Promotes Gabe Dalporto to President of Mortgage and Nikul Patel to Chief Product Officer Promotes Gabe Dalporto to President of Mortgage and Nikul Patel to
                            Chief Product Officer

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE)
today announced the promotion of Gabe Dalporto to President, Mortgage in
addition to his current role as CMO and Nikul Patel to Chief Product Officer.
Mr. Patel, previously SVP, Product, will assume responsibility for a combined
Product and Technology team at LendingTree and will be reporting to Doug
Lebda, Chairman and CEO.

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"Gabe and Nikul have demonstrated incredible leadership abilities since
they've been at Tree," said Doug Lebda, chairman and CEO of "In less
than two years, Gabe has led the effort in building a world-class marketing
machine with an emphasis on digital marketing, delivering extremely impressive
results. I am confident that he will bring the same level of success to our
lender operations."

"Since joining LendingTree nine months ago, Nikul has shown real leadership in
our effort to dramatically improve LendingTree's customer experience,"
continued Lebda. "In the past year, we have re-designed the LendingTree
website, revamped Canopy, our lender portal, launched a reverse mortgage
product, and entered into mortgage rate table business with LoanExplorer.
Under Nikul's direction, our Product and Technology team will only further
enhance our capabilities."

About, Inc., Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) is the parent of several brands and
businessesthat provide information, tools, advice, products and services for
critical transactions in consumers' lives. Our family of brands includes:
LendingTree®, GetSmart®, DegreeTree®, LendingTreeAutos^SM, DoneRight!®,
ServiceTree^SM, and InsuranceTree®. Together, these brands serve as an ally
for consumers who are looking to comparison shop for loans, education, auto,
home services and other services from multiple businesses and professionals
who will compete for their business., Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. and maintains operations
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