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Architecting the Future of Mortgage Lending


Selene Kellam, Chief Operating Officer for Thrive Mortgage, will sit down and talk to Jess Shamoun, Senior Director Business Ops at States Title, to discuss leveraging different technology, processes, and procedures to achieve a fully digital close.

About Selene Kellam:

Selene Kellam is the COO for Thrive Mortgage, a national mortgage company established in 2003 and based in Georgetown, Texas. A 2018 HousingWire Vanguard recipient, Selene has guided her company to multiple firsts in the industry, including an eClosing initiative which led to Thrive Mortgage completing the first 100% digital mortgage in the State of Texas.

Selene was also the chief architect of Thrive Mortgage’s Quality and Efficiency initiative, which produced some of the most competitive cycle times in the industry while maintaining high standards for both service and loan quality.

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