Created to support and empower small businesses, OnDeck is 100% committed to serving its customers with the smartest financing solutions and world class service. OnDeck is the secure financing service that business owners everywhere can truly rely on.
Noah Breslow has served as OnDeck’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our board of directors since June 2012 and as our Chief Operating Officer from October 2011 to June 2012, our Chief Product Officer from October 2009 to September 2011, our Senior Vice President, Products and Technology from March 2008 to September 2009, and our Vice President, Products and Technology from June 2007 to February 2008. Prior to joining OnDeck, Mr. Breslow was Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Tacit Networks, Inc., a provider of wide area network optimization solutions, from December 2003 through January 2007. Mr. Breslow holds an S.B. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School.
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Howard Katzenberg has served as OnDeck’s Chief Financial Officer since June 2012 and has led our finance department since 2009. From March 2008 to October 2009, he served in various other financial and strategic roles for the Company. Prior to joining OnDeck, Mr. Katzenberg was a consultant for Swift Financial Corporation, a small business lending firm, from December 2006 to January 2008. In addition, Mr. Katzenberg worked at American Express Company, where he worked in OPEN, its small business division, as well as the company’s venture capital group from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Katzenberg holds a B.S. in Business from Cornell University—Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Andrea Gellert serves as OnDeck’s Chief Revenue Officer, where she oversees Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Partner Management. Prior to joining OnDeck in 2012, Ms. Gellert was Vice President of Client Services and Operations at Group Commerce Inc., an e-commerce platform for publishers, from September 2011 to October 2012. From 2003 to September 2011, Ms. Gellert served as Vice President, Customer Experience and Retention, OPEN at American Express Company, a multinational financial services company and served in industry strategy and global account management roles during her tenure as a Vice President in Merchant Services at American Express. Ms. Gellert holds an A.B. in History and Literature from Harvard College, magna cum laude, and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
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Cory Kampfer serves as OnDeck’s Chief Legal Officer, having led the company’s legal department since November 2011. Prior to joining OnDeck, Mr. Kampfer was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP from February 2007 to November 2011. Mr. Kampfer holds a B.B.A. in International Business from the University of Georgia, where he graduated First in Class, an M.B.A. from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law.
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Nick Brown is the Chief Risk Officer at OnDeck. Nick Brown will oversee OnDeck’s credit and risk management strategy and execution, including credit and operational risk controls, portfolio monitoring, and the further development and optimization of OnDeck’s credit scoring models and credit policy. Nick joins OnDeck from Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), one of the world’s largest banks, where he most recently served as the General Manager of the Group Decision Sciences team, and earlier as the General Manager of Group Portfolio Optimization. Prior to CBA, Brown ran the consumer lending business at Discover Financial Services (DFS), where he grew the Personal Loan book while simultaneously improving credit quality. Nick holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Statistics from Cornell University.
Lorna Hagen is the Chief People Officer at OnDeck. Lorna oversees all aspects of human resources, including talent recruitment and development, compensation and benefits. Hagen most recently served as the Vice President of Human Resources at ANN INC., an American group of specialty apparel retail chain stores for women, where she led the human resources and talent practices for LOFT, and the e-commerce division. Prior to that role, she was Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management at Dow Jones, where she delivered a total re-build of the human resources functions across The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Factiva. Hagen holds a bachelor’s degree in hotel administration from Cornell University and continued study in the field of industrial & labor relations at Cornell.
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Rob Young is the Senior Vice President of International at OnDeck where he oversees all aspects of the company’s expansion to markets outside of the United States, including Canada and Australia. Prior to joining OnDeck, Rob was VP of Corporate Development & New Ventures at Wonga.com, a pioneer online consumer lender based in the UK, where he helped to scale the company to over $300M in annual revenues across a number of international markets. With an extensive background in technology and finance, Rob’s previous roles include leading the European operations of Orix Ventures, a venture finance and lending subsidiary of ORIX Corp (NYSE: IX), and serving as Chief Financial Officer at Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s most renowned early-stage technology venture capital firms. Rob holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Masters in Computer Science from the Queen’s University of Belfast.
“My dad was a lifelong entrepreneur. To this day my favorite Main Street business is our own family-named organic bakery, which operates throughout the eastern region of Ireland.“
As Senior Vice President of Product at OnDeck, Gagan Kanjlia oversees the strategic vision of new and existing products for OnDeck’s small business clients. Prior to joining OnDeck, Mr. Kanjila oversaw the build out of transformational digital products for the Auto Finance and Home Loans division at the Capital One Garage, an internal accelerator and incubator in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Kanjila holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.
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Jerome Hershey is the Vice President of Business Development at OnDeck. Hershey oversees general business strategy, develops new strategic partnerships and manages corporate development activities. Jerome has 14 years of corporate finance, deal structuring and private equity experience. Most recently, Jerome was a Vice President at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) where he focused on late-stage growth investing. Prior to TCV, he was a Senior Associate at Spectrum Equity Investors. At both TCV and Spectrum he invested nearly $500 million across the financial technology, software and business services sectors. He began his career in JPMorgan’s technology investment banking group. Jerome earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Gary Fearnall brings to OnDeck over a decade of experience in digital technology, innovation and small businesses in Canada. Prior to joining OnDeck, Fearnall worked with some of Canada’s leading organizations including, LinkedIn, Globe and Mail and Cineplex. Most recently as Director of Sales and Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn, he played a significant role in the professional social network’s expansion in Canada, working closely with small businesses on growth strategies leveraging social and mobile technology.
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