Brendan Ross is the founder and CEO of Direct Lending Investments LLC, a private credit investment firm based in Los Angeles. The firm finances U.S. based companies with exposure to small business loans, receivables, real estate, and consumer loans. A pioneer in direct lending, Brendan has been a regular voice for the industry. Mr. Ross previously served as President & CEO of various companies including ReserveAmerica, Razorgator, and FMW, which extended credit directly to small businesses. Mr. Ross graduated magna and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University with B.A.s in Economics and Sociology.