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FirstClose Names New Chief Financial Officer

Keith Griffin
Nov 15, 2022
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Hiring of James Bolger further strengthens executive team.

FirstClose Inc., a fintech provider of data and workflow solutions for mortgage and home equity lenders nationwide, announced that James Bolger has joined the company as chief financial officer. In this role, Bolger will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial affairs including reporting, budget planning, capital raising and financing the company’s aggressive growth strategy.

James Bolger FirstClose
James Bolger

Bolger brings more than two decades of experience in leading the financial operations of mortgage and financial services firms. Before joining FirstClose, Bolger was CFO of ClosingCorp. During his tenure, ClosingCorp experienced significant client and revenue growth which eventually led to ClosingCorp’s acquisition by CoreLogic. 

Prior to ClosingCorp, Bolger was CFO of PTI Marketing Technologies, a cloud-based intelligent marketing solution provider, where he was responsible for all aspects of financial operations, including mergers and acquisitions, tax and treasury. Earlier in his career, Bolger held senior financial positions at Accredited Home Lenders and GreenPoint Credit Corp.

“Jim is a seasoned financial executive with a proven track record of driving business results and harnessing financial information to empower decision-making.” said Tedd Smith, CEO of FirstClose. “Jim will be a key component in FirstClose’s continued growth and success, and we’re excited to welcome him to our team.”

FirstClose has developed a home equity solution that reduces operational touchpoints and improves the overall customer experience for borrowers.

Nov 15, 2022
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