Meet Our Team


Louis Shansky

General Counsel

Louis Shansky is Upgrade’s General Counsel, responsible for overseeing all legal and regulatory matters affecting Upgrade.

Prior to joining Upgrade, Louis was a partner in the banking and finance practice of Mayer Brown LLP, an international law firm. Louis represented issuers, borrowers, whole-loan purchasers, underwriters and lenders in a variety of structured finance and securitization transactions, including both public and private securities offerings, and was responsible for educating and helping clients comply with the host of new asset-backed securities regulations implemented in the wake of the financial crisis. While at Mayer Brown, Louis was full-service finance counsel to several consumer finance companies and was responsible for negotiating and managing their ABS platforms, warehouse lending arrangements and whole loan sales.

Louis has a BS from Western Michigan University and a JD from DePaul University College of Law.

Board Of Directors

Scott Bommer

CEO, SAB Capital Management LP

Dr. Joseph L. Breeden

CEO, Prescient Models LLC

Joseph F. Huber

Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse

Meyer "Micky" Malka

Founder, Ribbit Capital

Anju Patwardhan

Managing Director at CreditEase