Craig Haack

Managing Member

Craig is the founder and Managing Member of Ascendant Capital. Craig has oversight responsibility for all investment, trading and analytics activities as well as the individual business units. He also leads the company’s strategic direction and overall business planning.

Prior to forming Ascendant Capital, Craig was Senior Vice President of Whole Loan Sales & Trading at Steel Mountain Capital Management. Prior to Steel Mountain Capital, he was Vice President of Whole Loan Sales & Trading at Interactive Mortgage Advisors. Before IMA, Craig was Managing Director for Strategic Acquisitions Group which was a distressed investment & advisory company that traded non-performing whole loans as well as REO portfolios nationwide. Craig began his mortgage and investment career with HP Financial Corp., a correspondent lender where he was the VP of Operations before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Through the various institutions, Craig has been responsible for directing the originations of over $300 million in loan volume, trading of whole loans and MSR portfolios of over $1 billion as well as real estate investments of over $75 million in the last 10 years.