At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Credit space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO/COO of Buckle
Board member and senior executive with direct experience in contributing to business strategy, profitable growth, and enterprise value based on general management and financial acumen, as well as the ability to inspire organizations and people.
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About Buckle, The Buckle: Buckle is the inclusive digital financial services platform serving the rising middle class and providers to the gig economy.
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of H.I.G. Capital
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About H.I.G. Capital: H.I.G. Capital is a global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $42 billion of equity capital under management.
COO, CFO, Treasurer and Executive Vice President. of Ares Management
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About Ares Management: Ares Management is a global alternative asset manager focusing on credit, private equity, and real estate.
Managing Director, COO and CFO of Bain Capital
Michael Ward joined Bain Capital in 2003. He leads our investor relations team and is our Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the firm, Michael Ward worked at Digitas for five years and was responsible for day-to-day management as President and Chief Operating Officer, among other roles. Prior to Digitas, Michael Ward spent four years with Bain & Company and nine years with Price Waterhouse. Michael Ward received an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration. He earned a BS in Accounting and Finance and a BAS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
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About Bain Capital: Bain Capital is a global alternative investment firm specializes in private equity, venture capital, and credit products.
Co-Founder, President & CFO of Petal
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About Petal: Petal is a financial technology company on a mission to make credit honest, simple, and accessible.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Moody’s Investors Service
Ms. Huber has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since May 2005. Prior thereto, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at U.S. Trust Company, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab & Company, Inc., from 2003 to 2005. Prior to U.S. Trust, she was Managing Director at Freeman & Co. from 1998 through 2002. She served PepsiCo as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development from 1997 until 1998 and as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer from 1994 until 1997. She served as Vice President in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Bankers Trust Company from 1991 until 1994 and as an Associate in the Energy Group at First Boston Corporation from 1986 through 1990. She also held the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army where she served from 1980 to 1984.
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About FactSet, Moody’s Investors Service: Moody’s Investors Service is a bond credit rating business that provides research, credit rating, and financial risk analysis services.
Chief Financial Officer of Plastiq
Amir Jafari is the Chief Financial Officer at Plastiq.
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About Plastiq, Reputation: Plastiq offers a bill pay service for businesses to better manage their cash flow.
CFO of MoneyLion
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About MoneyLion: MoneyLion is a mobile banking platform for borrowing, saving, and investing.
CFO of PaySimple
CFO at PaySimple.
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About PaySimple: PaySimple provides a SaaS-based online payment solution that offers integrated invoicing and payment acceptance in one system.
CFO of North American Bancard
Kirk Haggarty is the chief financial officer for PayAnywhere and North American Bancard (NAB), a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to delivering the latest payments technology with the highest level of customer service. Kirk is responsible for all of the financial functions of the Companies, including but not limited to Accounting, Treasury, Capital Formation and Merger and Acquisition activities. Kirk is also responsible for overseeing the Legal and Human Resources areas in addition to the following joint ventures and subsidiaries of the Company: Payment Processing Technologies, LLC, Capital for Merchants, ATM, Rapid Capital Funding, Velocity, First Choice Payment Solutions, Point and Pay, LLC and CDI, LLC. Kirk is a recognized expert in Financial Services with seventeen years spent in Investment Banking where he was responsible for providing capital raising, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisition advisory services to middle market companies in North America and another six years as chief financial officer for private companies, including NAB. Prior to joining NAB, Kirk spent four years as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Atlas Oil Company, a multi-billion dollar revenue generating energy distribution company with business in over 23 states. Prior to Atlas, Kirk co-founded and served as president of the investment banking firm Donnelly Penman & Partners for nine years. Prior to that Kirk was a vice president within the investment banking group of Raymond James and its predecessors for seven years. Kirk majored in Finance and obtained a BSBA degree from Georgetown University. Kirk also holds a MBA in Finance from the University of Detroit.
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About North American Bancard: North American Bancard provides payment processing solutions such as credit, debit, check conversion, guarantee and loyalty card solutions.
Chief Financial Officer of AppTech Corp.
Mr. Wachs began his career by studying accounting at Miami University of Ohio, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and went on to become a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Wachs served as Managing Partner of Blake and Shaffer, a Certified Public Accounting firm, and has been a Managing Member of Blake and Wachs CPA, LTD (formerly Blake and Shaffer) since 1997. He manages corporate accounting and taxes and is experienced PCAOB accounting and certified audits and a variety of other accounting, tax and consulting areas.
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About : AppTech is a fintech company utilizing innovative payment processing and digital banking technologies to complement core merchant services.
Chief Financial Officer of Lending Club
Tom Casey is Chief Financial Officer at Lending Club, responsible for overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and investor relations. Before joining Lending Club, Tom was Executive Vice President and CFO at Acelity. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Clear Channel, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial, IT, and shared services activities for the global media and entertainment company specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, and on demand advertising. Tom has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, including senior financial leadership roles at GE Capital, Washington Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, and Citicorp. Tom has a BS degree in accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
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About Acelity, Lending Club: Lending Club is an online financial community that brings together creditworthy borrowers and savvy investors.
SVP, Chief Financial Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation
Wisdom Lu serves as Senior Vice President, General Manager for D&B DataWorks at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Prior to joining the company, Lu worked for Liberman Broadcasting, Inc., where she served as the Chief Financial Officer and oversaw Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, as well as Legal and Investor Relations. She also served as Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer at Health Net, Inc., one of the nation’s largest publicly traded managed health care companies. Before that, Lu served as Treasury Officer, Fixed Income Sales & Trading with National Westminster Bank, USA, and as Management Associate, Fixed Income Sales & Trading with Citicorp Securities, Inc. Ms. Lu graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, with a minor in Economics. Lu earned her Master of Business Administration in Finance & International Business from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Lu holds professional designations of Chartered Financial Analyst and Professional Engineer in New York.
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About Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation: Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. considers itself a 175 year-old startup.
Chief Financial Officer of Crent
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About Crent: Crent sends consumer permissioned data to all three credit bureaus, so consumers can build credit.
David S. Huffman
CFO of TFS Financial Corporation
David S. Huffman joined Third Federal Savings and Loan in 1993, and has served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2000. Mr. Huffman has more than 30 years experience in the financial institutions industry, including serving as Chief Financial Officer of First American Savings Bank of Canton, Ohio, from 1989 to 1993.
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About TFS Financial Corporation: TFS Financial Corporation operates as a holding company for Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland.
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of Apollo Investment Corporation
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About Apollo Investment Corporation: Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) , a Maryland corporation organized on February 2, 2004, is a closed-end, externally managed,