Offerpad adds two key hires to executive team

by Duffie Osental12 Nov 2020

Proptech firm Offerpad, has announced the expansion of its executive team, with the addition of David Connelly as chief growth officer and Ben Aronovitch as chief legal officer.

Connelly is a finance veteran with a broad background in banking, capital markets, and fixed income. In his new role, he will run Offerpad’s growth initiatives, and his responsibilities include launching new revenue channels, assisting with capital markets opportunities, and helping to lead strategic partnerships for the company.

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“Offerpad is in a great position to do incredible things in the months and years to come,” said Connelly. “I'm happy to join such an inventive and tenacious executive team, and I look forward to building out new and exciting business channels for the company that will benefit the consumer.”

Meanwhile, Aronovitch will lead the company's legal, compliance, and risk management functions, drawing from his previous experience as a corporate and transactional practitioner. He will also help launch strategic initiatives in line with the company's development outlook.

"Offerpad is a strategy-driven and forward-thinking company,” said Aronovitch. “I'm pleased to be coming on board at such a pivotal moment in the company's development. With an already stellar executive team, I look forward to contributing to its vision and forward progress.”

“With the addition of David and Ben, we've made the best real estate team in the world even better," said Brian Bair, founder and chief executive officer of Offerpad. “Their extensive expertise and past experience will help move Offerpad through the next exciting phase of our growth and development. With these two innovative leaders on board, Offerpad will continue to respond to and provide even more new solutions to enhance the changing marketplace and meet all of our customers’ real estate needs.”