AGOURA HILLS, CA, July 12, 2012 — Interthinx has added two new executives to its team to enhance the company’s ability to address the full spectrum of risk mitigation needs for the financial services sector. Jim Portner has joined Interthinx as vice president of product for origination solutions, and Nick Volpe has joined the company as vice president of capital markets and servicing.
“Interthinx is recognized as the mortgage industry leader in loan-level fraud risk mitigation,” said Kevin Coop, president of Interthinx. “We also provide clients with automated and human driven end-to-end solutions designed to meet compliance, data integrity, and forecasting needs in a changing business environment. The skills and experience of our new executives will better position us to address a wider range of mortgage industry issues.”
Jim Portner is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience in product development and product management. In his new role, Portner will determine the overall strategic direction and tactical execution for all products within the Interthinx origination solutions market segment. Previously, Portner served in executive positions at Intuit, Sage Software, ADP, and CoreLogic. He brings to Interthinx a rich background in the dynamic mortgage and analytics technology marketplace and a thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges in delivering solutions for today’s lenders.
Nick Volpe will lead the Interthinx product development, product marketing, and program management teams for the loss forecasting, loan review solutions, surveillance, regulatory compliance, and rescission services product lines. In his previous position at Clayton Holdings, Volpe was senior managing director/business development. He brings to his new role at Interthinx more than 16 years experience in the diversified financial services industry with customer segments including investment firms, commercial banking, hedge funds and private equity firms, as well as governmental agencies.
Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) subsidiary, is a leading national provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions focusing on mortgage fraud, collateral risk and valuation, regulatory compliance, forensic loan audit services, loss mitigation, and loss forecasting. With more than 20 years of experience in customizable risk evaluation technology, Interthinx offers proven and effective predictive analytics to the residential mortgage industry through its experience with millions of loan applications and fraud incident data from thousands of monthly loan reviews. Throughout the mortgage life cycle, the Interthinx suite of services can increase the value of client portfolios with its comprehensive and holistic approach to loan quality and compliance. Winner of multiple awards for technology, Interthinx helps clients reduce risk, increase operational efficiencies, satisfy regulator demands, manage data verification, remain compliant, and mitigate loan buybacks. The Interthinx quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report is a standard for the financial services industry. For more information, visit http://www.interthinx.com or call 1-800-333-4510.