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2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Rankin Blair

Managing Director of Operations, Lima One Capital


Rankin Blair started his career in the lending industry as an underwriter, and employee No.7, at Lima One Capital back in 2013.

But he quickly moved through the ranks, and within a year, was promoted to director of operations, a position he has held since as he has worked to promote visibility through internal reporting and software systems. Blair helped create a roadmap for logistics that would support the company’s growth by implementing institutional-grade policies and procedures. He then helped design and implement Lima One’s loan origination so ware, before setting his sights on a custom inspection management platform for the in-house servicing of Lima One’s Fix-and-Flip loan program. Now, Blair leads a team of 33 underwriting analysts and the company credit his leadership for contributing to the 1,870% growth it has experienced since he began his operations role in 2014.

“I don’t believe there is a secret formula for success. In my experience, success has been directly related with the level of effort applied to the task. I view strategies to increase efficiency and productivity as work multipliers not shortcuts. When these strategies are coupled with low effort, it is easy to achieve average results, but when they are combined with high effort the results can be truly impressive. To build a great company and achieve huge success there is no substitute for hard work.”

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