Juan TavaresCo-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at LendingPoint
As Co-Founder and CSO, Juan leads LendingPoint’s strategy development and execution of strategic initiatives aimed at driving growth, as well as communications, investor relations, and business and partner development. LendingPoint is a Fintech lending platform that offers personal loans and point-of-sale financing. The company is creating a better lending and borrowing experience by looking for more reasons to say “yes” — helping consumers across the credit spectrum unlock access to affordable loans. Its LendingPoint Merchant Solutions platform provides merchants and other service providers a fully integrated, one-stop retail financing solution to convert more customers at the point of sale.
With more than 15 years of success as a private investor, Juan also serves as the business development director for the Tavares Private Equity Group, where he is a member of numerous boards and advises executives across several industries including small business lending, consumer finance, industrial real estate, global trade and marine terminals, medical travel, health care, and education.