Rick Roque brings over 20 years of business development, capital fundraising and industry experience having worked on both the lender and mortgage technology sides of the business.Rick started his career in the heart of Silicon Valley working for technology firms focusing on fundraising and client management in the U.S., Asia and the United Kingdom. The boom and bust of the dot com era led Rick to start his own company, SGI in 2001 which he later sold to his business partner in 2004. Since real estate and housing was a family business, Rick focused on identifying workflow management and technology delivery solutions (hosted Calyx Point and other technology solutions) while working with Wizmo, a leading SaaS provider in the United States.He raised money and helped launch PushMX Software a workflow automation solution built around Calyx Point and he later joined the management team at Calyx to manage all sales and business development activities in addition to all of Calyxs largest client relationships. Since departing from his role in 2009, he started a consulting firm, MENLOCompany.com where he works to raise capital, define product strategy, gain client adoption and for lenders, to increase production and their operational strength. An industry speaker, Rick has spoken at over 50 banking conferences across the United States, Africa and Asia. Presently, Rick is a Board Member of PrimeSource Mortgage, a publically traded non depository bank.
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