Finance of America Reverse Expands Field Retail Sales Team to Meet Market Demand

first_img WhatsApp Facebook Twitter SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 16, 2021– Finance of America Reverse LLC (FAR) today announced that Mary-Alice Cárdenas is its newest Reverse Mortgage Consultant as the company continues to scale in key areas of the business to meet an increasing consumer demand for its retirement solutions. Ms. Cárdenas is based in the San Francisco Bay Area reporting to Scott Norman, VP of Field Retail Sales and Director of Government Relations. Mary-Alice Cárdenas brings a wealth of hands-on experience and a proven track record to her new role that includes elevating FAR’s sales, marketing, and customer service ecosystem—with over 1,000 reverse mortgage customers served throughout her 20-year career. “We are in growth mode and are continuing to invest in and build our field sales operations, including scaling the team with the most talented professionals in the business. We are thrilled that Mary-Alice has joined the FAR family,” said Norman. “Her extensive knowledge, wide-ranging experience, and sincere heart for the industry will play an important role in our ability to offer the best products, services and solutions to our valued customers and partners.” Ms. Cárdenas has dedicated her professional life to the service of America’s senior communities. Her passion is demonstrated by an extensive background in senior health, wellness, and caregiving. Prior to beginning her career in reverse mortgage lending, Cárdenas worked to support Alzheimer’s programs at elder care facilities in Massachusetts and California. Cárdenas is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, with a B.S. in Psychology and received her Master’s in Public Health from the Boston University School of Public Health. She has also been certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and was licensed as a real estate salesperson earlier in her career. “I love nothing more than to help seniors remain healthy and happy in their homes to fully enjoy their retirement years,” said Ms. Cárdenas. “I feel fortunate to have developed life-long relationships with so many. I am excited to have joined FAR and the team who shares my commitment and values in educating and supporting the financial wellness for seniors.” As a retirement solutions company, FAR believes that every person deserves an opportunity to live their best lives in retirement. It is focused on providing individuals with holistic solutions that are underpinned by sound research and education as well as financial tools to help them make the most of their golden years. The Field Retail team remains a vital resource and supplier of HECM and proprietary reverse mortgages for FAR’s valued customers. As of February 2021, FAR remains the largest wholesale lender and the second-largest GNMA issuer of reverse mortgages overall. About Finance of America Reverse LLC (FAR) As a retirement solutions company, Finance of America Reverse is committed to empowering people with the tools they need to achieve financial independence and get to work on retirement. Through its team of Licensed Loan Officers and network of professional and wholesale partners, Finance of America Reverse offers products and services designed to help older Americans include home equity in their retirement plans. The company is licensed nationally and is a proud member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA). For more information, please visit www.fareverse.com or find us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. ©2021 Finance of America Reverse LLC is licensed nationwide | Equal Housing Opportunity | NMLS ID # 2285 ( www.nmls.consumeraccess.org ) | 8023 East 63rd Place, Suite 700 | Tulsa, OK 74133 View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210216005867/en/ CONTACT: Media Contact: Caleb Barnhart Sloane & Company [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY INSURANCE FINANCE CONSULTING BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REIT RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE SOURCE: Finance of America Reverse LLC Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/16/2021 12:00 PM/DISC: 02/16/2021 12:01 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210216005867/en Twitter Pinterest Local NewsBusiness Facebookcenter_img Finance of America Reverse Expands Field Retail Sales Team to Meet Market Demand WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 16, 2021 TAGS  Pinterest Previous articleLena Waithe & Hillman Grad Productions Join Forces with Indeed to Showcase BIPOC Filmmakers through ‘Rising Voices’ InitiativeNext articleWNDR Alpine Receives B Corp Certification Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Badgers overcome early miscues, take down Boilermakers

first_imgUW cornerback Antonio Fenelus had an interception return for a touchdown as part of Wisconsin\’s 28-3 second half against Purdue.[/media-credit]WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Early on, it wasn’t pretty. But then again, that’s why they play four quarters.After a sloppy, sluggish first half, the Wisconsin Badgers (8-1, 4-1) recovered to take down the Purdue Boilermakers (4-5, 2-3) 34-13 Saturday afternoon at Ross-Ade Stadium behind a strong defensive effort and two touchdowns from running back Montee Ball.Despite an interception on a poorly thrown ball by quarterback Scott Tolzien on the Badgers’ first drive and a missed 40-yard field goal by kicker Phillip Welch on the next, Wisconsin, now ranked No.7 in the BCS standings, trailed only 10-6 at halftime. Purdue, meanwhile, took advantage late in the first quarter with a 23-yard scoring pass from quarterback Sean Robinson to receiver Antavian Edison. Robinson, a true freshman, made his first career start after starting quarterback Robert Marve was lost for the season with a knee injury. The Boilermakers were also without starting running back Ralph Bolden and All-Big Ten receiver Kevin Smith, both also out for the season with knee injuries.Once Welch connected from 44 yards out with 8:08 remaining in the second quarter, UW finally got on the board. Seven minutes later at the 1:00 mark, Purdue’s Carson Wiggs nailed a 37-yarder to put Purdue up 10-3. Yet, with all three of their timeouts remaining, the Badgers were able to drive 57 yards on seven plays and Welch hit a 38-yard field goal to end the half 10-6 in Purdue’s favor.“Obviously, a tale of two different halves,” UW head coach Bret Bielema said. “In the first half, we just weren’t characteristic of what we’ve been doing to have success. We came in at halftime, didn’t need any superhuman effort, just wanted guys to focus in on the details of playing winning football.”The Badgers seemingly calmed down during the halftime break, emerging a different team in the second half. On the first drive, Culmer St. Jean baited Robinson and intercepted a pass on third and five from PU’s 25. The Badgers’ middle linebacker took it to the 18, where a few plays later – after a fourth and one conversion – Tolzien found receiver Jared Abbrederis for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Wisconsin went up 13-10, and never looked back.With their defense finally getting solid pressure on Robinson, the Badgers forced a three-and-out on the next two drives. Then, after Tolzien found receiver Nick Toon streaking across the middle of the field for a 20-yard completion at the Purdue 31, running back Montee Ball took advantage of excellent blocking down the left side of the field for a 31-yard Wisconsin touchdown, which made the score 20-10. Starting running back John Clay ran the ball 12 times for 45 yards, but sat out most of the second half with a knee injury.“I knew Montee could step up, and he did a great job,” Clay said, adding that he has no doubts about playing next Saturday against the Indiana Hoosiers. “So, I told the coaches, just run it with him.”Ball finished with 127 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries, while Tolzien threw for 130 yards, one touchdown and one interception on 13 for 19 passing. Wisconsin’s offense was able to take advantage of much-improved play by their offensive line, which looked fairly out of sync in the first half.“Us [running] backs, when you come here, the team’s going to put the load on your shoulders and you’ve got to be able to carry it” Ball said. “That’s what I feel like I did. The line did a great job of pushing them, and I just didn’t want to let them down.”After Purdue converted another field goal, this one from 35 yards, the score tightened at 20-13. The Badgers only managed one first down on their next drive before punting, and the Boilermakers looked to be driving before Mike Taylor picked off a deflected pass. The sophomore linebacker, playing without the knee brace he sported at Iowa, returned the ball 26 yards to the Purdue 14.From there, Ball scored from 15 yards out two plays later, and Wisconsin was up 27-13. Robinson began the next drive with an incompletion, and on second down with 8:54 remaining in the game, his pass was tipped once again and UW cornerback Antonio Fenelus intercepted and returned it 36 yards for a touchdown. That was the final score of the game, as the two teams traded possessions to end the game.“Antonio has really played good football for us,” Bielema said. “Him and Niles [Brinkley], as long as I’ve been the head coach, those guys are playing pretty good. They can go one side or the other. …These guys have been pretty balanced.”Both teams finished with 303 total yards, and Purdue actually possessed the ball for 30:56, slightly longer than Wisconsin’s 29:04. Yet, as it was the Badgers’ miscues that put them behind in the first half, it was the Boilermakers’ second half mistakes that ultimately lost them the game.“The guys never quit,” left guard John Moffitt said. “The guys fight to the end, and that’s what you need because the game’s not over until the last second ticks off the clock. I think guys understand that, which is really important.”last_img read more