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Robinhood Appoints Former SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher to Board of Directors

Robinhood, a trading App and Fintech stealth bank, recently announced it has appointed former SEC Commissioner, Dan Gallagher, to its Board of Directors. According to Robinhood, Gallagher has an extensive background in finance markets and regulatory matters and will be bringing expertise to the Board… Read More

SoFi Appoints Airbnb Vice President & General Manager Clara Liang to the Board of Directors

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Friday it has appointed Airbnb’s Vice President and General Manager, Clara Liang to its Board of Directors. According to SoFi, Liang has been with Airbnb since 2016 and has also led product management for community support, payments, trust, and infrastructure…. Read More

Chairman of Cryptofund 3iQ Howard Atkinson Joins KoreConX’s Board of Advisors

KoreConX announced on Wednesday it has appointed Howard Atkinson, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Canada-based multi-cryptoasset investment round 3iQ, is joining the company’s Board of Directors. According to KoreConX, Atkinson has also been in the financial services industry for over three decades… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Chandra Dhandapani and Manolo Sánchez As New Board of Directors Members

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced last week it has appointed Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital and Technology officer of CBRE Group, and Manolo Sánchez, former CEO of BBVA Compass, to its board of directors. OnDeck reports at her position at CBRE Group,… Read More

SoFi Elects Peggy Alford & Magdalena Yeşil to Board of Directors

On Tuesday, SoFi announced the election of Peggy Alford and Magdalena Yeşil to its Board of Directors. According to the online lender, Alford is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Previously she held positions at PayPal as CFO of… Read More

Betterment Appoints Donna Wells to Board of Directors

Betterment, the largest independent online financial advisor, announced on Tuesday it has appointed financial services and fintech veteran Donna Wells to its board of directors. According to Betterment, Wells brings close to 30 years of experience in the industry, as well as a history as a successful public… Read More

FIDO Alliance Appoints Facebook to Board of Directors

The FIDO Alliance, an organization that enables an interoperable ecosystem of hardware, mobile and biometrics-based authenticators that may be used for apps and websites, announced on Tuesday that Facebook has been appointed to its Board of Directors. According to the organization, the social media giant joins other global… Read More

PayPal CIO Bradley Strock Joins Elevate’s Board of Directors

Elevate Credit, Inc., a tech-enabled provider of innovative and responsible online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, announced on Thursday that PayPal CIO Bradley Strock has joined its Board of Directors. This news comes just days after the company announced it appointed former PayPal and loanDepot executive… Read More

LendingClub Appoints Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord As New Board of Directors Member

Online credit marketplace LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), announced on Tuesday it has appointed Patty McCord as the newest member of its Board of Directors, effective December 13, 2017. According to the online lender, McCord spent 14 years creating the unique and high-performing culture at Netflix and… Read More

Prosper Appoints Former J.P. Morgan Chase CMO Claire Huang to Board of Directors

Peer-to-peer lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan, Claire Huang to its board of directors. According to Prosper, Huang has held senior leadership positions at various well-known financial services companies, which includes Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, and American Express. While… Read More

Canadian Fintech Katipult Appoints Former Executives of Fintech & Banking Giants to New Board of Directors Members

Katipult, a Fintech company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, announced on Thursday it has appointed founding CFO of PayPal, Former Match Group CFO, and former Director of HSBC Investment Bank to its Board of Directors members. This news comes just after the company has listed its… Read More

China Rapid Finance Appoints Zhou Ji’an to Board of Directors

China Rapid Finance Limited (NYSE: XRF), one of China’s largest consumer lending marketplaces, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Zhou Ji‘an, the Executive Director and General Manager of China United SME Guarantee Corporation (Sino Guarantee), to its board as a non-executive independent director. According to China Rapid Finance, Ji’an brings… Read More

Former Microsoft CMO Elisa Steele Joins Tile’s Board of Directors

Tile, the tiny Bluetooth tracker and companion app that keeps users connected to the things that matter to them most, announced on Wednesday former Microsoft CMO and former CEO and president of Jive Software, Elisa Steele has joined its Board of Directors. Steele’s most recently the… Read More

Blockchain Network Loyyal Appoints Former Loyalty Marriott Vice President Thom Kozik to Board of Directors  

Loyyal, a San Francisco blockchain network, announced on Monday it has appointed Thom Kozik to the company’s Board of Directors. The firm revealed that Kozik most recently served as Vice President of Loyalty at Marriott International where he led the transformation of the concept of Loyalty… Read More

RealtyShares Appoints Former CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Edward Forst As New Board of Directors Member

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday that Edward Forst, former president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, was named the newest member of the company’s board of directors. According to RealtyShares, Forst oversaw 16,000 real estate professionals in 60 countries at Cushman & Wakefield. He joined… Read More

Irish Fintech Company Fenergo Appoints Former HSBC Vice Chairman Spencer Lake to Board of Directors

Earlier this week, Ireland-based fintech company Fenergo announced Spencer Lake, a former Vice Chairman of HSBC Global Banking and Markets, has joined its Board of Directors as its new Vice Chairman.  According to Fenergo, Lake held several global senior roles during his tenure at HSBC, including… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Former Morgan Stanley COO Jim Rosenthal to Board of Directors

Online lending platform OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) announced on Monday former Morgan Stanley COO, Jim Rosenthal, is set to join its board of director. This appointment will go into effect on April 3rd.  OnDeck reported during his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Rosenthal served in various roles, including… Read More

SoFi Elects Mike Bingle, Steven Freiberg, & Robert L. Joss to Board of Directors

Online lender SoFi announced on Thursday it has elected Mike Bingle, Steven Freiberg, and Robert L. Joss to its Board of Directors. This news comes just a couple of weeks after the lending platform closed a $500 million funding round led by Silver Lake. While sharing… Read More

 SmartBiz Loans Appoints Former SBA Head of Capital Access Ann Marie Mehlum to Board of Directors

SmartBiz Loans, an online SBA marketplace, and bank-enabling technology platform, announced on Wednesday it appointed former SBA Head of Capital Access, Ann Marie Mehlum, as a new member of its board of directors. During her time at SBA, Mehlum directed the government agency’s credit programs, which includes… Read More

ThinCats Appoints Jill Sandford & Damon Walford New Board of Directors Members

Peer-to-peer lender ThinCats announced on Wednesday it appointed Jill Sandford and Damon Walford to the board of directors. According to the lender, both Sandford and Walford will be responsible for driving business growth, with a specific focus on originating loans and broadening the platform’s network… Read More

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