Jeffrey A. Tischler
Jeffrey A. Tischler is President at Pavaso. He oversees the delivery of quality, stand-alone digital products and solutions at Pavaso, while focusing on integration initiatives that overall digital strategy. Jeff began his career working for one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, where he became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He then joined a diversified financial services company which, at the time, was the parent of two title insurance companies, which ultimately merged with a third title insurer to form one of the largest title insurance groups in the nation. As Chief Financial Officer of the group, he played a key role in planning, structuring and implementing the successful integration of the industry-leading underwriting family’s nationwide operations. Entrepreneurial opportunities in financial technology (“fintech”) compelled Jeff to leave the title insurance industry for a time. He became Chief Operating Officer of an early stage fintech company that offered specialized software-as-a-services (SaaS) for commodities options traders. Under his leadership, the company was transformed into a dominant player in its space, growing several-fold, achieving sustained profitability and ultimately being acquired by an industry giant. Jeff returned to the title insurance industry as Chief Financial Officer of one of the largest national title insurance agencies, specializing in large, commercial real estate transactions, which Jeff left to start a consulting firm, providing advisory services to title insurance underwriters, title agents, real estate services companies and the fintech industry. Jeff earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance and accounting from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Rochester. He has served on the American Land Title Associations’ Board of Governors in the role of Treasurer.
Mark McElroy began his career in Fortune 100 application development and technology deployment in 1984. He has since been involved in major application development and technology support for Healthcare, Wholesale Distribution and Technologies Consulting that have resulted in countless successful implementations helping businesses save millions of dollars in efficiencies. In 1993 he moved to implementing SAP in large multi-national companies and in 1996 became a partner in IT Services, Inc. where, as a key member of the executive management team, he helped grow that business to $40M in annual revenues by 2000.
In May 2001, along with several other investors, McElroy purchased RamQuest, Inc., a provider of solutions for the title and settlement industry. During McElroy’s tenure as President and CEO, RamQuest increased revenue more than 28 fold achieving 50 consecutive quarters of profitability and establishing a user base exceeding 30,000 users nationwide. In addition, McElroy launched several new products for the title industry.
In 2011, under McElroy’s direction, RamQuest began to widen its focus and develop products and services under the Pavaso brand for vertical real estate markets. In 2014, Pavaso officially separated and launched as its own entity and now operates independently serving the real estate market with McElroy as CEO.
Larry has over 35 years of business and technology experience and brings high level strategic thinking and detailed technology understanding to Pavaso. He started his career as a computer programmer in 1978 and has worked his way up through multiple technical and management positions.
As founder and business owner of various successful startups such as Leopard Enterprises (later sold to KnowledgeBase Marketing) and Title Plant Software, he has retained his detailed technical edge while delivering real results in the technology field. Larry brings his business startup knowledge, business process understanding and technical successes to Pavaso to oversee all technology endeavors.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Cheryl Baillis is the Executive Vice President of Operations at Pavaso. As an industry veteran, she brings 20+ years of experience and a wealth of operational management experience to Pavaso. This experience includes local, national, and international operations, working with one of the largest national underwriters and one of the top 50 lenders in the country.
She has held several executive management roles within the real estate industry with subject matter expertise in title and settlement services. She uses this industry knowledge and experience to assist in strengthening the foundation of the operations within Pavaso, while also expanding Pavaso’s services by developing solutions for all parts of the transaction from contract to close.
Brenda B. Clem
Executive Vice President of Capital Markets
Brenda Clem is the Executive Vice President of Capital Markets at Pavaso. Previously, she has served in the mortgage industry with over 30 years of experience in operations and secondary markets. Brenda is an active member of The Mortgage Bankers Association with a Certified Mortgage Banker certificate and has served on various committees within MBA and MISMO.
She is currently co-chair of the eWarehouse Workgroup, frequently speaking at industry events and authoring several industry articles. At Pavaso, she uses her industry knowledge and leadership to implement a new standard for industry practices which improves compliance and transparency in the mortgage transaction.
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Tim M. Anderson is Senior Vice President of Business Development at Pavaso. He is responsible for developing products, strategies and relationships that drive adoption of Pavaso’s suite of digital products and services. Anderson is well known in the mortgage industry for his advocacy and promotion of innovative technologies that enhance the mortgage process. He brings over 35 years of industry experience on both the lending and vendor sides of the business. Prior to joining Pavaso, Anderson was director of eStrategy and services for a software company specializing in compliant loan document production and delivery. He previously held executive management positions with a national title insurance company and several large financial and technology companies, where he executed strategies to expand eCommerce and support digital transaction management. Anderson is the founder of eMortgage Alliance™ which promotes MISMO® standards for delivering legally compliant paperless processes. Anderson is an active member of the MBA Residential Technology Committee, MISMO eMortgage Workgroup, Electronic Records and Signature Association and the ALTA Technology Committee. He also serves on the vendor technology advisory committees for two government-sponsored enterprises Anderson has served on MBA’s Board of Technology, eMortgage Adoption task force and MISMO Governance Board, as well as on advisory boards for the Financial Services Housing Roundtable and one of the largest technology information companies in the world. Known for promoting strategic applications and trends in technology--including eSign and MISMO category one SMARTDocs®--Anderson has also received several industry awards and accolades. He is a recipient of Mortgage Technology Magazine’s prestigious Steven Fraser Award, was named to Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100 list and has been recognized as a Mortgage IT All-Star by Mortgage Banking magazine.
Nancy G. Pratt
Vice President of Partner Relations & Government Affairs
Nancy G. Pratt is the Vice President of Partner Relations and Government Affairs for Pavaso. She provides team leadership in attaining company goals, and manages the strategic relationships for the growth of the company. She is responsible for maintaining the relationships at a Federal and State level and understanding key regulatory issues and laws that pertain to the operations of Pavaso. She is involved with Sales Support and the strategy of the promotion and development of the Digital Mortgage Solutions throughout the Title agent network and lender segment of the industry.
Nancy has over 14 years of experience in the eMortgage/eClosing space, which played a key role in leading the go-to-market and implementation strategies for Pavaso's two CFPB pilots. Nancy has been in the mortgage/title industry for over 35 years and highlights of her career include industry milestones of performing the first complete eMortgage with lenders and conducting the first ever FHA and VA eClosings.
Nancy has been invited to speak at various Industry Conventions as an eClosing/eMortgage subject expert. She is a member of the ALTA Government Affairs, Public Relations, State Regulatory Action and Technology Committee, ALTA Remote online Notary Taskforce and has been an ALTA Springboard facilitator in 2017 and 2018. She is the Co-chair of the MBA MISMO eMortgage Group and was elected to the MISMO Board of Governance Technology Committee in 2017 and 2018. She is also member of MBA’s Residential Technology Committee. Nancy is also a member of PRIA, MBA, MISMO, ESRA, RESPRO, NPA and has served on the eMortgage FNMA Innovation Team.
Nancy was named as a Leading Lady in the Mortgage Industry by The MReport in 2015. In 2016, she was a recipient of the 2016 MBA Tech All Star Award and was named as an Elite Women in Mortgage by Mortgage Professional America and was named one of Housing Wire’s Women of Influence in 2017.
Vice President Product Strategy
Jay began his career at RamQuest Inc. as a Business Analyst working specifically on the Pavaso project. Through Pavaso’s inception, he was promoted to Director of Product Management and helped to design the Pavaso platform, Digital Close and Signing Table applications from the beginning.
Today, Jay focuses on designing new products and enhancements to Pavaso’s solutions, and works closely with the development and marketing teams ensuring that all solutions meet defined requirements and provide a quality end-user experience.
Vice President of Product Management – Core Applications
Matt has spent his career creatively simplifying complex, enterprise-class technology and service solutions in the Telecommunications, Title, Healthcare, and Mortgage industries.
Prior to joining Pavaso, Matt was a senior manager in the Healthcare Solutions Development group at Dell Services, where he managed a team of professionals in user experience, business analysis, training and tech writing.
In addition to his skills and expertise in branding, marketing and advertising, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in user-centered design, information architecture, human-computer interaction, and front-end web technologies.