SOURCE: HousingWire


July 01, 2014 07:00 ET

HousingWire Recognizes Young Leadership in Mortgage, Housing Industries

Inaugural Rising Stars Program Profiles 20 Young Leaders Having an Outsized Impact on Their Industry

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - HousingWire announced its 2014 Rising Star recipients, published today in the July issue of HW Magazine.

HousingWire's inaugural Rising Stars recognition program is among the industry's first to recognize young mortgage and housing industry professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their respective fields.

Recipients for this year's awards were selected from among hundreds of nominations received by HousingWire editors during an open nomination period.

The 2014 Rising Stars help run major corporations, and are the entrepreneurs building tomorrow's great businesses. They work in any and every area of the housing economy: lenders, servicers, investors and real estate. They come from diverse backgrounds but share one common trait: an outsized impact on the industry and their businesses.

Recipients of a Rising Star award for 2014 include:

  • Erik Anderson, Vice President, Sales, GuardianDocs
  • Christina Bartning, Vice President, Marketing and Product Development, National MI
  • Max Boehmer, Founding Partner, Vertica Partners
  • Michael Chan, Vice President, ComplianceEase
  • Brent Conley, President & Owner, Solutions Real Estate
  • Edward Fay, CEO, Fay Servicing LLC
  • Laura Ferris, Vice President, Green River Capital
  • AJ George, Vice President of Correspondent Operations, CMG Financial
  • Scott Hermann, Vice President, Business Development & Sales, CoreLogic Credco
  • Marsha Kotlyer, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
  • Ryan LaRose, President & CEO, Celink
  • Eugene Marinelli, CTO, Blend Labs
  • Noah Martin, Chief Business Development Officer, Matt Martin Real Estate Management
  • Marcus McCue, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer, Guardian Mortgage Company
  • Jonas Moe, Vice President, Product Strategy, Ellie Mae
  • Andrew Peters, CEO, First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.
  • Jake Seid, President,
  • Neil Sherman, Managing Partner & President, Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C./Best Homes Title Agency LLC
  • Michael Tedesco, Founder & CEO, Appraisal Nation
  • Alex Villacorta, Vice President, Research & Analytics, Clear Capital

A brief bio and photo of each of this year's winners is available at

About HousingWire:
HousingWire is the nation's most influential industry news source covering the U.S. housing economy, spanning residential mortgage lending, servicing, investments and real estate operations. The company's news, commentary, magazine content, industry directories, and events give more than one million industry professionals each year the insight they need to make better, more informed business decisions. Winner of numerous awards, including a 2012 Eddie Award for national editorial excellence in the B2B Banking/Business/Finance category, HousingWire has been recognized for excellence in journalism by the Society of Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Trade Association Business Publications International. Learn more at

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