LenderClose adds five new hires to the team

DES MOINES, IA (September 30, 2020) — LenderClose today announced the addition of Software Engineer Rebecca Blitstein, Business Intelligence Analyst Jordyn Farver and Sales Executives Andrew Behr, Ken Dickerson and Jarvis Williams.

LenderClose Software Engineer Rebecca Blitstein

Joining LenderClose as a recent graduate of Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo., Blitstein earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science. While attending college, she gained exposure to software engineering during design and implementation of a Generative-Adversarial Neural Network (GAN)-based image reconstruction program, as well as a virtual simulation and analysis of a strategy board game. Blitstein also spent two years as a freelance software engineer. Her freelance work included full-stack development of a local bike shop website and contributions to GitHub programs in multiple languages. Blitstein brings a range of skills involving programming languages, as well as multiple software tools and technologies, to the fast-growing LenderClose technology team.

LenderClose Business Intelligence Analyst Jordyn Farver

Farver is a graduate of Iowa State University in Ames where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Organized and detail-oriented, she brings to LenderClose an ability to prioritize workflow for maximum production. A former retention representative for internet service provider Windstream – a promotion received after one month with the company – Farver worked closely with customers to resolve concerns. For LenderCLose, Farver will gather data to look for industry trends and identify development needs that would further streamline business operations.

LenderClose Sales Executive Andrew Behr

Behr joins LenderClose with a background in building and maintaining long-lasting client relationships, as well as identifying growth opportunities and ensuring attainment of sales goals. In his most recent position as a recruitment supervisor at BerganKDV, Behr worked to connect individuals to the right financial and accounting opportunities. For LenderClose, Behr will draw on his experience personalizing solutions for business owners and C-level executives to spearhead sales initiatives and uncover new partnership opportunites. Behr earned a bachelor’s degree in sports and recreation management from the University of Iowa.

LenderClose Sales Executive Ken Dickerson

To LenderClose, Dickerson brings a strong sales background and ability to pinpoint areas of cost reduction, increased ROI and customer satisfaction. His most recent positions include senior account executive at DHI Group, Inc., a recruiting firm for technology professionals; enterprise software sales executive at BirdDog HR (now ARCORO), a provider of modular human resource management solutions; and mid-market customer sales director for human resource management software company, SumTotal Systems. During his time in these roles, Dickerson was tasked with shifting sales processes and building a new commercial division, as well as penetrating new markets with mulit-touch campaigns. Dickerson’s accomplishments include quickly building a robust sales pipeline, overseeing multiple high-value accounts and directing appropriate resources to exceed business sales quotas. His expertise in sales processes spans cold calling, networking, prospecting, contract negotiation and closings. Dickerson served in the United States Marine Corps and earned a degree in business administration and management from American Military University.

LenderClose Sales Executive Jarvis Williams

Williams joins LenderClose from Aerotek where he was a corporate services recruiter specializing in identifying corporate client needs and goals and matching them with the best candidate for the highest ROI. Prior to that, he was a management trainee for Enterprise-Rent-a-Car where in just a little more than one year, he established key strengths in sales interactions, including raising customer satisfaction levels and surpassing corporate averages. To LenderClose, Williams brings a proven track record of driving sales and upsells while exceeding customer expectations and winning business over direct and indirect competitors. Williams earned his bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation and tourism with an emphasis in sports management from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

About LenderClose Inc

LenderClose is a cloud-native home equity and real estate lending technology platform transforming the lending process by injecting workflows and automation solutions with a best-of-breed partner ecosystem for credit unions and community banks. A feature-rich, multi-solution technology focused on providing lenders with best-in-class user experience. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, the financial technology company has seen rapid market share growth. Learn more about LenderClose at or via social media on LinkedIn or Twitter.


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