FCT’s Ryan Lambert recognized as one of Canadian Mortgage Professional magazine’s 2019 Young Guns for leading product innovation at FCT

Leading industry publication ranked Lambert among the top 40 mortgage professionals across Canada under 35 who are primed to become the next generation of industry leaders

OAKVILLE, ON, August 9, 2019 – Ryan Lambert, head of product and innovation at FCT, was named one of Canadian Mortgage Professional (CMP) magazine’s Young Guns in 2019 for leading digital product innovation at FCT. The CMP Young Guns ranking recognizes 40 of the mortgage industry’s young professionals under 35 who have made a significant impact and achieved a high level of success in their respective roles.

Lambert’s primary responsibility at FCT is developing and bringing to market products that digitize the home-buying cycle from start to finish. He is leading the charge on FCT’s innovative efforts to transform the real estate transfer and mortgage lending process to an all-digital, seamless experience.

“Right now, our industry is stuck in this strange half-digital, half-offline state. There are slick front-end digital applications and pre-approvals, but condition fulfillment and closing are still rooted in paper. I’m not sure this hybrid state actually creates the right experience for anyone in the value chain,” said Lambert. “How do we go beyond the basics of digital mortgage and create a fully digital buying, selling or refinancing experience? Creating a more integrated “search to keys” experience is what I’m focused on right now.”

Daniela DeTommaso, head of FCT’s data strategy, explains why Lambert is a key part of FCT’s success, “Ryan is leading the charge of bringing to life FCT’s vision for an all-digital home-buying process. We are so excited that he has been recognized by CMP and awarded this prestigious honour as it demonstrates his commitment to our customers and FCT.”

About FCT

Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 800 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 five consecutive years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) and certified FCT as a Great Place to Work. FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation, was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.

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