Built Technologies, a FinTech company focused on powering smarter construction lending through modern technology, has brought on Raymond (Ray) Ritz as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Technology. In his role, Ritz will lead Built’s product and technology development, including software engineering, customer support, and implementations.
“We are excited to welcome Ray to Built’s executive team,” said Built CEO Chase Gilbert. “As we continue to expand our reach and impact throughout the construction industry, lenders from coast-to-coast have used our platform to manage over $21 billion of construction loan volume. Ray is joining our team at a crucial time, and we are confident his impressive background in software engineering will help us strengthen our platform and drive more opportunities for Built across the U.S.”
Before joining Built, Ritz served as the vice president of software engineering for naviHealth, where he led the engineering department through a period of rapid expansion and growth. Previously, he was a senior director at Xerox Company, overseeing the global product and software development team’s development of public safety products.
“It is an honor to join Built as the company continues its impressive growth trajectory,” said Ritz. “Built’s platform has already begun to transform the construction lending industry, and I look forward to further advancing our software initiatives for financial institutions across the country.”
Ritz earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Virginia Tech.A
Built is a provider of secure, cloud-based construction lending software and the only platform to be endorsed by the American Bankers Association. Built’s collaborative platform brings the draw management process online, helping to reduce construction loan risk, increase loan profitability, transform the borrower experience, simplify compliance, and provide lenders with data never accessed before. Built serves community, regional, and national lenders coast-to-coast.