Schedule of Events


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Effective foreclosure administration practices are a critical and necessary element of any successful default servicing operation. With the cessation of the foreclosure moratoria and widespread forbearance implemented during the unprecedented events of the past two years, mortgage servicers are turning their attention back to ensuring efficient, streamlined navigation of this process. Join the Foreclosure Lab as servicers, attorneys, and government representatives discuss how to prepare for increased volumes, what impacts firms may experience as far as workflow and hiring, and more.


9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Welcome Remarks
On behalf of Lab Host, Altisource, Travis Britsch gives welcome remarks and shares an overview of what will be covered during the Foreclosure Lab.

Travis Britsch
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM

Where Do We Go From Here? The Challenges Ahead
Some of default servicing's most respected subject-matter experts share expectations and next steps as the default segment of the industry slowly winds back up to speed after COVID slammed on the brakes two and a half years ago. Join a panel of servicers to discuss the challenges of navigating the foreclosure landscape and guiding struggling homeowners toward a graceful resolution.

Alan Wolf Sasha Cohen Benjamin Gottheim Becky Halfmann Wes Iseley Brooke Sanchez
9:55 AM - 10:40 AM

Loan Modifications: Tools in the Toolbox
With forbearance programs lapsing and economic uncertainty widespread, many homeowners may now be at new or returning risk of default. Join this panel of experts to discuss the ins and outs of loan mods, ensuring enforcement, and what options are on the table if borrowers begin to struggle once more.

Michelle Gilbert Ryan Bourgeois Michael Merritt Thomas O'Connell Candace Russell
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM

Back to Business: Next Steps for Servicer/Attorney Partnerships
As the backlog of foreclosures continues emerging in the aftermath of moratoria and increased forbearance assistance, a cross-section of financial services attorneys share their current and expected challenges in a rising-rate, rising-volume environment, from workflow to hiring and resource management as firms work to emerge from the long pause brought about by the concurrent crises of recent years.

Monica Cespedes Stephen Hladik Melissa Black Jennifer Rogers
11:25 AM - 11:30 AM

Closing Address
Altisource's Travis Britsch gives closing statements and highlights from the Foreclosure Lab discussions.

Travis Britsch