Rian Furey was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in March 2018. Mr. Furey has been President of Direct Lending for IMH since December 2017 and has 20 years of experience in mortgage and financial services. From July 2014 to December 2017, Mr. Furey was Chief Operating Officer of Retail Direct Lending and Chief Administrative Officer for loanDepot, a leading technology enabled mortgage and consumer lender with nationwide operations based in Orange County, Ca. From February 2013 to June 2014, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Greenlight Loans, which was acquired and became a subsidiary of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Inc. From September 2003 to February 2013, Mr. Furey was Senior Vice President of Secondary Marketing and Chief Operating Officer for the consumer mortgage division of LendingTree and Vice President of Capital Markets following its acquisition by Discover Financial Services. Mr. Furey received a B.B.A. in Finance in 1998 from the University of Portland and is recognized as a Certified Mortgage Banker by the Mortgage Bankers Association.