PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Connect, a national closing and title settlement service provider for the nation's largest financial institutions, investors and servicers, is proud to announce that Cristy Ward, the company's chief strategy officer, is featured in MReport Magazine's Women in Housing issue this August as one of the industry's leading female executives. The issue is dedicated, in part, to a celebration of the achievements made by women working in the housing industry.
Cristy, who has 19 years of industry experience, was selected along with 39 other notable female executives based on her dedication and significant contributions to advancing the future of the mortgage and housing industries. "I am honored to be included among such a group of women that are creating constructive and innovative solutions for today's complex challenges, and it is wonderful that a notable trade publication has dedicated an issue to such a cause," Cristy said. "I am blessed to work for a company that supports women in key roles, embraces innovation and invests in platforms to implement such solutions."
As chief strategy officer, Cristy works closely with the company's CEO, Jeff Coury, to innovate the mortgage closing process by increasing efficiency, helping lenders mitigate risk, and most importantly, by improving the consumer experience. Cristy was the architect of Mortgage Connect's enhanced closing model focused on improved consumer education and communication during the closing process.
"Throughout her career, Cristy has certainly left a mark on the industry. Her thought leadership has consistently focused on improving the mortgage process experience for all parties involved," said Coury. "Cristy's deep knowledge of the origination life cycle and regulatory policies coupled with a passion to innovate makes her the perfect executive for this honor."
Cristy has held leadership positions with noteworthy companies including Stewart Title and National Real Estate Information Services. She has led several key industry panels and has received a number of prominent awards, including the prestigious MBA Doc Jore Award for Excellent Service.
About Mortgage Connect
Mortgage Connect LP is a mortgage service provider serving the origination and default markets. The firm provides customizable client-branded closing solutions to enhance the borrower experience and to support client's brand integrity. Mortgage Connect's flexible platform delivers innovative services to its national client base of lenders, servicers and private equity firms.
SOURCE Mortgage Connect