Chief Lending Officer
Dan Lawless is chief lending officer for Liftfund, the largest non-profit micro-lender in the United States.
His responsibilities include managing all the lending offices in the Accion footprint including Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee. He also oversees the Small Business Administration 504 loans and customer service groups.
Lawless joined Liftfund in July 2012 as the executive vice president of sales and operations. Prior to that he was president of Chase Bank-Rio Grande Valley Region in McAllen, Texas, where he managed a multi- million-dollar portfolio and directed the bank’s growth throughout the Rio Grande Valley. He was committed to his community through service two economic development companies and the local United ways.
He is a San Antonio native graduating from Churchill High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in statistics and operations research from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Arizona State University.