Meet our team.

Our executive Team

Peter Kalen

Chief Executive Officer

Seasoned executive in both credit card and retail markets (Sears, President’s Choice Financial, Citibank, Canada Trust).

Jerome Peeters

Chief Operations Officer

Comprehensive operational management experience as well as a leading expert in marketing and customer experience (B2B Bank, Sears, CIBC).

Gaston Siri

Chief Technology Officer

Extensive experience in technology, analysis and development of multi-tier systems (Dynamic Mind, Telefonica, Citibank, Grant-Thornton).

Colin Franks

Chief Risk Officer

Comprehensive expertise in credit card risk, loss forecasting and risk mitigation strategies (JP Morgan Chase & Co., MBNA Canada).

Joe Prodan

Chief Financial Officer

Financial professional with 25+ years experience specializing in recurring revenue markets (SiriusXM Radio, Mobilicity, Terago, Bell).

Sharissa Ellyn

Chief Legal Officer

Senior lawyer with extensive experience in financial services regulation, consumer finance, payments and banking (Norton Rose Fulbright, Dell Financial Service, Blakes).


Our board of directors

Peter Kalen

Founder and CEO, Flexiti Financial. Extensive experience in both credit card and retail markets (EVP, Sears Financial and Home Services, SVP Credit Cards at President’s Choice Financial and SVP at Citi Cards Canada).

Anthony Lacavera

Founder and Chairman, Globalive. Led Globalive to raise almost CAD$2 billion in private capital. Formerly: Chairman and CEO, WIND Mobile, Co-founder, Enunciate Conferencing.

Brice Scheschuk, CPA, CA

CEO, Globalive Capital. CFO, Pragmatic Solutions. 20+ years experience building and operating companies. Formerly: CFO, WIND Mobile; CEO, Globalive Communications.

Ronald Schmeichel

Chairman, JJR Private Capital. 20+ years experience in financial transactions with a focus on middle market companies. Guest lecturer at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law for 12+ years, currently member of the Ontario Advisory Committee for the TSX Venture.

Martin Parizeau

Founder and Managing Partner, Alinea Holdings and Board Past Chair & Life Governor of Ashbury College. Formerly, CEO Chase Card Services, Governor & Treasurer at The Ottawa Hospital

Paul G. Smith

Formerly: Chairman of VIA Rail, as well as, founder, President and CEO of Equity Financial Holdings Inc. (TSX: EQI).

Michael Lamont

Partner, RiverRock European Capital. 25+ years experience in global structured credit markets. Current or former board member for specialty finance companies. Formerly Co-CIO Seer Capital, Head of Credit Structuring, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse Markets, and practicing attorney.


Advisory committee

Diane J. Brisebois

President & CEO, Retail Council of Canada. Formerly: Member of the Board of Directors for the Toronto Region Board of Trade and Covenant House Toronto.

Richard Padulo

Chairman & CEO, Padulo 21st Century Retail, Extensive Involvement with SickKids (the Hospital for Sick Children), Women’s College Hospital, the United Way of Greater Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Canadian Olympic Trust.


Want to join us?

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our growing and dynamic team, with opportunities in Finance, Technology, Risk, HR, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service, and more.

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