Dash Financial Technologies today announced the appointment of Ari House as Chief Financial Officer. His first day was April 1.
Mr. House has spent nearly 20 years working in various capital markets roles and has accumulated extensive experience successfully operating private equity-backed software and information services businesses. He joins Dash from The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), where he served as Chief Financial & Corporate Development Officer. During his tenure at ACAMS, he was instrumental in managing the firm’s significant growth and eventual acquisition by Becker Professional Education, a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group. Prior to that, Mr. House served as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis / Corporate Development for Fortent, a leading provider of anti-money laundering compliance software solutions that was acquired by Nice Systems. He began his career in Salomon Smith Barney’s corporate finance division after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania.
“We are very excited to welcome Ari to the Dash leadership team,” said Peter Maragos, Chief Executive Officer. “He brings deep experience from across the capital markets and a strong background in fostering a culture of operational and financial excellence. I look forward to partnering with Ari as we work to execute on the shared vision we have for our firm.”
Mr. House added: “This is obviously an extremely exhilarating time in the company’s history. With the LiquidPoint team and technology platform now fully in the fold, I am excited to join a very talented group as we work to help Dash continue to grow and remain a positive and disruptive force in the industry.”