LendingTree Appoints New SVP

With 23 years of experience, J.D. Moriarty will be responsible for business development and strategic acquisitions.
J.D. Moriarty, LendingTree's new senior vice president of corporate development
J.D. Moriarty, LendingTree’s new senior vice president of corporate development

Charlotte, N.C.—LendingTree, an online loan marketplace, recently announced that J.D. Moriarty will be joining the company as senior vice president of corporate development, effective April 2017. As the company continues to expand its footprint in the lending and financial technology industry, Moriarty will be in charge of business development and strategic acquisitions.

The new senior vice president of LendingTree has almost a quarter of century of experience with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently serving as managing director and head of Americas Equity Capital Markets. Prior to this leadership role, he had worked to ensure equity origination in technology and other industry sectors. Moriarty has a bachelor of arts degree from Bucknell University and a master of business administration degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome J.D. as an official member of the LendingTree team. J.D.’s business acumen and experience in the financial services sector make him the ideal leader to drive continued growth through strategic business development and capitalize on LendingTree’s market opportunities,” said Doug Lebda, founder & CEO of LendingTree.

LendingTree is in the middle of an expansion process at its headquarters. At the end of 2016, the consumer finance information technology company announced it will invest nearly $47 million in Charlotte’s South Park community.

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