PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - August 25, 2015) - Optimal Blue is proud to announce that Tammy Butler, Director of Fair Lending and Compliance, was recently selected as Managing Editor of Mortgage WOMEN Magazine. The inaugural issue will be published in September 2015 by Twelve 11 Media, a well-known publisher of financial industry magazines, including Mortgage Compliance Magazine.

Butler joined Optimal Blue in April of 2012 as the driving force behind Optimal Blue Advantage. With an extensive background in sales, marketing, operations, and the compliance sector, she has been able to effectively educate and introduce a new Fair Lending methodology to industry leaders and regulators through multiple channels.

As a recipient of numerous company awards and accolades, Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and creating amazing opportunities for additional industry growth. "We are honored that the mortgage industry and Mortgage WOMEN Magazine have recognized what we at Optimal Blue already know about Tammy," said Larry Huff, co-Founder and co-CEO of Optimal Blue. "She is a tireless advocate for lenders regarding Fair Lending matters, and has done an incredible job raising awareness and educating industry participants on this issue, as well as many other compliance issues."

According to Ben Slayton, Publisher at Twelve 11 Media, the mission of Mortgage WOMEN Magazine is to empower women who work in the mortgage industry to achieve their highest potential possible. "I'm extremely excited about the future of Mortgage WOMEN Magazine, with Tammy at the helm," explained Slayton. "She is an excellent choice to be our Managing Editor, and I look forward to her industry leadership and ability to fulfill the goals and mission of Mortgage WOMEN Magazine!"

"Women are the backbone of the mortgage industry," said Butler. "It is my hope that this publication will ignite a spark for young woman to join our industry, as well as offer greater opportunities and assistance to those already in the midst of their mortgage careers!"

Tammy Butler is also a frequent contributor to numerous industry blogs and publications, as well as the author of the Optimal Blue - Fair Lending and Compliance Group on LinkedIn.

About Optimal Blue
Optimal Blue is the premier cloud-based provider of managed-content, pricing and product eligibility (PPE), secondary marketing, consumer engagement, data and analytics, and compliance services. Based in Plano, Texas, Optimal Blue has developed an enterprise class suite of products and services designed to automate a lender's complex processes, improving efficiency and profitability while gaining a competitive advantage. With a 99.999% accuracy rate, Optimal Blue technology connects hundreds of investors with more than 1,500 financial institutions, and is currently the system of record for over $200 Billion in mortgage loans, representing 1 of every 4 loans nationally.

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