Meet the leadership

Meet the leadership

Doug Lebda

CEO and Company Founder

After experiencing the frustrations and complexities of getting his first mortgage, Doug envisioned a way to simplify the loan shopping process. Instead of physically going to multiple banks, customers could go to a website where the banks would compete for their business. That was 1996, and the website would become the one you’re reading right now.

Trent Ziegler

Chief Financial Officer

Trent serves as LendingTree’s Chief Financial Officer. His tenure with LendingTree began in 2012 when he joined the organization as a Senior Financial Analyst. Trent has played a critical role in several high-visibility roles at LendingTree including Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Investor Relations, and company Treasurer.

Scott Peyree

President, LendingTree Insurance

Scott uses his 20+ years of business experience to guide LendingTree in its goal to revolutionize how consumers experience the insurance industry.

J.D. Moriarty

President of Marketplace and Chief Operating Officer

As the President of Marketplace and Chief Operating Officer, J.D. manages LendingTree’s daily marketplace operations including general management, sales, marketing, and contact center operations.

Jill Olmstead

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jill joined LendingTree in October 2018 and serves as LendingTree’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Jill oversees and manages Human Resources, Real Estate and Facilities and the LendingTree Foundation.

Arun Sankaran

Chief Information Security Officer

Arun joined LendingTree in October 2018 as Chief Information Security Officer. Arun leads the company’s information security organization in overseeing the confidentiality and integrity of LendingTree’s technology and information system, evaluating and addressing any potential risks, informing policies and expanding LendingTree’s overall information security capabilities.

Carla Shumate

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer

Carla has served as Chief Accounting Officer of LendingTree since 2013. She oversees all general and technical accounting, tax and SOX functions.

Scott Totman

Chief Technology Officer

Serving as LendingTree’s Chief Technology Officer, Scott leads the development operations for our web properties and the LendingTree App.

Lisa Young

General Counsel

Lisa joined LendingTree in 2021 to serve in the role of General Counsel. She oversees the company’s legal and compliance teams and advises leadership on legal, regulatory and compliance matters which affect LendingTree’s business.

Shiv Singh

Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer

As the Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer at LendingTree, Shiv champions the creation of innovative experiences that delight consumers and deliver meaningful interactions for all of life’s most important financial decisions.

Jorge de Castro

SVP My LendingTree and Partnerships

Jorge is the company’s SVP of My LendingTree and Partnerships bringing dedicated focus to all aspects of the membership-based financial services platform.