Supply Chain Finance Association Advisory Board
President - Rodney Schansman
Rodney serves as FTRANS Corp. CEO and member of the FTRANS Board of Directors and is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the company. He is a 25-year veteran of commercial finance, healthcare finance, and private equity. As a 15-year veteran and Senior Vice President of Bank of America Specialized Lending Group, Rodney's experience spans the operating disciplines of commercial finance including underwriting, origination, technology, and funding. After growing BofA’s Specialized Lending portfolio to $1 billion in net funds employed and selling it to GMAC in 2000, Rodney spent three years as an SVP with Bank of America Equity Partners deploying the bank’s capital in strategic investments.
Rodney co-founded Finacity, Inc. (with JV partners Kleiner Perkins, Euler ACI, and Texas Pacific Group), a technology-enabled receivables securitization company. Rodney has also led the start-up of several other healthcare financing companies including Inworks Servicing, a healthcare payment cycle management & funding company and Prime Revenue, a vendor finance technology company. Rodney graduated from Georgia State University with degrees in Accounting and Finance.
Board Member - Stephen Weed
Stephen Weed is the founder and CEO of Prime Financial Recruiting, an executive search firm that finds top talent for companies in Factoring, Asset Based Lending and Purchase Order Finance. Stephen’s early career included Engineering with Bells Labs and Lucent Technology.
Stephen is proactive in helping his clients embrace coming Fintech solutions that provide better value for their customers and is an advocate for Supply Chain Finance’s expansion in the US.
Board Member - Andrew Bertolina
Andrew Bertolina is the founder of Finvoice, an enterprise SaaS dealing with best-in-class online lending software to the asset based lending industry. Collaborating with deeply experienced individuals in some of the world’s top tech and finance institutions. The team’s current goal is to allocate designs, technologies, and data to revamp and enhance small business lending.
Finvoice is supported by Stanford University’s StartX Accelerator and the Envestnet, Yodlee Incubator, and VC Fintech, the accelerator program sponsored by FIS.
Board Member - Robyn Barrett
Robyn will provide valuable industry insight on Factoring and A/R financing, as well as advise on progressive development of the association. Robyn founded FSW Funding, an asset based lending company, in 2001 and co-founded Artis Trade Systems, a supply chain finance SaaS, in 2017. Robyn brings over 25 years of experience in finance with an emphasis on asset-based lending. Prior to founding FSW Funding she served as the assistant VP to FINOVA Capital Corporation. Furthermore, she is also a Certified Public Accountant and has a Masters in Business Management.