Softgate Systems, is pleased to announce that, James P. Corcoran has joined the Board of Directors. Mr. Cororcan, a legal, financial services and regulatory expert provides consulting, expert testimony and related legal services for the financial services industry.
Mr. Corcoran has over 40 years of legal and regulatory experience and has served as Superintendent of Insurance of the State of New York from 1983 to 1990, was a partner at the law firm of Winston and Strawn and a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft, and was Executive Vice President of the American General Corporation. During his tenure at American General, he was the Chief Executive Officer of American General Life of New York and Vice Chairman of The United States Life Insurance Company. On April 19, 2011 Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Jim a member of the Spending and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission to modernize and right-size state government, improve performance, increase accountability and save taxpayers' money. In addition, he has also served as an expert witness to various congressional committees. Jim is a consummate lawyer, diplomat, and statesman.
"We are very pleased to welcome Jim to the Board," said Rick Auletta, President and CEO of Softgate Systems. "Jim brings with him deep experience in the financial services industry and his knowledge and insight of the legal and regulatory aspects of our industry will prove invaluable as the company grows and develops new products and partnerships."