JERSEY CITY, N.J.
- Jan. 26, 2022
-- Buckle (http://www.buckleup.com)
, the inclusive tech-enabled financial services company, has appointed Pedram Afshar (https://www.linkedin.com/
as the company's new Chief Credit Officer. Pedram was previously Chief Digital and Operating Officer of New York Life Insurance Company with executive credit experience at Capital One and USAA. Buckle also named Gordon Ho (https://www.linkedin.com/
as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing more than 30 years of experience driving growth at Princess Cruises, Disney, Hewlett-Packard, Leo Burnett Worldwide, and various startups. Todd Brooks (https://www.linkedin.com/
has also joined Buckle as Senior Vice President of Sales and Underwriting. He served Farmers Insurance for 15 years, where he was Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of Distribution and Field Operations.
"Buckle is reimagining financial services for the gig economy and scaling its pioneering, full-stack insurance-as-
a-service platform to better serve gig rideshare and delivery drivers across the U.S." said Marty Young (https://www.linkedin.com/in/martinsyoung
), co-founder and CEO of Buckle. "We are fortunate to add the expertise of Pedram, Gordon, and Todd to the Buckle leadership team as we execute toward our vision of enabling the rising middle class of gig workers to achieve economic freedom."
Buckle is bringing its gig financial products to the point of sale most preferred by customers, including via agents, digital or embedded. The company has also begun offering automotive financing to its Members and insurance customers, providing a holistic array of financial products and services to enable their economic freedom.All trademarks recognized.