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Click n’ Close Appoints Kara Lamphere as COO

ADDISON, Texas /CitizenWire/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, today announced Kara Lamphere has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

"Kara is a powerhouse, and we are thrilled to have her back as part of our executive team to help guide our continued growth and success," said Click n' Close Owner and CEO Jeff Bode. "There is a lot on the horizon for us as an organization, and adding Kara to our team of experts is imperative to accelerating Click n' Close's growth, especially for our SmartBuy down payment assistance product suite."

Lamphere's experience spans more than 20 years, earning an extensive list of awards such as HousingWire Women of Influence, MBA Tech All-Star, Mortgage Professional Magazine Elite Woman in Mortgage and more. Prior to joining Click n' Close, she served as COO at InterLinc Mortgage and has held executive-level roles at Guaranteed Rate, Mid America Mortgage, CMG Financial, Prime Lending, First Command Bank and Alaska USA Federal Credit Union.

"Jeff has always been ahead of the curve in creating and adopting cutting-edge technology," said Lamphere. "He was the first to begin digitalizing the mortgage origination process and continues that trend with Artificial Intelligence and SMART Docs(r). Helping lenders streamline their lines of business and operate efficiently is what I do best. To do so with a known and trusted team is a bonus."

About Click' n' Close, Inc.:

Click 'n' Close, Inc., formerly known as Mid America Mortgage, is a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels and is also the nation's leading provider of Section 184 home loans for Native Americans. In operation since 1940, Click' n' Close has thrived by retaining its entrepreneurial spirit and leading the market in innovation, including its adoption of eClosings and eNotes.

Combining this culture of innovation with a risk management mindset enables Click' n' Close to deliver new products to market that address the challenges facing both borrowers and third-party originators (TPOs). These innovations include its USDA one-time close construction loans, proprietary down payment assistance (DPA) program and reverse mortgage division. Its direct relationships with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae and private investors afford Click' n' Close direct access to the capital markets, thus ensuring maximum liquidity for its product innovations. By servicing its loan programs in-house, Click' n' Close provides its wholesale and correspondent partners with an additional level of certainty regarding loan salability and superior borrower service over the life of the loan.

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