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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leading marketing for Lendio is a unique opportunity to help educate small business owners about their options in accessing capital, and their need for an advocate in the borrowing process. Edward and his team are focused on raising awareness of Lendio as the leading online marketplace for small business lending. Edward brings extensive direct marketing experience to the organization. Prior to his current role, Edward led all customer marketing for the multiple brands of Web.com, where he helped build a portfolio of over 3 million SMBs. Outside the office Edward and his wife are the very proud parents of two little girls.
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.
David Brown is passionate about cultivating a best in breed sales culture that is equipped to provide make sense financial options to small business owners in a responsible, friendly fashion. As the VP of National Sales and Investor Relations, David manages the delicate and coveted relationships between the business owner, Lendio Funding Manager and the end investor. David has a broad range of management expertise in the areas of marketing, sales, banking and regulatory compliance and business development. Prior to Lendio, David owned and operated one of the largest privately held national mortgage banking operations in US history with over 800 sales agents and $2 billion in annual funded loan volume. David has a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Michigan with a dual degree in Economics and Spanish. Mr. Brown successfully completed a program in International Economics at the London School of Economics and earned his Foreign Language credentials at Cornell University. David is a member of the New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Long Island Elite “40 under 40” and is an active participant in the following charitable organizations: Autism Speaks, Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure, Israeli Defense Fund, LIJ Children’s Medical Fund and the Pay it Forward Foundation.
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.
Joel is intrinsically motivated by helping others, particularly when it comes to helping someone realize a dream of business ownership. Joel oversees the overall strategy, program, and execution Lendio’s channels and business development organization. Pior to Lendio, Joel served as the Vice President of Strategic Accounts for MarketStar (an Omnicom company) where he managed client relationships with clients such as Google, HP, VMware and Verizon. Joel was recognized as a top up-and-coming executive and was selected as one of less than 200 leaders from over 74,000 global employees to attend Omnicom University at Babson College. In 2014 Mr. Rackham was awarded the RevGen Utah Award, which recognizes top revenue generators in the State of Utah. Joel previously oversaw the creation and implementation of retail, B2B sales, service, and training programs for Simply Mac and ultimately had oversight and responsibility for all revenue generation activities within the company. During his career with Simply Mac, the organization became the largest Apple reseller in the Nation and was nationally recognized for its revenue growth. Simply Mac has since been acquired by Game Stop, a publicly traded company.
For David, work is all about two things: maximizing the service provided to the customer, and maximizing the efforts of the people providing that service. He sees Lendio as a company that is 110% committed to both. David is tasked with making sure Lendio's processes are systemized and efficient -- the less time we can spend thinking about how to do the little things, the more time we can spend thinking about how to make the customer experience better. He also works to ensure that Lendio is profitable, with accurate financial information to back that up. As the former CFO of InXpress Americas, David led a team that boosted revenues by 40%, from $30M to $42M, in one year. He spearheaded franchise expansion into Canada, a franchise that was named #1 in Category three years in a row by Entrepreneur's Franchise 500. David is a father of five and enjoys putting his hands in the dirt whenever he can.