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TODD LUHTANEN

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer at BlackFin, Todd is responsible for managing the firms’ day-to-day operations while overseeing the scalable expansion of BlackFin into its additional services and software offerings. He will be focused on streamlining operations while ensuring the internal and external service standards at BlackFin are maintained as the firm continues to grow. Prior to BlackFin, Todd was consulting businesses on efficiency and growth as the President of Talan Consulting but is most recognized for his over twenty-year career building and delivering lending solutions as the Co-Founder, CTO, and former COO at Dynatek, Inc. Todd is a Mortgage Technologist and Entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience building and running organizations in both technology, consulting and in operations. Specializing in mortgage banking industry, Todd has worked with small and mid-sized IMBs, Credit Unions and Community Banks. He has the unique blend of operational, technology, and loan origination background to bridge the gap and understand the needs of lenders while possessing the expertise to translate and negotiate those needs to a team, bringing it all together in unique solutions and award-winning services and products. Todd is the creator of one of the first Loan Origination Software systems in the industry. He has served on numerous boards and chaired working groups for the advancement of standards and has led the financial services industry in delivering solutions based on those standards. Todd highlights how the keys to a firm’s success consists of a commitment to operational excellence, teamwork, and the gold standards of service and delivery.  Todd is a member of MISMO and is a MBA Certified Mortgage Technologist (CMT).

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