Archives for Fundingshield

Ike Suri, FundingShield Chairman & CEO, Named Tech Trendsetter 2019 by HousingWire Magazine.

Write Up From HousingWire: 2019 HW Tech Trendsetter: Ike Suri An investor and enterprise builder, Ike Suri can form a vision, design a plan and implement, execute and deliver successful solutions for clients and consumers in technology and tech related industries. CONTACT INFO@FUNDINGSHIELD.COM FOR ANY MEDIA INQUIRIES
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FundingShield announces a strategic partnership with Tavant to integrate into Tavant VELOX’s FinConnect enterprise bus

Solution to seamlessly provide lender and consumer wire fraud prevention tools NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.  (August 19, 2019) – FundingShield, an industry leading innovator within the mortgage fintech industry, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Tavant. FundingShield will be integrating its solutions into Tavant VELOX’s FinConnect hub.  Tavant is a Silicon Valley-based provider of AI-powered digital lending technologies. Tavant VELOX’s FinConnect is an enterprise service bus for the financial services industry, and an intelligent lending data and services network that integrates with more than 120 ecosystem partners.   FundingShield is an award-winning FinTech firm providing cloud-based, plug n’ play tools
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Housing Finance Leader Faith Schwartz Joins Board of Wire Fraud Fintech FundingShield

FundingShield, LLC – Newport Beach, Calif. – Jan. 8, 2019 FundingShield is pleased to announce that Faith Schwartz has joined its senior advisory board. She brings a wealth of experience and relationships stemming from her leadership in the lending, fintech, non-profit and advisory space, and she is currently president of automated verification provider FormFree. Schwartz received the HousingWire HW Vanguard Award™ for her career contributions to the housing finance industry in 2018 and was recognized as one of mortgage banking’s most powerful women by National Mortgage Professional magazine the same year. Other awards include HousingWire’s HW Women of Influence™ award
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Fundingshield CEO quoted in National Mortgage News “The best defense is offense”

Original Article from National Mortgage News: https://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/news/housing-market-players-beef-up-defenses-to-thwart-new-wire-fraud-threat —————————————    —————————————    ————————————— Editor’s Note: This is part three in a three-part series from the August edition of National Mortgage News magazine about the growing prevalence of business email compromise fraud. Read part one and part two here. It takes a multipronged approach, through systems and education, by mortgage lenders to stop business email compromise attacks. After a number of unsuccessful attempts at wire fraud against Gateway Mortgage Group, the Tulsa, Okla.-based lender spent much of its 2017 information technology budget putting up defenses to thwart these types of scams. It
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Fundingshield announces Jerry Halbrook joins its Senior Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASE: FundingShield, LLC – Newport Beach, CA – August 1, 2018 FundingShield, LLC (“FS”) is pleased to announce Jerry Halbrook has joined its Senior Advisory Board. Jerry brings with him 34+ years of leadership experience in mortgages, banking, title and technology running large scale businesses as a senior executive around the country. Mr. Halbrook’s leadership experience includes his role as CFO of Prudential Home Mortgage, Chief Information Officer of Bank of America consumer real estate, Managing Director of CitiMortgage in the Capital Markets area, Co-founder and COO of Nexstar Financial, President of Black Knight Inc. Origination Technology and Business Intelligence Divisions and many
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Fundingshield reports an estimated $3 Billion in wire and closing fraud attempts in the first 4 months of 2018

Fundingshield reports an estimated $3 Billion in wire and closing fraud attempts in the first 4 months of 2018, triple the $1 billion reported to the FBI for all real estate related wire fraud losses for the first 9 months of 2017. This report leverages Fundingshield’s industry-leading proprietary software, analytics and transaction database of wire account information and transaction closing history. Furthermore, this projection is specific to lender wire and closing fraud attempts, and does not capture the much higher volume of wire fraud attempts against consumers in housing transactions.  Wire and closing fraud victims overwhelmingly underreport losses because of reputational risk concerns. “The rising fraud attempts come while lenders expand their efforts
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Fundingshield Announces Terry Theologides joins its senior advisory board

  FundingShield, LLC – Newport Beach, CA – January 29, 2018 FundingShield, LLC (“FS”) is pleased to announce Stergios “Terry” Theologides has joined its Senior Advisory Board. Terry brings with him more than 20 years’ experience as an executive overseeing mortgage regulatory and risk management issues and developing technology and data-driven products and techniques to manage them.  Most recently, Terry was SVP, General Counsel of CoreLogic, Inc. and was part of the leadership team that launched CoreLogic as a standalone public company.  Mr. Theologides’ leadership experience includes as General Counsel to The First American Corporation’s Information Solutions Group, Executive Vice
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William Klumper, a mortgage risk, technology and information security veteran joins the Fundingshield Advisory Board.

Newport Beach, CA (July 17, 2017) – Fundingshield, LLC., is pleased to announce the mortgage risk, information security and technology veteran, William Klumper, has joined its advisory board.  William’s career has focused on driving best practices and technological innovation for the mortgage industry in the information security, risk and technology forums.  He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer of First Mortgage Company LLC in Nebraska where he also assumed the Chief Security Officer & Chief Privacy Officer roles facilitating governance and controls during the firms rapid growth. He currently has several Mortgage Industry wide leadership roles including MISMO where he
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