Stewart Carlin joins SaaS FinTech Innovator IMPESA as CFO
New Hire of Chief Financial Officer Brings Critical Support to Financial Technology Solutions Provider
SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA, December, 2016 — IMPESA®, developers of the innovative SaaS solution Monibyte® and a growing suite of FinTech applications for corporate and retail payment methods, and fraud mitigation, announces the appointment of Stewart Carlin as Chief Financial Officer.
Stewart is a key addition to IMPESA’s executive team as the company continues to expand throughout the Americas. Prior to joining IMPESA Stewart was a key member of the financial management teams for multinational companies Johnson & Johnson and Coty Inc., both members of the S&P 500 Index. In addition, he has held the position of Director of Finance for a Top 50 Private US homebuilder. Throughout his career Stewart has raised over $150 million in capital to fund the growth of businesses as well as developed strategic plans and analytical tools to help large and small companies achieve their growth and profitability goals.
“Stewart’s high level experience in financial management is strategically aligned with IMPESA’s expansion into new markets,” stated Mario Hernández, Founder and CEO, “As Chief Financial Officer, he will strengthen our financial infrastructure and tighten management systems as we continue to work toward our business goals and objectives.”
“I have worked with Stewart in two companies in recent years, Triad Capital LLC and Concordius Capital LLC, where he was instrumental in capital raising, valuations, and providing valuable insight into maximizing client value through strategic planning and analysis,” said Cliff Wildes, IMPESA’s Chief Strategy Officer, “I am certain he will be a powerful addition to the company’s executive team, and I look forward to working with him again.”
Stewart has extensive experience in corporate finance and investment banking across the Financial Services, Consumer Products, Healthcare and Real Estate industries. He has built his career around a passion for helping leaders understand their business potential through the development of insightful analytics and financial planning. Having fulfilled key financial planning and analysis (FP&A) roles for both private and public companies, Stewart has expertise spanning across multiple financial disciplines including strategic planning, treasury, business development, financial analysis, and investment banking.
In addition to his work in corporate finance, Stewart has also spent time as an Associate in Investment Banking for Houlihan Lokey and Triad Capital. During his time in banking Stewart led the financial due diligence for over 65 different investments in real assets and worked closely advising companies on financial strategies to facilitate growth and increase profitability.
Outside of general finance, Stewart has developed single-family residential communities, invested in real estate and served as Founder and Managing Member of a Florida based Insurance Brokerage.
From Long Island, New York, Stewart spent 18 years playing competitive hockey including Division 1 college hockey. He received his BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Finance Leadership Development program. Stewart is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, is a Level III CFA Candidate, has his Series 65 FINRA registration as well as a Florida Real Estate license.