Arch MI trains mortgage professionals to compete in today’s fast-paced lending environment.

Course Offerings and Webinars

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Training Videos and Podcasts

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Training Resources

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Homebuyer Education

If your borrower’s loan program requires prepurchase homebuyer education, Arch MI offers quick access to approved courses for HomeReady or Home Possible loans, plus landlord certification.

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Meet Our Trainers

Blaine Rada, CSP

Senior National Trainer & Instructional Designer

Blaine Rada, a mortgage industry veteran who began his career in 1985, is currently a Senior National Trainer and Instructional Designer at Arch MI. A gifted trainer and coach, he helps individuals and organizations differentiate themselves and achieve their goals in a highly competitive mortgage environment. As an accomplished thought leader, public speaker and debater, Blaine earned the title of America’s Greatest Thinker in 2005 and 2022 and holds the National Speakers Association’s highest earned designation, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). Notably, in 2019, he published an award-winning book chronicling his inspirational 500-mile trek of the Camino de Santiago across Spain, and he is an avid recreational athlete, having conquered an ironman-distance triathlon and multiple ultra-marathons, including a 100-mile race. Blaine is a Mensa member with certificates in distance education from Indiana University and applied neuroscience from The Neuroscience School. His public career and personal achievements exemplify his commitment to excellence, innovation and continuous learning.

Stephanie M. Clark, AMP

Senior National Trainer & Instructional Designer

Stephanie is an accomplished mortgage training professional with a wealth of experience in the mortgage industry. As a Senior National Trainer and Instructional Designer for Arch MI, Stephanie plays a pivotal role in enhancing the knowledge and skills of Arch MI customers. She oversees the design of courses — including online tools and resources — develops comprehensive curricula and facilitates both remote and classroom training sessions.

Stephanie’s mortgage career spans over two decades. Prior to her Arch MI tenure, Stephanie held a position at a national financial services company where she was responsible for building and delivering comprehensive operations curriculum. Stephanie’s extensive experience also includes hands-on roles as a processor and underwriter, further enhancing her understanding of the mortgage landscape. Beyond her professional endeavors, Stephanie actively engages in her community by serving on two local boards, volunteering with various organizations and serving as an Officer of Election.

Diana Swift

Senior National Trainer & Instructional Designer

Diana is a knowledgeable and experienced Arch MI Training team member, responsible for conducting the company’s live and recorded webinars. These include loan processing, personal and business tax returns, appraisals and mortgage fraud.

Diana has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including roles in underwriting and operations. She was previously a trainer with CMG Mortgage Insurance Company and an underwriter with PMI Mortgage Insurance Co.

Yolanda Magnani

National Training Manager

Yolanda leads Arch MI’s Training team and determines the program’s curriculum and content. Committed to creating a training experience that exceeds customer expectations and sets the standard for the industry, she focuses on developing and delivering current, high-quality learning supported by easy technology that maximizes convenience and accessibility.

Prior to becoming National Training Manager, Yolanda held the position of Technology Product Manager at both Arch MI and PMI Mortgage Insurance Co., where she supervised the development and implementation of solutions for mortgage insurance originations and rate quotes. Yolanda has 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, including mortgage quality and risk, reporting and analytics, origination and servicing.

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