Executive Team

John Walsh

John Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

John Walsh is the Chief Executive Officer of LERETA. Under his leadership, LERETA is focused on solidifying its strategic direction to continue to deliver the best results to its customers. Walsh leads an executive leadership team focused on providing the mortgage and insurance industries accuracy, responsiveness and innovative technology.

Walsh has more than 20 years of senior management experience in the financial services industry and more than 10 years leading technology firms. Prior to joining LERETA, Walsh was the President of DataQuick, a nationwide provider of real estate property information, analytics and mortgage settlement services. Previously he was the President of Del Mar Database, a provider of technology solutions to residential lenders. Earlier in his career, Walsh was also President of RF/Spectrum Decision Science Corp and Chairman and CEO of PureCarbon, Inc. Additionally, he has held executive management positions at several mortgage companies and banks earlier in his career.

Walsh holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from California Lutheran College.

James V. Micali

James V. Micali

Chief Operating Officer

Jim Micali is the Chief Operating Officer of LERETA. In this role, Jim oversees LERETA’s tax, flood, title and specialty servicing business lines.

Micali has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining LERETA in 2013, Micali held a variety of leadership positions throughout Countrywide and its Balboa Insurance Group subsidiary. He also led the transition team post-Bank of America acquisition. Earlier in his career, Micali provided consulting services for several prominent banks with specialization in process integration.

Micali holds a Master’s of Business Administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College.

Jonathan Willen

Jonathan Willen

Chief Revenue Officer

Jonathan Willen is the Chief Revenue Officer for LERETA. In this role, Willen is responsible for leading all sales efforts for LERETA. Under his leadership, LERETA will continue to deliver innovative and industry changing customer-centric tax and flood services to mortgage originators and servicers across the nation.

With more than 15 years of experience working with top tier national mortgage origination and servicing organizations, Jonathan has built and managed high performing sales teams; and developed creative go-to-market strategies in consultative strategic sales environments.

Prior to joining LERETA, Willen was the Senior Vice President of Sales for First American Mortgage Solutions, driving revenue growth across data, title, servicing and default solutions. Earlier in his career, Willen led data analytics, originations and risk solutions sales teams at CoreLogic.

Willen holds a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, Chico.

Mitch Bledsoe

Chief Technology Officer

Mitch Bledsoe is the Chief Technology Officer at LERETA. In this role, Bledsoe is responsible for all aspects of LERETA’s technology innovation and design, infrastructure and application management, and data service offerings. Bledsoe has more than 20 years of experience in technology management including leading numerous domestic and international teams through successful large-scale product development efforts, legacy modernizations, and the buildout and maintenance of supporting infrastructures. He brings a cloud-based and architecture-first approach to technology management with an emphasis on his guiding principle that people are the real drivers of innovation.

Before joining LERETA, Bledsoe held software development and technology management positions at numerous companies including Assurant Specialty Property, CoreLogic, Verb Technology, AutoZone and First American Corporation.

Bledsoe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Canterbury University.

Randy Kozlowski

Chief Strategy Officer

A seasoned financial services executive, Kozlowski has more than 30 years of experience in tax service and mortgage servicing. Prior to joining LERETA, Kozlowski spent a majority of his career at CoreLogic where he held a number of senior roles, including Interim Executive in charge of CoreLogic’s tax business. He also led the Client Management team for CoreLogic Mortgage Solutions that was responsible for oversight and support of the company’s top tier mortgage banking clients. He began his mortgage career at M&T Bank’s and Goldome Realty Credit servicing operations.

Kozlowski holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Management and Business Administration from The State University of New York at Geneseo.