The CEO of Blueberry Systems learned many useful things for operating a technology vendor while running community banks and mortgage lenders. But he also points to an earlier formative experience—lessons learned for future business use during the months he worked at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Destitute Dying in Calcutta.

It was mainly a religious (Christian) impulse that brought the 21-year-old Wil Armstrong to India, he tells me at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual conference in Washington, but also an impulse to vary his experience growing up (he is the the son of former United States senator and successful radio and TV businessman Bill Armstrong).

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