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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • Designing Technological Solutions: Avoiding Common Technology Investment Pitfalls in the Mortgage Industry

    Location: Reunion Ballroom C,
    Lobby Level


    Speaker(s)

    Alex Fan, Vice President, Financial Services, Saxony Partners

    Joe Hamilton, Chief Information Officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation

    Bill Shuler, CIO, Home Point Financial Corporation

    Tim Elkins, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, PrimeLending

    Breakout Session,

    Designing Technological Solutions Track

    As firms continue to figure out how to utilize technology to increase sales or improve efficiency, it is important to understand how it fits in with the business strategy. Attend this session to learn the major pitfalls to avoid when investing in your technology.

    Speaker(s)

    Alex Fan, Vice President, Financial Services, Saxony Partners

    Alex Fan is the Vice President of Financial Services at Saxony Partners. He’s helped ailing companies recover from losses in the millions and performing companies identify new areas of growth. Clients trust Alex’s strategic and technical abilities, which have proven instrumental in changing the trajectory of an organization’s bottom line. Alex is passionate about helping companies achieve their goals by delivering business and digital solutions.

    Joe Hamilton, Chief Information Officer, First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation

    Joe Hamilton serves as the Chief Information Officer at First Guaranty Mortgage Corporation. In his 25 years in the technology space, Joe has honed the craft of bringing teams together to make strategic decisions on technology, personnel and process related efforts. As a leader at FGMC, he has transformed the relationship between IT and the business, pushing the organization to challenge the status-quo and explore data driven technology solutions that drive efficiency and unique borrower experience.

    Bill Shuler, CIO, Home Point Financial Corporation

    Bill Shuler has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years and currently serves as Chief Information Officer for Home Point Financial. With comprehensive experience in the mortgage industry, Mr. Shuler is responsible for the strategic integration and innovation of Home Point’s digital platforms for optimal performance and customer service. Throughout his career, Bill has specialized in business renovation that increases productivity, decreases costs and aligns operating units. He has previously held CIO leadership roles at National City Mortgage, GMAC Mortgage/GMAC ResCap and Homeward Residential, Inc., where he also served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chairman of their off-shore captive in Pune, India.

    Tim Elkins, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, PrimeLending

    Tim Elkins joined PrimeLending in November of 2008 as chief information officer and is responsible for information security, IT operations and technology initiatives. Elkins has more than 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Prior to joining PrimeLending, he served as chief information officer at AmericaHomeKey and BSM Financial. Elkins is the chair of the Residential Technology Forum (RESTECH) for the Mortgage Bankers Association. Additionally, working with fellow CIOs from other industry-leading brands as well as senior staff from CIO.com and the Harvard Business Review, Elkins is a member of the Red Hat’s Enterprisers Editorial Board. In 2013 and 2014, Elkins was honored as one of the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders and lead his team to being selected as a CIO 100 recipient for their innovation in the mortgage industry.

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