Our team approach is simple: engage only the most passionate experts across the banking, finance and technology sectors. Innovation starts from within and our culture reflects our dedication to revolutionize community banking with smart technology and powerful partnerships. We’ve taken a thoughtful approach to fintech, and we believe our employees reflect that. Check out our team below.
Seasoned banking executive with over 30 years’ experience at the nexus of financial strategy and bank technology with community and regional banks.
Founded an advisory business working with early-stage technology companies focused on community banks and credit unions. Previously Head of Bank Strategy for Sandler O’Neill, J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers, First Union Capital Markets and FHLBank Boston.
Responsible for driving Neocova’s go-to-market strategy, as well as aligning all revenue-related functions including business development, sales, pricing, product delivery and revenue management.
Began banking career designing enterprise technology for a Boston-area community bank. Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Kearny Bank / Kearny Financial corp where he chairs the Asset-Liability Management committee and serves on the Enterprise Risk Management committee.
Received his BS in Computer Science from Merrimack College and his MS in Finance from Bentley University.
Manages Neocova’s technology development to ensure effective leveraging of AI/ML, initially to improve community banks’ AML/BSA, compliance, and fraud mitigation.
Co-founded Endjinn, which raised $1.3 million to test out the economic incentive structures of Ethereum smart contracts and tokens with 10Ks of agents running the AI model type used first by Deep Mind’s AlphaGo.
Accepted into Dubai Future Accelerators program in 2016, obtained seed funding and designed and led development of Spindle, a breakthrough in integrated machine learning and data management suite.
Chief Product Officer at Machine Colony, helping build an end-to-end automatic data preprocessing and MLaaS platform adopted by Fortune 500s and multiple federal governments.
Received his BS in Sociology from Florida State University and an MA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Over 25 years of experience working with financial institution regulatory policy.
Serves as direct liaison to federal financial service regulators and legislators, manages trade association activities and establishes strategic industry partnerships.
Former Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs with Crowe’s Financial Services Risk Consulting Practice, where he monitored updates to regulatory guidance and evaluated the impact on financial institutions.
Spent nearly fifteen years with the Federal Reserve serving as a Commissioned Safety and Soundness Examiner and Supervisory Policy Analyst.
Received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Temple University and an MBA from The George Washington University.
Entrepreneur and former bank executive with 14 years experience in retail and digital banking.
Former VP of Digital Banking & Marketing for Axiom Bank where he led the development and growth of all digital banking solutions, including the bank’s digital brand AxiomGO and its surrounding ecosystem partners.
Championed the digital transformation of Surety Bank as Chief Operating Officer and helped architect the bank’s digital strategy to launch new products and platforms in the fintech space.
Received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and his M.B.A from Stetson University.
Accomplished HR management executive who has served in senior leadership roles at leading companies including Centric Group, LLC – a division of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Nature’s Variety and AON.
Founded Murdoch Consulting Group, Inc., a turnkey human resources provider, where she worked with clients such as Lion’s Choice, Mercy Hospital Radiology, Lighthouse for the Blind and Speech and Language Learning Systems.
Executive Board Member for CASA of St. Louis, on the Advisory Board for the Bach Society of St. Louis and a Member of the National Charity League. She is also
Founder and President of the Smiles of Hope Foundation, which benefits cleft/palate patients and research at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Past recipient of the MS Corporate Achievers Leadership Award and named St. Louis Business Journal’s Most Influential Businesswoman in 2006.
Security specialist with 30 years experience aligning global information infrastructure to business requirements incorporating cyber and physical security.
Founded three businesses and has worked in the public and private sector.
Spent a third of his career in government service, including as Chief Information Security Officer for the third largest County in the U.S. and Deputy Director of Enterprise Information Security at the Central Intelligence Agency.
Studied at Washington University in St. Louis, Georgetown University and the University of Vienna and has degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, German and Music.
Four-time startup founder with over 12 years of experience in machine-learning development and research.
Founder and CEO of Machine Colony, where he helped build an end-to-end automatic data preprocessing and MLaaS platform adopted by Fortune 500s and multiple federal governments.
Oversees Neocova’s AI technology development and management to improve community banks’ efficiency and compliance protocols.
Sought-after public speaker on machine learning at worldwide forums including the Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul. Additionally, serves as an active advisor to a number of Masters and PhD students on advanced AI methods.
Received his Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics from the University of Montana.
20 year track record of effectively managing the complexities of a highly regulated environment as a values based leader in the financial services industry.
Directed the Enterprise Wide Risk Management and internal audit function as the Chief Risk Officer of Axiom Bank.
Former Controller and Compliance Officer with Surety Bank where she maintained the bank’s general ledger and all financial records. Additionally, she was responsible for ensuring adequate internal controls, efficient accounting systems and compliance with generally accepted accounting practices.
Oversees Neocova’s compliance strategy and execution and helps to achieve, maintain and demonstrate compliance with security standards.