Mentor

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Meet Our Mentors

Greg Mazza

Former Head of Innovation, Development and Governance

Met Life

Chris Hart

Co-Founder & CEO

Levvel

Brian Pope

Managing Director

Barings

Tariq Bokhari

Executive Director

Carolina Fintech Hub

Doug Lebda

Founder & CEO

Lending Tree

Keith Luedeman

Founder

Good Mortgage

Chris McKee

Chairman

Profit Insight

Angel Rutledge

Executive Advisor

SignUpGenius

Lenore Vassil

Founder

The Torch

Chris Boggiano

Co-Founder

VersaMe

Reda Chouffani

Co-Founder & Vice President

Biz Technology Solutions

Louis Foreman

Founder

Edison Nation

Josh Brant

President & CEO

Allegiance Merchange Services

Matt Ribbens

Managing Director

BB&T Ventures

Zoran Stanisljevic

Assistant Director

Ernst & Young

Chris Siemasko

Chief Product Officer

Zenomics

JP Nichols

Managing Director

Fintech Forge

Matt Wackerhagen

Senior Innovation Consultant

TIAA

Jorge Ruiz M.

Founder & CEO

FinConecta

Ken Sommer

COO & Chief Risk Officer

PayPal

Greg Lloyd

Senior Director of Payments Practice

Levvel

Lorraine Fischer

Senior Manager, Debit & Network Practice Lead

NTT DATA Services

Debbie Bartoo

Senior Innovation Strategist

PSCU

Sarah Cray

Senior Business Consultant

LPL Financial

Nakeita Norman

Assistant Vice President

LPL Financial

Chad Meyer

President

HedgeACT

Sean Fitzgerald

Founder & CEO

Strabble, LLC

Pete Roney

Co-Founder

Tier X Group

Shari Chiara

Program Manager of Developer Ecosystem & Startups

IBM

Ken Mathis

Former Payments Industry Leader

North Highland

Ben Dominitz

Chief Executive Officer

Vistage International

Dan Comisar

Strategy & Growth Officer

BrightDime

Matthew Clewis

Digital Sales Manager, Home Loans

Bank of America

Bill Whitley

President

Mindblazer

Lucas Timberlake

Partner

Fintech Ventures Fund

David Jones

General Partner

Bull City Venture Partners

David Gilroy

Co Founder & Managing Director

Scale Finance

Doug Nelson

Senior Associate

Long Ridge Equity Partners

Michael Baumstein

Managing Director, Alternative Investments

Barings

Ryan Teksten

Founder & Managing Director

Tabard Venture Capital

Timothy Bhatt

Chief Technology Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Mike Saurbaugh

Director of Technical Alliances

COFENSE

Srinivasan Vanamali

Principal

Olympus Infotech

William Bissett

Certified Financial Planner

Secrest Blakely & Associates

Devin Rader

Director of Developer Evangelism

Twilio

Selwyn Halbertsma

Director of Business Consulting

Synechron

Tom Joseph

Principal

Grant Thornton

Adam Hill

Director of Operations

Lucid

Jay Bendis

President

Transfer Technology Consultants

Gerard Lang

Vice President of Product Management

SPX FLOW

Kristopher Smith

Head of Strategic Ventures

Legg Mason

Mike Weich

Project Manager, Development

NextEra Energy Resources

Scott Dam

Senior Director

Z&A Inc.

Ginny Coffey

Former Senior Vice President of Strategic Deals & Proposal

Bank of America

Dave Cosper

Former Chief Finance Officer

Sonic Automotive

John Thacker

Advisor

SignatureFD

Jonathan Shieber

Senior Editor

TechCrunch

Jenni Walker

President & Co-Owner

Walker PR Group

Juan Garzon

Founder, Branding Strategist

The Garzon Company

Louis Calabrese

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

LPL Financial

Bermon Painter

Innovation & Strategy Lead

EY Wavespace

Ames Flynn

Executive Vice President of Shared Services

Extended Stay America

Steve Stemmer

Director of IT

Paymentus

Addy Kapur

Founder & CEO

TimeTap

Matthew Tyndall

Partner & Head of Production

Priceless Miscellaneous

Josh Street

Director of Architecture & Strategy

AmWINS Group

Ward Thompson

Digital Project Manager

Maximus

Ryan Greenway

Senior Vice President of Data Science

Bank of America

Jonah Crane

Senior Advisor

RegTech Lab

Ted Claypoole

Partner

Womble Bond Dickinson

Chad Thorson

Partner, IP Leader

Nelson Mullins

Nate Quirk

Shareholder

McNair Law Firm

Brian Davis

Partner

VLP Law Group

Sean Wagner

Attorney

Wagner Hicks

Matt Bowen

Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield

Leah Campbell

Senior Attorney

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Riley Key

Associate

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bridget Warren

Associate

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Will Barfield

President & CEO

Barfield Revenue Consulting

Jeffrey Hay

Charlotte Managing Partner

Womble Bond Dickinson

Malcomb Coley

Charlotte Managing Partner

EY

Paul Tyma

Chief Technology Officer

Lending Tree

Lamont Young

Executive Vice President, Head of Digital

Citizens Bank

Diane Morais

Chief Executive Officer & President

Ally Bank

Rob Cummings

Co-Founder

DealCloud

Garth Moulton

Senior Vice President

Pipl, Inc.

Ramy Serageldin

Co-Founder & CEO

Honeyfi

Matt McFee

Founding Partner

BriteVerify

Jon Boggiano

Co-Founder

VersaMe

Ben Stagg

Co-Founder & CEO

Halo Smart Labs

Bob Dunn

Founder

Dunn Growth Advisors

John Brice

Managing Director

Entrepreneurial Performance Labs

Jonathan Hartsell

Senior Vice President, Digital Business Development & Innovation

Wells Fargo

Aditya Khurjekar

CEO & Co-founder

Medici

David Kucera

Venture Partner

Fintech Forge

Duke Chang

Co-Founder and Head

bSolo

Chris Millner

Principal, Payments & Fintech Lead

North Highland

Elizabeth Chambers

Director of Audit, Risk, Compensation and Nominating Committees

Smith & Williamson

Jefferson Crew

Student Segment Leader

Wells Fargo

Shari Marakowitz

Director, Process Excellence

MUFG

Philip Sprague

Senior Vice President of Emerging Payments

Wells Fargo

Peter Abeles

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Sequence Financial

Brian Weber

Assistant Vice President of Product Management

LPL Financial

Rocky Clancy

Partner

The Partnership for Banking Excellence

Abhishek Ratani

Former President & Chief Technology Officer

Red Ventures

Brian Hovey

Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Honeywell

Rachel Heath

Director of Enterprise Project Management

Sunlight Financial

Igor Gorlatov

Founder

Charlotte Fractional CMOs

Joanna Beck

Founder & CEO

Beck Insights

Alan Slothower

Senior Director, Sales

Microsoft

Mike Hensinger

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Synchrony

Allan Bacon

Director of New Busines & Product Development

Gordian

K.C. Brechnitz

Senior Managing Director

EY Capital Advisors

Lister Delgado

Founder & Managing Partner

IDEA Fund Partners

Robert Creeden

Managing Director

University of Virginia Seed Fund

Patricia Kemp

Venture Partner

Oak Investment Partners

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Anderson LeNeave & Co

Ilieva Ageenko

Managing Director

Grant Thornton

John Cambier

Managing Partner

IDEA Fund Partners

Arnold Abernathy

Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

Toyota Connected

Evan Taylor

Risk Consultant

NFP

Alap Mehta

Global Financial Crimes Audit

Bank of America

Scott Burns

Senior Vice President of Risk Management

McGriff Insurance

Jeff Smith

Founder

Crowdsaw

Emily Hunt

Director

Byte Academy

Vishal Ranjane

Managing Director

Protiviti

Dan Black

Vice President of Learning Strategy

Tortal Training

Chris Tapia

Senior Director of Client Development

Data Ventures

David Moore

Principal

Dandelion Mergers & Acquisitions

Matt Kinney

Digital Consultant & Founder/CEO

Atando Technologies

Al McMillian

Principal

McMillian Law

Chris Mailander

Founder & CEO

Ironheart Corporate Advisory

Kevin Garrison

Managing Partner

Scalable Consulting

Robert Aldrich

President & CFO

Aldrich CFO Services

Jim Garrity

Former Chief Marketing Officer

Wachovia

Terry Atkins

Vice President of Marketing Communications

Extended Stay America

Erik Qualman

Founder

Equalman Studios

Lou Solomon

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Interact Authentic Communication

Rachel "Pinky" Parsons

Software Engineering Lead

Passport

Fredy Villa

Principal Technical Program Manager

Amazon

Doug Grubba

Technical Lead

Payzer

Alice Wang

Business Systems Consultant

Wells Fargo

Andrew Sobel

Executive Vice President

The Brixton Group

Tim Collins

Director of Enterprise Project Management

The Fresh Market

Arvy Rajasekaran

CIO

Ally Financial

David Cavallaro

Southeast Consulting Leader

Teradata

John Thomas

Executive Vice President of Data Science

Red Ventures

Ben Hicks

Attorney

Wagner Hicks

Scott Anderson

Partner

Womble Bond Dickinson

Brian Ellsworth

Partner, IP & Patents

Alston & Bird

Paul Gagnier

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

CompuCom (an Office Depot Company)

Colby Jenkins

Partner

Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Marc Gustafson

Director

Bell, Davis & Pitt

Erin Illman

Partner and Fintech Team Chair

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Rob Cox

Partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Lee Gilley

Partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Lyndsay Medlin

Associate

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

J.C. Neilson

Senior Executive

Rock River Capital Partners

Drew Lockhart

CIO

Ally Bank

Whit Goodrich

Chief Marketing Officer

Synchrony

Aubrey Hawes

Senior Director Product Marketing

Oracle

Jeff Jones

Chief Operating Officer

Zenmonics

Michael Praeger

Co-Founder & CEO

AvidXchange

Richard MacLean

Managing Partner

Frontier Capital

Mike York

Co-Founder & Executive Vice President

Cardinal Solutions Group

John Espey

Co-Founder

Levvel

John Bradberry

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Entrepreneurial Performance Labs

Paolo Nagari

Founder & CEO

InterCultural Group

Mark Woollen

Founder & CEO

Hayden Technology

Shawn Dorsch

Founder & President

Clear Markets Holdings

Sarah Kunst

Founder & CEO

Proday.co

Steve Boehm

Senior Vice President & COO

AvidXchange

Jimmie Lenz

Principal

The Risk Financial Group

Dinesh Chheda

Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member

FinTech Sandbox

Lance McAlister

Senior Manager

Centric Consulting

Sam Maule

Managing Partner, North America

11:FS

Katy Chang

Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Innovation

LPL Financial

Marcia Klingensmith

Senior Director, Risk & Authentication Products

Visa

Dean Nolan

Vice President/Director of Merchant Services

Fifth Third Bank

Rob Lentz

Executive Director, Corporate Strategy

Ally

Kristin Wallace

Senior Direct, Payment Products

ConnectYourCare

Jeanenette Kuda

Vice President of Product Strategy and Bank Trust Consulting

LPL Financial

Spencer Disher

Former Senior Vice President

Natixis ABM

Donnie Johnson

Director

Wells Fargo Securities

Angela Ratliff

Payment Services Risk Executive

US Bank

Jeff McMahon

Managing Director

North Highland

Dion Lisle

Principal

One World Identity

Steve Gress

Enterprise PMO Leader

MSC Industrial Supply Co

Ben Gillis

Retired Vice President

Teradata

Jeremy Davids

Senior Executive, National Accounts

Visa

Andrew Roseliep

Vice President, Relationship Manager

BB&T

James Segodnia

Global Account Manager

Ab Initio Software

Matt Harris

Managing Director

Bain Capital Partners

Matt Kennedy

Vice President

Banks Street Partners

Paul Grim

Senior Advisor

BlueSpark Technologies (Energizer)

Cameron Newton

Founder & Managing Partner

Relevance Capital

Mark Goodman

Managing Director

MassMutual Ventures

William Wallis

Director, Alternative Investments

Barings

Charles Svirk

Senior Associate

MassMutual Ventures

Teresa Burton

Risk & Controls Manager

Ally

Dale Lancaster

Former Chief Information Security Officer

Red Ventures

Matt Herson

Divisional CIO of Global Property & Special Risks

AIG

Robert Rutherford

Founder & CEO

Hedge

Peter Mansfield

President

CMO.la

Seth Twery

VP Client

Tookitaki

Ronald Quinn

Director of Portfolio Management

Sealed Air

David Phllips

Innovation Provocateur

Faster Glass Consulting

Christopher Jones

Senior Project Manager

ettain group

Ben Murphy

President

Hospitality Logistics Int'l

Ran Fuchs

Co-Founder

WriterMaker

Trent Hawthorne

Chief Technology Officer

Palmetto Ventures

Dan Ward

Managing Director

Midwood Partners

Greg Brown

Owner & President

Cardinal Finance

Donnie Bobbitt

Chief Finance Officer

Adams Beverages of NC

John P. Williams

Senior Vice President, Marketing Innovation

Synchrony

Blair Primis

Vice President of Marketing & Talent

OrthoCarolina

Steve Somloi

Vice President of Marketing

Synchrony

Andy Monahan

Managing Director

Marketing ARM

Jeremy Martin

Director of Software Development

Diligent Corporation

Shirley Baunach

Vice President of Enterprise IT Strategy

BB&T

Jim Van Fleet

Principal Consultant

Levvel

Tim Edwards

Senior Director of IT Service

Ally

Raja Musunuru

Vice President & CIO

AAA

Gregory Hawgood

Senior Project Manager

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jim Marascio

Founder & Managing Director

Petrizzi Tech Advisors

Mirsad Hadzikadic

Executive Director of Data Science

UNC Charlotte

David Brann

Vice President of Analytics

LPL Financial