MCS in the News - Archive


Mark Annick
Mortgage Contracting Services
Phone: 214.559.4630

About Mortgage Contracting Services LLC

For more than 25 years, Mortgage Contracting Services has protected and preserved communities all across the nation. The company provides property inspections, property preservation and REO property maintenance for some of the largest mortgage servicers in the U.S. and its outlying territories. MCS has its own nationwide network of insured preservation vendors to improve workflow processes, mitigate risk and minimize costs in the time sensitive environment of default services. MCS has built its reputation on maintaining the highest standards of both customer satisfaction and compliance with regulatory requirements.

MCS in the News (Archived)

Nov 08, 2019 Mortgage Contracting Services Awarded One of the Top 25 Companies in Mortgage Servicing by MReport
MCS was honored in the category of Service Providers 
Oct 29, 2019 An Executive Conversation with Mike Housewright, Chief Information Officer at Mortgage Contracting Services
Servicers are leveraging technology from MCS to mitigate risks from natural disasters 
Oct 15, 2019 Mortgage Contracting Services Expands Footprint with M and M Mortgage Services Acquisition
National property preservation and inspection company integrates with M&M Mortgage Services based out of Miami, Florida 
Sep 25, 2019 Caroline Reaves, MCS CEO, Receives Laurie A. Maggiano Legacy Award
Caroline Reaves, Mortgage Contracting Services CEO, Receives Women in Housing Award at Five Star Conference 
Sep 16, 2019 Chad Mosley on Technology's Role in Dealing with Disasters
Chad Mosley, Mortgage Contracting Services Chief Relationship Officer, speaks about Five Star's Disaster Preparedness Symposium 
Sep 01, 2019 Marti Diaz Discusses in DSNews Magazine How to Build a Winning Roster
Marti Diaz, Chief Human Resources Officer at Mortgage Contracting Services, is featured in DSNews Magazine on the importance of building a winning roster.  
Feb 21, 2019 Mortgage Contacting Services Announces Organizational Changes
MCS continues to build a team focused on client service through improved processes, innovative technology, and the best people. 
Jan 10, 2019 Mortgage Contracting Services Executive Conversation with HousingWire
Today's low default market provides opportunities for innovation, tech and growth 
Nov 07, 2018 Mortgage Contracting Services Makes List of Top 25 Companies for Employees
MReport magazine honors MCS for employee benefits, wellness, volunteerism 
Sep 17, 2018 Mortgage Contracting Services Promotes Two Employees, Hires New Executive
National provider of mortgage-related services adds three executive positions  
Aug 01, 2018 Caroline Reaves, MCS CEO, Recognized as One of Housingwire's 2018 Women of Influence
Caroline Reaves has established herself as a leader in her 30+ years in the mortgage industry. 
Apr 03, 2018 Mortgage Contracting Services Adds Three New Executives
New leaders bring expertise in information services, HR, quality assurance 
Feb 01, 2018 MCS is Featured as a Mortgage Service Provider Power Player in The HousingWire February Issue
Mortgage Contracting Services anticipates what clients need in property preservation and inspection 
Jan 01, 2018 Kim Drake-Loy is Recognized as One of The Top 25 Women in Law
Mortgage Contracting Services General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Kim Drake-Loy is recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Law by DSNews 
Dec 01, 2017 Chad Mosley, COO of MCS Solutions, Awarded HousingWire's Vanguard Award
Chad is one of HousingWire's 2017 Vanguard Award Receipients 
Nov 20, 2017 Mortgage Contracting Services Acquires Carrington Home Solutions’ Field Services Division
MCS to acquire the property preservation division from Carrington Home Solutions 
Sep 05, 2017 Caroline Reaves Recognized as One of MReport's Wonder Women of the Housing Industry
Caroline Reaves, MCS CEO is Recognized by MReport as one of 60 Wonder Women of the Housing Industry 
Sep 01, 2017 2017 HousingWire Insiders John Maxwell
COO at Mortgage Contracting Services is recognized in HousingWire's 2017 Insiders Awards Program 
Aug 30, 2017 Mortgage Contracting Services Successfully Completes SOC 2 Examination
Mortgage services leader affirms commitment to technology, security  
Mar 09, 2017 Caroline Reaves, MCS CEO, Featured on DS News Executive Spotlight
Executive Spotlight: MCS CEO Caroline Reaves Honored by Louisiana Tech 
Feb 25, 2017 Caroline Reaves, MCS CEO, was Honored at Louisiana Tech University's Commencement Ceremony
Caroline Reaves inducted into Louisiana Tech's Hall of Distinguished Alumni 
Feb 13, 2017 Caroline Reaves Featured in Executive Conversation with HousingWire
MCS CEO, Caroline Reaves, is featured in HousingWire's Executive Conversation 
Dec 01, 2016 MCS is Featured in Dallas CEO's December Issue
Mortgage Contracting Services is featured in an article titled "That Elusive Silver Lining." 
Apr 21, 2016 MCS Forms MCS Solutions, Promotes Chad Mosley as COO
Mortgage Contracting Services Forms MCS Solutions, Promotes Chad Mosley as its Chief Operating Officer 
Feb 29, 2016 MCS Relocating Headquarters to Lewisville, TX
Mortgage Contracting Services Relocating Company Headquarters to Lewisville, Texas 
Feb 16, 2016 MCS Celebrates 30th Year Anniversary
Mortgage Contracting Services Celebrates 30 Years as Leader in Property Preservation and Valuation Services 
Nov 11, 2015 MCS Promotes Tracy Hager and Hires Dave Sunlin
Mortgage Contracting Services Names Tracy Hager as Senior Industry Relations Officer, Dave Sunlin as Senior Vice President 
Mar 02, 2015 MCS Names Greg Smith AVP of Compliance
Mortgage Contracting Services Names Greg Smith Assistant Vice President of Compliance 
Feb 16, 2015 MCS Provides Solution to FHA-Servicing Challenges
Mortgage Contracting Services Provides Solution to FHA-Servicing Challenges 
Sep 30, 2014 MCS Acquisition of CoreLogic Business Units
Mortgage Contracting Services Expands Product Offerings with Acquisition of CoreLogic Business Units 
Jul 07, 2014 MCS Names Steve Porter as General Counsel
Mortgage Contracting Services Names Stephen C. Porter as General Counsel 
Jun 09, 2014 MCS Adds Executives to Oversee Ruston Operations Center
Jeff Thompson Named Vice President of Operations, Dan Hoeh Named Assistant Vice President of Operations for Mortgage Contracting Services’ Growing Facility in Ruston, Louisiana  
Apr 29, 2014 Louisiana Gov. and MCS CEO Caroline Reaves Announce 90-Job Expansion
Mortgage Contracting Services doubles size of business process outsourcing center it opened in 2012 
Dec 27, 2013 Marc Hinkle Featured in DSNews
Marc Hinkle, Senior Vice President of MCS, is Featured in DSNews Magazine's December Issue 
Dec 02, 2013 MCS Names Rob Colbeck New Chief Technology Officer
Mortgage Contracting Services Names Rob Colbeck New Chief Technology Officer 
Sep 16, 2013 MCS Ruston First Year Anniversary
Mortgage Contracting Services Celebrates First Anniversary of Ruston, La., Operations Center 
Aug 23, 2013 MCS Sponsors Five Star Conference
Mortgage Contracting Services Sponsors Five Star Conference Featuring Laura Bush, Condoleezza Rice 
Aug 20, 2013 Mortgage Contracting Services' Executives, Caroline Reaves and Chad Mosley, Co-Chair CMBA Conference
Mortgage Contracting Services Shines at California Mortgage Bankers Association Conference 
Jul 08, 2013 MCS Promotes Elspeth Spransy to VP of Vendor Management
Mortgage Contracting Services Promotes Elspeth Spransy to Vice President of Vendor Management 
Jun 13, 2013 MCS Honors Service Members with Carry The Load March
Mortgage Contracting Services Honors Service Members through Partnership with Carry the Load March 
Jun 07, 2013 MCS Promotes Wade Petty and Marie Walters
Mortgage Contracting Services Promotes Wade Petty to VP Finance and Marie Walters to Controller/Assistant VP 
May 28, 2013 MCS Teams with Pruvan for Proof-of-Performance Technology
Cloud-based certification service means real-time reporting, enhanced quality control 
Apr 29, 2013 MCS' Louisiana Operations Center Hits 50-Employee Mark
Less than 8 months after opening, MCS providing jobs, economic growth in Ruston 
Apr 15, 2013 MCS Names Ken Scheller Vice President of Operations
Mortgage servicing, consumer finance veteran oversees Ruston, La., operations center 
Mar 13, 2013 Caroline Reaves Interview Collaboration Key to Field Services in 2013
Cooperation and collaboration are continuing to be a major theme in the field services industry. 
Feb 19, 2013 MCS Expands Mobile Offering
Company equips vendors with multiple tools for submitting critical information in real time, wirelessly from the field 
Feb 14, 2013 MCS Team Visits Areas Impacted by Sandy
National Mortgage News recently posted a slideshow on their website which allowed MCS executives, Caroline Reaves, Marc Hinkle and Anthony Calabrese, to share the impact that the East Coast visit had on them personally. 
Feb 11, 2013 MCS Promotes Paul Swindle to Vice President Operations
Field services professional helping mature company’s work with clients, vendor network 
Jan 25, 2013 Wayne County Tax Sale
HousingWire posts an article about the October 2012 Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Auction 
Jan 07, 2013 The Future of Default Servicing – DS News
Chad Mosley, SVP of Business Development at MCS, recently wrote an article over his forecasts of community revitalization in 2013 and the future 
Nov 01, 2012 MBA NewsLink QA with Caroline Reaves, CEO of MCS
In the November 1 issue of MBA NewsLink, Caroline Reaves was asked a series of questions focusing on current trends and topics in REO property preservation 
Sep 04, 2012 Chad Mosley Promoted to Senior Vice President
Executive leading new business development efforts expands leadership in services advancement, industry relations initiatives and corporate expansion 
Aug 20, 2012 Mortgage Contracting Services Promotes Two Within Company to Assistant Vice President
Client on-boarding, demand for services requiring internal growth and advancement of company’s operations teams 
Aug 06, 2012 Mortgage Contracting Services Continues Expansion
Company expands Plano facility to accommodate current growth, create additional capacity and prepare for future initiatives 
Jul 10, 2012 MCS Announces New Location in Ruston, LA
Leading field services provider announces new location, creates jobs in rural America 
Jun 08, 2012 Caroline Reaves - 2012 Dallas Business Journal Women in Business Awards Honoree
Caroline Reaves - 2012 Dallas Business Journal Women in Business Awards Honoree 
Jun 01, 2012 Stewards of Value - DSNews Magazine
Companies operating in the property preservation space today face a starkly different landscape from what they saw a mere five years ago. 
Apr 10, 2012 MCS Supports Carry The Load. Reinforces Relevance of Memorial Day Locally, Nationwide
Company teams with organization to demonstrate remembrance of veterans’ service 
Apr 03, 2012 Gateway Mortgage Group Selects MCS to Address Property Inspection, Preservation Needs
Field service company to support portfolio property management 
Apr 01, 2012 Creative Destruction - Housing Wire magazine
Some areas of the country plan to ride the bulldozer to housing recovery. 
Apr 01, 2012 Reviving the Market - DSNews magazine
As the REO sector embarks on a new frontier, the industry is cultivating innovative strategies to meet the needs of tomorrow. 
Apr 01, 2012 Understanding the Basic Challenges of Today's REO Tenant Management
A new consideration of human-level responsibility is added to the servicers' already-crowded daily workload. 
Mar 01, 2012 Tech Tool Belt - Mortgage Technology magazine
Field services industry improves efficiency and processes with new technology. Rob Colbeck discusses some of the new technologies that have been utilized by the mortgage servicing industry in recent years.  
Feb 01, 2012 Preservation Perfected - Caroline Reaves Featured in Mortgage Banking Magazine
MCS goes the extra mile in taking care of abandoned properties for servicers. We treat each house like we would our own, working with our clients to protect and preserve communities. Our efforts on behalf our clients are described in this corporate profile. 
Jan 01, 2012 Readying the Ship for the Storm
Defining procedures for how to best react to an unexpected interruption will prove beneficial in every situation. The January 2012 issue of Servicing Management takes a look at the steps a company can take to ensure they are ready, no matter what occurs. 
Dec 20, 2011 MCS Announces Promotions
Judy Mroczka, senior vice president of finance, and Laura Bast Nold, vice president of human resources 
Dec 01, 2011 Going Above and Beyond
The rate of recent mortgage delinquencies has resulted in record-setting volumes of properties in the default servicing cycle. In response to these unprecedented volumes, servicers have partnered with entrusted vendors to re-evaluate and reinvent the most effective way to manage properties. 
Dec 01, 2011 Message in a Bottle
From floating a note in a murky sea of communication channels to offering a direct portal from one to the other, technology buoys the communication tide between code officers and field servicers. Lorne DuFour looks at the evolving methods of communication between code officers and field servicers. 
Nov 15, 2011 MCS Participates at National Property Preservation Conference
executives attend as subject matter experts for multiple panel sessions at national industry conference dedicated to property preservation  
Nov 07, 2011 MCS Launches Vendor e-Learning Portal
Leading field service company takes vendor learning online, makes available 24/7 access 
Oct 10, 2011 Marc Hinkle Joins MCS as Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Industry veteran brings depth of servicing expertise to national field service provider 
Oct 01, 2011 The X's and O's of Property Preservation
Caroline Reaves discusses the transition to a more proactive, offensive approach to national property preservation. In an analogy to football, Reaves discusses how the industry as a whole has progressed from a defensive, reactionary approach to more of an offensive, proactive approach. 
Sep 01, 2011 Caroline Reaves Named One of the Influential Women of the Housing Economy
Reaves named one of the top 25 Influential Women of the Housing Economy; describes the challenges of balancing a busy career with family and personal life. In addition, she gives insight into managing the changing regulatory environment in our industry. 
May 09, 2011 Servicers Braced to Move Quickly
In an ever-changing regulatory environment it is crucial for lender-servicers to act quickly and modify their processes to remain in compliance with the Interagency Appraisal and Valuation guidelines under the Dodd-Frank bill that went into effect on April 1. 
May 04, 2011 MCS Offering Property Condition Report to Support Interagency Guidelines’ Call for Supplemental Verification with AVMs
Service addresses key regulatory need, lenders’ urgency to institute new policy quickly 
May 01, 2011 Residential Property Challenges and Considerations
A review of the panel session at REOMAC's Spring conference. 
Feb 21, 2011 MCS Reaches Silver Anniversary Celebrates 25 Years
Company’s longevity, emergence as leading field services provider reflective of its commitment to specialized service and excellence in execution 
Feb 15, 2011 MCS Brands REO Inspection Service REO Check
Provides servicers with additional, independent review of actual REO property condition 
Jan 04, 2011 MCS Announces Key Promotions
Todd Luckey, vice president of REO operations; Megan Stinnett, vice president of inspection operations; and Chad Mosley, vice president of business development 
Dec 14, 2010 MCS Website Makes Stakeholders Access to Information Number One Concern
MCS places priority on relationships as driving force behind new website 
Oct 25, 2010 MCS Promotes John Maxwell to Chief Operating Officer
Thirty-year industry veteran to pioneer company’s strategic growth inititatives 
Oct 13, 2010 MCS Launches Photo Inspection Capability
Service supports clients with additional means of verification, validation 
Sep 08, 2010 MCS Introduces Code Enforcement Mini-Summits to Enhance Collaboration Between Industry Professionals and Municipalities
Leading mortgage field service provider expands scope of education initiatives 
Aug 24, 2010 Robert Colbeck Named Senior Vice President Information Technology
Seasoned IT professional pioneers company innovation, service enhancement for clients and vendors 
Mar 24, 2010 MCS Expands Dallas Presence
Leading mortgage field service provider expands office for projected business growth 
Feb 23, 2010 MCS Partners with HomeTelos for Improved Reporting Accuracy and Workflow Efficiency
Leading field service provider automates servicer to investor communication 
Feb 10, 2010 MCS Contributes to Haiti Relief, Extends Participation Beyond Employees
National mortgage field service company raises $30K to local, focused effort 
Feb 03, 2010 MCS Continues Growth, Consistent Quality Execution in 2009
Mobile technology, operations and quality assurance improvements contribute to expansion and strategic industry advancement  
Dec 14, 2009 MCS Names Todd Luckey AVP Operations
Executive to help guide development of new products, services 
Dec 01, 2009 MCS Promotes John Maxwell to Executive Vice President Operations
Professional brings more than 30 years industry experience to new management role 
Oct 13, 2009 Teresa Switzer Joins MCS as VP Business Development, Client Relations
Leading preservation company continues building sales force, expanding market share 
Sep 28, 2009 Caroline Reaves Promoted to CEO of MCS
Industry veteran transitions to lead one of nation’s largest preservation services company 
Aug 06, 2009 MCS Continues Market Share Growth
Property preservation company expands inspection and preservation services 

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