OppLoans Welcomes Shiven Shah as Chief Financial Officer
World-class financial executive joins rapidly growing online lending FinTech company.
CHICAGO——OppLoans, the nation’s leading socially responsible online lender of personal loans to non-prime consumers, has announced the appointment of Shiven Shah, CFA, to the role of Chief Financial Officer effective April 3, 2017. Shah will oversee all strategic and financial objectives at the high-growth, profitable firm.
Shah comes to OppLoans from ABN AMRO Clearing where he served in the role of Chief Financial Officer for the US franchise since 2015. At ABN AMRO, Shah managed teams in treasury, financial/regulatory control, and financial planning and analysis. He also drove customer pricing strategy, managed regulatory relationships and oversaw budgeting, strategic planning, and forecasting process for the business. Prior to ABN AMRO, Shah held senior financial leadership positions at PEAK6, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch. He has an extensive background in corporate finance, strategy, and investment analysis.
"We are thrilled to welcome Shiven to the OppLoans family," said Jared Kaplan, CEO of OppLoans. "As a seasoned financial executive and leader, Shiven is the ideal choice to drive our strategic financial initiatives as we expand the availability of socially responsible products to the underbanked community."
Shah said, "Now is an incredible time to be joining OppLoans. In its short history, OppLoans has ascended to the lead position in transforming alternative lending to the subprime consumer with a socially responsible mission. I'm excited to take on this critical role within a pioneering firm that is backed by business savvy leaders in the Schwartz Capital Group. The potential for growth is extraordinary at OppLoans and I look forward to the challenge."
Opportunity Financial, LLC, doing business as OppLoans, is one of the highest-rated online lenders in the industry. With faster funding, significantly lower rates, total transparency, and unmatched customer service, OppLoans provides non-prime borrowers a safe and reliable alternative to payday lending. OppLoans is licensed and able to lend or arrange loans in the following states: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Opportunity Financial, LLC
130 E Randolph St, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL 60601