FormFree, provider of automated asset verification software to help lenders determine credit risk, recently named mortgage technology expert Eric Lapin as chief strategy officer. Lapin joins the Athens, GA-based technology company from Old Republic Title, where he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, National Agency Services, responsible for finding new solutions and new partners. as well as the business development of lenders and agencies. Previously, Lapin held other senior positions at major financial services companies, including Altisource, Black Knight, First American and Credit Suisse. As Chief Strategy Officer, Lapin will identify new growth opportunities and capital projects, oversee business initiatives and spearhead partnerships for FormFree.
The company also recently brought on Mary Costello as director of supplier management, risk and compliance. Costello comes to FormFree from Veterans United Home Loans, where she led and launched its vendor management program while ensuring compliance and due diligence in the lender’s relationship with its partners. In his new role, Costello will manage vendor partnerships alongside other FormFree executives and auditors to mitigate risk.