As president of Zillow Home Loans and senior vice president of mortgages, Rian is responsible for leading the business strategy, operations, risk management, and technology platform integration and development for both lines of business, including Zillow’s Mortech Marksman pricing engine and related mortgage analysis.
Prior to joining Zillow Group in 2019, Rian held executive operations positions at consumer-direct lending companies, including Impac Mortgage, loanDepot and Greenlight Loans, a division of Nationstar Mortgage. In these roles, he developed robust operations functions, established risk management strategies, integrated new businesses and led the scaling of complex online platforms specific to the direct lending industry.
In 2005, Rian earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation, the highest professional designation for the real estate finance industry. Rian earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of Portland.