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 four.
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 President 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 borrowers 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 husband to Carrie and an adoring father to Ryan and Taylor.
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.
Ben found franchising early on in his career and it's been his home ever since. The franchising teams he’s built consistently outperform the market by significant multiples. From leading the integration of franchising into a Dow 30 component, to managing successful M&A processes in franchising, to meeting one-on-one with new franchisees to review their business plans, Ben loves everything about building great franchise organizations. He thrives on the energy of being surrounded by stellar small business owners and loves the synergy of building enterprise value for both the franchisee and franchisor. Aligned with his passion for franchising is Ben’s belief that empowering small business ownership should be a cornerstone of any collective effort to strengthen individuals, families, communities and countries. Ben lives for long winters full of snowmobiling with his wife and three kids.
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.
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.