NEW YORK, NY (July 25, 2018) — LoanStreet Inc., the leading loan participation platform, is excited to welcome to its team, JP Wartman and Ra’Shaud Haines.
JP and Ra’Shaud each have proven records of facilitating long-term business relationships with customers and other industry players. Their deep market experience will complement and enhance LoanStreet’s innovative loan participation technology platform.
JP has over a decade of experience working in fixed income and community lending. Prior to joining LoanStreet, JP held Business Development and Account Management roles at Orchard Platform, a pioneering technology and data firm that served the online lending industry. At Orchard, JP spent his time partnering with institutional investors and loan originators to help them access, analyze, and manage loans. Prior to that, JP was on the Manager Research Consultant Team at BlackRock, where he positioned BlackRock’s products to financial advisory institutions.
Ra’Shaud has over 15 years of experience working in the financial services industry at both community banks and credit unions and has a passion for empowering local communities. Most recently, Ra’Shaud led the creation of an innovative and automated lending platform for credit unions to provide small dollar loans to members with an expedited, paperless process. Before that, Ra’Shaud was Vice President of Commercial Lending at Liberty Bank, developing and maintaining important client relationships, generating revenue for the organization and leading the FDIC Small Dollar Loan Pilot Program, which provided responsible small loans to individuals and offered “workplace” loans through medium-sized and large companies. He received his foundational training in financial accounting, corporate finance theory, cash flow analysis, credit/risk analysis, financial modeling, valuation, business writing, business etiquette, and advanced Excel from Key Bank.
To date, LoanStreet has over 400 registered credit unions, community banks and other financial institutions for its loan participation technology solution. Ian Lampl, Chief Executive Officer said “We are excited to have JP and Ra’Shaud join our team. I know their experience and expertise are exactly what we need to continue our growth among community lenders.”
About LoanStreet Inc.
LoanStreet is the first fully-integrated, online platform that streamlines the process of sharing, managing, and originating loans for credit unions, banks, and alternative lenders. LoanStreet was founded in 2013 with the mission to create a more efficient, transparent, and robust way of administrating loans and connecting the lending market. LoanStreet’s nationwide network of hundreds of financial institutions gives lenders the ability to profit and grow by combining technology and dedicated expertise to effectively manage the constraints of geography, size, or concentration limits. Hundreds of financial institutions now use LoanStreet’s software solution to successfully do business with each other and maximize the potential of their respective organizations. LoanStreet was co-founded by Ian Lampl, former Deputy Chief Counsel for TARP, following the financial crisis to meet the acute need he saw for a standardized and automated loan participation platform. For more information or to join the LoanStreet network, please visit www.loan-street.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.