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What It Takes to be One of the Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. By Steven Kauffman, CPA, MsEDE ........................................56

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Presents: Top Mortgage Employers 2016

Do You Have What It Takes to be a Branch Manager? By Terry LeBlanc........................................................................................60

Burn Your Boat … or, It Isn’t 2005 Anymore By John Glen Stevens & Russell Dee Warner ..........................................58

Nourishing Employees All Year Round By Kerry Elam ..........................62 The Virtuous Boss By Eric Weinstein ......................................................64 Commit to Being a Leader Instead of a Manager in 2016 By Kevin Gillespie ......................................................................................66 Finding the Right Fit in a Sea of Applicants By Josh McKernan ..........68 You Can Let Your Teeth Rot or Recruit New Loan Officers …

74 Gauging the Pulse of the Industry By Tom LaMalfa

Your Choice By Ralph LoVuolo Sr. ..........................................................70 Training and Mentoring Corner: The Aging of Our Industry By Dave Hershman ....................................................................................71

FEATURES The Commercial Corner By Mike Boggiano ............................................8 The Elite Performer: What is Your Theme for 2016? By Andy W. Harris, CRMS ..........................................................................8 A New Year’s Resolution to Make Your 2016 Unforgettable By Bubba Mills ..........................................................................................10 Does Your New Year’s Resolution Include CFPB Compliance? By Andrew Liput ........................................................................................16 The Mortgage Originators Conference By Linda McCoy, CRMS ........18 NAMB Perspective ..................................................................................20

82 Alternative Credit Scoring Meets the Mortgage World By Phil Hall

84 Legends of Lending: Caliber Home Loans By Phil Hall

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Agility Resources Group ...................................... www.agilityresourcesgroup.com ......................................60 American Advisors Group.................................... www.aagwholesale.com ................................................63 American Financial Resources Inc. ...................... www.afrwholesale.com/wd-benefits ....................Back Cover Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions ............................ www.angeloakms.com ..................................................17 Assurance Financial............................................ www.lendtheway.com ....................................................39 Brokers Compliance Group.................................. www.brokerscompliancegroup.com ..................................96 Caliber Home Loans.............................................. www.caliberwholesale.com ..............................................11 CAMP .................................................................. www.thecampsite.org ......................................................73 CallFurst.com ...................................................... www.callfurst.com ............................................................65 Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC ...................... www.carringtonwholesale.com ..............................43 & 55 Citadel Servicing Corporation .............................. www.citadelservicing.com ..............................................27 Comergence Compliance Monitoring, LLC ............ www.comergencecompliance.com ..................................57 Document Systems, Inc./DocMagic ...................... www.docmagic.com ........................................................7 Equity Prime LLC................................................ www.equityprime.com ..................................................58 First Guaranty Mortgage Corp. ............................ www.fgmc.com ..............................Inside Front Cover & 56 HomeBridge Wholesale ...................................... www.homebridgewholesale.com ....................................13 Hometown Lenders ............................................ www.hometownbranch.com ..................................51 & 81 LendingHome .................................................... www.lendinghome.com/nmp ............................................1 Lykken On Lending ............................................ www.lykkenonlending.com ............................................66 MBA-NJ/NJAMB .................................................. www.mbanj.com ..........................................................79 MBS Highway .................................................... www.mbshighway.com/MNN ..........................................83

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