Camino Financial, the first AI-powered community lending platform that expands access to credit for underserved entrepreneurs in the U.S., announced the appointment of Dana Rainford as Vice President of People and Talent. Rainford will oversee Camino’s efforts to attract, retain, and develop an innovative team as the company nears its goal of lending US $1 billion by the end of 2023.
“Since day one, Camino’s focus on reaching the overlooked has played into both its lending practices and its hiring ones.” said Kenneth Salas, Co-Founder, and Chief Operations Officer. “Dana’s mastery of people and culture development will contribute to our investment in our employees and our spirit of innovation.
Rainford joins Camino Financial with over 15 years of recruiting and employee management in global organizations. Prior to Camino Financial, Rainford held several senior positions at financial companies, including Westwood Financial and Citibank. Rainford earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Columbia College.
“I am excited to lead the talent initiatives that will support and accelerate Camino Financial’s strategic growth goals,” said Rainford. “As Camino expands its efforts, the company’s core values of entrepreneurship and innovation will continue to lead the growth of our HR department. “