Thomas J. Reddin

Board Member

Thomas J. Reddin is the former President and CEO of LendingTree and an early stage member of the team that built the company from a small start up to a national brand, and the country’s leader in online lending.  He currently runs Red Dog Ventures LLC, a boutique venture capital and advisory firm focused on helping early stage companies in the digital arena achieve the next level of growth.   

Earlier in his career, Reddin spent seventeen years in the consumer packaged goods industry including five years at Coca-Cola USA, where he was responsible for the Coca-Cola brand as Vice President, Consumer Marketing, and played a lead role in the business strategy that resulted in Coca Cola’s entry into the bottled water market with Dasani bottled water.  Prior to Coca-Cola, he spent twelve years with Kraft General Foods in various brand management and finance capacities.

Mr. Reddin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received his MBA from New York University, with distinction.     He serves on several boards including Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT), Valassis Communications Inc. (NYSE:VCI), Premier Farnell plc (LON:PFL), Queens University of Charlotte and several private company boards.   He is also the publisher of, a blog where he voices his insights and opinions on mortgage rates in the U.S.