Our Team

Mr. Rendak joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2000, rising up to the rank of president in 2011. His career has been principally devoted to commercial real estate finance. Since arriving at Inland, Mr. Rendak has been focused on all aspects of its bridge lending program, including originating, underwriting, marketing, portfolio management and capital raising. During his career at IMC, Mr. Rendak has been involved in nearly a billion dollars’ worth of financing. IMC’s underwriting strength and leverage from its affiliated companies helped sustain it during the recent financial recession, even as many of its competitors went out of business or became extinct. Mr. Rendak’s belief in the need for private commercial lenders to supplement and/or substitute for traditional banks has resulted in IMC resurrecting its program in a format that is even better than ever. Prior to his career at Inland, Mr. Rendak was a first vice president and real estate loan officer at various banks in Virginia, after learning commercial real estate as a special assets specialist. After graduating from college, he spent several years in public accounting. Mr. Rendak a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an avid golfer and Chicago Sports Fan and is active in various charitable organizations.
Ms. McDonald joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2016. Over her 25 year career in commercial real estate finance industry, Ms. McDonald has worked across multiple aspects of the commercial real estate spectrum including real estate development, CMBS ratings analysis and mortgage originations. Prior to joining Inland Mortgage Capital, she held positions at Wilmorite, Inc., Fitch Ratings and JP Morgan. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of credit including underwriting, due diligence, and closing. Ms. McDonald has her MBA from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.
Senior Vice President- Credit Director
Mr. Filippelli joined Inland Mortgage Corporation as Vice President/Portfolio Manager in 2016.  He oversees surveillance and servicing for the entire commercial real estate bridge loan program.  He has over 20 years of experience in real estate and finance.  Prior to joining IMC, Mr. Filippelli spent six years as an Asset Manager at Inventrust Properties Corp where he oversaw a portfolio of retail assets covering 2.3 million square feet.  Before that, he was Due Diligence Manager for The Inland Group where he oversaw the underwriting and due diligence review of $13 billion in successful acquisitions for various Inland entities.  During this time he has gained experience with all traditional property types in addition to senior housing, charter schools and correctional facilities.  Mr. Filippelli received his MBA from North Central College in Naperville, IL. 
Vice President- Portfolio Manager
Ms. Kuta joined the Inland Mortgage Capital team in 2014. She was later promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2019. As the Marketing and Social Media Manager, she is responsible for all aspects of IMC’s marketing activities, including email marketing, website management, trade show and event coordination, and database management. Her responsibilities also include running Inland Mortgage Capital’s social media outlets and tracking marketing effectiveness. Ms. Kuta has 9 years of marketing experience in a variety of industries, including publishing and manufacturing, with a concentration in E-commerce and social media. Ms. Kuta is a graduate of Lewis University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Business Administration. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and cooking. 
Assistant Vice President- Marketing and Social Media Manager
Mr. Gurrister joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2015 as an Underwriter after graduating from Illinois State University where he studied Finance and Accounting. Mr. Gurrister is responsible for analyzing commercial bridge loan opportunities, assessing credit risk through cash flow and market analysis, and reviewing financial statements and property reports such as appraisals and environmental assessments. During his time with Inland, Mr. Gurrister has reviewed over $4 billion of new loan proposals and has underwritten and closed over $90 million of bridge loans encompassing all property types. Prior to joining Inland, Mr. Gurrister evaluated potential commercial mortgage loans at Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) in Peoria, IL. Mr. Gurrister is the Assistant Vice President of Underwriting and resides in Nashville, TN. 
Assistant Vice President- Underwriting
Ms. Corcoran joined Inland Mortgage Capital as a Senior Financial Analyst in 2017. With over 6 years of real estate industry experience, Cailee has held finance and accounting positions with major institutional commercial real estate companies. Ms. Corcoran has experience across multiple property types including office, retail, self-storage, resorts, industrial, and multi-family across the country. At IMC, Cailee is responsible for assisting with the surveillance of the $128 million commercial real estate bridge loan portfolio. Since Cailee has joined the team, Inland Mortgage Capital has originated $66 million in max committals.  Ms. Corcoran earned her undergraduate degrees from Carthage College in 2013 where she was a 4 year member of the women’s basketball team. Cailee also earned her MBA from Saint Xavier University in 2018
Senior Financial Analyst
Mrs. Kean is the Director of Finance for Inland Mortgage Capital, LLC where she is responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting related activities, including budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, P&L management, and financial analysis & modeling, as well as partnering with the business and leadership teams to develop and execute long-term strategic plans and ongoing operational goals and priorities.  In addition, Mrs. Kean is also the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC where she is responsible for enterprise-wide financial planning, reporting, & analysis and ensuring organizational alignment and optimization across the Inland Finance and business support teams. Mrs. Kean has 11+ years of experience within commercial real estate finance supporting a wide range of real estate products and multi-dimensional service offerings. Prior to joining Inland in May of 2017, she served as Vice President and Director of Finance for Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) where she was responsible for directing and leading the financial activities and operational strategies for their global Corporate Solutions business with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion. During Mrs. Kean’s long and fruitful tenure at JLL she was instrumental in ensuring the finance organization was effectively transforming and maintaining standards of excellence while the business experienced a high rate of global growth. Armed with a keen eye for identifying challenges that hinder business performance and engineering innovative and solutions, Mrs. Kean has a passion for translating strategic initiatives into tactical execution and enjoys leveraging her past experiences and current skillset to help drive business profitability, operational excellence, and continued financial growth.  Mrs. Kean is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she earned her degree in Accounting, Finance, and Economics. 
Vice President- Director of Finance
Mr. Baradziej joined Inland Mortgage Capital in 2015. Over his 13 year career in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Baradziej has held positions in a variety of roles within the portfolio valuations, underwriting, loan originations, and planning & reporting functions. He also has extensive experience across multiple property types including office, industrial, multi-family, retail, hotel, golf courses and manufactured housing in markets across the country. Mr. Baradziej joined Inland Mortgage Capital after spending the majority of his career as a valued member of the GE Real Estate team, along with prior positions at Heller Financial and Northern Trust. Mr. Baradziej is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, IN.
Vice President- Underwriting
Ms. Williams joined Inland in 2006 as the Assistant Treasury Manager/Bookkeeper.  Prior to Inland, most of her career was in the banking industry where she has over 20 years of experience with major financial institutions holding positions from Teller to Branch Manager and then Assistant Cashier to Loan Operations Manager.  She was responsible for processing loan applications, reviewing loan documents and indexing all held collateral. At IMC she is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the companies banking accounts, all AP/AR related duties and is the backup to the Loan Closing Coordinator.  When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her rescue dog Sierra, a 9 year old blind Australian Shepherd and spending endless hours at Home Depot looking for her next home project! og Sierra, a 9 year old blind Australian Shepherd and spending endless hours at Home Depot looking for her next home project!
Assistant Treasury Manager/Bookkeeper
Ms. Corke joined Inland Mortgage Servicing Corporation in 1987. She has extensive experience in the real estate industry, which includes sales, appraising, loan closer, originator, underwriting and real estate owned asset management. She currently is responsible for monitoring construction progress, processing draw requests and disbursing funds for properties in the bridge loan portfolio.
Vice President- Loan Servicing Manager
Mr. Rutenberg is the Senior Vice President of Loan Origination- Midwestern & Western Region of Inland Mortgage. He specializes in commercial real estate debt secured by multifamily, office, retail, industrial, and self-storage properties nationwide. He joined Inland in June of 2018 and is a seasoned commercial real estate professional who is responsible for sourcing, pricing, structuring, and closing debt investments at Inland Mortgage Capital. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Rutenberg has successfully closed over $400 million of complex debt and equity transactions and has been mentioned in several industry trade publications including: The Commercial Mortgage Alert, The Crittenden Report, National Real Estate Investor, GlobeSt, BISNOW, RENTV, and REBusinessOnline. Prior to joining Inland Mortgage, in November 2015 Mr. Rutenberg was a Director of Continental Partners and was responsible for sourcing and placing commercial real estate debt and equity for all property types with sources including Life Companies, CMBS Conduits, Banks, and Private Money Lenders. He began his career in 2008 as an investment banker. Mr. Rutenberg graduated from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and holds a California Real Estate license.  
Senior Vice President of Origination: Midwest & Western Region
Ms. Benchelt joined Inland Mortgage Capital (IMC) in 2019 as Loan Closing Coordinator, with primarily responsibility for loan closing coordination and office administration. Prior to joining IMC, she held director-level positions in investor relations, corporate communications and marketing for nearly ten years at Inland Real Estate Corporation, a former shopping center REIT that was acquired and taken private by private equity in 2016. Ms. Benchelt graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Education. Her personal interests include hiking, biking and cooking.
Loan Closing Coordinator