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Our team

Our team is the key to all of our past and future success. We’re passionate about building a diverse team around our core values. We work hard to maintain a company culture that attracts hungry, smart, and humble people who are passionate about leveling the playing field in real estate. start winning with cash offers on screen on a laptop on a desk

Want to work with us?

We’ve believed from the beginning that we need the right people on the bus in order to achieve our audacious goals. Feel like you fit our core values? Want to be a part of an innovative team trying to change the way homes are bought and sold? Browse our job listings and reach out!

Our Values

What do our values mean to us? They are the DNA behind the ideals, mindsets, and ethos that define who we are - and who we can never cease to be. We are a small team with an ambition that stops nothing short of changing the way homes are bought and sold across the country; our values make sure we never get lost along the way.

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We measure as a team. We win and lose together.

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Best ideas win

Ideas aren’t born with titles. The best ideas should win, whether they come from the CEO or the intern.

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Fail smart

Risk is essential for innovation and growth, and some failure is inevitable. Learn from it & grow.

Our Leadership

Adam Pollack, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of
Adam Pollack
Co-founder & CEO

Before Adam left Harvard to change real estate for the better, he started his business career with his twin brother. Together at eleven years old, they started a hauling company that was featured as a cover story in the WSJ. At Harvard, he studied Social Theory, French and Spanish, but spent most of his free time boxing. Upon leaving school, he and his fellow founders participated in the esteemed Y-Combinator startup accelerator and thereafter won the backing of several prominent Silicon Valley Capitalists. He was also awarded the honor of being a Thiel Fellow.

Fun Fact: Adam once ran a marathon with no training and finished last — he now calls himself an avid marathoner.

Nick Friedma, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
Nick Friedman
Co-founder & COO

Nick is’s Co-founder and COO. When Nick is not managing’s home purchase and mortgage funding operations, he enjoys beatboxing, minigolf, sour beers, and giving Ted Talks. Nick studied mathematics and economics before dropping out of Williams College to co-found Nick also participated in Y-Combinator and is a licensed loan officer in Colorado.

Fun Fact: Nick once lost terribly at bowling, watched videos of professional bowlers online, and bowled 9 strikes in a row to start his next game -- he now learns every sport, instrument, or art form from YouTube.

Ian Perrex, co-founder and Chief Technical Officer
Ian Perrex
Co-founder & CTO

Ian is’s Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. Ian completed a master’s at Stanford where he studied AI, then founded and sold a startup that helps Fortune 500 companies manage their data. When he is not building the software infrastructure behind upgrading the way homes are bought and sold in the United States, Ian is either hiking in Montana or pursuing his Doctorate in Technology at Purdue.

Fun Fact: Ian is just terrible at remembering names, but uses sticky notes to help. His mirror at home has one that says “Ian”.

Maura Gordon our Director of Approvals
Maura Gordon
Director of Approvals

Maura was’s first team member and is currently Director of Approvals. In this role, she oversees our Approval Team and customer service operations. In addition to being a licensed loan officer in six states, Maura is a Colorado native, a proud wife, mom, Irish Wolfhound lover, and VW van aficionado.

Fun Fact:
Maura was the loan officer, processor, and underwriter for’s first transaction. She is the first person to ever upgrade a mortgage buyer to an all-cash buyer in residential real estate.

A picture of Celeste Lo, our Director of Cash Transactions
Celeste Lo
Director of Cash Transactions

Celeste serves as’s Director of Cash Transactions where she works closely with agents to make the closing process a delightful experience. With over 15 years in real estate for one of the nation’s leading agents, Celeste has virtually seen and done it all. Running, boxing, and tackling home improvements around the house are her favorite outlets. She loves being active with her husband and then kicking back with their English bulldog Wally.

Fun Fact: Celeste was also one of the first buyers to ever be upgraded to an all-cash buyer. With (formerly BoardRE), Celeste beat out several other cash buyers and won her Colorado dream home. She joined shortly thereafter to help others do the same.