#HustleHarder

Hustle Harder is not a throw-away marketing slogan. It’s the foundational value of our culture: a “can-do” attitude and the energy to deliver an exceptional customer experience with every interaction. We listen. We ask questions. And we do everything possible to help you succeed.  You have our commitment.

Our Lenders

Daniel Rosen

Chief Lending Officer / Co-founder

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

Brandon Moulton

SVP Lending Chicago

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

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Daniel Rosen

Chief Lending Officer / Co-founder

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

Brandon Moulton

SVP Lending Chicago

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

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Eric Workman

SVP Lending Chicago

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 being able to create and deliver solutions other lenders can’t – the entrepreneurial focus of the company makes a huge difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

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Jon Shipley

Managing Director Texas

I am here to help you and your business grow. I know Texas, I know investment lending, and now I have a whole new set of tools, products and resources to help support your business goals – the likes of which are not currently offered by other local or national lenders. I can be reached at (713) 492-1188

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Eric Workman

SVP Lending Chicago

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 being able to create and deliver solutions other lenders can’t – the entrepreneurial focus of the company makes a huge difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

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Jon Shipley

Managing Director Texas

I am here to help you and your business grow. I know Texas, I know investment lending, and now I have a whole new set of tools, products and resources to help support your business goals – the likes of which are not currently offered by other local or national lenders. I can be reached at (713) 492-1188

Learn More

Daniel Rosen

Chief Lending Officer / Co-founder

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

Brandon Moulton

SVP Lending Chicago

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

Learn More

Eric Workman

SVP Lending Chicago

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 being able to create and deliver solutions other lenders can’t – the entrepreneurial focus of the company makes a huge difference. Eric can be reached at (312) 637-6037

Learn More

Jon Shipley

Managing Director Texas

I am here to help you and your business grow. I know Texas, I know investment lending, and now I have a whole new set of tools, products and resources to help support your business goals – the likes of which are not currently offered by other local or national lenders. I can be reached at (713) 492-1188

Learn More

Menia Johnson

AVP Lending Chicago

My responsibility is focusing on my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible. From structuring the deal all the way to loan payoff, I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their real estate goals. Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

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Paul Shaughnessy

SVP Lending Massachusetts

Renovo Financial is truly bringing something unique to Boston with its one-stop-shop for real estate investors. Unlike other lenders in the market, Renovo is different because of its flexibility and obsessive focus on the customer experience. We look forward to growing alongside our real estate investor partners in Massachusetts. I can be reached at (339) 224-2586

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Menia Johnson

AVP Lending Chicago

My responsibility is focusing on my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible. From structuring the deal all the way to loan payoff, I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their real estate goals. Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

Learn More

Paul Shaughnessy

SVP Lending Massachusetts

Renovo Financial is truly bringing something unique to Boston with its one-stop-shop for real estate investors. Unlike other lenders in the market, Renovo is different because of its flexibility and obsessive focus on the customer experience. We look forward to growing alongside our real estate investor partners in Massachusetts. I can be reached at (339) 224-2586

Learn More

Menia Johnson

AVP Lending Chicago

My responsibility is focusing on my customers to ensure that they receive the best experience possible. From structuring the deal all the way to loan payoff, I truly enjoy helping my customers achieve their real estate goals. Menia can be reached at (312) 651-4056

Learn More

Paul Shaughnessy

SVP Lending Massachusetts

Renovo Financial is truly bringing something unique to Boston with its one-stop-shop for real estate investors. Unlike other lenders in the market, Renovo is different because of its flexibility and obsessive focus on the customer experience. We look forward to growing alongside our real estate investor partners in Massachusetts. I can be reached at (339) 224-2586

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Our Corporate Team

Kevin Werner

CEO / Co-founder

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, incredible employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue to build and grow our lending platform. More than anything, we pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Dan McLaughlin

CFO

I work every day to strengthen core internal processes, so Renovo’s remarkable team can focus on delivering unparalleled experiences for clients.

Kevin Werner

CEO / Co-founder

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, incredible employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue to build and grow our lending platform. More than anything, we pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Dan McLaughlin

CFO

I work every day to strengthen core internal processes, so Renovo’s remarkable team can focus on delivering unparalleled experiences for clients.

Remi Gangarossa

Chief Operations Officer

I ensure the company’s strategic vision is communicated accurately and effectively. I lead the Middle-Office team in setting expectations and the Portfolio Management team in helping our clients exit their projects successfully.

Brett Sims

Head of Growth

Remi Gangarossa

Chief Operations Officer

I ensure the company’s strategic vision is communicated accurately and effectively. I lead the Middle-Office team in setting expectations and the Portfolio Management team in helping our clients exit their projects successfully.

Brett Sims

Head of Growth

Kevin Werner

CEO / Co-founder

I interact daily with our key stakeholders, incredible employees, and EXCEPTIONAL customers to continue to build and grow our lending platform. More than anything, we pride ourselves on being able to provide innovative products and unsurpassed service to real estate investors.

Dan McLaughlin

CFO

I work every day to strengthen core internal processes, so Renovo’s remarkable team can focus on delivering unparalleled experiences for clients.

Remi Gangarossa

Chief Operations Officer

I ensure the company’s strategic vision is communicated accurately and effectively. I lead the Middle-Office team in setting expectations and the Portfolio Management team in helping our clients exit their projects successfully.

Brett Sims

Head of Growth

James Gaskin

SVP Corporate Development

I focus on helping Renovo grow by entering new lending territories with strategic sourcing and structured partnerships with local lending groups. After we form partnerships, I drive new markets’ success by supporting local partners as they seamlessly integrate into Renovo’s culture and operations.

Nicole Hardey

SVP of Marketing

James Gaskin

SVP Corporate Development

I focus on helping Renovo grow by entering new lending territories with strategic sourcing and structured partnerships with local lending groups. After we form partnerships, I drive new markets’ success by supporting local partners as they seamlessly integrate into Renovo’s culture and operations.

Nicole Hardey

SVP of Marketing

Joe Cantanzriti

VP Real Estate & Construction Management

I lead our Asset Management Team, providing construction insights for Renovo’s informed credit decisions. Additionally, I oversee the development and liquidation of Renovo’s owned assets.

Chris Chacko

Senior Staff Accountant

I support Renovo’s financial transactions and operations, keeping the back-end of the office running smoothly and consistently.

Joe Cantanzriti

VP Real Estate & Construction Management

I lead our Asset Management Team, providing construction insights for Renovo’s informed credit decisions. Additionally, I oversee the development and liquidation of Renovo’s owned assets.

Chris Chacko

Senior Staff Accountant

I support Renovo’s financial transactions and operations, keeping the back-end of the office running smoothly and consistently.

James Gaskin

SVP Corporate Development

I focus on helping Renovo grow by entering new lending territories with strategic sourcing and structured partnerships with local lending groups. After we form partnerships, I drive new markets’ success by supporting local partners as they seamlessly integrate into Renovo’s culture and operations.

Nicole Hardey

SVP of Marketing

Joe Cantanzriti

VP Real Estate & Construction Management

I lead our Asset Management Team, providing construction insights for Renovo’s informed credit decisions. Additionally, I oversee the development and liquidation of Renovo’s owned assets.

Chris Chacko

Senior Staff Accountant

I support Renovo’s financial transactions and operations, keeping the back-end of the office running smoothly and consistently.

Dominic Cione

Loan Servicing Associate

I work with our clients post-closing, drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Delivering an exceptional customer experience through the life of the loan is my top priority.

Aaron Denk

Closer

I work alongside our Account Managers and Servicing Team to ensure our clients have flawless closing experiences. I tirelessly dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s, providing a seamless and easy loan closing experience.

Dominic Cione

Loan Servicing Associate

I work with our clients post-closing, drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Delivering an exceptional customer experience through the life of the loan is my top priority.

Aaron Denk

Closer

I work alongside our Account Managers and Servicing Team to ensure our clients have flawless closing experiences. I tirelessly dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s, providing a seamless and easy loan closing experience.

Fred Garay

Senior 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.

Don Ghilardi

VP Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

I head the talent acquisition and recruiting efforts for Renovo bringing in top talent, while continuing to develop the skillsets of our current employees. I believe that great talent acquisition is the difference between survive and thrive.

Fred Garay

Senior 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.

Don Ghilardi

VP Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

I head the talent acquisition and recruiting efforts for Renovo bringing in top talent, while continuing to develop the skillsets of our current employees. I believe that great talent acquisition is the difference between survive and thrive.

Dominic Cione

Loan Servicing Associate

I work with our clients post-closing, drafting and processing draws, extensions, and payoffs. Delivering an exceptional customer experience through the life of the loan is my top priority.

Aaron Denk

Closer

I work alongside our Account Managers and Servicing Team to ensure our clients have flawless closing experiences. I tirelessly dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s, providing a seamless and easy loan closing experience.

Fred Garay

Senior 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.

Don Ghilardi

VP Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

I head the talent acquisition and recruiting efforts for Renovo bringing in top talent, while continuing to develop the skillsets of our current employees. I believe that great talent acquisition is the difference between survive and thrive.

Abbey Hearn

Production Manager

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.

Kaitlin Heenan

Production Assistant

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Abbey Hearn

Production Manager

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.

Kaitlin Heenan

Production Assistant

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Kayla Hughes

Credit Analyst

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

Elliot Johnson

AVP Credit, Long-Term Financing

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Elliot can be reached at (312) 279-7306

Kayla Hughes

Credit Analyst

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

Elliot Johnson

AVP Credit, Long-Term Financing

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Elliot can be reached at (312) 279-7306

Abbey Hearn

Production Manager

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.

Kaitlin Heenan

Production Assistant

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Kayla Hughes

Credit Analyst

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

Elliot Johnson

AVP Credit, Long-Term Financing

Developing and cultivating strong relationships with both existing and potential clients to assist them in realizing their investment goals. Elliot can be reached at (312) 279-7306

Nic Maranell

Senior 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.

Krisan Nash

Loan Coordinator

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.

Nic Maranell

Senior 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.

Krisan Nash

Loan Coordinator

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.

Katrina Nitti

Loan Servicing

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!

Anne Polson

VP Closing

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.

Katrina Nitti

Loan Servicing

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!

Anne Polson

VP Closing

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.

Nic Maranell

Senior 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.

Krisan Nash

Loan Coordinator

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.

Katrina Nitti

Loan Servicing

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!

Anne Polson

VP Closing

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 Sismour

VP Credit Analysis

I’m responsible for implementing and maintaining a strong credit culture throughout the entire organization. I oversee a team of credit analysts, helping them to move loans through the pipeline and ensure that thoughtful, sound credit decisions are being made. My goal is to maintain a balance between growth and risk management.

Alyssa Tebbitt

VP Servicing

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

Andie Sismour

VP Credit Analysis

I’m responsible for implementing and maintaining a strong credit culture throughout the entire organization. I oversee a team of credit analysts, helping them to move loans through the pipeline and ensure that thoughtful, sound credit decisions are being made. My goal is to maintain a balance between growth and risk management.

Alyssa Tebbitt

VP Servicing

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

Stephen Toyra

VP of Special Assets

Chris Van Sickle

Controller

I am in charge of the accounting operations at Renovo. I prepare and review all of our accounting records and ensure that we produce accurate and timely financial reporting.

Stephen Toyra

VP of Special Assets

Chris Van Sickle

Controller

I am in charge of the accounting operations at Renovo. I prepare and review all of our accounting records and ensure that we produce accurate and timely financial reporting.

Andie Sismour

VP Credit Analysis

I’m responsible for implementing and maintaining a strong credit culture throughout the entire organization. I oversee a team of credit analysts, helping them to move loans through the pipeline and ensure that thoughtful, sound credit decisions are being made. My goal is to maintain a balance between growth and risk management.

Alyssa Tebbitt

VP Servicing

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

Stephen Toyra

VP of Special Assets

Chris Van Sickle

Controller

I am in charge of the accounting operations at Renovo. I prepare and review all of our accounting records and ensure that we produce accurate and timely financial reporting.

Jose Vazquez

VP of Technology

Every technology implementation 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 with users and providers to ensure a seamless and exceptional technology experience.

Jessica Ortiz Medina

Inside Sales

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Jose Vazquez

VP of Technology

Every technology implementation 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 with users and providers to ensure a seamless and exceptional technology experience.

Jessica Ortiz Medina

Inside Sales

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Joshua Smith

Marketing Web and Graphic Designer

I work closely with all of our lenders to ensure that they reach the most relevant new clients. This involves continually enhancing the user experience of our website and designing top-notch marketing materials.

Edgar Ortega

Loan Closer

Joshua Smith

Marketing Web and Graphic Designer

I work closely with all of our lenders to ensure that they reach the most relevant new clients. This involves continually enhancing the user experience of our website and designing top-notch marketing materials.

Edgar Ortega

Loan Closer

Jose Vazquez

VP of Technology

Every technology implementation 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 with users and providers to ensure a seamless and exceptional technology experience.

Jessica Ortiz Medina

Inside Sales

I work with our 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 providing completed loan files for efficient processing and underwriting.

Joshua Smith

Marketing Web and Graphic Designer

I work closely with all of our lenders to ensure that they reach the most relevant new clients. This involves continually enhancing the user experience of our website and designing top-notch marketing materials.

Edgar Ortega

Loan Closer

Bryan Hancock

Senior Credit Analyst

Jeannie McKeogh

Loan Closer

Bryan Hancock

Senior Credit Analyst

Jeannie McKeogh

Loan Closer

Bryan Hancock

Senior Credit Analyst

Jeannie McKeogh

Loan Closer

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Cups of Coffee Consumed Weekly

51

5K's, Marathons and Triathlons Completed

4

National Championships Won

2

TV Game Show Contestant Appearances

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