Continuing its rapid growth, Highline Technologies, the payments fintech that unlocks payroll-linked lending and billpay, announced today that Jesse Silverman has joined the company as General Counsel.
Silverman brings almost 20 years of legal expertise and industry experience to the team, including leading legal and compliance efforts for several fintechs, including LendUp, Nuula, and Steady. He also served as an enforcement attorney for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In his new role, Silverman will lead Highline’s contract efforts with clients and partners while also serving as the company’s Chief Compliance and BSA Officer, overseeing consumer compliance standards and offering product development guidance.
“I am excited to join Highline, a company committed to helping both consumers and lenders who support them,” said Silverman. “I look forward to working with this talented team and helping to further drive its partnerships, growth and success.”
“We are thrilled to have Jesse on board,” said Geoff Brown, co-founder and CEO of Highline Technologies. “Highline’s platform is transforming consumer lending and bill payment, and Jesse’s passion and expertise is exactly what we need to support both our team and our clients as we scale up the company.”
Highline is a new payments platform that automates bill payments directly from payroll. It provides lenders with a simple, direct approach to credit decisioning and payment automation that can be supported at scale. Lenders can decrease missed payments by up to 2/3rds, reduce default rates by more than half, expand customers’ credit options, and better support financial wellness. Built by subject matter experts, data scientists and technologists, Highline’s solution unleashes the power of payment automation to help lenders and financial institutions expand the pool of potential borrowers. For more information, please visit https://highline.co/.