Think Finance said Thursday that Martin Wong was named the company’s first chief integrity officer. Wong joins Think Finance from Cigna Corp., where he served as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer.
Think Finance, a company that develops online financial products that bridge the gap between payday loans and credit cards, today announced it has named Martin Wong as the company’s first Chief Integrity Officer.
In this role, Mr. Wong will oversee the company’s compliance with all state and federal laws and will be responsible for ensuring Think Finance offers the most clear, transparent and fair products in the industry. He will also work with the company’s product teams to develop new features and capabilities that continue to raise the bar for emergency credit options in the market.
Mr. Wong joins Think Finance from Cigna Corporation, where he served as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, helping Cigna meet increasing regulatory requirements and ethical standards as the company expanded internationally. Prior to joining Cigna, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Western Union Company. Before this, he held several senior level positions at Citi, where he worked for more than twenty years. He began his career as General Counsel for Centel Information Systems, Inc.
“We’re excited to welcome Martin to Think Finance and to enhance our management team with the new Chief Integrity Officer role,” said Think Finance Global Chief Executive Officer Ken Rees. “Martin’s extensive international experience and expertise with ethical and regulatory issues will be a valuable asset for Think Finance as we continue to grow the business in a responsible way.”
“Think Finance has a longstanding commitment to responsible practices,” said Mr. Wong. “I look forward to helping the company adhere to this commitment and uphold its reputation as the leading technology and analytics provider for alternative financial services.”
Mr. Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Public Administration from Loyola University-New Orleans and also holds a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
About Think Finance
Think Finance develops online financial products that bridge the gap between payday loans and credit cards. Using our technology and analytics platform, Think Finance and the lenders we work with have provided over $3.5 billion in credit to 1.5 million consumers in the U.S. and abroad and have saved customers over $1 billion compared to payday loans. Think Finance is privately held and is backed by some of Silicon Valley’s most respected venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures. The company was recently named No. 2 on Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies list. Learn more at www.ThinkFinance.com.