Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced appointed former Capital One Senior Vice President of Small Business, Heather Tuason, as its new Chief Product Officer. According to StreetShares, in her role as Chief Product Officer, Tuason will accelerate the growth of StreetShares lending and investment products to serve the company’s new and current members. She stated:
“I am proud to be part of an organization so focused on serving its members and in awe at the military drive and passion demonstrated by the StreetShares team each and every day. Veterans have sacrificed so much, and I’m honored to help them build businesses that drive our economy. It’s time for veterans and the military community to have fully mobile, fully digital, next-generation financial products.”
Mark L. Rockefeller, CEO and Co-founder of StreetShares, added:
“StreetShares is dedicated to building disruptive financial products for the military and veteran community. Heather is incredibly talented, and now she’s bringing her talent and award-winning experience into focus to benefit StreetShares’ members.”
StreetShares currently provides small business financing through small business loans, its Patriot Express Lines of Credit and government contractor financing. The lender’s key focus is towards businesses owned by military veterans and family members of the military and veteran community. It also allows the public to participate in supporting these businesses with innovative investor products, such as Veteran Business Bonds.