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Power Originator Awards


The Power Originator Summit is a day long educational event featuring informative sessions that are geared towards getting you more business. Whether it is advice from top originators on how to get in front of more borrowers, new marketing & technology that can bring new loans into your pipeline, or strategies how to edge out your competition, the Power Originator Summit will show you how take your originations to the next level!

The Power Originator Awards is brought to you by Mortgage Professional America, the magazine of choice for the country's most forward-thinking mortgage professionals. Winners and finalists will be showcased in MPA magazine and mpamag.com


If you want to show the nation how great you, your team and your organization are – or you want to nominate a fellow professional who has gone above and beyond in the past year – then nominate now. It only takes a few minutes!

Nomination closes on 28 February 2019


The Best New Technology award is given to the individual or organization with the most outstanding and innovative digital platform for mortgage professionals

Criteria

  • What problem did the new technology solve
  • How has the new technology increased sales
  • How many users as of 2018
  • Recognition & Accolades received

The Originator of the Year award is recognizing an originator who had a great 2018. If you had an increase in loan volume, more loans closed, open a new branch, or made an impact in your community, we want to hear from you!

When judging this category, the following criteria will be considered:

  • Loan Volume: 2017 vs 2018
  • Loans Closed: 2017 vs 2018
  • Years in the industry
  • Professional Recognition & Accolades
  • Personal Achievements

The Woman of Distiction award recognizes the outstanding female trailblazer in the mortgage industry whose astounding personal and professional achievements have earned them a place among the industry’s best.

When judging this category, the following criteria will be considered:

  • professional accomplishments over the last 5 years (business initiatives in which the nominee played a critical role, new business brought to the company, innovative ideas, etc.)
  • demonstrate promotion, influence and championing of women within the mortgage industry
  • leadership of professional associations
  • other relevant accolades and involvements (charitable work, accomplishments outside the industry, etc.)

The Young Gun of the Year award is celebrating a mortgage professional that had an amazing 2018 and is under the age of 35. To be considered for this award, you need to be 35 or under on April 4th, 2019

When judging this category, the following criteria will be considered:

  • You must be in the mortgage industry for at least 3 years
  • Loan Volume: 2017 vs 2018
  • Loans Closed: 2017 vs 2018
  • Professional Recognition & Accolades
  • Personal Achievements