We’re proud to announce that Qualia’s CTO Lucas Hansen has received the 2018 HousingWire Vanguard Award, recognizing the top executives helping to lead the housing industry forward. This is the fourth year that HousingWire has selected industry leaders pushing their companies to the forefront of real estate.

“As the Vanguards award program continues to grow and to be more successful, the entry point gets tighter. These winners are truly the best Vanguards in the mortgage finance industry, and they all deserve the highest honor in the space,” said HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney.


Serving as Qualia’s Chief Technology Officer, Lucas runs the engineering department and leads product development. He ensures that the Qualia platform continues to create and build features that transform the way the real estate closing happens. Lucas was also the key member in implementing Qualia’s security, pushing the platform to become the industry’s leader in data privacy and security.

Lucas’ endless determination and creativity have led to Qualia’s success thus far. From creating ways to edit documents more easily than ever to building the framework to allow for simple and secure communication, Lucas has helped thousands of real estate professionals nationwide simplify their day-to-day jobs.

Lucas is one of the strongest engineering leaders in the real estate industry,” said Qualia CEO Nate Baker. “We’re very proud that HousingWire has recognized him for this award and that he’s leading the Qualia team forward.

To learn more about HousingWire’s 2018 Vanguard Award winners, visit https://www.housingwire.com/articles/47526-meet-the-2018-hw-vanguard-award-winners.