October 21, 2019

Douglas Wise, Forcht Bank Bank Systems Administrator was recently elected to serve on the Fiserv Advisory Board for Mortgage Director. Wise will help shape the direction of future enhancements and actively participate in the roadmap for the mortgage application platform.

Mr. Wise will be reviewing suggested updates to the Mortgage Director system and providing guidance and advice as to the necessity of the modifications from a user’s perspective. In addition to reviewing planned changes in the product road map, he will also play a role in the development of upcoming concepts and functionality of the software.

“We invited Mr. Wise to join the Forcht Bank team several years ago due to his extensive experience in leveraging technology to improve the mortgage process for customers, and this appointment indicates others within the Financial Industry are seeing value in Doug’s experience as well,” said Chip Clements, Executive Vice President of Mortgage & Loan Operations at Forcht Bank. “Doug’s presence on this advisory council will help Forcht Bank direct the development of mortgage technology to improve the speed and efficiency of the application process for our customers, as well as other community banks.”

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Forcht Bank is a Kentucky-owned community bank with approximately $1.2 billion in assets and 24 banking centers in 13 counties - Fayette, Jefferson, Boone, Grant, Madison, Taylor, Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, Knox, McCreary and Green. www.forchtbank.com