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Suk Shah, Annual Luncheon Co-Chair & Start Early Board Member

Suk Shah

Annual Luncheon Co-Chair; Start Early Board Member

Suk Shah is currently the chief executive officer of The Monarch Collective, a fast-growing real estate services vertical within StoicLane, a long-term growth and acquisition vehicle providing owners and operators expertise and strategic capital to grow their businesses.

Prior to Monarch, Suk was the chief financial officer of Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest and fastest-growing retail mortgage lenders in the country. As chief financial officer, Suk oversaw all the finance and capital-related functions at Guaranteed Rate, focusing on driving bottom-line profitability and enhancing shareholder value while supporting various strategic initiatives including M&A. Under his stewardship, Guaranteed Rate originated over $100 billion of mortgages in 2021.

Prior to Guaranteed Rate, Suk was the chief financial officer of Avant, where he helped build and grow the leading consumer lending platform to “Unicorn” status, helping raise over $600 million in equity and $4 billion in debt capital to fuel the growth of its personal loan and credit card products. Avant has helped over 2 million people get the funding they deserve.

Prior to Avant, Suk spent over a decade in various leadership roles at General Electric and HSBC Bank. Suk is also a board member and chair of the finance committee for the nonprofit organization, Start Early, whose mission is to advance quality early learning for families with children, before birth through their earliest years, to help close the opportunity gap.

Suk also advises start-up founders and early-stage venture funds across several tech-enabled verticals including leasing finance, furniture rental, college admissions and blockchain-related platforms.