About Us

The MLA represents the marketplace lending industry. Our goal is to promote a transparent, efficient, and customer-friendly financial system by supporting the responsible growth of marketplace lending, fostering innovation in financial technology, and encouraging sound public policy.

Executive Director

Nat Hoopes

Board of Directors


Associate Members

How to Join

MLA members provide access to responsible, borrower‐friendly loan products. Therefore, membership in the MLA is open only to technology-enabled platforms operating under the following basic standards the United States (if applicable, in cooperation with an originating bank). To be eligible for membership, a platform MUST: