Jorge Ponce has joined FirstClose, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions for refinance and home equity lenders nationwide, as director of business development.
Ponce has more than 15 years of experience in bank operations, mortgage and risk-based consumer lending. He previously worked as a home equity product manager for New York-based Bethpage Federal Credit Union, where he gained valuable insight into the needs of FirstClose’s target clients, the company says in a release.
Ponce is well versed in the FirstClose system and was instrumental in helping to build the first version of the FirstClose Report, a comprehensive refinance and home equity loan solution with capabilities to deliver title, flood, valuation and other important data elements in one report, the company says.
In his new role, Ponce is responsible for driving adoption, client communication and product development.