Overture Technologies Adds J. Barry Morrow to Board of Directors

Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) April 7, 2009

Bethesda, Maryland — Overture Technologies, the leading provider of decisioning software solutions that enable transparent, accurate and responsive lending processes for the mortgage and education finance industries, has announced the election of J. Barry Morrow to its Board of Directors.

“Barry brings tremendous experience in guiding companies through active stages of growth and a deep understanding of the perspectives of both lenders and schools in serving the higher education market,” said Bill Kelvie, CEO of Overture Technologies. “We’re pleased to attract such a well-respected industry leader to our Board.”

Morrow, an education finance industry veteran with 30 years of experience in business development, operations and technology, was president and CEO of Collegiate Funding Services, a leading student loan servicing company, until its acquisition by JP Morgan Chase Bank in 2006. Previously, Morrow was general manager of financial services for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Student Financial Assistance. Earlier, Morrow was vice president of regional operations with Sallie Mae, where he spent 17 years in various senior operating executive positions. He holds an M.A. in public administration from George Washington University and a B.A. from Virginia Tech.

“Overture’s solutions help schools to expand the way they engage students on the process of financing their education and enable lenders to serve students in a more transparent and efficient way,” said Barry Morrow, board director at Overture Technologies. “Overture’s enabling, web-based technologies could not come at a more critical time for students facing increasing tuition costs and challenging credit markets. I am excited to serve on the Board of this dynamic and innovative company.”

About Overture Technologies

Founded in 2000, Overture Technologies is the leading provider of decisioning software solutions that enable transparent, accurate and responsive lending processes for the mortgage and education finance industries. Overture’s customers are dedicated to providing superior mortgage underwriting, servicing and securitization services and to increasing students’ access to higher education financing alternatives. Our leadership team applies decades of experience from leading financial services and technology firms including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Goldman Sachs, IBM, KPMG and Sallie Mae to help our customers achieve their goals. For further information, call (301) 492-2140 or visit http://www.overturecorp.com.


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AuthenWare Adds Financial Sector Expert to Management Team

Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 8, 2009

AuthenWare, a leader in keystroke dynamics software, today announced that Andre De Castro has joined the company as Vice President of Pre-Sales and Professional Services. In this role, he will be instrumental in positioning and aggressively marketing AuthenWare’s end-to-end solutions across the globe. Hailing from Citigroup’s Fixed Income Technology division, Mr. De Castro will leverage his expertise in financial services to help organizations minimize the impact of cybercrime.

“Authenware is excited to have Andre as part of the team,” said Tom Helou, AuthenWare president. “As online transactions grow, hackers become a greater predator, attacking our credit cards as well as our individual identities. Andre’s strong financial background offers a unique set of skills to properly service today and tomorrow’s banking sector clients. We are proud to welcome Andre to AuthenWare.”

At AuthenWare, Mr. De Castro will be responsible for supporting sales initiatives and defining various metrics and processes. Further, Mr. De Castro will delineate the professional services strategy, sketching plans for consulting, customer support, and other elements of service. In addition, he will cultivate key partnerships with business leaders, analysts, associations and industry federations, in related disciplines.

Prior to joining AuthenWare, Mr. De Castro built and directed software development teams, managed the business process automation across global securitized markets, and acted as the point person across all commercial and residential mortgage backed securities hardware, storage and virtualization at Citigroup. His accomplished background also includes sales and software experience at BEA Systems and Plumtree Software.

About AuthenWare

Headquartered in Miami, AuthenWare is a leading innovator and producer of keystroke dynamics software. Its identity authentication product, AuthenWare, recognizes valid users by calculating the unique rhythm and beat with which the typist keys in data (i.e. their username and password) on their computer keyboard. AuthenWare evaluates this information along with behavioral and environmental characteristics to keep hackers out and let authorized personnel in. The company services customers that span across international borders and business sectors, effectively providing security to industries such as financial services, government, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and retail.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.authenware.com.

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Avenue 365 Lender Services Adds Shegun Onakomaiya as Vice President of Business Development for its Default Services Division.

Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) December 01, 2011

Avenue 365 Lender Services has announced Shegun Onakomaiya as its new Vice President of Business Development for its Default Services Division. Avenues Default Services Group has been growing exponentially since its inception earlier this year. Onakomaiyas role will be to expand the client base and find additional ways in which Avenue can serve its existing clients.

Onakomaiya spent 8 years at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., most recently as a transaction manager in the acquisition and securitization desk. As such he has deep and firsthand experience from the customers perspective. He has interacted with dozens of asset managers, hedge funds, investors, and servicers, and plans to bring those contacts and solid relationships to his role at Avenue.

Our Default Services Group has grown by almost 100% every month since inception. I believe that Sheguns experience, great reputation in the default space, and extensive contacts will assist us in continuing that growth. Our team brings unparalleled customer service, true knowledge of collateral and title issues, and a commitment to partnering with our clients for smoother transactions. Shegun will take that message to the street and we believe the result will be phenomenal for us and our clients, said Ryan Peterson, President and CEO of Avenue 365.

Avenue 365 Lender Services is a customer-focused, technology-inspired national title insurance and settlement services provider with an unwavering commitment to provide every consumer, originator, and lender with an unparalleled experience with every loan closing. They conduct business in all 50 states for both Origination Services and Default Services. Their customers include national mortgage banks, lenders, retail mortgage brokers, asset managers, investment funds, REO managers, and servicers. To learn more visit http://www.avenue365.com.


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Thetica Systems Adds Clients, Enhances Bond Analytics Product Line

(PRWEB) February 27, 2012

Thetica Systems, provider of a fast and flexible data integration/bond analytics platform for the structured finance market, announced it has recently added relationships with a major international bank, an independent investment firm, and a private equity firm.

“We are very gratified by this growth, and will continue to do our best to provide our clients with custom-fitted solutions to their needs,” said CEO Ariel Yankilevich. “This expansion shows how the ABS Trader Tools system is uniquely customizable for a diverse range of structured finance market participants.”

ABS Trader Tools offers flexibility, efficiency and speed in performing bond analysis and pricing. Its ‘smart scenario language’ allows traders to quickly run complex scenarios on multiple bonds, with ready access to cashflow and price/yield results in customized reports. Recent enhancements enable ABS traders and analysts to:

Run the full universe of CLOs in a few minutes using complex asset level scenarios, including using automatic rules for asset reinvestment.

Run the full universe of CMBS at asset level forecasts.

Use the results of these runs to feed tear-sheets, viewers, screeners, etc.

Easily search the universe of securities based on various criteria including results from bond analytics calculations (e.g., WAL, First-Pay, Second-Pay, Back Pay, Never Pay, etc.).

Create a customized reverse look-up to see all re-leverage points for an existing bond.

Quickly utilize complex Price/Yield matrices and custom pricing algorithms.

Those interested in a live demonstration of ABS Trader Tools may contact the company by phone at 727-724-4182 or email Sales(at)Thetica(dot)com.

Thetica from the Greek letter theta which means Thought, Life Force and Reason and the word etica which means Ethics. Thought, reason and ethics are essential elements of any successful business and commitment to this concept is embedded in the companys name.

About Thetica Systems: As Wall Street securitization pioneers, Thetica Systems understands the needs of ABS market participants. Its clients include investment banks, hedge funds, capital management, brokers, dealers and others that invest in or monitor structured finance securities, with users from traders and trading desks, research and product controllers to risk managers, regulatory reporting and IT.


Cleveland Feds Economic Pressure Index Adds Actual Estate and Securitization Markets, Day-to-day Updates Makes it possible for Policymakers, Analysts to Check Balance of Financial Markets

(PRWEB) April 19, 2013

The Cleveland Monetary Stress Index (CFSI)a resource that enables policymakers and economic analysts to keep track of the situation of economic marketsnow provides everyday updates and tracks pressure in the real estate and securitization markets, in addition to credit marketplaces, fairness markets, international trade markets, and funding marketplaces.


The CFSI, which was produced by scientists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, uses information from 16 elements reflecting six essential financial sectors. Formerly published on a month-to-month basis, the index and its components are now up to date daily, enhancing the ability to observe the reaction of markets to certain financial activities.


According to the Cleveland Feds Tim Bianco, the CFSI was elevated at the beginning of 2012, but declined as the calendar year progressed. In 2013, the CFSI has remained reduced, as economic problems proceed to boost. In current months, the CFSIs securitization market place has been contributing most to the all round stage of financial tension, even though the foreign trade and funding marketplaces have been contributing minor pressure.


In addition to becoming a valuable resource for monetary analysts and investment decision experts, the CFSI also enables regulators to check nerve-racking episodes as they are developing. Early detection is critical because when important stress occurs in multiple marketplaces, total financial pressure is speedily amplified.


Read through An Enhanced Strategy to Measuring Financial Pressure.


Access the CFSI and its interactive charts.


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Lender Answers Team Adds New U.K. Associate, Tony Ward

Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) June 10, 2013

Financial institution Solutions Team, LLC (BSG) declared today that Tony Ward has joined the consulting company as a companion based in the U.K.


Tony provides to our organization enormous monetary solutions market encounter as a CEO and advisor, says BSGs Senior Taking care of Associate Les Riedl. He is recognized as an market chief and innovator, with in depth treasury, funding, chance management and regulatory skills. We are very delighted to have him be part of our consulting staff and appear forward to leveraging his skills to aid consumers throughout North and South The united states as effectively as Europe.


Its a demanding time for the fiscal services sector, stated Ward. Bank Solutions Group has brought jointly the global expertise and complex ability to support companies navigate through this to make sure innovation, accomplishment and optimizing shareholder benefit. So Im excited to be joining that group.


Ward is U.K. based and has been in banking and finance for much more than 35 years, the final sixteen at the CEO level. In the eighties he was dependable for developing one of the UKs first securitization funded home loan loan providers. Much more just lately, he recognized a start off-up loan provider for WestLB. Ward is a recurrent conference speaker and adviser on retail banking, organization technique, household home loans, treasury, funding, risk management and regulatory matters. Given that the credit rating crisis, Tony has grow to be a go to particular person to explain and interpret the implications of these marketplace and regulatory adjustments for funding, danger management and business method.


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Lender Remedies Group, LLC is a administration consulting agency that will help banks, credit history unions and other monetary providers customer-companions in assembly complicated business problems to achieve larger performance and achieve aggressive advantage. BSG is headquartered in Atlanta with associates in 8 U.S. cities and has a international presence with groups dependent in eleven nations in North America, South The usa, Europe and Asia Pacific.


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