Management Team

Richard House Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

Richard House Jr. has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 2019. From April 2018 to September 2019, Mr. House served as Operating Partner of Intrepid Capital Partners. From April 2014 to September 2019, Mr. House served as Chief Executive Officer of Veta Finance, Ltd., a provider of technology solutions to lenders in the United States and the United Kingdom. In 1997, Mr. House was the co-founder and then President of Atlanticus Holdings (formerly Compucredit Corp.). Prior to Atlanticus Holdings, Mr. House was a Managing Director of the Quantitative Solutions and Consulting Division of Equifax. Mr. House earned a B.S. degree in economics from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and an M.A. degree in economics from Southern Methodist University.

Brad Bernstein
President and Co-Founder
Brad Bernstein is a co-founder of FlexShopper and its President. 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. 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 received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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.