has announced that it has hired Jessica Henke as a Solutions Consultant to support the company’s implementation consulting and client success efforts. Henke will leverage her two decades of accounting and business process improvement expertise in mortgage lending to bring LBA Ware clients streamlined business workflow solutions and enhanced operational insights.
“We’re excited to welcome Jessica on board at LBA Ware. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge on mortgage operational processes, financial reporting and software implementation,” said LBA Ware Founder and Chief Executive Officer Lori Brewer. “A major point of pride for us is the team of industry experts under our roof that really understand the challenges and opportunities facing our clients. This allows us to serve as key consultants for our clients to find and maximize the ROI of LBA Ware's solutions.”
Before joining LBA Ware, Henke was a Senior Corporate Accounting Analyst at the national power generation company, Dynegy Inc. Henke oversaw accounting workflow during her tenure at Dynegy, where she helped achieve a 60 percent reduction in monthly account preparation time by making enhancements to the company’s reconciliation software system and utilizing the accrual and amortization templates function.
Having begun her career in the mortgage field, Henke held a series of successful positions before exiting the mortgage profession in 2015. Her most recent roles include Project Accountant at Reverse Mortgage Solutions, where she led the newly purchased mortgage entity’s conversion from QuickBooks to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) database; and Controller at InterLinc Mortgage Services, where she reduced the number of significant audit adjustments from 41 to one in her first year. In addition, Henke has held financial-related roles at Envoy Mortgage, The Bank of New York Mellon, Aegis Mortgage and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Mortgage.
“It is a personal passion of mine to help companies realize their full potential by examining and improving their financial processes and the way they use technology,” said Henke. “I’m excited to help LBA Ware clients tackle their financial operational challenges.”