Innovation Starts at the Top
Jeff Ball is our President and CEO. He is responsible for setting Visio's overall strategy and direction. Prior to forming Visio Lending, Jeff founded Visio's sister company, Econohomes. Jeff previously served as the Global Head of Semiconductor Investment Banking at JPMorgan, where his clients included some of the largest technology companies in the world, including Intel and Texas Instruments. Before JPMorgan, Jeff was a corporate securities attorney at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich (now DLA Piper). Jeff received his JD and MBA from Santa Clara University. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Theology from Georgetown University.
Bill Kerley is Visio's Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Visio Lending, Bill served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations for WhiteGlove Health from April 2009 to April 2013. Bill's previous positions include Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of The Collective Group, LLC, an IT services company; Chief Operating Officer of Services of MTI Technology Corporation; and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Collective Technologies, LLC. Prior to Collective Technologies, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of JDN Realty Corporation. He earned a BBA in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Matt Matza is our Executive Vice President. Matt is responsible for spearheading our capital raising efforts and other strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Visio Lending, Matt was Managing Director at Cypress Real Estate Advisors where he led capital market activities and oversight for investment acquisitions, dispositions, and asset management activities. Matt's involvement with Cypress included the investment of over $700 million in equity across various asset classes. Matt previously worked in Houston, Texas, for Centennial Ventures, a venture capital firm, where he evaluated investment opportunities in the telecom sector. Earlier in his career, Matt worked in San Francisco, California, for McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, where he advised clients across various industries. Matt received his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Texas and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Ryan Painter is our Vice President of Loan Originations. Ryan is responsible for building, training, motivating and managing our sales teams, as well as leading operations. Prior to joining Visio Lending in 2009, Ryan was a Large Opportunity Representative with Dell computer, where he handled the sale of total IT solutions for small businesses. Previously, Ryan served as General Sales Manager for Davis Acura in Langhorne, PA leading the development of their Certified Pre-Owned program. During Ryan's tenure and through his efforts, Davis Acura became the top Acura Certified Pre-Owned program in the nation.
Rhonda Dodson is our Vice President, Accounting & Finance, and is responsible for all financial reporting and compliance to internal and external parties. Rhonda was promoted to Vice President after serving as Visio’s Corporate Controller & Treasurer for nearly five years. Prior to joining Visio Lending, Rhonda was Chief Financial Officer of House Call Doctors. In her 20-plus-year career, Rhonda has also served as Director of Cash Services for Dell Computer Corporation, Controller for Brown, McCarroll & Oaks Hartline and Accounts Payable Manager for Willbros Group. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.
Mary Anne Gunn is our Vice President of Marketing, responsible for developing and leading the marketing team focused on further positioning Visio Lending as the premiere provider of portfolio growth solutions for real estate investors. Through an integrated marketing strategy that includes channel development, digital marketing, corporate positioning and communications, brand identity, customer acquisition and retention, content development and analytics, Mary Anne and team work closely with the sales organization and leadership team to accelerate the company’s growth. Mary Anne brings almost 20 years of experience in B2B, high tech and healthcare marketing experience to the company. She has held marketing leadership roles across high-growth organizations where growing awareness, streamlining channel programs and structuring high-value lead generation programs resulted in significantly increased sales growth and market share. Mary Anne holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and an MBA from the UT’s McComb’s School of Business.