As Vice President, Emerging Technology at Quicken Loans, Patrick leads Quicken Loans' usage and implementation of the latest industry standards, as well as drives the research into new and emerging technologies. Hartfords involvement with the development of mortgage technology spans nearly twenty years. Patrick is a long-time contributor of technical and business expertise to the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organizations (MISMO) and currently holds a seat on their Governance Committee. Patrick provides the mortgage industry with technical guidance as it relates to streamlining the IRS 4506 process and FHA electronic signature standards. Hartford has also been recognized by Mortgage Banking magazine as one of the MISMO All-Stars. He has also been a featured speaker at industry events such as the MBA Annual Convention and the MBA Technology show to provide conference attendees with technology guidance and knowledge of eMortgages.Quicken Loans is the nations largest online home lender. It was the first lender to implement eSignature technology and the company has leveraged its centralized technology infrastructure to do home financing in all 50-states. Empowering its people to create the technology necessary to better serve their clients and team members is one of the reasons the company ranked in the top 15 of Computerworld magazines 100 Best Places to Work In Technology for eight years in a row, ranking in the top 5 in 2012. Hartford received his Certified Mortgage Technologist (CMT) in 2005.
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