ClosingCorp, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries, announced recently that Dave Petro joined the company as head of sales and business development.

According to a release from the company, Petro will lead the ClosingCorp sales organization, develop customer acquisition strategies, and be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with leading loan organization systems and industry settlement service portals.

Petro joins ClosingCorp from Accenture, where he was primarily responsible for developing outsourcing and consulting engagements with several super-regional banks.

Prior to that, Petro held a series of senior sales and account management positions at CoreLogic and its former parent, First American. These posts included: vice president of national sales for CoreLogic's top 75 clients and as a national client director, managing five of CoreLogic’s top 30 clients; senior vice president, strategic accounts for First American and senior vice president, national sales manager for First American Equity Loan Servicers.Dave Petro

“Dave has a deep understanding of SaaSsales management within the financial services space, and the use of information services to drive results in the mortgage, banking, and title insurance arenas.” Brian Benson, ClosingCorp’s chief executive officer. “He also has a well-deserved reputation for being a client-focused, consultative sales leader.”

Benson added the Petro’s arrival reflects the compamy’s “continued assent and evolution” as a “critical component” to fee compliance and third-party risk management in the mortgage industry.

“Dave is joining us at a perfect time: we nearly doubled our revenues as clients prepared for TRID, and this year, we expect to leverage that momentum and the introduction of exciting new capabilities to grow at an even faster pace,” Benson said.