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Meet our executive leadership.

JP McNeill

Founder / Chief Executive Officer
On LinkedIn

As CEO, JP leads the company with a strong vision, knowledge base and sense of purpose. He is committed to making a difference on the planet and believes that innovative financial services companies will lay the groundwork that is needed to see mass adoption of new technologies. JP holds a BA with high honors from the University of Notre Dame.

Nick Fergis

Co-Founder / Chief Operating Officer
On LinkedIn

As COO, Nick keeps the company on course, ensuring that the technology platform delivers, the system implementation serves the unique needs of the business, and that the organization is allocating its resources as effectively as possible. Nick received a BS in Applied Math/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Paige Wisdom

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Paige leads Renovate America’s finance team. She has over 30 years of financial services experience in roles including finance, risk management, and capital markets. Previously, she served as Chief Enterprise Risk Officer and Executive Vice President of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), a critical role following the financial crisis. Paige received an MBA from The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in math and computer science from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Dean Hollander

Co-Founder / Chief Marketing Officer
On LinkedIn

As CMO, Dean oversees how the brand and product engages the world. He works closely with the creative and product design teams to ensure that every experience a customer has with Renovate America products is simple, memorable, and meaningful. Dean holds a BFA from Tufts University and an MFA in Directing from the American Film Institute.

Tom Hemmings

Executive Vice President
On LinkedIn

As an Executive Vice President, Tom focuses on the nationwide expansion of Renovate America. With thirty years of progressive experience in the financial services industries, he has helped lead the numerous financial, legal and government matters associated with providing an entirely new type of financing solution in partnership with public and private entities. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant, and a graduate of the University of Colorado.

Ari Matusiak

Executive Vice President – Market Development & External Affairs
On LinkedIn

As the EVP of Market Development and External Affairs, Ari oversees the company's market expansion, its strategy for deepening community offerings, and its relationships with key partners and policymakers. Ari graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University, and Cum Laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Public Interest Law Scholar.

Greg Memo

Executive Vice President – Business & Client Development
On LinkedIn

As EVP of Business and Client Development, Greg structures all strategic partnerships, oversees a team that manages corporate relationships across the country and partnerships with contractors to help them grow their businesses. Greg has a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from San Jose State University.

Scott McKinlay

Executive Vice President – Corporate Development / Chief Legal Officer

As EVP of Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer, Scott is responsible for Renovate America's legal, regulatory and government affairs. This includes managing all company contracts, and establishing the framework and partnerships for national expansion. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley and his Law degree from the University of San Francisco.

Jamie Latiano Jacobs

Senior Vice President – People & Culture
On LinkedIn

As SVP of People and Culture, Jamie leads Renovate America’s talent and culture strategy to deliver on the company’s growth objectives and reinforce its Employer of Choice positioning. Jamie holds a Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from the University of California San Diego, and an MBA from Chapman University.

Adam Garfinkle

Senior Vice President – Capital Markets
On LinkedIn

As SVP and Head of Capital Markets, Adam is responsible for leading the organization in capital raising, liquidity management, secondary market asset distribution and risk management. Adam graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics.

Dan Stevenson

Senior Vice President ­– Product Marketing & Customer Experience
On LinkedIn

As SVP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience, Dan oversees market positioning and product design for all Renovate America products. He is also responsible for the strategy and management of the company’s digital platforms. Dan has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Purdue University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Recent Awards
Finance Monthly’s CFO Award 2016
– Tom Hemmings

San Diego Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO 2016
– JP McNeill

EY Entrepreneur of the Year, San Diego 2016
– JP McNeill and Nick Fergis

San Diego Business Journal’s General Counsel Award 2016
– Scott McKinlay

San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award 2016
– Jamie Latiano

Interactive Marketing Association’s CMO of the Year 2016
– Dean Hollander