Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
|Brad Bernstein is a co-founder of FlexShopper and its Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bernstein served as President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, from January 2007 through December 2013 when the Company was named Anchor Funding Services, Inc. and through its wholly owned subsidiary, Anchor Funding Services, LLC (Anchor). Anchor was primarily engaged in the business of providing accounts receivable financing to businesses in the United States. Anchor’s assets were sold between April and June 2014. Mr. Bernstein became CEO of FlexShopper in December 2014. Previously, Mr. Bernstein was employed by Preferred Labor LLC from March 1999 through January 2007. Mr. Bernstein served Preferred Labor LLC as its Chief Financial Officer and later as its President. Before joining Preferred Labor LLC, Mr. Bernstein was a partner of Miller, Ellin Consulting Group, LLP. where he advised commercial and investment banks, asset-based lenders, and alternative finance companies before they made debt or equity investments. Mr. Bernstein has used his banking relationships to raise debt and negotiate and structure financing for companies. Mr. Bernstein brings to the Board his financial and business expertise as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Bernstein received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University.|
|H. Russell Heiser, Jr.|
Chief Financial Officer
|Russ Heiser has served as our Chief Financial Officer since December 2015. From July 2015 to December 2015, Mr. Heiser served as a consultant to the Company. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Heiser served as an advisor to family offices in South Florida. In this role, Mr. Heiser focused on venture capital and private equity investments and was responsible for sourcing, financial analysis, transaction execution and management of portfolio companies across a variety of sectors. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Heiser was an Executive Director in the Investment Banking Division at UBS in New York and, from 2001 to 2004, was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York. Mr. Heiser received his BS in Accounting from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Over the course of his career, Mr. Heiser has earned both CPA and CFA designations.|
Chief Risk Officer
Ravi Radhakrishnan has served as our Chief Risk Officer since February 2016 and was appointed as an executive officer of the Company on March 1, 2018. In his role, Mr. Radhakrishnan manages the Company’s underwriting and lease portfolio strategies and heads the Company’s data science team. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Radhakrishnan led credit valuations strategy for Bank of America’s card division as a Senior Vice President. There, he helped implement profitability-driven underwriting across the risk segments and products for its multi-billion dollar consumer portfolio asset. Previously, he managed the Decision Insights group for JPMorgan Chase Bank to drive growth through advanced analytics. Before that, he spent a decade at Capital One and HSBC Banks managing their customer acquisition programs for direct channels. Mr. Radhakrishnan received his MS in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and BS in Engineering from Regional Engineering College in India.