WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, February 27, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Des Moines FinTech startup LenderClose today announced the hiring of Ben Rempe as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
A credit union and credit unions service organization (CUSO - business created to provide services to credit unions and their members) expert with over 15 years of experience in financial services, Rempe joins LenderClose from TMG Financial Services (TMGFS) where he most recently served as Vice President of Business Development. While at TMGFS, Rempe oversaw the execution of a business development program — a collaboration between marketing, underwriting and finance departments — which resulted in doubling the company’s total assets. He also was responsible for over $300mm in direct funding for TMGFS and provided consulting, fund-raising and collateral monitoring services for other CUSOs across the country.
At LenderClose, Rempe will be responsible for building and managing the sales and relationship management teams, as well as overseeing the company’s finances.Bringing Ben onboard is a strategic move for us. He is recognized and well respected among financial institutions. Ben shares my vision for LenderClose, and my desire to bring cutting-edge lending technology to community lenders. LenderClose is ecstatic to add Ben to our team.
“I was blown away by my first demo of LenderClose. This technology helps lenders close loans fast! Bridging the technology gap between large banks and community lenders is the key to a competitive, robust financial marketplace in the future. I am passionate about helping people buy homes, finance their businesses and live more fulfilling lives. I cannot wait to continue to chase this passion with LenderClose.” –Ben Rempe - COO, LenderClose
Prior to TMGFS, Rempe held sales and management roles at Community Business Lenders, Regions Bank, and Household Finance (member HSBC). He is also on the Foundation Board for Orchard Place, Iowa’s largest mental healthcare provider for children. He holds an MBA from the University of Iowa, a BA in Marketing, Banking and Finance from the University of Nebraska - Omaha, and an AA from Hutchinson Community College where he was a member of the Blue Dragon’s Baseball team.
LenderClose is a powerful web-based platform built to provide credit unions and community banks the latest real estate lending technology, products, and solutions. Community lenders can now digitize the process and speed up the lending cycle. LenderClose gives each of its users and exceptional experience.