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Aklero Names John Alarcon Chief Financial Officer

""Aklero Risk Analytics Inc."":http://www.Aklero.com, which provides loan quality and risk mitigation solutions to the mortgage lending industry, has hired John Alarcon as chief financial officer.

In this role, Alarcon oversees financial operations, planning, and human resources at Aklero. He brings more than 16 years of senior executive experience to the firm and has held positions in management, finance, and operations at both private and public software, consulting, and financial services companies.


""John has a proven track record as a CFO, having helped several companies effectively grow and improve their financial footprints,"" said Brian K. Fitzpatrick, Aklero's CEO. ""He brings a great deal of financial expertise as well as leadership skills, and we are looking forward to working with him.""

Prior to joining Aklero, Alarcon served as VP of finance and corporate treasurer for ISGN, a mortgage technology and business process outsourcing firm. At ISGN, he supported the company's growth initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, capital funding, and financing activities.

Alarcon has also held executive positions with SunGard, XRT, and META Group (now Gartner). He holds an MBA from the University of South Florida and an advanced degree in strategic planning and control from the University of Paris Dauphine in France. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional.

Based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, Aklero proprietary technology platforms provide mortgage lenders and insurers, institutional investors, and government agencies with loan audits and automated deficiency detection. The company also offers forensic analysis, mortgage quality control audits, and due diligence loan reviews.