Cloudvirga hires former First American exec

by Francis Monfort18 Dec 2017
Jim Portner has joined Cloudvirga to serve as chief product officer to oversee strategy, development, and marketing of its digital mortgage automation platforms

Portner will report to CEO Michael Schreck.

"Jim has a remarkable pedigree developing and leading product lines for some of the world's largest financial services and SaaS firms," Schreck said. "He is the perfect fit to lead Cloudvirga's talented product team and take our market-disruptive digital mortgage platforms to the next level."

"Cloudvirga combines a unique approach to mortgage automation with powerful data insights to deliver a perfect loan every time," Portner said. "I look forward to shaping the future of our product line that lets borrowers and loan officers take the guesswork out of selecting the best available loan option."

Portner was most recently senior vice president of products and strategy for First American Financial. He oversaw strategy, management, and marketing for the company’s Database Solutions products, including Data Trace and DataTree.

Portner also previously held senior management roles at Interthinx, a mortgage fraud solutions provider acquired by First American in 2014, and CoreLogic. He also worked on product strategy within the professional accounting products division of Intuit for two decades and later served as product line general manager over enterprise resource planning and accounting product lines for Sage.

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