We are a team of data and financial industry experts.
Nicole Hamilton is the CEO and founder of Tactile Finance. A 15 year technology veteran, she was formerly the managing director of a mobile application and data analysis company serving the government and engineering sectors. She was responsible for corporate strategy, operations, and product development. Nicole started Tactile Finance out of a personal need and interest in finding better ways to navigate financial products.
Altug Sahin is Tactile Finance’s technology leader. Altug oversees the technical approach, implementation, and execution of Tactile Finance’s technology. Formerly, Altug has held senior leadership positions in financial technology companies such Credit Suisse, and TheMarkets.com. He’s a seasoned team leader and designer of financial software for the banking industry.
Ron Raymond is responsible for all aspects of UX Design, user research and usability testing for Tactile Finance. Ron holds a M.S. degree in Information Design and Technology from Georgia Tech and has over 12 years experience creating great user experiences for financial applications.
Shivie Mannshahia is the technical architect for Tactile Finance. Shivie formerly founded a company in the mortgage industry called FeeDisclosure which was acquired by Bankrate. Shivie is experienced in scalable financial technical architecture and large scale technical implementations.
David Reed is an adviser, product development, and content expert for Tactile Finance. David is a 25 year mortgage industry veteran, having closed over 2,000 mortgage loans. He is a best selling author of over 10 books on the mortgage process for both consumers and loan officers.
Kathleen Camilli is on the Board of Directors at two NASDAQ-listed companies. Currently a Board member at the Unifirst Corporation (UNF), serving on the Audit, and Compensation committees. Formerly, a Board member at Mass Bank (MSB) between 2004-2008, serving on the ALCO, nominating, and insurance committees. Served in a strategic capacity helping the CEO to sell the bank with shareholders completely intact before the global financial crisis. CEO and founder of two start-ups companies, Camilli Economics, LLC and Economic Mapping, LLC. Economist with 30 years experience in macro economic forecasting. Numerous forecasting awards. Macro-economic decision making applied to business strategy, and investment decisions for superior performance.
Jay Weintraub is the Founder and CEO of the LeadsCon conference series. Founded in 2008, LeadsCon is the largest gathering of vertical media and marketing professionals with 5,000 individuals attending each year and growing. In 2012, Jay sold LeadsCon to Access Intelligence, owners of a diversified portfolio of b2b media properties. Prior to founding LeadsConference, Jay was part of the founding management team of Los Angeles based Oversee.net, a domain name advertising network that grew to more than $200mm/year with no outside funding. Jay also spent two and a half years at Advertising.com, helping create the company’s first product monetizing undersold inventory. Jay is a recognized thought leader on online customer acquisition and has invested and/or advised dozens of companies. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Evan Ambinder is a seasoned digital media executive. He heads business development and partnership strategy for AOL’s Business, Technology and Autos group, which includes sites such as Daily Finance, TechCrunch and AOL Autos. Evan previously lead business development for Nielsen Business Media’s eMedia Division (Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, AdWeek) and Crispy Gamer (a video game news start-up). Evan also was a senior member of Hearst Magazines Digital Media’s business development group, where he established and optimized partnerships with companies such as Yahoo! and YouTube.