Consumer Finance and Industry Leaders Ready Dividend for Rapid Growth
Dividend Finance announced today that it has added three new executives to the team, each with extensive knowledge and backgrounds in areas such as consumer finance, operations, and business development. Their experience and expertise is expected to play a pivotal role in the continual growth and success of Dividend Finance.
Dave Sterlitz has joined the team as General Counsel. Dave has served in a number of senior legal and Compliance roles with some of the largest consumer lending institutions in the world. Prior to Dividend Finance, Dave was Associate General Counsel for BofI Federal Bank providing legal support to its internet banking and consumer lending operations. He’s served as in-house counsel at various financial institutions such as, HSBC, Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo), and MUFG Union Bank, for the past 20-years and has an in-depth knowledge of consumer and commercial credit regulatory matters.
Kerry Baird has recently joined Dividend Finance as the new VP of Human Resources. Bringing over 15 years of experience to Dividend along with prior solar knowledge, Kerry has made a career of fostering corporate cultures that empower employees by encouraging innovation, collaboration, and professional development. Kerry joins the team from Indyme Solutions where she worked alongside management implementing new organizational strategies and initiatives geared towards the goal of operational excellence.
Tom Cavallo has recently joined Dividend Finance as the VP of Sales. Tom has an extensive background in business development and years of experience in sales, leadership, and cultivating customer relationships. Prior to Dividend, Tom co-founded PIRCH, a fixture and appliance retailer for kitchen, bath, and outdoor products. As the Vice President of Sales at PIRCH, Tom played an instrumental role in contributing to the company’s success in various aspects including sales, marketing, accounting, auditing and financial management while building vendor and client relationships.
“We are thrilled to have Dave, Kerry and Tom join the Dividend team,” said Eric White, CEO of Dividend, “They each bring with them strong leadership capability and technical know-how that will serve to make us better as an organization and support the next phase of our development.”
Dividend currently operates in 25 states and the District of Columbia through its network of quality-driven solar installation partners. The Company’s solar loan platform enables homeowners across the U.S. to access financing and maximize the economic benefits of going solar with a seamless and hassle-free customer experience.
Dividend is excited for the addition of Dave, Kerry, and Tom as it is accelerating its growth and is positioned to lead the next chapter in solar and home energy financing nationally.