LendingTree Appoints J.D. Moriarty as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

March 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree® (NASDAQ: TREE), the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today announced that J.D. Moriarty will be joining the company as its Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, effective April, 2017.   

In his new role, Moriarty will be responsible for business development and strategic acquisitions as the company continues to expand its footprint in the lending and financial technology industry. 

"We couldn't be more excited to welcome J.D. as an official member of the LendingTree team," said Doug Lebda, founder and CEO of LendingTree. "In his prior role at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.D. served as a valuable partner with a deep understanding of LendingTree's business, market position and growth opportunity as he guided our team through several critical transactions. Now as a member of LendingTree's team, J.D.'s business acumen and experience in the financial services sector make him the ideal leader to drive continued growth through strategic business development and capitalize on LendingTree's market opportunities."

J.D. Moriarty comes to LendingTree with almost 23 years of experience with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently serving as Managing Director & Head of Americas Equity Capital Markets.  Prior to this leadership role, he had responsibility for equity origination in a wide range of industry sectors, including Technology. 

"I have always enjoyed advising exciting and innovative growth companies, and I am incredibly excited to go all in and fully join the LendingTree team.  The company has an exceptional brand and market presence and there is an awesome growth opportunity in front of us," said Moriarty.

Moriarty received a B.A. from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from The Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

About LendingTree 
LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE) is the nation's leading online loan marketplace, empowering consumers as they comparison-shop across a full suite of loan and credit-based offerings. LendingTree provides an online marketplace which connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business, as well as an array of online tools and information to help consumers find the best loan. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 65 million loan requests. LendingTree provides free monthly credit scores through My LendingTree and access to its network of over 450 lenders offering home loans, personal loans, credit cards, student loans, personal loans, business loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, auto loans and more. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of LendingTree, Inc. For more information go to www.lendingtree.com, dial 800-555-TREE, like our Facebook page and/or follow us on Twitter @LendingTree.

Megan Greuling

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