Pine Financial Group Welcomes Brandon McKnight As Chief Strategy Officer

McKnight Joins Pine With Over Two Decades Of Experience In Real Estate And Technology

Pine Financial Group announced that Brandon McKnight has been named the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately.  In this new role, McKnight will join the senior management team and be involved in all aspects of the business. He brings tactical expertise which will strengthen Pine’s foundational elements as the company continues to grow.

McKnight joins Pine with over two decades of experience in various areas of real estate and technology with in-depth understanding in product development and launch processes.  He was formerly the President of CivicSource® and the Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Promontory Risk Review (PRR), a division of IBM.  During his time at PRR, he was instrumental in scaling the company revenues by 400% in six years.

“Brandon is an absolute homerun and the timing of him joining this amazing team is perfect,” said CEO Kevin Amolsch.  “We can already tell that he is a perfect culture fit and has the background as well as expertise to drive us forward.”

McKnight also previously served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Stewart Lender Services (a division of Stewart Title). In this role, he had profit and loss responsibility for the Loan File Review Division, which included five different business units including, Real Estate Owned (REO) Asset Management, Loan File Due Diligence, Origination Quality Control as well as Servicing Oversight/Quality Control.

“I’m extremely excited to be joining Pine.  I’ve known Kevin for a couple of years now and the timing just felt right for both of us,” said McKnight.  “I look forward to helping the company grow while also solidifying some of the existing processes.”

McKnight holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law School.