Adam Yarnold, Founder & CEO
Before founding Fin3, Adam spent 19 years in regulated institutional financial services, running the U.S. distressed credit business and Global Securitized Products at Barclays. He also worked at Deutsche Bank and UBS. Post-Barclays, Adam was a Principal at Stonecutter Capital Advisors, an SEC-registered manager of two investment funds.
Adam served 3+ years in the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. He holds a B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and an M.S. in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Albert Szmigielski, CTO
Albert was previously CTO and member of the founding team at LQwD Financial, a publicly traded company and the largest payment processor on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. Prior to LQwD, Albert was VP of Research and Engineering at CipherTrace, Inc, a data analytics co. for blockchain transactions, Head of Research & Engineering at Blockchain Intelligence Group, and co-founder and CTO of CryptoIQ, an algorithmic crypto trading company.
He holds a M.Sc. in Digital Currencies & Blockchain Technology from the University of Nicosia and a B.Sc. in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University.
Alan Blackburn, COO
Before joining Fin3, Alan was the Director of Operations at Professional Analysis, Inc. where he developed and oversaw financial performance, HR, benefits, policies and procedures. During his 6+ years in the Marine Corps, he attained the rank of Captain, was a Leadership Instructor at The Basic School in Quantico, and a Senior Operations Manager at 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines.
Alan holds a M.B.A. from the University of Maryland and B.A. in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. He has been awarded both the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
Dane Bendixen, VP of Product
Dane joins Fin3 from tZERO, where he led tZERO's platform product strategy and development, including trading of digital securities (security tokens), cash and token transfer, and account management. At tZERO, Dane was also responsible for investor onboarding products and tZERO's crypto trading platform. Prior to tZERO, Dane was a senior manager at SlingTV.
He co-founded Zang Social, a social media advertising platform, and has a B.S. in Business Management from Brigham Young University.