- Posted by Flexiti Financial
- On December 4, 2017
Ms. Ellyn brings over 15 years of legal and regulatory compliance experience to Flexiti Financial’s senior leadership team
Toronto, ON, December 4, 2017 – Flexiti Financial, a leading provider of Point-Of-Sale (POS) financing and payment technology for retailers, today announced that Sharissa M. Ellyn will join the company as Chief Legal Officer (CLO), effective December 11, 2017.
In her role as CLO, Ms. Ellyn will advise on regulatory requirements associated with the company’s consumer financing and credit card business. She will also provide counsel on expansion efforts and investor relations.
Ms. Ellyn brings considerable experience in legal and regulatory compliance related to credit, payments and banking to her role. Most recently, she worked as Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP (Norton Rose). While at Norton Rose, she provided strategic counsel and practical advice on a broad range of financial services, corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining Norton Rose, she was Senior Legal Counsel for Dell Financial Services Canada, where she was a member of the senior management team. During that time, Ms. Ellyn served as the legal lead for the establishment of a global financing solution for Dell’s resellers and for the expansion of Dell’s financing business to Mexico. In 2013, she won the Dell Financial Services President’s Award in recognition of her service.
Ms. Ellyn is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2002.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sharissa to the team as Chief Legal Officer,” said Peter Kalen, Founder and CEO of Flexiti Financial. “As Flexiti Financial continues to grow and diversify its offering to retailers across Canada, her deep legal expertise in the financial services industry will be critical to help us manage an evolving group of stakeholders and ensure our success.”
About Flexiti Financial
Flexiti Financial is a Canadian sales financing company founded in 2013. We help retail businesses increase sales by providing instant consumer financing at the POS, with higher approval rates and superior customer service compared to other providers. Using Flexiti Financial’s award-winning mobile application process, customers can apply for financing and receive approval within minutes – no paperwork, no scanning and mailing, plus retailers get paid within two business days. Today, Flexiti financing in offered in over 2,250 locations across Canada. The company was named Best Emerging Consumer Lending Platform by LendIt, which recognizes Flexiti Financial’s platform as having the greatest potential to impact the future of consumer lending. Flexiti Financial is backed by some of Canada’s leading investors including Globalive Capital Inc. For more information, visit www.flexitifinancial.com.