Our Leadership Team

Matt Hansen


Matt founded SimpleNexus in 2011. The initial SimpleNexus product was created in 2010 as a favor for family. Matt led SimpleNexus for 10 years before Cathleen Schreiner-Gates agreed to lead as CEO and use her experience to guide SimpleNexus through future growth phases as a larger company. Matt continues to contribute daily for SimpleNexus in an R&D capacity, helping customers realize greater gains for their business through SimpleNexus.

Schreiner Gates


Cathleen Schreiner-Gates is a 40-year veteran of the mortgage and technology industries. She joined the SimpleNexus Board of Directors in March 2020 after spending seven years with Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif., as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services. She has an MBA from Rutgers University.

Ben Miller


Ben joined SimpleNexus in 2014 as an original employee and is considered a co-founder. Today, Ben’s mission is to develop the company’s strategic partnerships, assist in go to market activities, and help shape the vision of the company. Ben draws personal satisfaction and motivation from seeing firsthand the impact SimpleNexus has on the mortgage industry. Miller’s industry recognitions include HousingWire’s Vanguard Award and Rising Star Award.

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