing role.”

Kim getting into detail regarding the dos and don’ts of common etiquette blunders, including: standing up when a female enters room, how to perform a proper hand shake, making introductions and exchanging business cards, appearance and workplace dress, and much more. To read the full article, click here.

The Five Ws of Social Media Marketing

Kim Lanham, SVP, Marketing & Client Services, Shares The Five Ws of Social Media Marketing

Mortgage Women Magazine

Digital Risk’s Kim Lanham, SVP, Marketing & Client Services, made the front cover of Mortgage Women Magazine with her article, “The Five Ws of Social Media Marketing.” In the article, which was published in the May/June 2016 issue, Kim explains the best way for financial services companies to reach and engage with current and prospective customers.

“Although we can’t tell who is ready to make their first-time home purchase, refinance, and so on, we can target those who are likely to be ready based on age, gender, race, education, income, geographic location, and hashtag usage. Further, we can pinpoint which social media network is the most popular among each age group and what time of day they are most likely to be active on the platform,” Kim shares.

Kim also provides statistics on the number of users for each social media platform, user demographics, average engagement, best times to post on social media, and more. To read the full article and learn strategies to best engage with your target audience as well as Social Media Marketing tips, click here.

Digital Risk’s Debbie Hoffman & Meaghan James explain the TRID Lock On The Road To Compliance

Digital Risk’s Debbie Hoffman & Meaghan James explain the TRID Lock On The Road To Compliance

Secondary Marketing Executive

The question is: Are loan defects from TRID side-swing investors? In this Secondary Marketing Executive article by Digital Risk’s Chief Legal Officer Debbie Hoffman and Compliance Attorney Meaghan James, the co-authors discuss the impacts that the secondary market is experiencing as a result of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Know Before You Owe (KBYO) mortgage disclosure rule (TRID).

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Digital Risk wins Big at the American Business Awards!

Digital Risk wins Two Gold Stevies at the 14th Annual Stevies’ American Business Awards!

Digital Risk is proud to announce that the company has won two Gold Stevies at the 14th Annual American Business Awards this week. Specifically, CEO & Managing Partner Sesha Dhanyamraju won a Gold Stevie for “Executive of the Year” in the Financial Services & Insurance category and SVP & Head, Global Delivery Joseph Chacko and the HELOC Team won Gold for “New Product & Service” in the Business-to-Business Services category.

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Managing Millennials: Digital Risk CEO & Managing Partner Sesha Dhanyamraju quoted in Monster.com

Managing Millennials: Digital Risk CEO & Managing Partner Sesha Dhanyamraju quoted in Monster.com

Monster.com

With Millennials becoming an even larger force to be reckoned with in today’s workforce, engaging them and retaining them is becoming ever more important. In this Monster.com article, Digital Risk’s CEO & Managing Partner Sesha Dhanyamraju explains one of the methods that he uses to engage his Millennial workforce at Digital Risk – through storytelling via data.

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Digital Risk’s SVP, GRC Rose Bogan quoted in American Banker on AML Compliance Challenges

Digital Risk’s SVP, GRC Rose Bogan quoted in American Banker on AML Compliance Challenges

American Banker

In an article regarding Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (Fincen) recent $1 million imposed penalty on Sparks Nugget for deficiencies in its anti-money laundering (AML) program, Digital Risk’s SVP, Governance, Risk and Compliance Rose Bogan was quoted regarding the compliance challenges large and small firms face when implementing AML programs.

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