Lori Brewer: Lender Staffing Data Signals Need to Automate Back Office and Monitor Performance

Lenders hiring their way through spikes in volume, as they have for decades, is a suboptimal, efficiency-draining reaction — not a strategic business decision. Any time lenders hire to manage temporary spikes in volume they reduce profitability, add enterprise risk and pour valuable internal resources into a hiring-firing routine that can destabilize and discourage an entire organization long after volume has normalized.

Lori Brewer: Lender Staffing Data Signals Need to Automate Back Office and Monitor Performance

Lenders hiring their way through spikes in volume, as they have for decades, is a suboptimal, efficiency-draining reaction — not a strategic business decision. Any time lenders hire to manage temporary spikes in volume they reduce profitability, add enterprise risk and pour valuable internal resources into a hiring-firing routine that can destabilize and discourage an entire organization long after volume has normalized.

Craig Riddell of LoanLogics on Digital Technologies

Craig Riddell is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer with LoanLogics, Trevose, Pa. He is responsible for establishing and developing ongoing relationships with LoanLogics’ largest enterprise clientele, as well as leading the company’s Sales, Marketing and Account Management functions.

Craig Riddell of LoanLogics on Digital Technologies

Craig Riddell is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer with LoanLogics, Trevose, Pa. He is responsible for establishing and developing ongoing relationships with LoanLogics’ largest enterprise clientele, as well as leading the company’s Sales, Marketing and Account Management functions.

Brent Chandler: Timely Employment Verification Pivotal to Mortgage, Other Consumer Lending Risk Management

Mortgage bankers and consumer lenders of every stripe have their plates full right now, so some may have missed a significant development or not had the bandwidth to consider its implications. One of America’s primary investors in loans to consumers has lost confidence in automated systems used for verifying loan applicants’ current employment status, accelerating an already-in-motion shift in how borrowers’ ability to repay needs to be assessed.