MEET THE MINDS BEHIND NUMOOLA
Our team has a passion for financial literacy. With our education and technology partners, NuMoola brings together real money and modern technology to make learning fun.
FOUNDER, CEO, CHAIRMAN
James leads NuMoola and the team’s efforts to change the direction of financial literacy for young families.
James has been involved in nine Fintech startups, all of which are active and successfully operating. Prior to NuMoola, James held founder and executive roles in four of those nine companies.
James is a lifetime educator, starting with teaching swim lessons as a youth, serving as captain of his varsity high school baseball team, being a teaching assistant in college, and now as a Fintech company builder.
James holds a B.S. from Penn State.
Eric is a Co-founder and Board Member of the Company.
Eric is a senior leader in the startup technology space, and has held various leadership roles in three currently-operating startups. His experience has been focused on disruption using data-driven research and analytics software across healthcare and consumer-facing industries.
Eric holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and is a former Accenture consultant.
HEAD OF EDUCATION
Toni provides in-depth expertise in the digital delivery of the educational content and lesson plans for NuMoola’s gamified education.
She has more than 17 years of experience in early education and curriculum development. Previously, Toni created digital-learning lesson plans for early childhood and elementary education within the PA Cyber Platform.
Toni holds a B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Grove City College.
SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Rolando is the Senior Software Engineer for the NuMoola App and NuMoola Skill on Amazon Alexa.
Rolando is responsible for the design and development of the NuMoola App and Amazon Alexa integration. He brings more than fourteen years of software engineering and technology experience to the NuMoola team.
Rolando holds a B.S. from the Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas.
SteelBridge Labs is a FinTech-focused incubator providing shared services across multiple functions to start a company. The Lab helps grow early-stage companies focused on evolving the financial services sector, and supports the companies through revenue generation and series A funding.
NBKC Bank is a community bank with a focus on innovation, creativity, and a culture of caring. NBKC specializes in providing refinance, VA, and home loans in all 50 states, as well as helping people safely save, move, and borrow money.
Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on hundreds of millions of devices from Amazon and third- party device manufacturers. The NuMoola Skill engages kids of various age groups and presents core financial literacy concepts.
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.