Management Team

LoanBright is an Employee Owned Company

Russell Straub

Russ StraubFounder, President, Chief Executive Officer

Russell Straub is a founder of LoanBright and has spent the past 15 years leading the organization.  Prior to Loanbright Russ was General Manager of the Colorado office of 1st New England Mortgage Corp, where he closed over 1,000 mortgage loans during his time as a retail loan officer. In 2009 he was also a founder and President of OccasionalCar, a Denver based car sharing service that was sold to Enterprise Rent-A-Car in 2014. Russ is also a former Professor from Northeastern University and started his career as a member of the elite Manufacturing Management Program with General Electric Company. Russ holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

Mark Barlow

Mark BarlowFounder, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Mark Barlow is a founder of LoanBright. He has a broad information technology background with 30 years of experience. At LoanBright he is in charge of software development and technology. Prior to founding LoanBright Mark held senior positions at Ben & Jerry's, Burton Snowboards and Digital Equipment Corporation where he designed and wrote decision support systems and planning applications for manufacturing. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of Vermont.

Scott Wiesenmeyer

Scott WiesenmeyerVice President of Client Relations

Scott Wiesenmeyer joined LoanBright in November 1999 as its National Sales Director. Mr. Wiesenmeyer has been instrumental in LoanBright's growth and development over the last 15 years as a key contributor in the areas of sales, operations, financial and client relations. Mr. Wiesenmeyer is responsible for the day to day operations of the LoanBright sales team, general management, training, client relations and accounting.

Prior to joining LoanBright, Mr. Wiesenmeyer was a retail loan officer for Champion Mortgage and spent 6 years in management with Enterprise-Rent-A-Car. He has 4 children and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Southern Illinois University.