Orchard Appoints Patrick McClymont as Chief Financial Officer to Accelerate Company Growth
NEW YORK, June 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Orchard, the home buying market that makes buying a home stress-free, fair and easy, has announced new additions to its leadership team and board of directors. Patrick mcclymont joins Orchard as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Kelly brink joined as Head of Capital Markets. Additionally, Courtney leimkuhler will join the board of directors and Sean roberts, formerly CFO of Orchard, will become Chief Operating Officer.
âWe added amazing financial leaders to the Orchard team today. I couldn’t be happier to welcome Patrick and Kelly to our management team and Courtney to our Board of Directors. Collectively, their financial expertise and public company experience will help Orchard prepare for its next phase of growth as we continue to expand across the country and transform buying homes for the masses, âsaid Court Cunningham, CEO and co-founder of Orchard.
As CFO, McClymont will play a key role in Orchard’s rapid expansion plans and oversee the accounting, finance and capital markets teams. McClymont brings more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry. Most recently, he was CFO and Executive Vice President at IMAX Corporation, where he led all finance related functions for the publicly traded company. Previously, he was CFO at Sotheby’s and partner in the investment practice of Goldman Sachs & Co ..
âOrchard is at the forefront of change in one of the nation’s largest consumer categories and is poised to experience massive growth in the years to come. I am excited to join an experienced management team with a strong track record and look forward to helping grow the business nationwide, âsaid McClymont.
In his role as Head of Capital Markets for Orchard, Brink will be responsible for managing Orchard’s balance sheet and corporate strategy. Brink comes to Orchard with nearly 20 years of investment banking and operations experience and previously worked at Bain Capital, where she managed $ 36 billion on behalf of Bain customers. Prior to joining Orchard, Brink was CFO for Harper & Scott.
In addition to adding new members to its management team, Orchard is adding Courtney leimkuhler to the blackboard. Leimkuhler has spent two decades in the financial services industry, both in capital formation and in business risk management. After starting her career at Goldman Sachs, Leimkuhler joined the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), where she was part of the leadership team that transformed the NYSE from a not-for-profit mutual to a major stock exchange groups listed on stock exchanges around the world. From there she became Chief Financial Officer of Marsh and now runs a startup investment firm.
Orchard has helped people buy and sell billions of dollars in homes across the country. For more information, please visit www.orchard.com.
About the orchard
Orchard radically simplifies the experience of buying and selling a home, from research to closing. Traditionally, homeowners looking to buy their next home face a stressful and uncertain process: they either have to sell their old home and move out twice, or buy as a prospective buyer and risk not getting their home. dreams. Orchard pioneered the âbuy before sellâ model in real estate with its Move First offering: after allowing the client to move into their new home, Orchard is selling their old home for the best price. The company’s Offer Boost option is particularly appealing to customers in competitive markets by giving them the ability to use Orchard’s money to secure their dream home. Cash offers are more likely to be accepted by sellers, a huge advantage in today’s competitive market environment. Orchard’s products and services have transformed the home buying and selling experience through AI-powered home search and a vertically integrated platform with Orchard Home Loans, Orchard Title and Orchard Insurance, offering a fully digital fence to customers. Orchard is headquartered at New York City and offers its services in Colorado, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia.