CMBABC Innovation Award

Congrats Kevin Dear!

Please join us in congratulating our very own Kevin Dear on winning the CMBABC Innovation Award.

 “Thank you to the CMBABC and everyone who voted. It’s an honour to accept this award on behalf of myself and my colleagues. The future of Canadian Mortgage Brokering is moving towards being more and more technology oriented and I’m privileged to get to be a part of that. ” – Kevin Dear

Kevin Dear got his start in the financial industry over 23 years ago working his way up from a TD Branch Manager to a Broker Owner of Origin Mortgages. Most notably, he has been a trailblazing industry innovator since December 2016 when he became an integral part of acquiring Marlboro Sterling rebranding it into Newton Connectivity Systems and then launching the widely used POS system called Velocity.

As the Velocity Product Owner, Kevin fulfills the daily role of VP of Broker Experience responsible for on-boarding all brokers across Canada. Growing the product to over $2B in monthly submission volume, Kevin’s collaborative efforts with brokers across the country to bring them a better product created by brokers for brokers has been absolutely instrumental in the growth and success of the product. What once started as just a locally used CRM system, Velocity has developed into a submission platform with access to all lenders and game changing client facing assets. Want to know what the future of fintech for the Canadian Mortgage Industry will look like? Just ask Kevin. The best is yet to come!