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New MeridianLink Engage Functionality Enables Financial Institutions to Drive Growth through More Personalized End-to-End Consumer Lending Campaigns

January 10, 2022 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Enhanced offering combines Saylent and MeridianLink capabilities to streamline prescreened lending campaigns and consumer loan opening for financial marketers and lenders  MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: ML...

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MeridianLink Appoints Yael Zheng to its Board of Directors

December 30, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced the appointment of Yael Zheng, experienced ...

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MeridianLink Announces Preferred Partnership with the National Consumer Reporting Association

November 18, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced its preferred partnership with the National...

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MeridianLink to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

November 9, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced that members of its management team will ho...

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MeridianLink Earns Great Place to Work Certification™

November 8, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the s...

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MeridianLink Appoints Reema Poddar to its Board of Directors

November 3, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced the appointment of Reema Poddar, an accompl...

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MeridianLink Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

November 3, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced financial results for the third quarter end...

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Adoption of MeridianLink Portal Allows More Financial Institutions of All Sizes to Expand Existing Lending & Deposit Account Origination Platforms to Online Consumers

November 2, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Company added more than 60 new MeridianLink Portal instances and upgrades to new and existing clients in Q3

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MeridianLink Announces the Availability of “The Future of Digital Lending” Report by Banking Industry Expert, Jim Marous

October 27, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Virtually all (99%) financial institutions surveyed are making their loan applications available online; up from 85% in 2020

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MeridianLink Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call

October 13, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, will release its third quarter 2021 financial results after...

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MeridianLink Congratulates Clients for Ranking on Prestigious Forbes 2021 Lists of America’s Best-In-State Financial Institutions

September 30, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to streamline...

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MeridianLink’s TazWorks™ Announces Immediate Availability of Recurring Background Checks

September 29, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), today announced TazWorks, its leading technology platform for independent background screening professionals, has launched a new feature that enables recurring backgro...

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MeridianLink Introduces Pam Murphy as Newest Member of its Board of Directors

September 27, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to streamline...

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MeridianLink’s TazWorks Expands Employment Verification Capabilities with Partner MeasureOne

September 21, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK) today announced TazWorks, its leading technology platform for independent background screening professionals, has expanded employment verification offerings with data p...

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MeridianLink’s Tim Nguyen Receives Innovator of the Year Award

September 13, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to streamline...

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MeridianLink to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

September 8, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to streamline...

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MeridianLink Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

September 7, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

CORRECTION...by MeridianLink, Inc. COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the release dated September 7, 2021, in the table “Net Revenues by Solution Type,” for the period “Three months ended June 3...

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MeridianLink Announces Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call

August 16, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK) will release its second quarter 2021 financial results after market close on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, with a conference call and webcast to follow at 2:00 p.m. Pacif...

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MeridianLink Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Initial Public Offering

July 27, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (“MeridianLink”) (NYSE: MLNK), a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and consumer reporting agencies to ...

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MeridianLink Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

July 19, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Project Angel Parent, LLC (“MeridianLink”), parent company of MeridianLink, Inc., a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, and...

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MeridianLink Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

April 30, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Project Angel Parent, LLC (“MeridianLink”), parent company of MeridianLink®, Inc., a cloud-based technology company that enables banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, an...

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MeridianLink Announces the Acquisition of TazWorks™ to Expand Product Innovation and Solutions for the Consumer Reporting Agency Market

January 5, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, announced today the acquisition of certain assets of TazWorks™, a premier technology platform for consum...

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MeridianLink Announces Agreement to Acquire TazWorks™

December 2, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of TazWorks™, a premier ...

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MeridianLink's LendingQB Mortgage SaaS Browser-based LOS Announces Successful Third Quarter in New Client Contracts

November 24, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, continues to gain tremendous traction with its LendingQB® product. The LendingQB browser-b...

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NEWS: MeridianLink’s LendingQB – New Integration OptiFunder and LendingQB® Announce Technology Integration Partnership

November 23, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Two of The Mortgage Collaborative's (TMC) preferred partners have teamed up to create a powerful integration that significantly benefits the 200+ Lender Members of TMC. OptiFunder’s WMS, the industry'...

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Lending Leaders Positive About MeridianLink® Acquisition of Teledata Communications, Inc. (TCI)

November 12, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for financial service organizations, recently announced the acquisition of Teledata Communications, Inc. (TCI). TCI is the creator of...

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MeridianLink Announces the Acquisition of Teledata Communications, Inc. to Launch New Era of Loan Origination Solution Technology

November 2, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for financial service organizations, announced today the acquisition of Teledata Communications, Inc. (TCI). TCI is the creator of De...

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MeridianLink® Earned Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company in 2020

November 2, 2020 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced that it is Great Place to Work-Certified™.

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Meridianlink Provides FREE Download of the 2020 Digital Lending and Account Opening Review from the Digital Banking Report

October 14, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, announces its offering of a complimentary download of the 2020 Digital Lending and A...

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MeridianLink® Receives 2020 High Tech Award for Best Technology Company Leadership Team

Sep 22, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced it has received the 2020 High Tech Award as “Best Technology Company...

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MeridianLink’s LendingQB® Mortgage SaaS Browser-based LOS  Announces Another Record Quarter in New Client Growth

September 9, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, continues to gain tremendous traction with its LendingQB® product. The LendingQB bro...

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MeridianLink Congratulates Clients for Ranking on Prestigious Forbes 2020 Lists of America’s Best-In-State Financial Institutions

July 20, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, congratulates 146 of its bank and credit union clients for being named on the prestig...

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Collaboration with Security Service Federal Credit Union Plays Integral  Role in Development of MeridianLink’s Newest Collections Solution

July 08, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, announced input from San Antonio, Texas, based Security Service Federal Credit Union...

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MeridianLink® enhanced LoansPQ® usability by more than 25%

July 1, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, announces the completion of significant UX and UI enhancements to the LoansPQ® produ...

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Docutech’s Solex eClosing Chosen by LendingQB, a MeridianLink product,  to Streamline Digital Closings

June 18, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

 Docutech™, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and digital to print fulfillment technology and a member of the First American® family of companies, today announced that LendingQB, a leadi...

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LendingQB®Mortgage SaaS Web-based LOS by MeridianLink® Announces Tremendous Growth in New Clients

May 06, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, is gaining tremendous traction with their LendingQB® product. The LendingQB browser-...

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MeridianLink Delivers SBA PPP Fast Track Solution

April 21, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink announced that it was officially approved as a vendor to access the Small Business Administration (SBA) system and delivered an integrated SBA PPP Fast Track Digital Solution within a wee...

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MeridianLink COVID-19 Pandemic Response

March 12, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

Dear Valued Clients and Partners

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MeridianLink Pandemic Response

March 10, 2020 | Costa Mesa, CA

Dear Valued Clients and Partners

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MeridianLink Introduces Chris Maloof as Chief Product Officer

October 21, 2019 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink, the developer of the industry’s first multichannel account opening and loan origination platform, is a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for financial service organizatio...

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MeridianLink Introduces Erik Schneider as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

October 11, 2019 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink, the developer of the industry’s first multichannel account opening and loan origination platform, is a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for financial service organizatio...

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MeridianLink Announces New CEO and Expanded Leadership Team

September 18, 2019 | Costa Mesa, CA

MeridianLink, the developer of the industry’s first multi-channel account opening and loan origination platform, is a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for financial service organizati...

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HousingWire Recognizes LendingQB in the 2019 HW Tech100

Apr 03, 2019 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink’s LendingQB mortgage loan origination platform was recognized as a fintech innovator for the second time on the 2019 HousingWire Tech100 list, adding to its 2017 award.

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MeridianLink Introduces Bryan Klann as Chief Revenue Officer

Mar 19, 2019 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, announced the hire of Bryan Klann as Chief Revenue Officer.

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LendingQB Introduces Non-QM Toolkit

Feb 15, 2019 | COSTA MESA

LendingQB, a leading provider of SaaS mortgage origination technology, has announced the addition of its new Non-QM toolkit for both their Originator Portals (TPO and Retail) within LendingQB that now...

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For Four Years Straight, LendingQB Ranks Highest for Overall Satisfaction Among Leading Vendors in STRATMOR’s 2018 Technology Insight Study

Jan 31, 2019 | COSTA MESA

LendingQB, a provider of SaaS mortgage origination technology, ranked highest in overall satisfaction among the top-10 mortgage loan origination system (LOS) providers by lender share for the fourth s...

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MeridianLink New Customer Engagements in 3Q 2018

Nov 28, 2018 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced solid growth in the third quarter of 2018 with the engagement of mor...

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MeridianLink New Customer Engagements in 2Q

Jul 19, 2018 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry’s first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced strong growth in the second quarter of 2018 with the engagement of m...

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MeridianLink Appoints New Leadership to Support Reinvigorated Innovation

Jun 26, 2018 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced the expansion of their leadership team with the appointments of Alan...

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Thoma Bravo Acquires and Merges MeridianLink and CRIF Lending Solutions to Create Market Leading Financial Services Software Platform

Jun 13, 2018 | COSTA MESA

Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, today announced the acquisitions and merger of MeridianLink and the ACTion, Synergy, and Achieve divisions of CRIF Lending Solutions. The combine...

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MeridianLink 2018 User Forum Powers Up! Users

May 01, 2018 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced that it has kicked off its third annual User Forum in Huntington Bea...

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MeridianLink® Announces True Partnership with Old National Bank

Apr 05, 2018 | COSTA MESA

MeridianLink®, developer of the financial industry's first multi-channel loan and new account origination platform, today announced that it has helped Old National Bank see remarkable efficiency gains...

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New MeridianLink Engage Functionality Enables Financial Institutions to Drive Growth through More Personalized End-to-End Consumer Lending Campaigns

January 10, 2022 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

Enhanced offering combines Saylent and MeridianLink capabilities to streamline prescreened lending campaigns and consumer loan opening for financial marketers and lenders  MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: ML...

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MeridianLink Appoints Yael Zheng to its Board of Directors

December 30, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced the appointment of Yael Zheng, experienced ...

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MeridianLink Announces Preferred Partnership with the National Consumer Reporting Association

November 18, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced its preferred partnership with the National...

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MeridianLink to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

November 9, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced that members of its management team will ho...

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MeridianLink Earns Great Place to Work Certification™

November 8, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the s...

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MeridianLink Appoints Reema Poddar to its Board of Directors

November 3, 2021 | Costa Mesa, Calif.

MeridianLink, Inc. (NYSE: MLNK), a leading provider of modern software platforms for financial institutions and consumer reporting agencies, today announced the appointment of Reema Poddar, an accompl...

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Executive Team

Nicolaas Vlok

Nicolaas Vlok

Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

Nicolaas serves as MeridianLink’s Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors. He brings more than 20 years of experience leading high-growth, publicly traded, and PE-backed software and data businesses, by driving market expansion, revenue growth, product innovation, and operational excellence. As a transformational leader, he executed multiple growth strategies that transformed companies into clear market leaders, which included integrating multiple acquisitions accelerating growth. In addition to being MeridianLink’s CEO, he holds board positions at ABC Fitness, Centrify, Cority, and MailGun, all industry leading software companies.

He is passionate about transforming the financial services industry through engaged employees, market leading innovation, and outstanding customer service, resulting in increased efficiency and compliance, growth in assets under management, improved profitability, and exceptional client experiences. Under his leadership, MeridianLink has established itself as a leading SaaS digital lending platform with an innovative company culture, that has been recognized with industry awards and accolades.

He was the President and CEO of Vision Solutions, a former Thoma Bravo portfolio company, subsequently sold to Clearlake Capital. Prior to Vision Solutions, he was the Co-Founder and CEO of IDION Technology Holdings, a publicly traded company on the JSE in South Africa.

Nicolaas was born and raised in South Africa, and studied Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria. In 2000, he moved to the US to lead IDION’s growth in North America. He is married to the love of his life, and together they are raising their three sons in Southern California.

Tim Nguyen

Tim Nguyen

Chief Strategy Officer & Vice Chairman

Tim co-founded MeridianLink 21 years ago with the mission of democratizing financial services technology and data to allow banks and credit unions to focus on what is truly important, their employees, consumers, and communities. He is recognized as an industry visionary and market-defining innovator. His passion and vision has driven MeridianLink to become a financial services technology leader.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Information and Computer Science degree from the University of California Irvine.

Alan Arnold

Alan Arnold

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining MeridianLink Alan served as President, COO, CTO and EVP at Vision Solutions Inc, with previous leadership experience at Ernst and Young. He brings over 25 years of experience in the areas of operational leadership, including the oversight of software development, SaaS, customer support and much more. His leadership tenure and software expertise help to ensure that MeridianLink continues to deliver a positive client experience across the client life cycle.

Alan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Redlands and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business degree from Chapman University. Additionally, he has earned a Certification in Product Design and Strategy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Chad Martin

Chad Martin

Chief Financial Officer

Chad brings over 25 years of financial leadership experience, including strategic planning, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. He has held numerous executive leadership roles, most recently at DealerSocket as Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, he has held an extended leadership tenure at P2 Energy Solutions, Pacific Pulmonary Services and Goldman Sachs.

Chad holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree from Texas Christian University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

 Chris Maloof

Chris Maloof

Chief Product Officer

Chris brings over 20 years of executive software leadership experience, driving product strategy, and instituting organizational focus and business transformation. His career has spanned from General Electric to leading software development organizations. Most recently he served as SVP of Product Management, Professional Services and Sales Engineering at Rogue Wave Software. He also held an extended leadership tenure at ACTIVE Network / Aspira where Maloof held leadership roles in operations, strategy and corporate development.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard School of Business.

Charlie Lee

Charlie Lee

Chief Marketing Officer

Charlie brings over 25 years of financial industry and digital experience, with a demonstrated ability in developing and implementing high volume marketing plans, sales, strategic alliance and operating plans. He has held extended leadership roles in marketing, strategy, business development and general management at Experian, Experian UK and Auction.com.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from the University of Illinois, where he was a Chancellor’s Scholar. Additionally, Charlie holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing, Management, and Decision Sciences from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Nathaniel Barnes

Nathaniel Barnes

Chief Technology Officer

Nathaniel has over 15 years of experience building world-class software with experience in extreme programming, enterprise architecture, application security, high availability and automation. Most recently he has held an extended leadership tenure at ACTIVE Network and served on Southern Methodist University’s Cyber Advisory Board.

He holds an Associate of Science in Computer Science degree from the Community College of the Air Force and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business. Nathaniel proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force.

Doug Piper

Doug Piper

Chief of Staff

Doug joined MeridianLink in April 2019 with more than 25 years in executive leadership roles with technology-based companies including FileNet, Vision Solutions, and SyncSort. He has a strong operational background and has held leadership positions in R&D, Product, Sales, and Corporate Strategy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from UC Irvine.

Erik Schneider

Erik Schneider

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Erik brings over 20 years of experience in corporate development, investment banking, product management and strategy and his career has spanned from Wall Street to leading software companies. Erik joins us from P2 Energy Solutions, a leading oil and gas software provider, where he oversaw both Corporate Development and Product Management functions. He has also held senior positions at UBS, Perella Weinberg Partners and Goldman Sachs.

Erik holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University Fuqua's School of Business.

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