company culture

The secret art of building a thriving team


Here’s a secret: there’s no such thing as a team-building exercise. Teams are not created in a single day. It takes...

company culture

7 ways (other than cash) to recognize loan originators during the holidays


Expressing employee appreciation during the holiday season is a powerful way to build good will that will last into the...

company culture

How Culture Drives Success at LBA Ware


LBA Ware was recently awarded TWO Top Mortgage Workplace awards – both of which cited our company culture as a factor...

data insights

2018 Mortgage Lending Year in Review


As the new year dawns, thoughts naturally turn to expectations and goals for the coming year, and it becomes easy to...

company culture

Tackling loan originator talent retention from coast to coast


The Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual Human Resources Symposium in Washington, D.C., is an intimate gathering of...

company culture

Golden Days: Lori Brewer Reflects on a Decade in Mortgage FinTech


June 10, 2018 marked LBA Ware’s 10th year serving the mortgage industry. It’s also the company’s golden birthday - the...

company culture

An Employee’s View of a Company’s Growth


  Most articles about growing companies focus on the metrics: revenue, number of customers, and headcount are common...

company culture

The Thrill of Mortgage Technology


  This past week, I had the privilege of participating in a webinar with National Mortgage News on, “Leveraging...

company culture

Macon Startup Week


Macon Startup Week is here! As a former start-up ourselves – and Startup Week participant – this is a celebration that...

company culture

Celebrating a Year of Success with Trophies, Bonfires and S’mores


It’s hard to believe we’re in the final weeks of 2016. It’s as if the year came and went at the blink of an eye. And to...