Innovating the Next Generation of Core Banking

The Finxact team has been at the forefront of banking technology for 35+ years, and together with its best of breed partners is disrupting core banking so financial institutions can truly transform on their terms.

Frank Sanchez
Founder Chairman CEO
Frank Sanchez
Frank Sanchez
Founder Chairman CEO

Frank Sanchez boasts four decades of financial technology experience with numerous success stories throughout his career. Prior to his current role, Mr. Sanchez served as the co-founder and CTO of the digital bank Zenbanx, which was acquired by SoFi in 2017. Mr. Sanchez also served as corporate EVP and President of Enterprise Banking and Retail Solutions of Fidelity Information Services Inc (NYSE: FIS) from 2007-2011 and global director of R&D from 2004 on.

Mr. Sanchez joined FIS after the Company acquired his previous bank software company, Sanchez Computer Associates (NASDAQ: SCAI), for $184M where he was the co-founder and CEO for 24 years. At Sanchez Computer Associates, Mr. Sanchez was the chief architect and developer of the industry’s first and one of its most successful core banking systems, which operates across hundreds of financial institutions around the world and is recognized as an industry leading banking platform for direct banks.

Mr. Sanchez also served as a board member for payments system provider, TSA/ACI (NASDAQ: ACIW), global technology and consulting services provider, Covansys (acq by CSC), and KYC/AML compliance and screening services provider Regulatory DataCorp (RDC).

Mr. Sanchez leads the overall strategic direction of Finxact and is the chief product architect for the Finxact cloud-native core banking platform.

Michael Sanchez
Founder President
Michael Sanchez
Michael Sanchez
Founder President

Michael Sanchez currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Savana, Inc., a fast-growing business process automation company serving the financial services marketplace. Mr. Sanchez has led Savana, Inc. for eight years, providing banking, mortgage origination and mortgage servicing for some of the largest financial institutions in the industry.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Sanchez served as the President of International Divisions of Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) (NYSE: FIS), where he led significant growth during his tenure. Prior to FIS, he was the founder and Chairman of Sanchez Computer Associates (NASDAQ: SCAI), a leading global supplier of core banking systems, which went public in 1998 and was acquired by FIS for $184M in 2004.

Deborah Kovacs
Co-Founder Chief Product Officer
Deborah Kovacs
Deborah Kovacs
Co-Founder Chief Product Officer

Deborah Kovacs has over three decades’ experience in financial services and bank technology, having been part of product leadership at companies including Akcelerant (now Temenos), Ardmore Banking Advisors, InvestorForce, and CashEdge, which was acquired by Fiserv in 2011 for $465M. Prior to this work, Mrs. Kovacs served 12 years as the SVP of Product Management and Development at Sanchez Computer Associates (NASDAQ: SCAI).

Jim Joyce
Co-Founder Chief Technology Officer
Jim Joyce
Jim Joyce
Co-Founder Chief Technology Officer

Jim Joyce has over two decades’ experience working with financial technology companies. Prior to Finxact, Mr. Joyce served for two-and-a-half years as Zenbanx’s VP of Software Engineering, seven years as the SVP of R&D and as VP of Architecture, Usability, and Tools for Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) (NYSE: FIS), and four years as the Director of Corporate Solutions for Sanchez Computer Associates (NASDAQ: SCAI).

Sadhana Akella-Mishra
Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer
Sadhana Akella-Mishra
Sadhana Akella-Mishra
Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer

Sadhana Akella-Mishra is an experienced professional with a decade of banking risk management and compliance and a proven background in financial services. Her knowledge and experience in building business specific compliance framework and implementing strategies is vast, and she is extremely adept at building solutions with cross-functional and multi-national teams.

Prior to joining Finxact, Ms. Akella-Mishra served as the Chief Compliance Officer at Geoswift, focusing on Chinese cross border payments and the Senior Manager General Compliance at Ripple, where she worked with enterprise blockchain global payments. She also previously served as the Chief Compliance Officer at Zenbanx, a mobile multi-currency bank as well as the Regional Head of Anti-Financial Crime-Fraud Deutsche Bank, the seventeenth largest bank in the world.

Christopher McClinton
Chief Marketing Officer
Christopher McClinton
Christopher McClinton
Chief Marketing Officer

Christopher McClinton brings over 15 years of experience in financial services technology to Finxact in his role as CMO. Prior to joining Finxact, Mr. McClinton was Senior Vice President at American Bankers Association (ABA) where he was responsible for Payments and Operations. In that role, he led a team of professionals at ABA that assisted member banks with product strategy and execution. He also served as President of ABA’s for-profit subsidiary, ABA Payment Solutions, Inc.

Mr. McClinton is a subject matter expert on payment technologies and their regulatory environments. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on emerging technologies in financial services. Mr. McClinton is an accredited ACH Professional (AAP), Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and received his MBA with a concentration in Finance from George Washington University.

Bill Clinton
Chief Financial Officer
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
Chief Financial Officer

Bill Clinton is a senior financial leader with over 25 years in the software, services and insurance industries. He most recently worked as the chief financial officer at NSM Insurance, a managing general agency and program administrator for specialty property and casualty insurance. Prior to NSM, Mr. Clinton was the CFO of CSMI, a charter school management company with schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, which included the creation of a new school in Atlantic County, NJ. Before joining CSMI, he was CFO at Vitalyst, a PE backed service organization, where he was tasked with preparing for and leading the company through a sale process. The previous 20 years were spent at software and service organizations in senior financial positions with Sanchez Computer Associates while the company grew from $5M to $98M, and SunGard Higher Education, a $500M provider to colleges and universities. Mr. Clinton began his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Martin Barbee
Chief Engagement Partner
Martin Barbee
Martin Barbee
Chief Engagement Partner

Martin Barbee brings to Finxact deep expertise in global financial services and cloud banking. Prior to joining Finxact, Mr. Barbee served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Banking at nCino, Inc., a global cloud banking company. Prior to nCino, he worked with a large money center financial institution. As part of his new role, Mr. Barbee will focus on establishing the Finxact Partner Enablement Program, which will enable Finxact to scale to the market while maintaining its focus on product development.

Ryan Victor
Chief Revenue Officer
Ryan Victor
Ryan Victor
Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Victor has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his career as a sales leader selling full service financial products for boutique investment firms in NYC. Prior to joining Finxact, Mr. Victor worked with technology providers such as Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), where he managed a business development team, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) as an FSI Senior Account Manager, Finastra as a Strategic Account Manager, and Mambu as the North America Sales Lead. Mr. Victor’s diverse background in FSI and FinTech allows him to share a unique perspective and skill set with our clients.

Leah Fox
Executive Vice President Delivery
Leah Fox
Leah Fox
Executive Vice President Delivery

Leah Fox has more than 25 years of enterprise software delivery including leadership roles at eBay Enterprise and LoanLogics overseeing services delivery, support, account management and engineering. She started her career in software delivery as a Project Manager for e-Profile, a subsidiary of Sanchez Computer Associates. Mrs. Fox brings a strong customer-centric approach to delivery at Finxact. She also uses her management expertise to mentor women and girls in STEM through organizations like GETT and Philly Women in Tech.