MCT’s Cara Krause Honored with the Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking Award by Mortgage Banker Magazine

Cara KrauseSAN DIEGO, Calif., October 31, 2023 – Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced that Cara Krause, Vice President, Regional Director, Northeast, has been selected as one of the Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking 2023 by Mortgage Banker Magazine. The annual awards recognize successful women who are shattering the glass ceiling and making significant impact in the industry.

With over 25 years of invaluable expertise in the mortgage banking industry, Ms. Krause earned a spot in the Powerful Women in Mortgage Banking list. Her extensive knowledge spans from cutting-edge technologies to capital markets, operations, sales, and correspondent lending. In her impressive career, she consistently expanded territories, boosted revenue, and provided exceptional hands-on client service. Throughout her career she has worked to support and encourage others through example and mentorship, cultivating opportunities for growth within the mortgage industry.

Ms. Krause’s remarkable ability to cultivate strong relationships with lenders has led to significant increases in bottom-line profitability and market share. Having held pivotal roles in esteemed companies such as First Horizon, Fleet Bank Boston, Carteret Savings Bank, and most recently MCT, she has continuously demonstrated her prowess as a top producer and excelled in business-to-business sales.

“I feel privileged to have been selected for this award. My goal is to personify MCT’s mission of becoming a trusted capital markets ally for everyone and offering essential guidance to support others in achieving success,” Ms. Krause asserts. “I am dedicated to giving back and paying it forward because I recognize the demands and challenges of this profession. I aspire to assist others, particularly the growing community of women in capital markets, in excelling through the sharing of knowledge.”

Ms. Krause is an excellent example of MCT’s commitment to clients, having led them through multiple market downturns to grow as companies and professionals. Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking is an annual accolade that pays tribute to the powerful women of mortgage banking in Mortgage Banker Magazine. Lenders and women new to the mortgage industry interested in working with Ms. Krause are encouraged to contact MCT.

About MCT:

For over two decades, MCT has been a leading source of innovation for the mortgage secondary market.  Melding deep subject matter expertise with a passion for emerging technologies and clients, MCT is the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology.  From architecting modern best execution loan sales to launching the most successful and advanced marketplace for mortgage-related assets, lenders, investors, and network partners all benefit from MCT’s stewardship.  MCT’s technology and know-how continues to revolutionize how mortgage assets are priced, locked, protected, valued, and exchanged – offering clients the tools to thrive under any market condition.

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