Association for Financial Technology (AFT), a national association devoted to the advancement of fintech companies and a broader U.S. financial industry through technology, recently announced that Built Technologies’ Kara Parkey has been named to AFT’s Board of Directors.
Built is a Nashville-based fintech company focused on bringing construction lending into the digital age by simplifying the complex lending process through technology. Parkey is Built’s Strategic Alliance Manager and has been with the company during a time of rapid growth. Built manages over $15 billion of construction loan volume and is the only endorsed software platform for construction loan management by the American Bankers Association.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to join the AFT Board and I’m looking forward to working with everyone to further advance the mission and values of the organization,” said Parkey. “AFT is bringing the best minds together in the financial technology sector—people who are using innovation and data to create new business solutions that will strengthen financial institutions across the U.S. I’m thrilled to serve on the board and collaborate with fellow members and leaders.”
AFT has 116 member companies and organizations, representing financial technology firms of all sizes, data providers, processors and service organizations.
AFT’s board is led by Steve DuPerrieu, vice president of channels and analytics for Paducah, Ky.-based Computer Services, Inc., and also includes: Sara Scott, manager of alliance programs, Wolters Kluwer; Brian Otte, director of sales, ProfitStars; Jonathan Nordhausen, vice president of product strategy, Fiserv; Mike Alles, senior vice president of sales, FIS; Jeff Harper, director of strategic sales, Velocity; and Cara Hayward, director, CBANC Network, Inc. For more information, visit www.aftweb.com.