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Financial Services Veteran Vasanthi Sekhar Joins APiO’s Board of Directors

Posted:10 Feb 2020

Salt Lake City-based FinTech company APiO today announced that financial services veteran Vasanthi Sekhar, who brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, has joined the board. With deep expertise in the areas of data, business credit, credit ratings, banking, operations, info security and compliance, Sekhar was most recently Global Head for Ratings Operations at S&P, where she helped build strategic relationships with key technology partners to turn data into intelligent, actionable stories.

“Vasanthi’s strategic insights, data-driven mindset and financial industry experience will add a significant dimension to our board and leadership team,” said APiO Co-founder and CEO William Borghetti. “We look forward to her involvement and contributions over the next several years as we expand our business model into the construction industry and across other market sectors.”

Prior to her role with S&P Global, Vasanthi was the Chief Information Officer for GE's energy financing and banking businesses for nine years. As CIO of GE Capital Bank, she co-led the launch of an online banking platform, bringing together key vendors, business partners, GE Capital expertise with the agility of a startup while meeting challenging regulatory expectations.

Vasanthi Sekhar

About APiO

APiO Inc. is a Salt Lake City-based FinTech company focused on helping SMBs achieve faster access to the financial services they need and simultaneously giving financial services firms the tools and technology to improve how they serve their SMB customers.

APiO’s offerings include: APiO.FINANCE™– valuable finance tools for SMBs that include cash flow analytics, credit scoring and APiO.EarlyPay™, an invoice-based working capital solution and APiO.CREDIT™ – a product suite built on direct integration with leading accounting systems that provides financial services firms with a rapid, secure and cost-effective way to acquire and normalize financial data and evaluate an SMB’s creditworthiness in real-time.