Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> July 1, 2016

Interview with the Chairman and CEO: LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA)

Rodgers, Bruce
Bruce Rodgers is Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA). He is a former business transactions attorney and was a shareholder of Macfarlane, Ferguson, & McMullen, P.A. from 1991 to 1998, and an equity partner of Foley & Lardner LLP from 1998 to 2003. Originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mr. Rodgers holds an engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, 1985, and a Juris Doctor with high honors from the University of Florida, 1991. Mr. Rodgers also served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1985 to 1989, rising to the rank of lieutenant. Mr. Rodgers is a member of the Florida Bar and holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Profile
TWST: Let's start with the how/when/why LM Funding got started.

Mr. Rodgers: The easy version is, I was a tax and securities lawyer, and had a pretty good run of