First Associates Named a Top Professional Services Company Finalist in the Second Annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards Competition

San Diego, CA, February 20, 2018LendIt Fintech, the world’s leading event in financial services innovation, announced today that they have selected First Associates as a finalist in the Top Professional Services Company category for the LendIt Fintech Industry Awards for the second year in a row. The Top Professional Service Company finalists were awarded to companies that demonstrate deep expertise, unique value, strong ROI, commitment to clients and the fostering of a deeper understanding of fintech.

First Associates was selected as a finalist out of hundreds of applicants worldwide and by more than 30 respected fintech industry experts who judged finalists representing innovation, emerging talent and top performers. First Associates will compete for top honors within its award category at the LendIt Fintech Industry Awards Show and Dinner on April 10 at the LendIt Fintech conference in San Francisco. The prestigious awards will bring together 500 fintech influencers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to honor the outstanding achievements in financial services innovation.

“We are thrilled to be named a finalist for the Top Professional Services Company,” said David Johnson, CEO. “It’s quite an honor to be nominated again after winning in 2017, especially among such prestigious company as Salesforce, Deloitte, Manatt, Millenium Trust and Cloud Lending Solutions.”

“This year’s finalists are the most innovative companies disrupting the future of finance in order to improve the quality of daily life,” said Peter Renton, co-founder and co-chairman, LendIt Fintech. “We were yet again impressed by the number of high-caliber nominees and look forward to celebrating these companies that have made impressive contributions to the fintech industry.”

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About First Associates Loan Servicing, LLC

First Associates offers in-depth industry expertise, cutting-edge technology and delivers flexible, scalable and innovative solutions to meet the demands of any company. The company is the fastest growing servicer of loan and lease portfolios in the United States and is actively expanding across the globe.

First Associates is the only company in its class to receive a Morningstar Credit Ratings MOR RV1 ranking with a forecast of ‘stable’ which is the highest certification for operational risk and overall excellence in loan servicing. They celebrated their 30-Year

Anniversary in 2016 and were selected by their peers as the LendIt 2017 Top Service


About LendIt Fintech

LendIt Fintech is a recognized global internet finance industry leader, founded in New York in 2013. Its aim is to gather industry elites to discuss and explore latest trends in the development of international financial technology. LendIt Fintech has become the largest event in financial services innovation as it hosts three annual conferences, LendIt Fintech USA, LendIt Fintech Europe, and Lang Di Fintech, and dozens of complementary online and in-person industry events. LendIt Fintech also owns and operates one of the world’s leading industry educational channels, Lend Academy.

First Associates Contact:
Blythe Lawton
Senior Director, Marketing