Atlanta-based fintech hires Mike O’Connell to lead network partnerships and drive unsecured consumer installment loan growth within the embedded consumer loan platform
Artis Technologies, a company that powers real-time lending and payment solutions for businesses at the point of need, today announced the hire of Michael O’Connell as Vice President of Partnerships.
Artis Credit is a platform for businesses to offer unique loan options direct-to-consumer with no start-up cost and minimal risk. It’s made possible by connecting financial institutions ready to provide financing through Artis’ API-based platform that uses alternative data sources, complex machine learning and AI to present real-time loan offers to individual borrowers. The platform is ideal for consumer-facing businesses with higher cost products and services.
Michael O’Connell has been in the Home Improvement space as a contractor, sales representative, national account manager, and partnership manager for more than 13 years. He is a frequent speaker on topics including home improvement sales and home improvement financing. And, like several other Artis team members, Mike is a military veteran, having served in the United States Army.
Michael O’Connell said, “Artis delivers the process, products and flexibility demanded in today’s market. To win in home improvement lending, one needs to meet the needs of the homeowner, the sales representative, and the business owner all at the same time. The Artis platform delivers on all three needs in a way that is unmatched. I feel fortunate to be a part of such an experienced and forward thinking team that is accelerating/reshaping the industry. “
Chris Bracken, Chief Revenue Officer at Artis Technologies, said: “I am very excited to welcome Mike to the team. The Artis platform is designed specifically for the kinds of Home Improvement contractors, associations, manufacturers, distributors, technology partners, and contractor networks that Mike has a long history of serving.”
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