SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harry Gardner, executive vice president of eStrategies for Docutech, was
named chair of the board of directors for the Electronic Signatures and
Records Association (ESRA) for 2018. Gardner has participated in ESRA’s
activities since its inception and joined the organization’s board of
directors in January of last year.
ESRA was founded in 2006 with the mission to lead and advocate the use
of electronic records across multiple industries. The organization
strives to develop and promote progressive eSignature-related public
policy as well as inform and educate its members, lawmakers and the
general public on changing regulations. ESRA currently comprises
approximately 40 member-companies and organizations of electronic
signature and document technology providers and users across the globe.
“I’m honored to have been elected to serve as chair of the board of
directors for 2018 and pleased to help ESRA as we move forward in this
very critical year,” said Gardner. “Of course, improvement is always the
main goal. We’re constantly looking to build up ESRA’s membership and to
further expand our legislative and educational impact to see the full
realization of the value proposition of eSignature technology across
Gardner joined Docutech in 2016, building on more than 18 years of
mortgage technology experience and standards development leadership. A
leading player in the development of and education around mortgage
technology standards, Gardner has written articles for many
publications, including a series in Mortgage Banking Magazine as
the “eMortgage Evangelist.” At Docutech, Gardner collaborates with the
leadership team to define and execute the electronic document and
eSignature product strategy.
Gardner was featured in Mortgage Professional America Magazine’s
2018 Hot 100 list and earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical
engineering from the University of Virginia.
For more on Gardner’s background and his plans for the ESRA, visit https://esignrecords.org/esra-podcast-esra-2018/.
Founded in 1991, Idaho Falls, Idaho- and Scottsdale, Arizona-based
Docutech offers a wide range of document technology solutions for
mortgage, home equity, and consumer lending from document generation to
eDelivery, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment. The company sets the
standard in providing market-proven technology and unrivaled customer
service to the financial industry. Docutech’s knowledge and solutions
empower lending professionals to efficiently produce accurate loan
packages in all 50 states to ensure compliance with constantly changing
laws and regulations. For more information, visit the company's website
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or Twitter @Docutech.
The Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) is the premier
trade association representing organizations that adopt or provide
electronic signature and document technology. Founded in 2006, ESRA’s
mission is to further public policy and educate its members and the
general public on current legal, regulatory and operational issues
regarding the use of electronic signatures and records. ESRA provides a
forum for companies from various industries to unite for a common goal –
furthering electronic signature adoption and helping professionals
remain abreast of changing regulations. ESRA is headquartered in
Washington, D.C. and is member-managed as a Virginia not-for-profit
association. It is governed by a board of directors and currently has
approximately 40 member companies and organizations around the globe.
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