Dan Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans Inc., the nation's largest online lender and a top-five retail home lender in the United States.
Dan is also majority owner of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters, as well as the operator of the Quicken Loans Arena ("The Q") in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dan founded Rock Financial in 1985. The company grew into one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the country and in the late 1990s, launched its Internet strategy and quickly positioned itself as the fastest growing direct mortgage lender on the Internet.
In 2000, software maker Intuit purchased Rock Financial and the company was renamed "Quicken Loans." Dan stayed on as CEO, leading the company as it became the largest online home lender.
In 2002, Dan led a group and purchased Quicken Loans and its affiliated... See More