DLC Empire, the parent company of Dollar Loan Center and Loan Shack, has appointed Ernest Barela vice president and chief financial officer and Jim Brockschmidt SPHR national director of human resources. Both executives are based at DLC Empire’s corporate headquarters in Las Vegas.
We are thrilled to have executives with such vast experiences join DLC Empire,” said CEO Chuck Brennan. “The companies within DLC Empire have grown exponentially over the past few years, with 48 stores in three states and Loan Shack now operating in 15 states. Loan Shack is on track to become the largest online short term lending company within five years, so we need to keep the leadership and company infrastructure in line with this incredible growth.”
Barela spent 15 years with Fremont Medical Center in Las Vegas and was president and COO during the company’s sale to new parent company Health Care Partners of Nevada. His current responsibilities with DLC Empire include oversight of the financial performance as well as marketing, information technology, human resources, security and facilities management.
As national director of human resources, Mr. Brockschmidt is responsible for all corporate HR functions. He has worked human resources for 20 years and prior to joining DLC Empire was director of human resources for the Franklin Financial Corporation in San Jose, Calif.
DLC Empire includes Dollar Loan Center, and Loan Shack. Dollar Loan Center is a premier provider of cash advances in 48 locations throughout Nevada, South Dakota and Utah. Dollar Loan Center is the largest provider of short term credit services in South Dakota and Clark County (Las Vegas) Nevada. In 2007, Entrepreneur Magazine listed the company among its “Hot 500” Fastest Growing Businesses and Entrepreneurs.”
Loan Shack is a direct lender that is individually licensed and registered in each state of operation and complies with the regulations specified by that state. Loan Shack provides online payday loans to people with good credit, poor credit, or no credit history at all.