Business Data Platform Klover Appoints Colette Freeman as Director of Human Resources and Administration
Freeman’s appointment comes as the company continues to grow and prepare to launch its free neobanking service later this year.
CHICAGO, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Klovera leading fintech and data platform co-founded by the CEO Brian Mandelbaum & CTO Dominique Bennett which is democratizing access to modern financial services by leveraging authorized consumer data, announced today that it has hired Colette Freeman as the new Chief People & Administrative Officer. The appointment comes as the company continues its upward momentum by expanding its executive leadership and employee base, including new hires from Pinterest, Twitter, Numerator, Varo and Google.
Freeman brings more than two decades of multifaceted and strategic industry experience to Klover. In his new role, Freeman will manage the company’s talent management operations, further develop the company’s HR strategy and DE&I initiatives, and strengthen recruiting efforts. Founded in 2019, the company has grown at a rapid pace, and Freeman’s leadership capabilities will continue to spearhead these advancements.
“Colette holds an impressive portfolio of dedicated leadership and proven strategic success in launching start-ups and leading high-growth companies,” Mandelbaum said. “We are delighted to have him by our side as we continue to grow, and with the launch of our new banking service later this year, we are confident that his bold leadership and ability to expand our team will further support the coming years. steps we have in store for the company.”
Previously, Freeman served as Director of Human Resources at Tempus Labs, Inc., where she was responsible for leading the expansion of its hybrid workforce of more than 2,000 employees. Freeman also led his team to launch several critical enterprise-wide initiatives involving workplace performance analysis and optimization, culture, inclusion and talent strategy.
Prior to that, she was the founder and managing director of Donegan Consulting. She also worked as the founding director of People at Trunk Club, following a career at McKinsey & Company where she managed several global initiatives.
Freeman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Fairfield University and is currently a board member of JB Training Solutions. She resides in Chicago with her family.
The other new executive hires are from big tech backgrounds, each with more than a decade of experience in strategic sales and operations. They will leverage their expertise to grow the company’s business partnership base, strengthen its data analytics capabilities, and streamline brand communication and business development.
Later this year, the company is set to launch its free neobanking service, making banking services accessible and affordable for its more than 3 million current users and the general public. The service, compatible with Apple Wallet, will be available directly on the Klover application, downloadable via the Apple App Store and Google Play. Advertisers will benefit from Klover’s new banking product with increased zero-party data collection, which helps businesses target consumers with products that matter to them. All of the zero-party data Klover collects comes from ethical sources and provides new revenue streams for businesses in a variety of ways, from marketing to analytics.
Klover’s mission is to provide access to modern financial services to consumers by leveraging their most valuable asset: their data. Through Klover’s platform, millions of consumers can access their earned wages in seconds with no interest, no credit checks, and no hidden fees. Unlike many financial institutions that rely heavily on consumer fees, Klover’s business model revolves around leveraging consumer-authorized data and information in concert with trusted partners. Klover was founded in 2019 and is based in Chicago. For more information, visit www.joinklover.com