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Stephanie Meinerz of iLending Named as a Top 100 Auto Finance Innovator in 2021 Auto Finance Innovators Award

Englewood, CO, Nov 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iLending announced today that Stephanie Meinerz has been named as a Top 100 Auto Finance Innovator in the 2021 Auto Finance Innovator Awards which recognizes auto finance professionals who have made significant technological contributions to their company and the industry. The awards, sponsored by Lightico and Auto Fin Journal, come on the heels of significant innovation in the auto finance industry during the last 18 months.

iLending Opens Columbia, SC Auto Refinance Center

Englewood, CO, Sep 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iLending, a national leader in automotive refinancing, announced today that it has opened its newest office in Columbia, South Carolina. Team members have begun work in the facility, and approximately 40 loan consultants are slated to be hired in 2021, with an additional 50 more by the end of 2022. Loan consultants are iLending’s customer facing team members, helping to reduce interest rates on customers’ auto loans and saving them an average of $144 per month…

iLending Names Tom Holgate, CEO

Englewood, CO, July 16, 2021 – iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, announced that Tom Holgate has been named Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Holgate will be responsible for driving growth initiatives and efficiently scaling operations to meet the needs of new and existing customers and lending partners…

iLendingDIRECT Co-Founder and Chief Strategist Wins Outstanding Women in Business Award

ENGLEWOOD, CO, July 14, 2021 – Nancy Fitzgerald, Co-Founder & Chief Strategist of iLendingDIRECT, has been named a winner of the 2021 Outstanding Women in Business award from the Denver Business Journal…

J.C. Flowers Completes its Acquisition of iLendingDIRECT

NEW YORKNY, May 3, 2021  J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC (“J.C. Flowers”), a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, announced today that it has closed on its acquisition of iLendingDIRECT (“iLending” or “the Company’), a leading auto refinance marketing companyTerms of the transaction were not disclosed…

J.C. Flowers to Make a Majority Investment in iLendingDIRECT, a Leader in Auto Loan Refinancing

Feb. 2, 2021 J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC (“J.C. Flowers”), a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to make a majority investment in iLendingDIRECT (“iLending” or “the Company’) a leading auto refinance marketing company. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in the first half of 2021, were not disclosed.

iLendingDIRECT Named Best Places to Work Finalist for Fifth Consecutive Year

iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, has been named a finalist for the Denver Business Journal’s 2020 Best Places to Work award in the Extra Large (100+ employees) category. This recognition is determined wholly by employee nominations and marks the fifth consecutive year the company has been in the Top 10…

Lending Raises an Additional $35 Million to Drive Continued Growth

(Englewood, CO, August 13, 2021) – iLending, a national leader in automotive refinancing, announced today that it has raised an additional $35 million through a transaction led by First Eagle Alternative Credit, LLC. This new capital follows iLending’s announcement in May that J.C. Flowers & Co. has taken a majority stake in the company…

Titan 100 Top CEOs: iLendingDIRECT’s Nancy Fitzgerald

Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Nancy Fitzgerald, Co-Founder & CEO of iLendingDIRECT, as a 2020 Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Colorado’s Top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that include demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively the 2020 Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 83,000 individuals and generate over $56 billion dollars in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will be honored at an awards ceremony on September 10, 2020, and will be given the opportunity to interact and connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans.

Extraordinary Women of Colorado: Nancy Fitzgerald

iLendingDIRECT’s Co-Founder & CEO, Nancy Fitzgerald, recently appeared on Extraordinary Women Radio™, a Colorado podcast featuring, “wildly successful women living out loud in voice, vitality, and vigor.” It is hosted by Kami Guildner, a women’s success coach, prominent Colorado thought leader, and entrepreneur.

iLendingDIRECT CEO Talks Passion & Integrity on PROCO360 Podcast

Nancy Fitzgerald, the Co-Founder & CEO of iLendingDIRECT, has a unique and inspiring story as a businesswoman. Nancy was recently featured on the PROCO360 podcast, a leading podcast for entrepreneurs who have met the challenging ups and downs that come with running a business and have become stronger because of it. Hosted by Dave Tabor, the podcast serves as an inspiration to current and potential business owners who have gone through difficult times themselves…

iLendingDIRECT Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At iLendingDIRECT, our primary concern is the health and wellbeing of our valued customers, employees, and business partners. In response to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are implementing precautions and closely monitoring developments.

iLendingDIRECT CEO Wins Colorado’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women Award

Nancy Fitzgerald, Co-Founder & CEO of iLendingDIRECT Auto Refinancing, has been named one of the 2020 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce…

iLendingDIRECT Ranked as Top Auto Finance Company — Again

iLendingDIRECT has once again been named as one of the Top 3 Auto Finance Partners for LendingTree® in the recently released rankings from the end of 2019. LendingTree, well-known and trusted amongst consumers looking for a variety of loan services, has previously recognized iLendingDIRECT as one of the Top 3 Auto Finance Partners in Q4 2018 and as the No. 1 Auto Finance Partner in Q1 2018 as well…

 

Auto Refinance for Credit Scores as Low as 580 with Foursight Capital

iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, announced a new partnership with Foursight Capital LLC, a Utah-based specialty auto finance company that has historically focused on helping to finance customers indirectly through relationships with franchise and independent dealerships…

Auto Refinance for Credit Scores as Low as 560 with Open Lending

iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, has expanded its partnership with Open Lending, which specializes in alternative risk modeling for loans…

iLendingDIRECT’s CEO is a Finalist for Outstanding Women in Business

Nancy Fitzgerald, co-founder and CEO of iLendingDIRECT, has been named as a finalist for the Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business award for the second year in a row. Nominees are judged based on innovation, entrepreneurship, professional accomplishments, and community leadership. Nancy is one of three finalists in the large business category…

iLendingDIRECT Wins Denver Best Places to Work 2019 Award

iLendingDIRECT has won a Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work award for the fourth year in a row. This recognition is granted based on employee surveys about company culture, benefits, perks, and opportunities. We’re so thankful to our team that has voted iLendingDIRECT to the top of the extra large business category for four years running…

iLendingDIRECT Names Tom Holgate as President & COO

(Denver, CO, May 14, 2019) – iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, announced that Tom Holgate has joined the company as its President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this new role, Mr. Holgate will be responsible for driving growth initiatives and efficiently scaling operations to meet the needs of new and existing business ventures…

iLendingDIRECT is a 2019 Best Places to Work Finalist

The Denver Business Journal has announced the top-ranking nominees for the 2019 Best Places to Work Award. iLendingDIRECT is a finalist for the fourth year in a row…

iLendingDIRECT Hires John Carrington as SVP of Market Strategy

(Centennial, CO, March 20, 2019) – iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, has hired veteran credit union industry executive John Carrington. Formerly the Senior Vice President of Sales for CU Direct Corporation (CUDL), Carrington is now the Senior Vice President of Market Strategy for iLendingDIRECT…

Auto Refinance Company and Divorce Firm Make an Unlikely Match

Centennial, Colorado, January 28, 2019 – Colorado-based companies iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in auto refinancing, and Divorce Matters, a top-rated Colorado divorce firm, announced a new partnership that connects legal expertise with one-stop assistance for auto loan retitling and refinance…

iLendingDIRECT Named Top 3 for LendingTree Customer Satisfaction

The results for the final quarter of 2018 are in, and iLendingDIRECT has been named as one of the Top 3 Auto Finance Partners for LendingTree ® once again. The company previously received recognition as the No. 1 Auto Finance Partner in Q1 2018…

iLendingDIRECT Awarded Prestigious BBB Torch Award for Ethics Excellence

The Better Business Bureau® (BBB) serving Greater Denver and Central Colorado named iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, a recipient of the 2018 Torch Awards. The Torch Awards, the BBB’s annual celebration of outstanding ethical business practices, is the most prestigious honor the BBB can present to a company. iLendingDIRECT was honored in the ‘Large Business’ category during the awards ceremony on Thursday, October 18 at the Infinity Park Event Center in Glendale…

iLendingDIRECT Named Finalist for Denver Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work

iLendingDIRECT, national leader in automotive refinancing, has been named a finalist for the Denver Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work award in the Extra Large (100+ employees) category. This recognition is determined wholly by employee nominations and marks the third consecutive year the company has been in the Top 10, winning first place in 2016 and second place in 2017. “At iLendingDIRECT, we don’t just pride ourselves on being a team, but a family,” says President & CEO Nancy Fitzgerald. “It’s such an honor to be named a finalist for the Best Places to Work award again this year because the feedback comes directly from our employees…”

Voted Best Places to Work for a Second Year by Denver Business Journal

The Denver Business Journal unveiled the results of its Best Places to Work awards, putting iLendingDIRECT atop the list in the extra-large company category (100+ employees) for the second consecutive year. The auto loan refinance company differentiates itself by doing business with a personal approach to its customers. They also embrace its company core values of communication, family, freedom, integrity, passion, and respect…

Denver Post Top Places to Work

[CENTENNIAL, Colo. – April 6, 2017] iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in auto-refinancing solutions, today announced that the company was recognized as a 2017 Top Workplaces by the Denver Post…

Financing From iLendingDIRECT’s Credit Union Network, Banks and Specialty Lenders

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 27th, 2017) – Today AutoFi, a financial technology company that is transforming the way cars are bought and sold, announced the launch of the first fully online sales and multi-lender financing solution for used car dealers. Financing on AutoFi’s platform will be provided by its lender network of banks, specialty lenders, and credit unions. Today, the company announced that its credit union financing will be offered in partnership with iLendingDIRECT

Nancy Fitzgerald, CEO of iLendingDIRECT, Wins 2016 Women in Remarketing Award

Englewood, CO – May 23, 2016 iLendingDIRECT has announced today that its CEO, Nancy Fitzgerald, has been recognized as a 2016 Women in Remarketing Honoree by Auto Remarketing…