About Us

We Help Companies Take Flight


FNTI is a company that has global reach, providing back-file and go-forward image conversion for financial services, insurance, government, health and human services, education and health care. Using the latest technology and time-tested methodology, we have successfully completed some of the most complex document conversion projects in the U.S.


The leader in high-volume file conversion, we have the capacity to coordinate, convert and deliver large-scale conversion projects in one of eight regional conversion centers, or in our clients’ own locations.


Over the course of more than 30 years of providing document conversion services, we have converted more than three billion document images to digital form, helping our clients transition from paper-based processes to electronic records.


Our mission is to help companies unlock their true business potential by quickly and accurately converting their physical documents and records to digital assets without compromising quality.


Established in 1979, FNTI's maintains its headquarters in San Jose, California, with regional processing centers in Florida, Illinois, Oregon and Texas.

Seasoned Management Dedicated to Client Satisfaction


Ron Free, President | Ron Free assumed management responsibility for FNTI on July 1, 2011. He guides the company's growth through industry expansion and the development of new document conversion and delivery technologies, ensuring that clients receive responsive service while achieving their goals of business transformation.


Prior to FNTI, Ron was Executive Vice President of Property Insight, national title technology company. Ron led the expansion of electronic title plants, the introduction of new plant search software with document image retrieval capability, and the formation of a national starter repository that hosts 69 million documents. His background also includes 23 years in the weighing and industrial automation industry. He holds a BS degree in electrical engineering.


Samuel Elias, Vice President of Operations | Samuel Elias oversees all aspects of the company's operations and conversion activities. A 25-year veteran of the computer industry, Sam has held several managerial positions in Operations, Marketing and Product Management.


Prior to joining FNTI, Sam served as the Director of Operations at Interro Systems, Inc. where he managed that company's daily operations, manufacturing, and supply chain. He holds a B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.


Lance White, Production Manager | Lance has spent the past 18 years in operations and project management in the imaging industry. Since joining FNTI in 2004, he has led multi-million page conversion projects in client locations as well as FNTI's production facilities, managing teams of up to 230 people that spanned multiple shifts and locations. He is skilled at all phases of project management and reporting, including site surveys, needs assessment and project accounting.


He holds a BA in Business/Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.


Steve Casey, Senior Project Manager | Steve has more than 15 years of experience in systems logistics. His specialty is the analysis of systems, processes and project management. Most recently he has focused on the design and implementation of complex conversion projects for a variety of industry platforms and partners. Steve currently oversees all FNTI conversion projects and manages staffing, implementation and project execution.


Tom Windfield, Vice President of Sales | (800.536.2212 Ext. 322)


Rocci Trillo, Business Development Executive | (800.536.2212 Ext. 315)


Dana Lockhart, Territory Manager | (714.655.6281)