Daniel Gilbert was born in Franklin, Michigan, United States. Daniel Gilbert is #289 in List Billionaires People In The World. Dan Gilbert cofounded what would become Quicken Loans, the largest online mortgage lender, in 1985. He sold it to Intuit for $532 million in 1999, but bought it back 3 years later for $64 million. He has invested $2.5 billion to purchase and rehab a swath of buildings in downtown Detroit. Gilbert is a believer in the idea that you can do well by doing good. He owns the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, and wants to bring major league soccer to downtown Detroit.
We are absolutely a more profitable (and better) business because we have a mission beyond the sole pursuit of profits.