We are delighted to announce that Kevin Clark has joined our Strategic Advisory Board. Kevin is a recognized leader in the financial services industry with over 35 years of experience in banking and alternative financing. He currently holds the position of Chief Revenue Officer at Merchant Growth Ltd., a Specialty Lender in the Canadian small business lending marketplace.
Kevin is also an active advisor in the Fintech industry having co-founded two fintechs, Lendified Inc. and JUDI.ai in 2015 and 2016 respectively. As a respected leader in Fintech, Kevin is a board member (and past Chair and Co-Founder) of the Canadian Lenders Association, an organization supporting and representing the “Lendtech & Innovative/Specialty Lending marketplace in Canada, and has past membership on the Steering Committee for Small Business Finance – a committee promoting the development and support of small business finance in the GTA, chaired by the Toronto Finance International organization.
Prior to engaging in the Fintech world, Kevin enjoyed a 30-year career with the Bank of Nova Scotia culminating in a number of executive leadership responsibilities across numerous global markets while serving as an active executive in credit risk committee management.
Ian Duffy, CEO, Accelerated Payments says, “We are delighted to have someone of Kevin’s experience, skills and integrity join our Strategic Advisory Board. Establishing a sustainable business in the Canadian market is a key part of our long-term strategy and we believe Kevin can add significantly to ensuring we achieve both this goal as well as Accelerated Payments wider global ambitions.”
“I am very pleased to be joining the AP team in my capacity as Advisor here in the Canadian marketplace. There is so much work to be done to support businesses and their need for capital at this time – and AP is an important player in the marketplace and can play a key role in supporting companies across the country in getting access to the capital they need.” – Kevin Clark, Strategic Advisor, Accelerated Payments.