Barney Briggs Joins Think Finance as Chief Financial Officer
Briggs to Oversee Corporate Financial Planning and Operations, and Investor Relations at Leading Fintech Company
Feb 01, 2017
ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 01, 2017 -- Think Finance, Inc., the leading provider of software technology, analytics, and marketing services to lenders, today announced the appointment of Barney Briggs as the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Briggs will be a critical member of the senior executive team that guides Think Finance's strategic direction and growth efforts, as well as lead all of the company's financial planning and operations and investor relations.
"Barney Briggs is a tremendously talented senior business leader whose deep experience across the financial sector will be invaluable to Think Finance as we continue serving our clients and growing as a fintech innovator." said Martin Wong, Chief Executive Officer of Think Finance. "We are very pleased and fortunate to be welcoming Barney into the Think Finance family."
Briggs comes to Think Finance with more than 15 years of experience in banking, budget management, investor relations, and global operational risk management. Most recently, he served as CFO for the International Global Consumer Technology Group at Citigroup. He has also held a number of other roles at Citigroup, including as Senior Vice President of the American Airlines AAdvantage co-branded cards business, CFO of Citi's Travel & Business Strategic Unit, and Vice President of Citi's Private Label Oil Planning & Control unit. Briggs has also worked as CFO for Barclays Bank Delaware, as well as for venture backed start-up companies.
"I am honored and excited to be joining Think Finance, the premier innovator in the online lending technology field today," said Briggs. "Fintech is a rapidly evolving space, and Think Finance is at the forefront of developing best-in-class tools and technologies – like our Cortex platform – that enable lenders to smartly offer expanded credit opportunities and empower consumers to access them. I'm eager to help the company grow even more and continue to be the pacesetter for the industry."
Barney holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas State University. In his free time, Barney enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys.