Dorado hires new senior VP of business development
Landon Taylor is now the senior vice president of business development at the cloud computing and mortgage technology provider, Dorado. He is responsible for developing strategic business alliances and joint ventures within the mortgage industry and broader financial services. Taylor is also charged with strengthening Dorado's relationships with U.S. government organizations such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Prior to joining Dorado, Taylor spent more than a decade at First American, a nationwide title insurance company. He served as president of the Strategic Markets Division and helped launch the First American Homeownership Foundation and the First American New Market Venture Fund, which both provide grants and in-kind contributions to nonprofit organizations committed to affordable housing development, homebuyer education, real estate financial literacy and neighborhood revitalization. "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 of Dorado. "We are delighted to have the opportunity to have him on board in this important position." Taylor also currently acts as a corporate director for New Vista Asset Management. Dorado is a provider of pricing to the mortgage finance industry and offers loan origination services, with customers that include tier-1 mortgage lenders. Write to Christine Ricciardi.