A.J. Dunklau

A.J. Dunklau served as former Chief Executive Officer of MFAC. From 2011 through 2017, Mr. Dunklau was an executive at AGDATA, LP, a provider of payment facilitation, information services, and software, which was sold to Vista Equity Partners in 2014. From 2016 to 2017 Mr. Dunklau served as AGDATA’s Chief Strategy Officer and from 2014 to 2016 he served as its Head of Product Management. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Dunklau served as AGDATA’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Industry Platforms, and prior to that served as Director of Business Development. From 2005 to 2011, he worked as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney, where he consulted on global projects across a range of industries, including financial services. Mr. Dunklau received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Brent Hurley

Since July 2016, Mr. Hurley has been a serial angel investor in various technology start-up companies and participated in multiple venture funds. Mr. Hurley has been a member of MFA Investor Holdings, the sponsor of MFAC, since 2018. From January 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Hurley was Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of SayMore, a social network start-up company. From November 2011 to January 2015, Mr. Hurley served as Chief Financial Officer of MixBit, Inc. (previously AVOS Systems), a multinational consumer technology company backed by GV (formerly Google Ventures) and NEA. Prior to that, Mr. Hurley was a founding team member of YouTube for four years until its sale to Google, serving as Director of Finance and Operations from 2005 to 2007 and, following the sale to Google, Manager on the YouTube Strategic Partnerships Team. Prior to that, Mr. Hurley was a buyside securities trader and portfolio accountant at Fisher Investments. Mr. Hurley began his career as an intern at PayPal, Inc. when it had less than 25 employees. Mr. Hurley served on the board of directors of MixBit, a private company, from 2014 to 2018, and has served two 3-year terms on the Board of Trustees at Albright College, and one term on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. Mr. Hurley earned his BS in Finance & Philosophy from Albright College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Aaron Hodari

Mr. Hodari, a CFP and CIMA, is a Managing Director of Schechter. Aaron Hodari works with high net worth individuals, families, business owners, and their advisors to bring them institutional quality investment management and advanced financial planning solutions. Aaron heads the firm’s branch of Private Capital, including deal sourcing, due diligence, deal structuring, and market opportunity identification. He’s also instrumental in the development of correlated and non-correlated investment alternatives, helping identify investment allocations and manager selection. He is a sought-after speaker regarding the tax advantages for hedge funds within Private Placement Life Insurance (PPLI) and Private Placement Variable Annuity (PPVA). Prior to joining Schechter, Aaron worked at BlackRock Financial Management, New York, NY in the Institutional Account Management group where he managed relationships with institutional investors including pension funds, foundations & endowments, and family offices. While there, he specialized in customized fixed-income solutions, commodities, and hedge funds. Aaron graduated from the University of Michigan, where he majored in economics and played lacrosse. He currently sits on the school’s Dean’s Young Alumni Council and he is a member of the CAIS Advisory Council. We believe that Mr. Hodari is qualified to serve as a member of the post-Business Combination company board of directors based on his financial and investment management expertise.

Marcy Schwab

Ms. Schwab is the President of Inspired Leadership, LLC, which she founded in 2012. Inspired Leadership, LLC provides consulting, leadership advisory, and executive coaching services to Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, federal, state and local agencies and not-for-profits. Ms. Schwab has also served as principal at thought LEADERS, LLC since 2016, and is a member at Forbes Coaches Counsel. From July 2019 to September 2020, Ms. Schwab served of chief of staff to the CEO of Reserve Trust Company part time, and served as Vice President of Retail Banking at Sallie Mae from 2010 to 2012. Ms. Schwab served in various roles at Capital One, including Senior Vice President, Consumer Segment Lending from 2008 to 2009, Vice President from 2007 to 2008, and Senior Business Director from 1998 to 2007. Ms. Schwab brings over 25 years of experience as a senior executive, consultant, facilitator, and leadership coach. Ms. Schwab earned an MBA from The Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mike Gill

Mr. Gill is a retired attorney who worked as Managing Director Global Complex Contracting at Accenture LLP from 2003 to October 2016. At Accenture LLP, Mr. Gill headed up a team of over 160 attorneys worldwide, specializing in technology, digital, outsourcing, and systems integration transactions and helping to negotiate and close large and complex customer-facing contracts across the world, including in the financial services industry. Prior to working at Accenture, Mr. Gill practiced as a transactional attorney for over 25 years in Kansas City, Missouri specializing in professional services providers, including consultants, accountants, architects and attorneys. Mr. Gill also has experience in commercial litigation, including malpractice and securities law defense. Mr. Gill earned his BS in Business from University of Missouri and his JD from University of Missouri School of Law.

John Dolan

John Dolan has worked in the banking world for more than 30 years, as both a CFO and then CEO of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE American: FCF). Before becoming CEO of First Commonwealth, Dolan served as the company's CFO for more than 20 years. As CFO, he directed financial accounting and reporting, management and regulatory reporting, budgeting, tax planning, and all internal controls, as well as a broad range of M&A activity. During his tenure as a member of the executive team, he helped transform the bank from a $200 million asset institution to a publicly traded bank holding company with $6 billion in assets.

John is also the founder of Dolan Financial Solutions, a consulting firm helping entities discover appropriate financing options to execute their strategic and growth plans. Reflecting his passion for public service and community building, Dolan has been active in economic development and assisting early-stage companies during their development. He is an experienced angel investor and a member of the board of directors of Pratter, Inc., an early-stage company that provides transparency to reduce healthcare costs. Dolan also served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Audit Committee Chair of Atlantic Coast Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ACFC), beginning in late 2013 until its successful turnaround and sale in 2018.

He earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting in 1978 from West Liberty University in West Virginia.

Luvleen Sidhu

Luvleen Sidhu is the Chair, CEO & Founder of BM Technologies, Inc. Previously, Luvleen served as BankMobile’s Chief Executive Officer and Director from 2019 to 2021. From February 2014 to 2021, Ms. Luvleen Sidhu served as Chief Strategy Officer and President of BankMobile, which she helped found. Ms. Luvleen Sidhu earned her MBA from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. After graduating from Harvard and Wharton she was a management consultant at Booz & co. in their financial services practice. Ms. Luvleen Sidhu is a recognized leader in the industry and was named one of Crain’s New York Business 2020 40 Under 40 and a “Rising Star in Banking & Finance” in 2020. She was previously named Fintech Woman of the Year by Lendit Fintech for 2019. Before attending business school at Wharton, she was analyst at Neuberger Berman and also worked as a director of corporate development at Customers Bank. While at the company, Ms. Luvleen Sidhu introduced several growth projects, including partnering with a New York City-based start-up to improve the banking experience through innovative technology. Ms. Luvleen Sidhu has been featured regularly in the media including on CNBC, Bloomberg Radio, Yahoo Finance, Fox News Radio and in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, American Banker, Crain’s New York, FoxNews.com, among others.