Prestigious list of leaders in mortgages and real estate impacts the industry
PITTSBURGH, 12 August 2021– (BUSINESS WIRING) –Mortgage Connect LP, the national mortgage provider to the nation’s largest financial institutions, investors, service centers and the GSE, today announced that Christy Ward, Chief Strategy Officer for Mortgage Connect, has been named one of the 2021 Powerful Women of the Year by industry-winning industry publication HousingWire. … This is the second time in a row that Ward has been featured by a publication. Now at 11th Each year, HousingWire is named one of the Top 100 Most Talented Mortgage Leaders each year.
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Christy Ward, Chief Strategy Officer for Mortgage Connect, is named one of the 2021 Influential Women of the Year. (Photo: Business Wire)
Ward was selected by HousingWire’s selection committee based on her professional accomplishments at Mortgage Connect and her industry-wide contributions, community outreach, client impact and personal success.
“This year’s Women of Influence Awards will be those women who make an impact, as we’ve seen in each of these outstanding award winners,” said Brena Nat, managing editor at HousingWire. Congratulations to these women who are paving the way for the housing industry and redefining a better, more collaborative future.
To tackle the huge challenges that lenders and service companies face during the pandemic, Ward was instrumental in the rapid deployment of interoperable digital platforms. In 2021, Mortgage Connect launched a cutting-edge digital solution that instantly guides mortgage transactions to the fastest and most efficient path to close. This technology reimagines the linear, paper-heavy mortgage workflow by incorporating instant ownership and electronic closure with digital signature, remote signature, notary and express appraisal. Under the leadership of Ward, Mortgage Connect continues to create critical digital solutions that help customers manage volume, dramatically reduce closing times, and seamlessly process remote transactions, all without compromising the quality or user experience.
In September 2019, Ward founded Women Empowering Women Financial Services, a network of leading and influential women executives who collaborate to energize solutions for positive change in the mortgage industry. This industry trading group continues to grow and impact the entire industry.
Ward has also focused on developing female talent at Mortgage Connect, where women make up 68% of the entire workforce, 70% of the management, and 43% of the company’s executives.
“I am honored to be included in this prestigious list of women,” Ward said. “I am passionate about developing innovative solutions that not only improve the efficiency of our lender partners, but also improve the quality of customer service. Thanks to the recognition of my work in promoting women, this award is very important to me. “
About Mortgage Connect LP
Mortgage Connect is a national mortgage provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA serving the creation, default, valuation and capital markets sectors. With additional offices in New York, Texas, California, Colorado, Nevada and Alabama, the company offers customized solutions to the nation’s largest lenders and service providers, including 17 of the top 20. Through their culture of service, Mortgage Connect and its subsidiaries are able to commit to a consistent level of communication, training and customer service on every transaction and strive to leave an extremely positive and lasting experience for their customers and consumers. For more information visit www.mortgageconnectlp.com…
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