People: Our Most Valuable Asset

 

#HustleHarder

Hustle Harder is not just some throw-away marketing slogan. It is, in fact, the defining value of our culture: a “Can-Do” attitude and the desire to deliver an exceptional customer experience in every interaction. We will ask questions. We will listen. And then we will do everything possible to help you succeed.  You have our commitment.

Kevin Werner

Kevin Werner | CEO

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, amazing employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue building and growing our lending platform. We pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Daniel Rosen

Daniel Rosen | Co-Founder / Head of Lending

Dream Builder – Connector – Deal Maker – Solutions Crafter – Referral Machine – Customer Service Advocate
Daniel can be reached at (312) 637-6034

Kevin Werner | CEO

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, amazing employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue building and growing our lending platform. We pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Daniel Rosen | Co-Founder / Head of Lending

Dream Builder – Connector – Deal Maker – Solutions Crafter – Referral Machine – Customer Service Advocate
Daniel can be reached at (312) 637-6034

Dan McLaughlin

Dan McLaughlin | SVP of Finance, Chief of Staff

We work every day to strengthen core internal processes so Renovo’s amazing team can focus on delivering 10/10 experiences for customers.

Remi Gangarossa

Remi Gangarossa | VP of Operations

I am responsible for ensuring the broad, strategic vision of the company is communicated accurately and effectively to the organization. I lead Renovo’s middle-office team to set expectations both internally and externally to deliver on amazing customer service! I also manage the Portfolio Management Team to ensure we help our clients successfully exit their projects.

Dan McLaughlin | SVP of Finance, Chief of Staff

We work every day to strengthen core internal processes so Renovo’s amazing team can focus on delivering 10/10 experiences for customers.

Remi Gangarossa | VP of Operations

I am responsible for ensuring the broad, strategic vision of the company is communicated accurately and effectively to the organization. I lead Renovo’s middle-office team to set expectations both internally and externally to deliver on amazing customer service! I also manage the Portfolio Management Team to ensure we help our clients successfully exit their projects.

Kevin Werner | CEO

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, amazing employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue building and growing our lending platform. We pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Daniel Rosen | Co-Founder / Head of Lending

Dream Builder – Connector – Deal Maker – Solutions Crafter – Referral Machine – Customer Service Advocate
Daniel can be reached at (312) 637-6034

Dan McLaughlin | SVP of Finance, Chief of Staff

We work every day to strengthen core internal processes so Renovo’s amazing team can focus on delivering 10/10 experiences for customers.

Remi Gangarossa | VP of Operations

I am responsible for ensuring the broad, strategic vision of the company is communicated accurately and effectively to the organization. I lead Renovo’s middle-office team to set expectations both internally and externally to deliver on amazing customer service! I also manage the Portfolio Management Team to ensure we help our clients successfully exit their projects.

Dan Rosenblum

Dan Rosenblum | VP Credit

Dan is the VP of Credit for Renovo “Seeing our clients achieve their goals is extremely inspiring. My role allows me to insure our clients are set up for success and primed to achieve their real estate dreams in a safe, sustainable way. I work to ensure our clients build wealth that will positively impact their future for years to come.

Eric Workman

Eric Workman | VP of Marketing – Director Long Term Financing

Eric is the VP of Marketing for Renovo and leader of our Long Term Financing division. “What inspires me most each day is watching our clients achieve their real estate and life goals…and being part of helping them set new, higher goals. I love utilizing our site, blog and social media to celebrate their success and make sure new prospective clients can feel the Renovo difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

Dan Rosenblum | VP Credit

Dan is the VP of Credit for Renovo “Seeing our clients achieve their goals is extremely inspiring. My role allows me to insure our clients are set up for success and primed to achieve their real estate dreams in a safe, sustainable way. I work to ensure our clients build wealth that will positively impact their future for years to come.

Eric Workman | VP of Marketing – Director Long Term Financing

Eric is the VP of Marketing for Renovo and leader of our Long Term Financing division. “What inspires me most each day is watching our clients achieve their real estate and life goals…and being part of helping them set new, higher goals. I love utilizing our site, blog and social media to celebrate their success and make sure new prospective clients can feel the Renovo difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

Peter Poidomani

Peter Poidomani | EVP – Portfolio Management

I am responsible for optimizing the loan portfolio management process while placing equal emphasis on managing risk for the company.

Iolanda Bilotta

Iolanda Bilotta | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Peter Poidomani | EVP – Portfolio Management

I am responsible for optimizing the loan portfolio management process while placing equal emphasis on managing risk for the company.

Iolanda Bilotta | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Dan Rosenblum | VP Credit

Dan is the VP of Credit for Renovo “Seeing our clients achieve their goals is extremely inspiring. My role allows me to insure our clients are set up for success and primed to achieve their real estate dreams in a safe, sustainable way. I work to ensure our clients build wealth that will positively impact their future for years to come.

Eric Workman | VP of Marketing – Director Long Term Financing

Eric is the VP of Marketing for Renovo and leader of our Long Term Financing division. “What inspires me most each day is watching our clients achieve their real estate and life goals…and being part of helping them set new, higher goals. I love utilizing our site, blog and social media to celebrate their success and make sure new prospective clients can feel the Renovo difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

Peter Poidomani | EVP – Portfolio Management

I am responsible for optimizing the loan portfolio management process while placing equal emphasis on managing risk for the company.

Iolanda Bilotta | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Carlie Billmeyer

Carlie Billmeyer | Senior Processor

As Senior Processor, my role is to assist the borrower from start to finish when they come to Renovo with a new deal. Along with a Loan officer, my goal is to know all the ins and outs of a file in order to get the file from origination to closing as quickly an efficiently as possible.

Kyle Concannon

Kyle Concannon | Asset Manager

I work directly with our clients and their business partners to perform construction inspections, process draw payments, and help overcome any construction issues during their project. I love working at Renovo because I have the opportunity to see projects in every neighborhood on a daily basis!

Carlie Billmeyer | Senior Processor

As Senior Processor, my role is to assist the borrower from start to finish when they come to Renovo with a new deal. Along with a Loan officer, my goal is to know all the ins and outs of a file in order to get the file from origination to closing as quickly an efficiently as possible.

Kyle Concannon | Asset Manager

I work directly with our clients and their business partners to perform construction inspections, process draw payments, and help overcome any construction issues during their project. I love working at Renovo because I have the opportunity to see projects in every neighborhood on a daily basis!

Danny Cowin

Danny Cowin | Client Advocate

I am in charge of client communications and outreach during the Servicing stage of the loan. I provide the client with pertinent information on their loan, such as help with exiting the loan, insurance and a plethora of sports knowledge!

Adam Farag

Adam Farag | Senior Director, Business Development

My role with Renovo is to increase our presence in underserved markets by building strategic relationships in all aspects of the real estate and finance spectrums. I typically work with new clients, helping them organize business plans to maximize their potential as real estate investors. Adam can be reached at (312) 462-1878

Meet Adam’s Team

Danny Cowin | Client Advocate

I am in charge of client communications and outreach during the Servicing stage of the loan. I provide the client with pertinent information on their loan, such as help with exiting the loan, insurance and a plethora of sports knowledge!

Adam Farag | Senior Director, Business Development

My role with Renovo is to increase our presence in underserved markets by building strategic relationships in all aspects of the real estate and finance spectrums. I typically work with new clients, helping them organize business plans to maximize their potential as real estate investors. Adam can be reached at (312) 462-1878

Meet Adam’s Team

Carlie Billmeyer | Senior Processor

As Senior Processor, my role is to assist the borrower from start to finish when they come to Renovo with a new deal. Along with a Loan officer, my goal is to know all the ins and outs of a file in order to get the file from origination to closing as quickly an efficiently as possible.

Kyle Concannon | Asset Manager

I work directly with our clients and their business partners to perform construction inspections, process draw payments, and help overcome any construction issues during their project. I love working at Renovo because I have the opportunity to see projects in every neighborhood on a daily basis!

Danny Cowin | Client Advocate

I am in charge of client communications and outreach during the Servicing stage of the loan. I provide the client with pertinent information on their loan, such as help with exiting the loan, insurance and a plethora of sports knowledge!

Adam Farag | Senior Director, Business Development

My role with Renovo is to increase our presence in underserved markets by building strategic relationships in all aspects of the real estate and finance spectrums. I typically work with new clients, helping them organize business plans to maximize their potential as real estate investors. Adam can be reached at (312) 462-1878

Meet Adam’s Team

Kayla Hughes

Kayla Hughes | Loan Servicing Associate

It’s my responsibility to ensure that all clients receive exceptional service post-close!

Menia Johnson

Menia Johnson | Community Relations Manager

I have the pleasure of being the gate keeper for Renovo. Prescreening each inbound interaction allows me the opportunity to have several exciting conversations daily to then assign our knowledgeable Sales Directors an opportunity to grow new relationships. In addition to inside sales, I assist in the growth of our social media platforms and external marketing. I am Meninja. Your Origination Samurai! Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

Kayla Hughes | Loan Servicing Associate

It’s my responsibility to ensure that all clients receive exceptional service post-close!

Menia Johnson | Community Relations Manager

I have the pleasure of being the gate keeper for Renovo. Prescreening each inbound interaction allows me the opportunity to have several exciting conversations daily to then assign our knowledgeable Sales Directors an opportunity to grow new relationships. In addition to inside sales, I assist in the growth of our social media platforms and external marketing. I am Meninja. Your Origination Samurai! Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

Abbey Latz

Abbey Latz | Production Partner

As a Production Partner, I work in tandem with our top-performing Loan Officers to gather, organize, and maintain up-to-date credit files for Renovo’s clients. I specialize in capturing the structure and context of each deal and present Renovo’s Account Managers with completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Danusia Lazea

Danusia Lazea | CPA

Although I do not interact directly with the clients, I serve them by ensuring all the amounts due to them are accurate and the monies they are due are sent out in a timely manner.

Abbey Latz | Production Partner

As a Production Partner, I work in tandem with our top-performing Loan Officers to gather, organize, and maintain up-to-date credit files for Renovo’s clients. I specialize in capturing the structure and context of each deal and present Renovo’s Account Managers with completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Danusia Lazea | CPA

Although I do not interact directly with the clients, I serve them by ensuring all the amounts due to them are accurate and the monies they are due are sent out in a timely manner.

Kayla Hughes | Loan Servicing Associate

It’s my responsibility to ensure that all clients receive exceptional service post-close!

Menia Johnson | Community Relations Manager

I have the pleasure of being the gate keeper for Renovo. Prescreening each inbound interaction allows me the opportunity to have several exciting conversations daily to then assign our knowledgeable Sales Directors an opportunity to grow new relationships. In addition to inside sales, I assist in the growth of our social media platforms and external marketing. I am Meninja. Your Origination Samurai! Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

Abbey Latz | Production Partner

As a Production Partner, I work in tandem with our top-performing Loan Officers to gather, organize, and maintain up-to-date credit files for Renovo’s clients. I specialize in capturing the structure and context of each deal and present Renovo’s Account Managers with completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Danusia Lazea | CPA

Although I do not interact directly with the clients, I serve them by ensuring all the amounts due to them are accurate and the monies they are due are sent out in a timely manner.

Nic Maranell

Nic Maranell | Asset Manager

As part of the Asset Management team I perform site visits to make sure the work is being complete and approve draw requests. We are there when needed, developing relationships with our clients that help them keep their projects running smoothly and their contractors happy.

Brandon Moulton

Brandon Moulton | Senior Lender

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Brandon can be reached at (312) 477-0814
Meet Brandon’s Team

Nic Maranell | Asset Manager

As part of the Asset Management team I perform site visits to make sure the work is being complete and approve draw requests. We are there when needed, developing relationships with our clients that help them keep their projects running smoothly and their contractors happy.

Brandon Moulton | Senior Lender

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Brandon can be reached at (312) 477-0814
Meet Brandon’s Team

Katrina Nitti

Katrina Nitti | Servicing Associate

As a member of the servicing team I continue to make sure that our clients receive amazing service by drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Essentially, I’m your money girl!

Josh Perrye

Josh Perrye | Capital Markets Analyst

At Renovo Financial, I am part of the team that ensures funding is available for all loans within our promised time schedule, develop and maintain financing relationships and analyze our portfolio of loans.

Katrina Nitti | Servicing Associate

As a member of the servicing team I continue to make sure that our clients receive amazing service by drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Essentially, I’m your money girl!

Josh Perrye | Capital Markets Analyst

At Renovo Financial, I am part of the team that ensures funding is available for all loans within our promised time schedule, develop and maintain financing relationships and analyze our portfolio of loans.

Nic Maranell | Asset Manager

As part of the Asset Management team I perform site visits to make sure the work is being complete and approve draw requests. We are there when needed, developing relationships with our clients that help them keep their projects running smoothly and their contractors happy.

Brandon Moulton | Senior Lender

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Brandon can be reached at (312) 477-0814
Meet Brandon’s Team

Katrina Nitti | Servicing Associate

As a member of the servicing team I continue to make sure that our clients receive amazing service by drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Essentially, I’m your money girl!

Josh Perrye | Capital Markets Analyst

At Renovo Financial, I am part of the team that ensures funding is available for all loans within our promised time schedule, develop and maintain financing relationships and analyze our portfolio of loans.

Andie Podwika

Andie Podwika | Credit Integrity Specialist

I oversee a team of loan processors that analyze credit files to determine the right fit for Renovo’s lending guidelines. More specifically, I review executive summaries, confirming that all information is accurate and ensure that what is provided is sufficient to make a credit decision.

Anne Roberson

Anne Roberson | Closing Coordinator

As a closing coordinator, I work in tandem with our account managers and servicing team to ensure our clients a smooth and fast closing. I love working with a team that is passionate and dedicated to making sure each client has a positive experience and assisting each client in achieving their goals.

Andie Podwika | Credit Integrity Specialist

I oversee a team of loan processors that analyze credit files to determine the right fit for Renovo’s lending guidelines. More specifically, I review executive summaries, confirming that all information is accurate and ensure that what is provided is sufficient to make a credit decision.

Anne Roberson | Closing Coordinator

As a closing coordinator, I work in tandem with our account managers and servicing team to ensure our clients a smooth and fast closing. I love working with a team that is passionate and dedicated to making sure each client has a positive experience and assisting each client in achieving their goals.

Joe Rubinas

Joe Rubinas | Senior Loan Officer

As a loan officer, my responsibility is to my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible, from the structure of the deal to the payoff of the loan. I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their business goals whether it be through utilizing my experience or leveraging Renovo’s network to benefit them. Joe can be reached at (312) 637-6053

Braeden Schaefer

Braeden Schaefer | Community Development Manager

I spend my day meeting people who are trying to grow their real estate investment business, hoping to become a real estate investor, or who are sick of not having an tremendous resource like Renovo to help them have more time and money to do what they want! Braeden can be reached at (312) 549-9296

Joe Rubinas | Senior Loan Officer

As a loan officer, my responsibility is to my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible, from the structure of the deal to the payoff of the loan. I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their business goals whether it be through utilizing my experience or leveraging Renovo’s network to benefit them. Joe can be reached at (312) 637-6053

Braeden Schaefer | Community Development Manager

I spend my day meeting people who are trying to grow their real estate investment business, hoping to become a real estate investor, or who are sick of not having an tremendous resource like Renovo to help them have more time and money to do what they want! Braeden can be reached at (312) 549-9296

Andie Podwika | Credit Integrity Specialist

I oversee a team of loan processors that analyze credit files to determine the right fit for Renovo’s lending guidelines. More specifically, I review executive summaries, confirming that all information is accurate and ensure that what is provided is sufficient to make a credit decision.

Anne Roberson | Closing Coordinator

As a closing coordinator, I work in tandem with our account managers and servicing team to ensure our clients a smooth and fast closing. I love working with a team that is passionate and dedicated to making sure each client has a positive experience and assisting each client in achieving their goals.

Joe Rubinas | Senior Loan Officer

As a loan officer, my responsibility is to my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible, from the structure of the deal to the payoff of the loan. I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their business goals whether it be through utilizing my experience or leveraging Renovo’s network to benefit them. Joe can be reached at (312) 637-6053

Braeden Schaefer | Community Development Manager

I spend my day meeting people who are trying to grow their real estate investment business, hoping to become a real estate investor, or who are sick of not having an tremendous resource like Renovo to help them have more time and money to do what they want! Braeden can be reached at (312) 549-9296

Rolf Schwarz

Rolf Schwarz | Sr. Director, Business Development

I have a responsibility to help structure deals and meet our partner’s short- and long-term goals. My commitment is to make the process simple, easy, fast and fun! Rolf can be reached at (312) 907-5265

Bobby Thapar

Bobby Thapar | Asset Manager

I’m part of an Asset Management team that helps to ensure that our clients’ projects (Renovo’s assets) are successful. We perform site visits, approve draw requests and do behind-the-scenes work. Our team likes to help you when you need it and stay out of your way when you don’t. I enjoy developing relationships with our clients and balancing time between the office and project sites.

Rolf Schwarz | Sr. Director, Business Development

I have a responsibility to help structure deals and meet our partner’s short- and long-term goals. My commitment is to make the process simple, easy, fast and fun! Rolf can be reached at (312) 907-5265

Bobby Thapar | Asset Manager

I’m part of an Asset Management team that helps to ensure that our clients’ projects (Renovo’s assets) are successful. We perform site visits, approve draw requests and do behind-the-scenes work. Our team likes to help you when you need it and stay out of your way when you don’t. I enjoy developing relationships with our clients and balancing time between the office and project sites.

Jose Vazquez

Jose Vazquez | Portfolio Manager

Every rehab project is going to come with its own unique issues. Sometimes they are easy to manage and sometimes they are more difficult to work through. I work directly with clients who are having a hard time and help them overcome obstacles that are tough to manage during the construction phases all the way through the exit of the

Marcus Velazquez

Marcus Velazquez | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Jose Vazquez | Portfolio Manager

Every rehab project is going to come with its own unique issues. Sometimes they are easy to manage and sometimes they are more difficult to work through. I work directly with clients who are having a hard time and help them overcome obstacles that are tough to manage during the construction phases all the way through the exit of the

Marcus Velazquez | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Rolf Schwarz | Sr. Director, Business Development

I have a responsibility to help structure deals and meet our partner’s short- and long-term goals. My commitment is to make the process simple, easy, fast and fun! Rolf can be reached at (312) 907-5265

Bobby Thapar | Asset Manager

I’m part of an Asset Management team that helps to ensure that our clients’ projects (Renovo’s assets) are successful. We perform site visits, approve draw requests and do behind-the-scenes work. Our team likes to help you when you need it and stay out of your way when you don’t. I enjoy developing relationships with our clients and balancing time between the office and project sites.

Jose Vazquez | Portfolio Manager

Every rehab project is going to come with its own unique issues. Sometimes they are easy to manage and sometimes they are more difficult to work through. I work directly with clients who are having a hard time and help them overcome obstacles that are tough to manage during the construction phases all the way through the exit of the

Marcus Velazquez | Junior Processor

I analyze credit data and financial information of persons and companies that are applying for our loans. I determine the risk that Renovo will not recoup funds loaned. This level of risk is then used to determine if a loan will be granted. I prepare reports based upon these findings to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness.

Alyssa Wahl

Alyssa Wahl | Servicing Manager

I manage our servicing team to help guarantee after your loan closes all your needs are meet and you receive exceptional customer service.

Alyssa Wahl | Servicing Manager

I manage our servicing team to help guarantee after your loan closes all your needs are meet and you receive exceptional customer service.

Alyssa Wahl | Servicing Manager

I manage our servicing team to help guarantee after your loan closes all your needs are meet and you receive exceptional customer service.

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