With an audience first focus and uncompromising integrity, we strive to impact the individuals and industry we serve. While other media companies report the news, The Mortgage Leader is designed to give it meaning. We add context to content, infuse information with insights, and initiate connections as well as conversations.
The Mortgage Leader focuses on how mortgage industry professionals can bring their business to the next level. For lending executives, we discuss how they can become more efficient, more productive and improve their bottom lines. We explore what strategies and tactics are working as well as options industry leaders are weighing. We do all this with a focus on the day’s events and what their potential impact will be going forward. For instance, examine factors that drive origination levels, maintain regulatory compliance and deploy technology as a differentiating factor, we will offer our perspective and take on the latest data.
For originators, brokers and managers, we explore new ways to drive business, share perspectives and best practices. Our aim is to keep you aware of trends that effect your business and offer suggestions on ways to stay ahead of them. After all, you can’t be a leader if you are always trying to catch up. That’s why we’ll keep you on top of social media and technology tactics that can help expand your reach, target your message and improve your bottom line.
Our Management Team
Tim has been creating leading publishing brands in the mortgage space for over 20 years. He led SourceMedia’s mortgage group as one of National Mortgage News’s first publishers and launched publications like Broker Magazine, Mortgage Technology magazine, Mortgage Servicing News, Home Equity Wire and several others. Always a big believer in data, Tim founded The Mortgage Data Group, which compiled quarterly industry surveys, HMDA and data from a host of disparate sources into a single, easy to use subscription-based service.
Always a forward thinker, Tim has helped develop software for the mortgage industry. In the 1990’s, he launched “Weird Loans”–one of the industry’s first mortgage loan search engines. Also, he launched The Mortgage Grapevine, one of the mortgage industries first networking channels. More recently, he worked with Vantage Production revamping their product to better address the needs of loan originators.
Tim has advised mortgage lenders, investors, service providers and vendors, helping them define their marketing goals, shape their marketing strategies, measure their overall effectiveness and measure the return on their marketing investments. He is quite familiar with all the publishing brands in the mortgage space and is always willing to share ideas on best fit marketing approaches.
Tim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Strickberger has been an award-winning reporter and editor for almost 25 years. He has served as the first full-time editor of Mortgage Technology magazine. Under his stewardship, the magazine increased readership exponentially and became a monthly publication, from a quarterly publication.
As editor, Matt helped develop several successful conferences and was also the editor of the Mortgage Internet Directory and Mortgage Technology Directory, a publication he played a significant role in acquiring and expanding. He developed the first awards in the industry that recognised mortgage technologists for their achievements.
Matt has also led financial technology and Wall Street publications with national or global readerships for Institutional Investor, Crain Communications, Thomson and The Summit Group.
The publications became known for their insight and well-respected for their ability to break news before better-known, deep-pocketed competitors could do so. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his ability to identify trends, developing reporters, as well as his creativity and news gathering acumen.
Matt can be reached at Matt@themortgageleader.com