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Five Star Conference: Where Business Gets Done

first_img Nicole Casperson is the Associate Editor of DS News and MReport. She graduated from Texas Tech University where she received her M.A. in Mass Communications and her B.A. in Journalism. Casperson previously worked as a graduate teaching instructor at Texas Tech’s College of Media and Communications. Her thesis will be published by the International Communication Association this fall. To contact Casperson, e-mail: [email protected] Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Five Star Conference: Where Business Gets Done Brianna Gilpin, Online Editor for MReport and DS News, is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received her B.A. in Telecommunication Media Studies. Gilpin previously worked at Hearst Media, one of the nation’s leading diversified media and information services companies. To contact Gilpin, email [email protected] September 19, 2017 1,357 Views Sign up for DS News Daily  Print This Post Previous: The 5 Best Practices for Diversity Success Next: Mr. Cooper Supporting Customers Affected by Harvey and Irma Tagged with: 2017 five star conference expo hall HOUSING Military Heroes Keys for Life mortgage About Author: Nicole Casperson Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago 2017 five star conference expo hall HOUSING Military Heroes Keys for Life mortgage 2017-09-19 Brianna Gilpin Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img Home / Daily Dose / Five Star Conference: Where Business Gets Done The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: Brianna Gilpin Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Five Star Conference Expo Hall opened Tuesday morning, bringing lenders, servicers, and a number of other mortgage professionals under one roof. Include, the 2017 conference theme, was a topic widely discussed at the DS News and MReport booth where attendees explained its importance.“We like the networking opportunities and being able to connect with different companies from a strategic standpoint,” Kiyoshi Hunt, SVP of ZVN Properties said. “We can meet a lot of the needs our clients have, and maybe uncover some things we didn’t know, and learn about different perspectives.”Tim Rath, Director of Supply Chain and Vendor Management from Safeguard Properties also enjoyed the camaraderie and diversity of the Expo Hall.“If you just look around at the industry, there are a number of different people from different walks of life that are here and have a number of different roles,” Rath said. “I think the Five Star does a great job of encouraging everyone from different phases of our industry to come under one roof together.”John I. Pray, Jr., Brig Gen, USAF (Ret). Pray, President and CEO of Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families, had a chance to stop by the DS News and MReport booth in the expo hall to discuss many attendees favorite event of the conference: the Military Heroes Keys for Life Dinner and Concert where Operation Homefront and the Five Star Institute present five military veterans with a mortgage-free home followed by a concert from rock band Styx.“It means the world to be able to do this,” Pray said. “When you think about it from their perspective it is literally life-changing. It will give them the firm foundation upon which to build a very bright future.”U.S. Army Sergeant Matthew R. Gaff and his family; U.S. Airman First Class Ryan Hampe and his family; U.S. Navy Seaman Shynae Murphy and her family; U.S. Army Specialist Kenyetta Cooper and her family; and U.S. Army Specialist Marchalle Couch were the recipients of the homes, which Ten-X Executive Chairman and Co-Founder Jeff Frieden helped facilitate. “I will not stop until we have no homeless vets,” said Frieden. Subscribe Related Articleslast_img read more