Direct Lending Investments runs the oldest and largest fund focused on short-term small business loans purchased from non-bank lenders. Founder and Portfolio Manager Brendan Ross is a former turnaround CEO, and an expert in private credit, having purchased over $1 billion in loans and receivables from non-bank lenders, more than any other investor worldwide. Chief Investment Officer Dr. Bryce Mason has been creating independent loan scoring models, and building loan portfolios since 2007. Head of Research James Alexander is a former banker with experience at Goldman, RBC, and Nomura, who has been in marketplace lending since 2010. Brendan, Bryce, and James lead a team of sixteen professionals based in Los Angeles, and focused exclusively on their single, flagship fund.