AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BorrowersFirst (http://www.borrowersfirst.com), a national online consumer lending platform, recently appointed Gavan Goss as Chief Financial Officer and Luis Rodriguez as Chief of Operations and Service.
“Gavan and Luis are accomplished industry veterans with strong track-records of success,” said Dave Tomlinson, CEO of BorrowersFirst. “We are thrilled to add Gavan and Luis to our experienced leadership team during this period of accelerated growth for BorrowersFirst.”
Gavan has over 25 years of successfully leading finance and accounting teams in the financial services industry. Before joining BorrowersFirst, Gavan spent 13 years at Dell Financial Services (DFS). While at DFS, Gavan introduced robust and sustainable financial processes that led DFS US through the complex years after start-up, managed a team that developed and negotiated DFS’s initial funding model, executed a business turnaround as General Manager of the Small and Medium Business division, and was a key senior management member who developed and executed DFS’s global strategy including evolving the DFS US joint venture to a full global captive. Gavan has also held senior leadership positions at Associates First Capital, Consero Global, and Articulate Labs.
Luis brings over 20 years of experience driving growth and excellence in credit and risk management, contact centers, service and operations, marketing and program management. Prior to BorrowersFirst, Luis served as Vice President of Service, Operations and Support at Oportun (previously Progreso Financiero). At Oportun, Luis supported the company’s growth to a profitable $1 billion consumer lending portfolio of 500,000 active customers and annual revenue that grew from $2 million to over $250 million. Luis has also held senior roles at Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Providian Financial and Bank of America.
BorrowersFirst, Inc. (“BFI”) is a national online consumer lending platform organized around providing superior value and experience for our borrowers. We believe in putting our customers first. That means affordable, fixed rate personal loans that are backed by secure technology and friendly service. Headquartered in Austin, TX, BFI has originated ~$275 million in unsecured consumer loans to date.