Management Team

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Management Team

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David Silverburg

CEO

Guided by David’s passion and vision, First Corporate Solutions innovates in response to shifting risk management landscapes to support the legal and lending communities. He has become a leading entrepreneurial spirit in the public records industry, relying on a strong staff of performers while still maintaining a firm grip on the daily operations to meet the challenges and opportunities his company presents. Strong relationships and years of experience partnering with customers to drive solution making highlight his career.

David began his career in public records as a real estate title searcher over 30 years ago. He launched Bay Area Courthouse Services in 1987 and the company eventually evolved into First Corporate Solutions.

David has completed the Berkeley Executive Leadership Program at the University of California – Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

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Samuel Hon

President

Samuel provides leadership and strategic direction for the company’s long-term vision and organizational culture. He oversees all FCS departments and the executive management team including finance, technology, product management, operations, sales and marketing. Samuel joined FCS in 2004 and he was the Chief Marketing Officer prior to this appointment.

Samuel holds a BS with honors and distinction in Strategic Communication from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has also completed the Berkeley Executive Leadership Program at the University of California – Berkeley, the Strategic Marketing Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Advanced Project Management Program at Stanford University. He is a Stanford Certified Project Manager, Net Promoter Certified Associate Professional, Certified Inbound Marketing Educator and Pragmatic Marketing Certified – PMC III.

Samuel has won more than 10 marketing and design awards and was named Ad Person of the Year by the American Advertising Federation – Sacramento.

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Richard Ahrens

Chief Financial Officer

Richard brings over twenty years of experience as a Controller/CFO in the manufacturing, construction and service industries and adds extensive background in managing operations, sales and customer service. His unique qualifications and experience have made him a key contributor to the management team at First Corporate Solutions.

As the finance executive, Rich provides credible counsel and information to the senior management team that ensures that the business is being run effectively. He also ensures that non-accounting managers and employees understand the financials of the business so they can contribute to the success of the organization.

Richard earned his BS in Accounting from San Jose State University.

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Dean Zimmermann

Chief Technology Officer

Dean establishes the strategic long-term goals, policies and procedures for the Information Technology department at First Corporate Solutions. This includes oversight of the procurement, availability and quality of our public records data, web sites and support of staff & systems in our home office and branch locations.

Dean has been in the Information Technology industry for twenty-five years, leading IT, HW/SW engineering, and web development teams for major PC manufacturers, government integrators and dot-com businesses in Chicago, Washington DC, Silicon Valley, and Sacramento. His specialties include web development and IT architecture.

Dean received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin.

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Chris Cerruti

Vice President, Strategic Relations

Chris is responsible for strategic business relations and remains one of our most valuable assets in customer and prospect relations. He has also contributed to the company’s sales, product development and marketing efforts. With over 20 years of risk management knowledge, he now produces most of the company educational resources. Chris joined First Corporate Solutions in the early 1990s as a county searcher in the San Francisco Bay Area and brings more than 15 years of sales and operations experience in public records research.

Chris attended the University of Padua, Italy before receiving his BA in English from UC Berkeley. He also holds his Masters of Secondary Education from the University of Phoenix.

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Angelina Hinojoza

Client Services Manager

As the Manager of Client Services, Angelina is responsible for project management, quality assurance and customer communications along with leading FCS’s staff of customer service experts in customer fulfillment. She has excelled in multiple roles and her dedication to customers and staff combined with her industry knowledge and experience make her an invaluable asset to our daily operations.

Angelina joined First Corporate Solutions in 1997 and has been a key figure ever since to the company’s growth and vitality.

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Chris McGarry

Information System Manager

Chris and his team are instrumental in maintaining the timeliness and accuracy of our extensive databases, and also for ensuring applications used by our clients and staff leverage the latest technology for the best user experience. Along with his development team, he designs, develops and maintains our online products and custom solutions used by FCS clients and staff.

Chris joined First Corporate Solutions in 1996 as a network administrator. As the company grew, he transitioned to the role of Information System Manager and has established a deep understanding of the purpose and lifecycle of public records and takes great pride in applying his knowledge to FCS’s solution making and maintenance processes.

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Daniel Silverburg

Title Department Manager

As our Title Services Manager, Daniel oversees a staff of service representatives, title searchers, examiners and county searchers who complete commercial searches, chains of title and other specialized title projects. By drawing from his vast experience and unique understanding of county records and filing office practices, he has been instrumental to FCS’s growth and expansion since joining us in 1989. He helped launch our Southern California fulfillment center, cultivating relationships with county workers and other service providers in the area to great benefit for FCS.

Daniel earned his BS in Business from Sacramento State University.

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Savi Tuttle

Online Services Manager

Savi leads her online support team and manages five different product lines. Her team provides system training, technical support and troubleshooting to clients’ issues.

With over 20 years of due diligence experience, Savi is very knowledgeable with the ever-changing industry dynamics and well-versed in company policies, procedures and product knowledge. Savi has executed several important operational roles since joining the company in 1989 and she now leads her team to assure that our clients are getting the best online support and service.

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Todd Gomes

National Sales Manager

As National Sales Manager, Todd is responsible for the strategic revenue growth and operations of the FCS sales team. Todd oversees the development and expansion of the sales division on a national platform, while working closely with the marketing and production teams.

With over 10 years of experience as a sales and management professional in the secured lending vertical, his knowledge of risk management and compliance solutions makes him a key contributor to the management team at First Corporate Solutions.

Todd received his BA from California State University – Sacramento.

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Paul J. Hagan

Legal Services Division Manager

Paul manages our legal services division focusing on the specific needs of our corporate and law firm clients. With almost 20 years of experience in the corporate, transactional and registered agent segments, he has extensive knowledge in services operations and account management.

Throughout his career, he has serviced a variety of clients ranging from some of the world’s most well-known law firms to international corporations to sole proprietors. His specialty is in global entity management with a focus in private equity and real estate.

 

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Kamilah Fermer

Human Resources Manager

Kamilah is responsible for the development and delivery of HR strategies. With over 18 years of Human Resources experience, she is a HR generalist with a strong background in recruitment, employee relations, training, compensation, benefits and workers’ compensation.

Prior to FCS, she has provided Human Resources services to a various industries including manufacturing, financial, technology organizations, private and public agencies. Kamliah received her BA from South Carolina State University.

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