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  • Over twenty years' industry experience

  • Former military officer with overseas command experience

  • Mortgage Bankers Association Technology All-Star Award Recipient

  • Inaugural HousingWire Vanguard Award Recipient



Accenture Mortgage Cadence - Executive Manager

  • Charged with building partner infrastructure and technology specifications

  • Managed channel P&L, affiliate relationships, and integration priorities

  • Matrixes leader for sales, support, and delivery operations

ClosingCorp - Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors​

  • Transformed company into a national leader in the industry 

  • Increased revenues by over 400 percent in just two and a half years

  • Provided market leadership for TRID regulatory change

Core Logic - Vice President of Sales​

  • Served in senior sales and operational leadership roles within the organization​

  • Transformed the US mortgage and real estate data and services industries

  • Ran matrixed onshore/offshore teams in product development and professional services



United States Coast Guard Academy - Bachelor of Science, Management

Brian Benson

Chief Operations Officer

Brian is an industry veteran with over two decades of executive experience in the real estate and mortgage industries.

Meet the Team


Tim Armbruster

Chief Executive Officer

Tim is the CEO and co-founder of Grind Analytics. Tim has extensive leadership experience in data, technology, compliance and customer systems ranging from F500 to Startups.


Brian Benson

Chief Operations Officer

Brian is the COO of Grind Analytics and has over two decades of executive-level experience building companies and products while guiding clients on the use of data and technology.


Mark Range

VP Applications Development

Mark is the VP of Applications Development for Grind Analytics, and is recognized for his expertise in creating innovative business intelligence and data products.

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