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Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Company: VisionSpark
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:




Are you an experienced executive leader who can effectively develop and execute strategies and drive growth, while maintaining a people first approach? Do you recognize the importance of building strong teams and fostering a fun and competitive work culture? Can you pivot quickly in response to changing market conditions or unexpected challenges? If you are ready to break the mold in an industry-leading company, then we want to talk with you!

Our ideal EVP / COO is:

  • Strategic. Even when there are challenges that ripple through the market, you are calm and slow things down for the advantage of the organization.
  • Trust but verify. Your team is trusted, valued, and experienced, but knows your oversight protects them as well as the brand in a highly regulated environment.
  • Hands-On. You are intimately familiar with the day-to-day operations of your company. As an action-oriented leader, you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves.
  • Culture Champion. You are the "glue" that holds things together even when the going gets tough. You are fun, energetic, and the go-to person for your team.
  • Authentic. You are down to earth, approachable, and collaborative. Using your emotional intelligence, you can and will set healthy boundaries. Even in a fast-paced environment you have a strong emotional connection with your team.
  • Mission Oriented. You communicate goals and expectations. Everyone knows where they stand and makes it happen. Our ideal EVP/COO is committed, versatile, and understands crucial conversations are important to the company's success. Systems and processes are your superpower, and you help others see the importance of the financial bottom line when it comes to successfully growing an entrepreneurial business. Reporting to the CEO, you enjoy being the go-to person for numbers and data, enjoy being the go-to person in the organization.


    The job responsibilities of the EVP/COO include, but are not limited to:

    • Communicates and implements Visionary/CEO directives
    • LMA - leads, manages, and holds people accountable in the right way!
    • Responsible for organizational operations and processes; creation and implementation of processes that will drive the company forward
    • Maintains and develops organizational coaching and mentoring programs to ensure individual career growth
    • Leads all Level 10 EOS meetings, holds 1:1s with Leadership Team
    • Drive and provide input to all of leadership to ensure companywide operational integrity Operational Oversight
      • Operational excellence which includes Ops, HR, Sales, IT, Marketing, Compliance, Underwriting, Accounting and Finance (with P&L responsibilities)
      • Responsible for Human Resources department: Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits (ensuring market competitiveness), People and Culture initiatives and organizational quarterly performance reviews
      • Ensures corporate compliance from city, state, and federal levels
      • Owns compliance and internal controls for all departments
      • Responsible for all non-loan specific issues and compliance
      • Keeps organization up to date and relevant on all mortgage lending and services Implementation
        • Assesses day to day needs of organization; delegates effectively to resolve issues
        • Owns continued implementation of EOS - (Entrepreneurial Operating System), including Rocks, 1-year, 3-year, and 10-year goals
        • Develops and champions culture, including work-life integration and improvements
        • Responsible for completion of special projects in working with Visionary; any company or corporate due diligence when needed
        • Ensure legal compliance with vendors and review all company legal contracts to determine potential organizational exposure QUALIFICATIONS

          • 7+ years banking / mortgage lending operations and compliance experience
          • 5+ years of executive leadership experience
          • Cross functional and multi-departmental leadership experience
          • Experience with Human Resources operations (including, but not limited to: talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and compliance)
          • 4-year degree or equivalent experience Preferred
            • Has experience contributing to growth of an organization with 20M+ revenue
            • Experience leading and managing rapid, dynamic organizational change (such as: location expansion, work environment transition, systems implementation)
            • Small to mid-sized company leadership experience
            • Treasury management experience Desired
              • Integrator experience
              • Familiarity with EOS - (Entrepreneurial Operating System)
              • Private money lending knowledge THE COMPANY - Rain City Capital

                We are Rain City Capital - a fast growing hard money lender headquartered in Kirkland, WA. We put our borrowers first and prioritize smart long-term decision making, which is how we've built our business almost exclusively on word-of-mouth referrals. Since 2009, we have funded over $1 billion in loans for flips, short sales, escrow, and auction purchases in over 6000 transactions. We partner with each of our borrowers to ensure success. Unlike the industry in 2007 - and for some lenders today - it is not about the quick buck for Rain City. It is about keeping it simple and lending with integrity.

                WHY Rain City Capital?

                No two workdays are the same, so our team is made up of individuals who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and make it happen. Our staff is energetic, fun, and committed to leading the industry by putting the relationship before the transaction:
                • No filter; just honest conversations
                • Fast-paced, collaborative work environment
                • Our mission statement is not just wall art
                • No work silos allowed!
                • We make what we do fun!
                • Transparent work expectations. Flexible, accommodating, caring.
                • Hybrid work environment
                • We run on EOS - - and it has transformed our company!
                • We are always looking to grow and improve
                • At the end of the day, we care about each other Our Core Values are:
                  • Have Fun - We build relationships that make doing business fun and motivating every single day. We enjoy our work, are great at it, and don't take ourselves too seriously.
                  • Be Real - We do what we say we're going to do with authenticity. We set our customers, investors, and each other up for success, even if it means telling them something they don't want to hear.
                  • Own It - We hold ourselves and each other accountable for end results, win or lose. We're accountable for what we own and own what we're accountable for - if we make a mistake, we do our best to make it right.
                  • Embrace Change - We choose change over comfort. We reach for new opportunities, ask questions, and share ideas with enthusiasm. We're always looking to move the line and find a better way.
                  • Get Shit Done - We work as a team to overcome obstacles, make decisions quickly, and get things done the right way. We go the extra mile to make it happen. Salary range: $200k - $225k

                    • Medical, dental, vision (employee premiums fully paid by company)
                    • 12 paid holidays
                    • 4 weeks paid vacation per year with annual graduated accrual up to 12 days per year
                    • 401k plan

                      If you are ready to make your mark on a lively and game-changing organization and take your career to new heights, apply today!

                      JOB CODE: Rain City Capital

Keywords: VisionSpark, Kirkland , Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Accounting, Auditing , Kirkland, Washington

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