Meet the financeboards.com team
Atanas is a software designer and architect with over 30 years of experience, in a multitude of industries:
In previous lives, Atanas developed a full suite of business management software (accounting, invoicing, payroll etc.) that were included in the business schools curriculums in Tunisia, Africa. Later, he developed the Windows version of MoneyBox - the leading UK personal finances software. Moving to the US in 1996, Atanas worked on major software products in the manufacturing and auto lease industry.
In the 1990-ies, Atanas co-founded AutomatedQA (now renamed to smartbear.com) for developer tools, including performance profiling, test automation and project management. AutomatedQA was sold in 2007 and since then, Atanas's focus has been on the investment and financial industries
Steve Hamburger brings over 40 years of Banking, Marketing and Relationship building experience to Wootrader.
Steve has long been developing innovative, technology-driven solutions for the financial services industry as head of marketing, COO and Vice Chairman for different financial institutions.
As head of marketing for Crocker National Bank, his team created the nation's first secured, revolving line of credit called EquityLine and then worked with the Fed. to make it a legal national financial product. Working with Financial Proforma’s a Moody’s Investor Service Company later in his career as Director of Global Marketing he helped bring together 12 Global banks which validated the first commercial lending analytical scoring model which began the use of analytical models in Middle Market Commercial lending decisioning.. Steve has also served as the Vice Chairman for the STAR System@ATM sharing network.
Today Steve’s focus is on developing long lasting Financial Institution relationships for Wootrader as well as directing and implementing the strategic marketing direction for the company and increasing the overall customer base.
Having graduated high school in 2016, Martin is taking a gap year before heading to UChicago for economics in 2017.
He plans to spend his gap year learning Python (the programming language, not the snakes) and traveling. Martin agrees with his dad’s view of the finance realm (that it is outdated), and is excited to see the impact FinanceBoards will have.
Ernesto Montejo Jr - a nurse by profession and IT by heart
Ernesto has 10 years of experience managing infrastructure and projects under his belt
At financeboards.com, Ernesto is answering support emails, researching new topics and overall helping things happen.
Tim Parker is the owner of ECS, a company specializing in financial and small business content for print and online media.
His work is published on many of the best known media outlets as well as magazines, industry publications, and newspapers. He also runs buildmykingdom.com, a personal finance site. He loves all things creative and is passionate about volunteering in the nonprofit sector.
Tim lives in Florida where he often sets up a mobile office on the Gulf of Mexico beaches.
Jim is a veteran business writer with more than 30 years’ experience including online, print, radio and television.
He has written business and finance related content for a variety of online and print outlets in areas that include personal finance, the stock market and profiles of industry leaders.
Jim was head writer for a series of Public Broadcasting Service television specials and a staff comedy writer for the Marconi Award winning Gary Burbank Show on WLW radio.
He continues to write radio short form comedy airing on more than 200 stations nationwide. When not writing, Jim enjoys hiking, fishing, reading, playing his trombone and traveling with his wife.