Paul Clifford


As President, Paul manages all aspects of Simplifile’s corporate strategy. Recognized as an e-recording industry founder, Paul frequently presents at state and national industry trade shows and conferences.

Prior to founding Simplifile, Paul served as the Director of Corporate and Strategic Planning for iLumin Corp., where he was responsible for researching, modeling, and creating strategic business plans and projects, including an automated mortgage transaction initiative for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Additionally, Paul has experience as a business strategy consultant and as a Senior Financial Analyst for The Clorox Company.

Paul received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University and his MBA from the University of Connecticut.

Vicki DiPasquale


Vicki, who has a doctorate degree in management, manages our sales team and has worked for Simplifile for more than nine years. Overseeing and supporting all sales activities for the company and focusing on county and submitter growth throughout the U.S., Vicki is one of the industry’s preeminent experts and educators on e-recording, lender-settlement collaboration, and post-closing automation.

Along with managing our sales team at Simplifile, Vicki regularly participates as a speaker on workflow automation for real estate transactions at national title industry and county recording conferences, including the 2013 National Settlement Service Summit (NS3) and the 2014 American Land Title Association (ALTA) Annual Convention. Her thought leadership appears in such publications as ALTA TitleNews, The Title Report, and Scotsman Guide, and she has authored a number of industry-related articles and white papers.

With more than 30 years of title industry experience under her belt, Vicki has worked for underwriters, attorney and corporate agents, real estate-related companies, and has independently lent her real estate experience to a number of consulting projects and as a traveling notary and closer. Vicki’s expertise encompasses all aspects of title insurance, closing, sales, agency, and management, and she has an affinity for using technology to simplify business processes. She has recently received several mortgage industry honors such as Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage, which recognizes the mortgage industry’s most influential women leaders and MPA’s 2018 Hot 100 list, which recognizes “100 movers and shakers who are heating things up in the mortgage world.”

Nancy Alley


Nancy brings more than 24 years of financial services and mortgage industry experience to her role as the Vice President of Strategic Planning at Simplifile. She has dedicated her career to driving innovation and leveraging technology in the mortgage industry. As a Co-Chair of the eMortgage workgroup at the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO), Nancy is actively involved in driving adoption of industry standards.

Prior to joining Simplifile, Nancy led the product strategy for ISGN, architecting a strategic vision for a suite of technology offerings, spanning the mortgage lifecycle from origination to default. She brings an extensive knowledge of cloud-based offerings through her experience running Xerox Mortgage Services, the provider of the of the BlitzDocs® intelligent collaborative network.

Nancy also led the product management and engineering efforts of eSignSystems, a leading eSign and eVaulting provider, and spent eight years at GE Capital Corporation evolving her product management and business development skills in mortgage banking technology.

A noted industry thought leader, Nancy was recognized as a “Woman of Influence” by HousingWire Magazine and a “Tech All-Star” by Mortgage Banking Magazine in 2012 and was awarded the Mortgage Technology “Steve Fraser Visionary Award” in 2011. Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Mark Ladd


Mark serves as the VP of Regulatory and Industry Affairs, overseeing and monitoring regulatory activities and industry trends that could impact Simplifile and its customers. Mark has more than twenty years of experience in e-recording and creating national technology standards for the mortgage and property records industries. He was also elected in 2014 as president of the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).

Before joining Simplifile in 2011 as director of channel sales, Mark acted as a consultant for PRIA on the PRIA Technology Committee. As part of his role with PRIA, Mark worked as the vice-chair of the Residential Governance Committee for the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO). In 2015, he received the Certified MISMO® Standards Professional Designation, the only MISMO certification program available for individuals within the mortgage industry.

For eleven years, Mark also served as Register of Deeds for Racine County, Wisconsin. During his tenure as Register of Deeds, he rolled out Racine County’s electronic recording system and recorded the first fully electronic real estate documents in the state of Wisconsin.

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