Ryan Smith is an award-winning journalist with nearly two decades of experience in the industry. Beginning his career in the army as a writer for Fort Bragg's award-winning military newspaper, Ryan has held nearly every editorial position in the field, from staff writer to managing editor. For the last six years, Ryan has written for and edited Mortgage Professional America.
Ryan is the winner of two Keith L. Ware awards for military journalism and two Florida Press Association awards for commentary.
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The bank's mortgage operations will move entirely online
The GSE employee used her position to take bribes, accept kickbacks, and purchase properties for hundreds of thousands of dollars below market price
A government watchdog finds that the former FHFA director misused his position in an attempt to coerce an employee to have a relationship with him