Senior Vice President
ATTOM Data Solutions
Daren Blomquist is Senior Vice President of Communications at ATTOM Data Solutions (formerly RealtyTrac), where he directs ATTOM Media, a division of the company that publishes original real estate reports sourced from the ATTOM Data Warehouse, the nation’s most comprehensive property database.
ATTOM Media real estate reports are cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide — including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA TODAY. Daren has been quoted in hundreds of national and local publications and has appeared on many national network broadcasts, including CBS, ABC, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business and Bloomberg.
Daren is also executive editor of the Housing News Report, a monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions and named best newsletter by the National Association of Real Estate Editors in 2015 and 2016.
Prior to becoming senior vice president of communications in 2016, Daren held several positions with the company over the years, starting out as a member services representative, then managing the customer service team before becoming marketing communications manager in 2005, director of marketing communications in 2010, and vice president in 2012.
A graduate of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, Daren lives in Mission Viejo, California.
Vice President of Product Strategy
Melissa McBerkowitz is the Vice President of Product Strategy for SoftPro. Melissa began her career at SoftPro in 2000, working in various R&D roles, including software engineering and product management, and then leading custom development and consulting service teams. In her current role, she guides strategy and design for SoftPro’s product suite and leads a team of product managers and business analysts. She has an MBA from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, as well as an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Outside of work, when she’s not renovating her 100+ year old house in a historic neighborhood in downtown Raleigh, she enjoys traveling and cooking with her husband and two daughters.
Sterbcow Law Group LLC
Marx Sterbcow is nationally recognized as one of the leading legal authorities in the financial settlement services industry. Sterbcow’s practice focuses on RESPA, UDAAP, TILA, Fair Lending Act, FTC, and other administrative and regulatory compliance issues. He advises banks, mortgage lenders, title insurance agencies and underwriters, law firms, and real estate brokerage companies across the nation regarding affiliated business arrangements, third-party vendor management auditing, regulatory enforcement issues, social media oversight, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and advertising agreement compliance, lead generation programs, and promotional advertising program guidance.
Sterbcow graduated from Tulane University with a B.A., Gonzaga University School of Law with a J.D., and the John Marshall School of Law’s Center for Real Estate Law with an LLM. Among his many accolades, he was recognized as a Trendsetter by The Title Report.