Hank Birkdale

Hank Birkdale Vice President of Software Engineer, LendKey

Hank is responsible for leading & managing LendKey’s Software Engineering teams across it’s Loan Origination & Servicing platform.  Hank brings over 30 years of experience in software development. He has lead international teams from Ireland, India, China, and Latin America. He has opened and managed multiple off shore and near shore development centers for a number of companies to include Fidelity Investments, Dealertrack and Cox Automotive. Hank was Fidelity’s second employee at their off shore center in Dalian, China, where he lived for almost three years. Hank is also a veteran of the armed services, having served in the United States Air Force and retiring as a Colonel.  Hank holds a Master of Science in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology, in Dayton, OH.