The Weight of 10,000 Payrolls

Many CEOs can relate to the pressure and weight of payroll. Brock Blake, the CEO of Lendio, discusses the pressure that comes from fulfilling business loans to thousands of small businesses. In this episode, we talk about the economic impact of COVID-19 and the future of lending.

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Brock Blake

Founder, CEO at Lendio

Brock Blake is the CEO and founder of Lendio, the largest online marketplace of business loans in the U.S. He is an Inc. 500 CEO, national keynote speaker, Forbes columnist, and Utah’s Emerging Executive of the Year. Brock’s most important accomplishments are being a husband and father of four.


What are some of the easy things about a startup? That is a short list. There aren’t a lot of easy things except for failing. Building a business is very challenging, fighting every single day to live another day.
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How do you balance the demands between being a CEO and a father and husband?

I wasn’t sure if the lender would be able to fund the $2.5 billion dollars worth of loans. I got the news one night late. It was just devastating to me because of all of the thousands of business owners that would be impacted.
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