Unrivaled LOS technology, unparalleled automation, relentless innovation.

At Dark Matter Technologies, we’re leading the tech-driven revolution in loan origination. Our commitment to cutting-edge origination and AI technology solutions is reshaping the industry landscape, and illuminating the pathway to seamless experiences. Our mission? Develop world-class teams, processes, and solutions to lead the evolution of technology in the markets we serve.

Serving lenders, partners, and service providers to foster homeownership.

Founded on decades of product innovations and industry firsts, we’ve reshaped the way our clients compete—and win. Count on our 1,300+ industry pros who are at it right now, developing, implementing and servicing the next-generation solutions that enhance the way you work, connect and close more business. Ultimately it’s about the borrowers we serve and fulfilling dreams of homeownership.

1,300+

Team Members

600+

Developers

300+

Support team members

AI solutions for all lenders and channels.

An impressive collection of banks, credit unions and independent mortgage lenders relies on our transformative AI solutions, not to mention robust audit, security and regulatory compliance innovations. All of which help them run more efficient businesses.

Leadership with vision

Take a moment to meet and connect with the team that’s reimagining the way mortgage technology works.

Rich Gagliano

Rich Gagliano

Chief Executive Officer
Ravi Varma

Ravi Varma

President India Operations
Sean Dugan

Sean Dugan

Chief Revenue Officer
Blake Gibson

Blake Gibson

EVP & General Counsel
Derrick Hadzima

Derrick Hadzima

Chief Information Officer
Michael Housch

Michael Housch

Chief Risk & Information Security Officer
Andria James

Andria James

Chief Administrative Officer
Peggy Milbourn

Peggy Milbourn

Chief Operating Officer
Frank Poiesz

Frank Poiesz

Chief Strategy Officer
Bill Warden

Bill Warden

Chief Financial Officer

Core values guide our client‑centric experiences.

Dark Matter core values

Dark Matter Technologies is a proud member of industry organizations, regulatory bodies and technology partnerships that drive innovation and address shared challenges. Our clients know they have a voice, and that their needs inspire action.

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Housingwire logo
Mortgage Bankers Association logo
NACUSO logo
SECUREN logo
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Dark Matter Technologies is part of the Perseus Operating Group (https://www.csiperseus.com), a portfolio of vertical market software (VMS) companies of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) (https://www.csisoftware.com/). CSI acquires, manages, and builds vertical market software businesses.

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Sean Dugan

Chief Revenue Officer

A seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Sean is a hands-on executive who listens to customers and values a variety of opinions. Leading by example, Sean’s team stresses proactive responsiveness, listening first and then proposing solutions that will resolve problems before they arise.

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Rich Gagliano

Chief Executive Officer

A visionary leader instrumental in the accelerated formation of Dark Matter Technologies, Rich has been recognized for his commitment to innovation and service. He challenges teams to find new ways to support the mortgage industry, from cutting-edge technology development through exceptional implementation processes and customer support.

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Blake Gibson

EVP & General Counsel

Blake holds a dual leadership role at Dark Matter Technologies, heading our product teams while overseeing legal, regulatory, and compliance functions. His extensive legal and technical expertise is pivotal in navigating heavily regulated industries, particularly in the domain of origination technologies and cutting-edge artificial intelligence.

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Derrick Hadzima

Chief Information Officer

Derrick brings Dark Matter Technologies an enthusiasm for all things technology. He has the ability to explain complicated technical concepts and deliver on significant software advancements on behalf of clients. While keeping the customer top of mind, he inspires his team to think beyond the ordinary—technology for the sake of technology doesn’t cut it; it must bring value to the market.

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Michael Housch

Chief Risk & Information Security Officer

Michael Housch has over two decades of experience protecting the digital interests of corporations. With a keen eye for emergent threats and a proactive approach to risk management, he has designed and implemented robust cyber and risk programs for numerous large enterprises in the financial industry.

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Andria James

Chief Administrative Officer

Andria is an organizational professional who knows how to guide people, build teams and get the most from them. Her strong communication skills set the foundation for her work on all administrative functions on behalf of the executive team. In addition, Andria oversees Human Resources for the 1,300 associates at the company.

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Peggy Milbourn

Chief Operating Officer

Peggy enjoys working with her team and clients to achieve strong partnerships, built on mutual trust and respect. With extensive experience in client satisfaction, she is focused on providing the best implementation for our clients. She has a passion for building collaborative teams with a deep understanding of mortgage processes and driving process improvement to acquire a tangible return on her clients’ investments.

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Frank Poiesz

Chief Strategy Officer

Frank’s extensive experience in financial technology gives Dark Matter Technologies a true advantage in business development and strategic planning. He understands the complexities of mortgage lending and inspires teams to build the latest technologies to automate our customers’ businesses and ensure compliance.

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Ravi Varma

President India Operations

Ravi has C-Suite experience with several technology companies—including the mortgage banking industry—making him well-positioned to direct Dark Matter Technologies in India. His confident leadership and industry knowledge have helped lead many Originations product advancements, and his clear communication ensures projects are delivered on time and on budget.

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Bill Warden

Chief Financial Officer

Bill brings more than 30 years of experience in financial, accounting, operating and treasury leadership roles. His approach to collaborative problem solving and employee engagement fosters a spirit of camaraderie at Dark Matter. Having spent the last 12 years in the mortgage lending technology industry along with his insightfulness into operating results makes Bill uniquely qualified as a key member of the leadership team.

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