FCT Names Daniela DeTommaso President
CEO Michael LeBlanc remains with FCT and assumes leadership of FCT parent company’s international division
OAKVILLE, ON, June 30, 2021 – FCT, the leading national service provider in real estate technology and title insurance, today announced Daniela DeTommaso has been appointed President of FCT. In her new role as President, DeTommaso will oversee all product, operations, sales and marketing initiatives at FCT.
“Daniela’s industry expertise, extensive leadership skills and strong customer relationships are unmatched. I look forward to the strategic growth, innovation and high-quality services we will continue to deliver to our customers and partners together,” said Michael LeBlanc, CEO of FCT and now head of the international division of FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation.
Daniela DeTommaso has been a core member of FCT’s leadership team for 25 years and has been instrumental in spearheading FCT’s residential lending solutions operations. A graduate of First American’s Women in Leadership program, her leadership and direction have been critical to the success of FCT’s digital real estate and data strategy, as well as to the success of many new product initiatives.
“As we look ahead to a future of ongoing transformation in the real estate industry, I could not be prouder to be leading this incredible team of professionals,” said DeTommaso. “Our teams are invested in providing our customers with intuitive, data-driven products that enable FCT to deliver the highest quality of service across the real estate lifecycle. I am excited to take on this broader leadership role at FCT and I look forward to driving our business and the industry forward.”
In addition to LeBlanc’s role as CEO of FCT, he will now serve as President of First American Financial’s International Division. LeBlanc will oversee all of the company’s non-U.S. business operations, including those in Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom and South Korea. LeBlanc also serves on the Board of Directors of FCT Insurance Company and sits as Chief Agent in Canada for First American Title Insurance Company.
Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 900 employees across the country. The group provides industry-leading title insurance, default solutions and other real-estate-related products and services to approximately 450 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.
The Great Place to Work® Institute has named FCT one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for seven consecutive years (2015-2021) and certified FCT as a Great Place to Work. The company was also recognized for the second year (2020-2021) on the list of Best Workplaces™ for Women. In 2020, the company was also named on the list of Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness and Best Workplaces™ in Ontario (2020-2021). FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation, was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the sixth consecutive year in 2021.
For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.
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