Troy Wright, Co-Founder and CEO
Troy is a globally recognized leader and trusted expert with a proven 30 year plus track record in the financial services industry. Throughout his career, he has met with thousands of companies across Canada and has developed a very clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by business owners in our country.
Prior to Lendified, Troy was the President and CEO of Scotiabank Group Mexico, the largest subsidiary of Scotiabank outside of Canada and a full service bank with 2.4 million customers, US $23 billion in assets, 900 branches and 15,000 employees. Previous to this, Troy was Executive Vice President of Canadian Retail Branches and Channels at Scotiabank.
Troy has lived and worked domestically and in several international locations and is multi-lingual. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, Advanced Management Program; Western University with a BA; and, the Harvard Business School YPO Presidents' Program.
Kevin Clark, Co-Founder and President
With over 30 years of domestic and international banking, Kevin brings extensive business development and leadership skills from his experiences across all customer segments. His passionate views for economic growth and business development in Canada positions him well in delivering Lendified’s products and services to the small business marketplace.
Prior to Lendified, Kevin served as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales for Scotiabank’s Transaction Banking business. Here he held responsibility for the delivery of trade finance and cash management products to the Small Business, Commercial and Corporate segments both domestically and internationally. Previous to this, Kevin was Senior Vice President of International Corporate and Commercial Banking, leading lending activities across the Caribbean, Central and South America and the Asia Pacific markets.
Kevin has lived in a number of international locations, is a graduate of Western University and the Executive Leadership Program and MBA program at The Richard Ivey School of Business. He has also held a number of public and private board positions including serving as Vice Chair & Director of the Canadian Council of the Americas.
Monique Morden, Chief Revenue Officer
Monique Morden has a data driven background combining over 20 years of experience in customer intelligence and over 10 years in technology. Monique played a role in disrupting the market research industry as a senior executive at Vision Critical, where their cloud based customer intelligence platform created an innovative alternative to traditional market research.
Inspired by the transformative power of technology, Monique co-founded Mentio in 2014, where the goal was to leverage machine learning algorithms to analyze trends and patterns in the cloud accounting data of small businesses. The result was a mobile first automated cash flow forecasting tool for small business owners, acting as an early warning system for cash flow issues. While taking part in Techstars (Seattle 2015), Mentio realized the value of their application to the alternative lending space leading to Lendified recognizing the power of Mentio’s cash flow algorithm to their credit engine, spurring an acquisition in March, 2016.
Monique is a graduate of the Masters of Business Administration program at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University; and an Honours B.Sc graduate from the University of Guelph. Monique is based in Vancouver with her husband and three teenage daughters where they spend many hours ripping powder at Whistler.
Sean Wilson, Chief Financial Officer
Sean Wilson has a unique blend of entrepreneurial DNA, financial expertise and lean startup mentality. He gathers and analyzes metrics from the organization that feed into financial models aimed at optimizing profits and efficiencies. Prior to Lendified, Sean applied his skills at KPMG Canada where he was a top 1% performer, his own startup (mydealbag), and an international clothing retailer (Aritzia).
Inspired by technology’s ability to help small businesses, Sean co-founded Mentio in 2014, where the goal was to leverage machine learning algorithms to analyze trends and patterns in the cloud accounting data of small businesses. The result was a mobile first automated cash flow forecasting tool for small business owners, acting as an early warning system for cash flow issues. While taking part in Techstars (Seattle 2015), Mentio realized the value of their application to the alternative lending space leading to Lendified recognizing the power of Mentio’s cash flow algorithm to their credit engine, spurring an acquisition in March, 2016.
Sean is a graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of British Columbia, international business competition first place winner at the Rotterdam School of Management, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of British Columbia (CA, CPA). Sean spent all of 2014 travelling the world and still can’t keep his feet in one place. While based in Vancouver, you could find him anywhere!