Dorado Corporation, a provider of cloud computing-based consumer lending technology, has announced that Landon V. Taylor has joined the company as senior vice president–business development. Taylor will be responsible for developing strategic business alliances and joint ventures within the mortgage industry and the broader financial services sector both domestically and internationally to support Dorado’s market growth and business expansion strategy. His role will encompass the development of revenue enhancing strategic alliances and joint ventures with domestic and international data, analytics, technology, and advisory companies. Additionally, Taylor will focus on strengthening Dorado’s relationships with U.S. government organizations including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Taylor is a mortgage and real estate industry veteran, having served in several senior-level roles for the First American Corporation for more than a decade. At the time of his departure in 2008, he served as president of the strategic markets division for First American Title Insurance Company. Prior positions during his tenure included senior vice president, market development for the First American Corporation, president and chief executive officer of First American VMS, and vice president of national sales manager for First American National Lenders Advantage. “Landon is a seasoned executive known throughout the financial services industry for his leadership and vision in building new market opportunities and expanding customer and business partner relationships,” said Dain Ehring, chief executive officer at Dorado. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to bring him on board in this important role.” In addition to his business development work, Taylor has led numerous undertakings designed to cultivate the development of sustainable homeownership within the U.S. housing market. He was instrumental in launching The First American Homeownership Foundation and The First American New Market Venture Fund, and he continues to serve as a corporate director for New Vista Asset Management Inc., a company dedicated to investing in the development of minority homeownership and building stronger, sustainable communities. “Dorado pioneered the development of large-scale mortgage production platforms using cloud computing-based technology,” said Taylor. “The solutions the company offers clearly address the growing needs of the consumer lending industry today as we endeavor to deploy new and innovative business and technology solutions to restore confidence, transparency, and reliable liquidity into the U.S. housing sector. I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with Dorado as the company continues to innovate and provide value to its customers in these areas.” Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Pepperdine University and has professional certificates from Stanford University Management College and Harvard University School of Government. For more information, visit www.dorado.com.