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This is Lendr

Get to know a little bit about us!

We thrive so your business can thrive

Lendr is a Fintech company with a very modern and innovative approach for small businesses in need of financing. We provide our clients with turn-key solutions matching their product and offer needs. Lendr will provide customized solutions to assist with CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Portfolio Risk Analysis, and any required reporting. 

If you’re interested in joining or partnering with Lendr, please contact us at [email protected]. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that fosters innovation, customer focus, and a chance to participate in making more small businesses successful.

Our roots

Lendr was established in 2011 as Viking Funding Group by our CEO and Co-Founder Tim Roach. A serial entrepreneur and former Navy seal, Tim used his experience applying straight through processing technology in trading and commodities to create the business.

Building on its early revenue momentum, Viking rebranded and relaunched as Lendr in mid-2016. Lendr continues to grow by hiring fun, enthusiastic, driven people who align with the brand.

• Established a dedicated technology team to enhance our financing products

• Implemented a marketing group to foster origination and customer experience efforts

• Offer two main financing products for small business owners: working capital and payroll advance

• One of Built In Chicago’s 50 Best Small Companies To Work For In Chicago 2019

• Featured in the 2019 Inc. 5000

Our core values

  1. Do the right thing.

    Whether it’s for our customers or Lendr team members, we always do the right thing. We say what we mean and mean what we say. We take responsibility for our actions and own the outcomes. Finally, we make promises we can keep.

  2. Be driven.

    The more driven we are, the more energy and focus on delighting our customers for bottom line results. We’re hungry, focused, reliable and disciplined.

  3. Be resourceful.

    Creative thinking and innovation are our specialty. We strive to innovate ideas, find answers and solutions in uncommon places.

  4. Always be learning.

    We are a curious bunch. At Lendr, our crew is regularly finding moments to teach and learn from one another. Innovation is at the core of our existence.  

  5. Be humble.

    Our financing options ultimately help a hardworking business owner, so it’s a no brainer to make the focus on a team member or customer a priority.

  6. Show teamwork.

    This is absolutely the only way a business will run smoothly. We work together to achieve goals on behalf of the customer experience.

Meet the Team

Daniel DeMeo, Chief Executive Officer.

Daniel is the Chief Executive Officer of Lendr. Daniel has extensive management experience in tech-based financial services companies. Prior to joining, he was the CEO of CAN Capital. Previously, Daniel served as CFO for JP Morgan Chase’s consumer and small business unit and as CMO and Business Development head for GE Capital’s consumer card unit. His career started at Citibank, where he held various roles in business analytics and marketing for the credit card unit. Daniel received his B.A. from New England College and MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Connect with Daniel on LinkedIn ➝

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