CHARLOTTE, N.C. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lending.com, a leading Lending-as-a-Service platform, today announced the appointment of Liz Verrier as General Counsel.
“I am very pleased to welcome Liz to the Lending.com team,” said Jason Hogg, founder and chief executive officer of Lending.com. “Liz has an extensive track record and brings a wealth of experience across a variety of industries. Lending.com and its partners will benefit from the depth of her legal expertise and impressive knowledge of the regulatory environment. She is joining us at an exciting time as we build Lending.com and expand our lending platform beyond real estate.”
Liz is the firm’s chief legal officer. She will be responsible for providing legal guidance to Lending.com’s board of directors and senior management, and will oversee all legal and compliance matters for the company. She is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Lending.com, Liz was vice president & senior counsel at American Express, where she focused on the emerging payments and technologies business unit and was a recipient of the 2015 American Express Chairman’s Award for Innovation. Prior to American Express, Liz served as compliance counsel and chairperson of the Compliance Committee at Revolution Money. While there, Liz managed Revolution Money’s consumer credit portfolio and peer-to-peer payment platform and interfaced with high-profile merchant partners, global banks, and business development officers to structure co-branded product initiatives and joint marketing agreements. Liz was also the assistant general counsel at Union State Bank, formerly the largest commercial banking corporation in New York’s Hudson Valley. Liz began her career as assistant corporation counsel for the New York City Law Department.
She holds a Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law, cum laude, and BA from Bethany College, WV, magna cum laude with distinction.
“Liz is an innovative attorney with extensive knowledge and practical experience in consumer payments and lending, regulatory compliance, Bank Secrecy Act & Anti-Money Laundering matters, privacy, marketing, general corporate matters, and real estate law,” said Hogg. “Liz has a proven ability to negotiate and independently manage complex transactions and has advised organizations at all stages of growth. We’re excited to add her expertise to the Lending.com team.”
Lending.com is a turnkey, plug-and-play proprietary lending platform with modular multi-tenant architecture, allowing for total flexibility across products and industries. Led by seasoned entrepreneurs Nick Gould and Jason Hogg, the Lending.com management team boasts more than 50 years of experience in the lending and payments industries. The platform has originated more $1B of loan volume since inception and has securitized $230M in loans to date. Lending.com was founded with funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities. For more information, visit www.lending.com.