Chase Gilbert, Built’s CEO and Co-Founder, Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in the Housing Finance Industry.Chase Gilbert, CEO and co-founder of Built Technologies, has received HousingWire’s 2018 Vanguard Award. Built is a leading FinTech company focused on bringing construction lending into the digital age.
HousingWire, a national news outlet focused on the U.S. mortgage and housing markets, is honoring 52 leaders who were carefully selected by its editorial board based on their accomplishments in the last 12 months. Gilbert joins a prestigious list of executives who have led their companies to spectacular success, as evidenced by expanding products, services, and profits. The majority of the winners are leading from the C-suite, and many are also founders or co-founders of their businesses. Others are making invaluable contributions in business development, strategy, risk management and more.
"As the Vanguards award program continues to grow and to be more successful, the entry point gets tighter. These winners are truly the best Vanguards in the mortgage finance industry, and they all deserve the highest honor in the space," said HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney.“In addition to representing a wide range of talent and expertise in the mortgage finance economy, this year’s Vanguard honorees represent much of the change happening within the mortgage industry,” Online Editor Caroline Basile said.
Under Gilbert’s leadership, Built has had a year of record growth within the construction lending industry as the company remains the only platform to be endorsed by the American Bankers Association. Since launching in 2015, the company has more than tripled its client base to include over 70 banks across the U.S.and recently surpassed over $17 billion in construction loan volume.
“I am extremely honored to receive the 2018 Vanguard award with such an esteemed group of industry leaders and innovators,” said Gilbert. “This award is truly a reflection of our team at Built Technologies who have worked tirelessly to digitize construction lending and change the direction of the industry.”