Rick Grant owns RGA Public Relations, Inc., a communications firms that specializes in companies operating in the US mortgage industry. Grant started writing about the industry as Special Reports Editor for National Mortgage News in 1997. He was subsequently managing editor for Origination News Magazine, Broker Magazine and Mortgage Technology. Later, he served as editor for October Research Corp.’s Real Estate Technology Insight. He has written feature articles for Mortgage Banking and Scotsman Guide, served as a featured columnist for HousingWire and a blogger on real estate firm Zillow's consumer-facing blog. Today, he serves as contributing editor for National Mortgage Professional, producer for Mortgage News Network and blogs at http://www.gkexaminer.com. Grant is often asked to share his expertise by speaking at national conferences and hosting seminars. He can be found on Twitter at @nyrickgrant or reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.