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 Loyalty Programs 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.
Ralph L. Leung
CFO of Fivestars
Ralph L. Leung is the Chief Financial Officer at Fivestars, where he oversees all aspects of the company’s finance function including accounting, strategic finance, FP&A, tax, treasury, investor relations and corporate strategy. He is also responsible for business applications and operations, IT and facilities. Ralph has over 21 years of progressive leadership experience across finance, investment banking and corporate strategy at companies ranging from growth-stage startups to multinational corporations. Prior to Fivestars, Ralph was CFO at Jyve Corporation, a tech-enabled labor marketplace that powers a scalable workforce for large CPG brands. Earlier in his career, Ralph was a senior technology and fintech investment banker at Morgan Stanley where he advised CEOs/CFOs of Global 500 companies on strategic initiatives including IPOs, M&A and capital raises, including working with Alibaba Group, BlackRock, IntercontinentalExchange and Visa. Over the course of Ralph’s career, he has successfully helped companies scale, transform and exit; completing 80+ strategic transactions for $90+ billion of M&A value and raised $60+ billion of equity/debt capital. Outside of work, Ralph is a weekend warrior tennis player as he continues to hang on to his childhood dream of playing professionally, loves to travel with his wife Ginny and two young boys Nathan and Jamie, and enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams. Ralph received his BComm from University of British Columbia and MBA from Cornell University.
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About 88ships, Fivestars: Fivestars provides a platform that offers loyalty, marketing, payments, and other services to small merchants and businesses.
Chief Financial Officer of Empyr
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About Empyr: Empyr is a card-linked offer engagement platform for national brands and digital publisher.
CFO of JOINGO
Mr. McManus brings more than 20 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance. He has been responsible for leading the financing efforts for JOINGO, establishing a system of internal controls, developing budgeting and financial projections, as well as leading the Company’s contract, human resources and administration activities.
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About JOINGO: JOINGO is a mobile and social technology company that allows brands to create and deploy a revenue-generating mobile loyalty strategy.
CFO of Paytronix Systems
Jerry Cressman is the CFO at Paytronix Systems.
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About Paytronix Systems: Paytronix helps restaurants and retail drive incremental sales by creating guest loyalty.
Mark S. Pollock
CFO of Clutch
Mark S. Pollock, CPA joined Meta in January 2012 as Chief Financial Officer. He brings an exemplary level of experience to Meta, having served as Chief Financial Officer for a spectrum of Healthcare and IT organizations Prior to joining Meta, Mark has served as CFO for Portico Systems Inc., a software/solution provider focused on enabling US based health plans to reduce costs. He also served as CFO for Avanceon LP, as CFO and Board Member for Vertical Alliance, Inc., as Vice President and CFO of Novasoft Information Technology Corporation, Vice President of Finance and Administration for Aydin Telemetry , CFO for Nuclear Research Corporation. Earlier in his career Mark worked for the public accounting firm of Laventhol and Horwath. Mark holds a BBA from Temple University and an MBA from Drexel University.
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About Clutch, Meta Pharmaceutical Services: Clutch serves as a customer marketing platform for business-to-consumer brands.
Chief Financial Officer of Kula Causes
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About Kula Causes: KULA’s Shop.Earn.Donate platform makes it easier than ever for schools and causes to raise money.
CFO of Loyaltyworks Incentive Programs
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About Loyaltyworks Incentive Programs: Incentive program service provider