Jenny Vipperman, chief lending officer for Florida-based VyStar Credit Union, has joined LenderClose’s board of directors, the fintech lending platform announced Tuesday. “Our growth goals are aggressive, and that calls for an experienced set of directors who are highly attuned to market conditions affecting borrowers, financial institutions, and the end-users of our technology,” said LenderClose CEO and founder Omar Jordan.

Vipperman has 15 years of experience in lending and financial services. In her current role, she leads strategy for VyStar’s lending portfolio, including real estate, consumer and commercial lending. She also leads the credit union’s servicing and portfolio management business.

“The industry needs fintech partners like LenderClose that enable the experiences borrowers and lenders expect,” Vipperman said. “My mission is to enable fast, fair and automated lending solutions to promote inclusion, improve financial wellness and help the underserved achieve generational wealth through homeownership.”