Chris guides the field team to create a sense of comfort and a culture of use for all TEMPOE products. Building performance teams that advance the customer—not just themselves—has long been his passion. Chris’s goal is to exceed the desired results in a way that creates success for TEMPOE, his team, and their customers. His mission is to help others achieve their highest potential. Chris has held various sales and senior management positions. He began his Professional journey in consumer leasing over 20 years ago and has been in the credit-challenged consumer space ever since.
Matt has over 20 years in the retail lending space with leadership experience on the retail, lending and technology sides of the business. Matt is joining us most recently from VYZE, where he was VP of Lending & Customer Success, leading the teams responsible for all partner relationships, operations, and revenue. Matt currently resides in Austin Texas with his wife Jennifer, his son Dmitry and their two dogs. In his spare time, Matt enjoys reading, mountain biking and coaching/watching his son play youth ice hockey (yes they do play ice hockey in Texas).
With over 10 years’ experience in financial services, Laura Middendorf is the Vice President of Finance at TEMPOE. She is responsible for overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and capital/debt structure.
Laura was drawn to TEMPOE for its tremendous opportunity to serve clients and customers in underserved markets. She is excited to bring her experience in managing $500M+ portfolios, driving improvement through ROI based decisioning and analytics, and negotiating $1B+ in capital fundraising.
Laura is a CPA and holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati.
20+ years of operational experience working for both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Oversees the multi-location (both domestic and near-shore) collection and customer service teams. Enterprise change management expert, establishing “strong success based” cultures
Holding a Masters in Labor and Employee Relations and a BS in Psychology, Sarah brings over 15 years of Human Resource leadership to the TEMPOE organization. She has spent the majority of her career in Fortune 500 organizations leading global HR teams. Sarah currently leads the Human Resource function for TEMPOE with responsibilities including implementing human resource strategies that enables TEMPOE to recruit, train, and retain a high performing and motivated workforce. With a proven track record of results, leading a successful team, and implementing change, Sarah solves complex problems.
Kamela is a driven and focused marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience in B-to-B and B-to-C marketing communications within financial services, accounting, consulting, and retail. She is results oriented and has extensive product, project and people process management background with an emphasis on product development, market branding and product positioning. Her passion lies in creative problem solving, process efficiencies and cross-functional team building. She earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the Defense Information School of Broadcast and Print Journalism. Kamela and her family reside on Cincinnati’s westside.
Brian is honored to manage the Client Management organization that assists consumers and retailers bridge the divide that is created by credit challenges. His role is to ensure that TEMPOE’s Client Relationships are managed above and beyond expectation. Prior to joining TEMPOE he has worked for Industry Leaders within the FINTECH industry such as Vantiv and UniRush LLC(RushCard) for more than 10 years. Throughout his career, responsibilities have included Relationship/Vendor Management, Product Management and Data Analytics. He holds a BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Mt. Saint Joseph University. He resides in Cincinnati with his wife and their two little girls.