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BRIGHTEST MINDS IN THE BUSINESS

Lendio Team

We have brought together the brightest minds in business with one goal—make small business loans simple. Each day our team makes a positive impact on the lives of small business owners in America. The lives we help are moms, dads, sons, daughters, friends, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents all with the goal of helping them build their dream, their business.

Joel Jensen
Joel Jensen
Director of Partner Marketing
Jennifer Thalman
Jennifer Thalman
Receptionist
Mark Santiago
Mark Santiago
CFO
Burke Alder
Burke Alder
VP, Marketing
Whitney Steele
Whitney Steele
Director of People and Culture
Steve Crosby
Steve Crosby
Funding Director
Bill Mounteer
Bill Mounteer
Web Developer
Kelly Crestani
Kelly Crestani
Director, Account Management
Zach Swenson
Zach Swenson
Director of Marketplace Lending
Noah Goodrich
Noah Goodrich
Sr. Product Engineer
Amy Worthington
Amy Worthington
Product Lead
Jim Granat
Jim Granat
COO
Miles Victors
Miles Victors
Software Developer
Brooks Lindberg
Brooks Lindberg
SVP, Capital Markets
Bryan Doom
Bryan Doom
Marketing Specialist
Ben Beck
Ben Beck
Marketing Director
Jacqueline Hoof
Jacqueline Hoof
Marketing Ambassador
Romney Williams
Romney Williams
VP of Partnerships and Business Development
Ethan Hanson
Ethan Hanson
VP, Corporate Counsel
Tyler Henkel
Tyler Henkel
Software Engineer
Kamran Kotobi
Kamran Kotobi
Web Engineer
Randal Topper
Randal Topper
Funding Director
Danny Zurcher
Danny Zurcher
Funding Director
Sarah Mendoza
Sarah Mendoza
Funding Director
Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson
Marketing Specialist, Photographer
Zach Soper
Zach Soper
Director of Marketplace Lending
Travis Powell
Travis Powell
Funding Director
Kris Glaittli
Kris Glaittli
Funding Director
Dana Curtis
Dana Curtis
Product Lead
Alan Colver
Alan Colver
Web Engineer
Brett Montague
Brett Montague
Funding Director
Carol Brown
Carol Brown
Account Manager
Kevin Springer
Kevin Springer
Senior Product Designer
Levi Whitney
Levi Whitney
Marketing Manager
Mike Alder
Mike Alder
Marketing Manager
Aaron Hickman
Aaron Hickman
Web Engineer
Matt Pettit
Matt Pettit
Funding Director
Brett Child
Brett Child
EVP Sales, Founder
Ben Midget
Ben Midget
Sr. Product Engineer
Frances Zaccardi
Frances Zaccardi
Accounting Manager
Adam Michaelson
Adam Michaelson
VP, Product Strategy
Jason Dobry
Jason Dobry
Web Engineer
Briana Lopez
Briana Lopez
Funding Director
Trent Miskin
Trent Miskin
CTO/Co-Founder
Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Content Marketing Manager
Julie Jensen
Julie Jensen
Production Coordinator, Manager
David Anderson
David Anderson
Dev Ops Engineer
Jason Feriante
Jason Feriante
Web Engineer
Brock Blake
Brock Blake
CEO/Co-Founder
Spencer Grider
Spencer Grider
Senior Product Designer
Jill Welch
Jill Welch
Web Developer
Dave Riley
Dave Riley
Senior Marketing Designer
Jason Almond
Jason Almond
Funding Director
Jona Stapley
Jona Stapley
Funding Director
Cassie Mower
Cassie Mower
Production Coordinator
Jon Kleven
Jon Kleven
Funding Director - Commercial Real Estate Financing
Jared Almond
Jared Almond
Director of Marketplace Lending
Curtis Haynes
Curtis Haynes
Product Lead
Al Ivey
Al Ivey
Funding Director
Kathy Ashcraft
Kathy Ashcraft
Office Manager
Adam Tolman
Adam Tolman
Director of Product Design
Jay Chang
Jay Chang
Director of Sales Enablement
Colleen Bentley
Colleen Bentley
Production Coordinator
George Moran
George Moran
Funding Director
Tiffany Knight
Tiffany Knight
Funding Director
Matt Larsen
Matt Larsen
Funding Director
Matt Dalrymple
Matt Dalrymple
Marketing Automation Specialist
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Management Team

CEO, Founder

Brock Blake
CEO, Founder

Brock's passion is to make small business lending simple for the 30 million Main Street businesses across the USA. Lendio is growing rapidly by helping over 100,000 small businesses each year get matched to a lender to start or grow their business. Successful companies start with passion to solve a major problem, a great team, and a superior company culture. He has led Lendio to become #34 in Inc.'s 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies. At age 24, Brock was recognized by Utah Business Magazine as one of the Top 40 Under 40 business executives in Utah. In 2006, the Utah Technology Council named him Utah's Emerging Executive of the Year. He's also been included on vSpring Capital's v100 Top Entrepreneur's list five times in the last six years. Brock's most important accomplishments come from being a husband and father of three.

CTO, Founder

Trent Miskin
CTO, Founder

Trent's knack for taking complex business problems and creating elegant technology solutions for small business owners positively impacts Lendio every day. As a founder and the architect of the Lendio platform, Trent's rare mix of technical, business, and problem-solving skills - no matter the challenge - empower him to find a creative solution to any technology problem. Trent's focus on implementing development best practice enables Lendio to consistently deliver value to our customers.

CFO

Mark Santiago
CFO

Mark appreciates the challenges small businesses face in funding their dreams from concept to self-sustaining profitability. Through his extensive financial leadership experience with start-up, mid-size, and publicly traded companies, Mark has the ability to manage all the financial and administrative aspects of Lendio. Prior to his current role as CFO, Mark consulted to numerous small businesses, helping them raise capital, establish controls and processes, and manage operations efficiently. Mark holds CPA and CMA licenses and in his former CFO roles helped several companies through stages of high growth and mergers and acquisitions, both as a seller and a buyer. Outside of Lendio, Mark enjoys outdoor sports, basketball, and being a husband and father.

COO

Jim Granat
COO

Lendio has the ability to solve a complex problem for a small business owner's need of capital. That is a really unique and fulfilling position for Jim as the COO of Lendio. By developing and scaling a dedicated team through Lendio's technology, company culture, work ethic, and distinct competitive advantages Jim has helped deliver successful outcomes for both the borrower and lenders. Prior to Lendio, for nearly a decade, Jim managed companies involved in online lending verticals and asset based lending, allowing him to be a valuable asset to the Lendio team and specifically the marketplace team. Most importantly, he is a loving father and husband to Ryan and Carrie.

VP, Marketing

Burke Alder
VP, Marketing

Burke Alder is passionate about strengthening America through small business and entrepreneurial growth. As the Vice President of Marketing at Lendio, Burke leads world-class demand generation, product and corporate marketing. Burke's team has been recognized globally with two MarCom Gold Awards for marketing excellence and best practices. In 2014, Burke received the Utah Marketer of the Year award and in 2015 he was recognized by Utah Business Magazine as one of the top rising executives in Utah. Formerly with AtTask (now Workfront), Burke's leadership and marketing strategy helped place AtTask on the Inc. 500 for three consecutive years, being recognized as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the country. When Burke is not fueling the American Dream at Lendio, you will find him on the top of mountains and giving back as a marketing mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs.

EVP Sales, Founder

Brett Child
EVP Sales, Founder

Brett has a love of small business and enjoys helping business owners find access to funding each day that are outside of their local market. Brett is a co-founder of Lendio and is currently the Vice President over the marketplace team. The goal of the marketplace team is to provide funding options that allow small business owners to get funds quickly and get back to focusing their business. Brett enjoys the unique culture he helped create at Lendio that has led Lendio to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Utah for 2013 and 2014. Brett's leadership was instrumental in making Lendio the fastest growing company in Utah, which placed Lendio #34 in the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies. Brett's experience working with our partner networks, sales process design, and operational management has helped the marketplace sales team grow substantially. A team-first sales leader who sees the big picture, Brett is a critical part of Lendio's success.

VP, Product

Adam Michaelson
VP, Product

It's one thing to do what you love. It's another to be able to do what you love with people you love, doing something that truly matters: helping people to build, sustain, and grow their livelihood and dreams, which is how Adam feels about Lendio. Adam leads the product team and strategy. The product team creates the web and mobile experiences for borrowers and the integrations and tools for Lendio's internal teams and partnerships. Adam is a husband, dad, and closet musician. He's led the product teams at AtTask, UnitedHealth Group, and Bank of American Fork.

VP, Partnerships and Business Development

Romney Williams
VP, Partnerships and Business Development

A passionate advocate and mentor for numerous small business owners, at Lendio leads strategic partnership activities that help Lendio accomplish its mission of fueling the American Dream. Previously, Romney led or served in senior leadership positions in several entrepreneurial ventures that disrupted large global industries - including financial services, insurance, and consumer electronics - through partnerships with numerous leading brands such as First Data, Logitech, FujiFilm, DaimlerChrysler, and Farmers Insurance. Recognition for those companies include Best in Show at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Red Herring North America 100, #2 Best Company to Work For in Colorado, and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 #1 Rising Star. Romney enjoys spending time with his wife and their four children, traveling, and sports.

VP, Corporate Counsel

Ethan Hanson
VP, Corporate Counsel

Knowing that Lendio is helping businesses move forward and succeed makes coming in every day exciting and fulfilling for Ethan. As the Vice President of Corporate Counsel, Ethan takes care of all things legal, from document review and negotiation to acquisitions to general legal advice for employees. Ethan has extensive experience in helping business owners get their business up and running the right way, protecting their interests as they grow, and helping them have long term success. When he's not doing top secret legal work for Lendio, Ethan is usually at home cooking or hiking in the mountains with his wife and three kids.

VP, Capital Markets

Brooks Lindberg
VP, Capital Markets

Brooks joined Lendio to help investors fund small businesses alongside best-in-class lenders from Lendio's network. He is responsible for developing Lendio's investment relationships, analytics and operations, and for building the firm's scale through targeted M&A. Prior to Lendio, Brooks was a Partner at Partners Group, a global private equity firm with more than $40 billion in assets under management. At Partners Group, he most recently served as head of the firm's global distribution business. In that capacity, he structured and led business development for Partners Group Private Equity, LLC, the first SEC-registered investment vehicle of its kind, growing it from seed capital to more than $1 billion in assets. Previously, he served as a director and officer for various Partners Group operating and investment entities and as head of the firm's structuring services department, where he structured private funds and separate accounts for a broad range of institutional investors.