Foundation Finance Company (FFC) is a nationwide sales finance company that provides full-service prime, near-prime and subprime consumer financing solutions in order to help dealers and contractors close more sales.
Our management team has extensive experience in consumer financing for dealers and retail networks. We’re backed by an investment group with more than $6 billion under management, so we’ve got the strength to support your growth.
Alex Mladek – Chief Executive Officer
Alex Mladek is the Chief Executive Officer and one of Foundation’s founding partners. Mr. Mladek has over 20 years of experience in the consumer finance industry. Mr. Mladek has extensive experience in strategic planning and forecasting, compliance, capital raising, maintaining bank relationships, securitizations and financial reporting. Mr. Mladek graduated with a Masters of Accountancy from the University of South Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Andrea McCullion – Chief Business Development Officer
Andrea has more than 15 years’ sales and management experience in the consumer finance industry, previously running one of the largest retail finance branches in the country for a nationwide consumer finance lender. She is experienced in underwriting and collections along with business development, writing and graphic design and holds an M.B.A. with marketing emphasis.
Ryan Woller – Chief Operating Officer
Ryan holds a degree in business and has more than 15 years’ experience in collections, account servicing and funding/legal compliance in the consumer finance industry. He has effectively managed up to 200 collectors and has a strong background in nationwide lending and collection laws.
Burak Gunes – Chief Risk & Analytics Officer
Burak has over 15 years of experience in consumer lending and credit risk management. Prior to joining FFC in 2017, he held various senior roles at Capital One. Most recently he was the Head of Credit for Cobranded Partnerships Cards. He has extensive experience in analytics, modeling, consumer underwriting, product strategy, online marketing and risk management. Burak has an MBA from Columbia University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Luder Milton – General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Luder has been providing legal advice to banks and consumer finance companies for more than 10 years. Before joining FFC, he was Senior Counsel at Capital One where he managed litigation and advised its credit card, mortgage and automobile finance businesses on consumer regulatory and compliance requirements. Luder received his B.A. from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.
Craig Gadke – Chief Technology Officer
Craig is an accomplished, results-oriented IT professional with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of development, quality and technical management within many different industries – military, manufacturing, banking, healthcare, insurance and retail. He is experienced in overseeing multiple global development teams while effectively improving overall operations.