Executive Biographies

Executive Biographies
Richard Gagliano President, Origination Technologies, Black Knight, Inc.

Richard (“Rich”) Gagliano is President of Origination Technologies for Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a premier provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage industry. As the division’s leader, Rich is primarily responsible for the direction of Black Knight’s loan origination systems for retail, wholesale, consumer-direct, home equity and correspondent lending channels; lead management and point-of-sale solutions; artificial intelligence and machine learning solution; eClosing and eNotary solutions; fee service to support loan estimate and closing disclosure data; enterprise business intelligence platform; and multiple solutions to facilitate digital connectivity and online collaboration.

With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Rich offers a wide range of lending-product knowledge and insight. Before joining Black Knight, Rich was Senior Vice President of Direct Lending and Chief Administrative Officer at Aurora Bank. In that role, he was responsible for management of the direct-to-consumer lending platform (sales\operations) and established Aurora Bank’s internet lending channel.

In 2020, Rich was presented with a HousingWire Vanguard Award for outstanding leadership in the housing finance industry. He was also named by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) to the 2020 Mortgage Global 100, a prestigious list of 31 leaders in America who are making unique, wide impacts on the entire mortgage industry.

Rich earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University and an MBA degree in finance from Saint Louis University.