IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO, March 2,2017 — Harry Gardner, executive vice president of eStrategies for Docutech, has joined the board of directors for the Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA).
ESRA was founded in 2006 to serve as a representative for companies that maintain or supply electronic signature and document technology, and Gardner has participated in ESRA’s activities since its inception. ESRA strives to promote progressive eSignature-related public policy as well as inform and educate its members and the public on changing regulations. The Association comprises over 50 member-companies of electronic signature and document technology providers and users.
“Our ESRA membership and sponsorship is an important priority to Docutech. As a leading provider of document technology and compliance solutions, we value sharing knowledge and experiences with our industry colleagues and clients, while staying on the cutting edge of regulatory issues within the electronic document and signature sector,” said Gardner. “I am honored to join ESRA’s 2017 Board of Directors, and will continue to support ESRA’s efforts to build nationwide legal support in key areas like eNotarization.”
“We are thrilled to have Harry Gardner and Docutech join the ESRA Board of Directors,” said Dan Puterbaugh, ESRA Chairman. “Bringing proven thought leaders like Harry and innovative companies like Docutech onto our board is vital to driving electronic contracting to the next level.”
Gardner joined Docutech a year ago, and has more than 17 years of mortgage technology experience and standards development leadership. A leading player in the development of and education around mortgage technology standards, Gardner has written articles for many publications, including a series in Mortgage Banking Magazine as the “eMortgage Evangelist.” At Docutech, Gardner leads the development of corporate and product strategy toward advanced features using electronic documents and eSignatures.
Gardner was awarded the Steve Fraser Visionary Award by Mortgage Technology Magazine in 2012, and holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia.
Founded in 1991, Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Docutech offers a wide range of document technology solutions. From dynamic document generation to eDelivery, electronic signatures and print fulfillment, Docutech sets the standard in providing market-proven technology and unrivaled client service to you, your workforce and your clients. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.docutech.com.
The Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) is the premier trade association representing electronic signature and records industry adopters and providers. Founded in 2006, the organization’s primary mission is to educate its members and the public on legal, public policy, regulatory and operational issues in relation to the use of electronic signatures and records across various industries. For more information, visit www.esignrecords.org.