2022 Nexus Awards: Highlighting the power players using SimpleNexus to transform the homeownership journey

The 2022 SimpleNexus User Group (SNUG) conference in Snowbird, Utah, was attended by innovative mortgage lenders and technology partners from across the country. Among this year’s attendees were a few standout users that have leveraged SimpleNexus’ lineup of innovative products to achieve especially impressive results.

Outstanding users like these are the inspiration behind our Nexus Awards program, which is now in its second year. Please join us in congratulating the winners of our 2022 Nexus Awards program. 

Capstone Award 

Enterprise lender category

Winner: Hometown Lenders, Inc.

This Capstone award is given to an enterprise-level mortgage lender that has leveraged SimpleNexus’ product platform to dominate the market. Since March of 2020, Hometown Lenders has achieved remarkable growth, expanding its team of about 275 loan officers to more than 700 in just two years. To rapidly scale its operations, Hometown Lenders has set up dozens of new-hire demos to quickly acquaint them with the SimpleNexus lending platform and its CompenSafe incentive compensation management software.

Small to mid-sized lender category

Winner: C&F Mortgage

This Capstone award is given to a small- to medium-sized mortgage lender that has leveraged SimpleNexus’ product platform to dominate the market. In the past year, C&F Mortgage opted to phase out its digital loan application platform and go all-in with the SimpleNexus lineup digital mortgage solutions. Several C&F Mortgage team members have become SimpleNexus experts, and they consistently provide insightful feedback on all aspects of the SimpleNexus platform.

Trailblazer Award 

Winner: Mortgage 1

The Trailblazer award honors an outstanding beta customer that has played a leading role in helping SimpleNexus launch innovative new features. Mortgage 1 has been an active partner in the roll out of Nexus Closing™, working closely with product managers to improve the cutting-edge offering. The lender tested every aspect of SimpleNexus’ eNote, eVault and remote online notarization (RON) capabilities, in addition to recommend specific closing scenarios to “stress test” the solutions against. 

Customer Champion Award 

Winner: Matt Stokes, Chief Analytics Officer, AmCap Mortgage 

The Customer Champion award recognizes a customer who has made a significant impact on product evolution by collaborating with the SimpleNexus team to inform product development. Matt Stokes is a shining example of SimpleNexus’ mission of transforming the homeownership journey. Forward-thinking and generous with his time, Stokes has provided key insights into AmCap Mortgage users’ experience with Nexus Vision, our newly-acquired business intelligence platform. 

Closer Award 

Winner: Celebrity Home Loans

The Nexus Closer award is given to a customer using SimpleNexus to close more loans faster. Celebrity Home Loans is consistently looking to improve the closing experience for borrowers, closing hundreds of loans via Nexus Closing each month in addition to participating in several joint webinars on the topic of eClosing. Adoption of Nexus Closing continues to increase at Celebrity Home Loans,with the company currently implementating eVault and eNote capabilities. 

All-In Award 

Winner: Churchill Mortgage Corporation

The All-In award recognizes a customer using SimpleNexus’ full suite of features to deliver the most seamless, end-to-end experience possible. Churchill Mortgage is a prime example of a lender going all-in on SimpleNexus’ platform, as one of the first organizations to leverage the eNote, eVault and RON capabilities of Nexus Closing.

Partner Award 

Winner: Global Payments Integrated 

The Partner award celebrates a impactful integration, joint venture or collaborative achievement. A partnership with Global Payments Integrated (GPI) helps power Nexus Pay, a feature that streamlines the requesting, submitting and refunding payments for appraisals, credit pulls and first loan payments. The powerful integration enables borrowers and lenders to track payments in a centralized location.

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2022 Nexus Awards!

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