Executive Leadership Team

Chris Chilton - TEMPOE Chief Information Officer

CHRIS CHILTON

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Chris Chilton - TEMPOE Chief Information Officer

CHRIS CHILTON

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

As an innovative IT professional with more than two decades of experience, CIO Chris Chilton oversees the 24x7 operations of TEMPOE’s payment technology and in-store, mobile, and eCommerce solutions. Often described as “energetic and entrepreneurial,” he is passionate about creating a customer-first approach at TEMPOE. Chris is responsible for scaling TEMPOE’s best-in-class technologies while creating new ways for retailers and customers to engage with TEMPOE.

Sarah Haucke - TEMPOE Chief Human Resource Officer

SARAH HAUCKE

Chief Human Resource Officer

Sarah Haucke - TEMPOE Chief Human Resource Officer

SARAH HAUCKE

Chief Human Resource Officer

Holding a Masters in Labor and Employee Relations and a BS in Psychology, Sarah brings over 15 years of Human Resource leadership to the TEMPOE organization. She has spent the majority of her career in Fortune 500 organizations leading global HR teams. Sarah currently leads the Human Resource function for TEMPOE with responsibilities including implementing human resource strategies that enables TEMPOE to recruit, train, and retain a high performing and motivated workforce. With a proven track record of results, leading a successful team, and implementing change, Sarah solves complex problems.

Martin Kuhn - TEMPOE Chief Financial Officer

MARTIN KUHN

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Martin Kuhn - TEMPOE Chief Financial Officer

MARTIN KUHN

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Martin is a seasoned financial officer with 15+ years of experience in public and private enterprises. Martin’s background ranges from strategic financial planning and portfolio management to capital raising and M&A. While overseeing the finance, accounting, and risk analytics teams, he leads the strategic financial initiatives of the business. His goal is to maximize earnings potential while focusing on building long-term relationships with our partners, stakeholders, and customers. He credits the company’s success with hiring the right people, continuous focus on innovation, and the constant desire to evolve in a multi-platform arena.

Regan Schmidt - TEMPOE General Council

REGAN SCHMIDT

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Regan Schmidt - TEMPOE General Council

REGAN SCHMIDT

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Regan Schmidt is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of TEMPOE and SmartPay Leasing. Regan leads a team of attorneys and legal compliance analysts as they work to mitigate risk and engage in negotiations directed at supporting TEMPOE’s and SmartPay's business strategy and operations. Regan brings over 10 years of experience working as a corporate attorney for Fortune 75 companies. Most recently, Regan served as a Partner for an AM Law 100 Cincinnati firm in its Business & Finance and Real Estate groups. She is experienced in compliance, risk analysis, complex contract negotiation, and collections. She was previously lead collections and contracts attorney for one of the nation's largest retailers. Regan holds her B.A. from Yale University and her J.D. from the University of Kentucky. She lives in Anderson, OH with her husband Stephen and 3 children Sebastian, Scarlett and Audrey.

Quincy Sterling - TEMPOE Chief Operations Officer

QUINCY STERLING

Chief Operations Officer

Quincy Sterling - TEMPOE Chief Operations Officer

QUINCY STERLING

Chief Operations Officer

20 + years Executive Operations Management experience with a history of proven success in developing and implementing enterprise service delivery, customer relationship management (CRM)), and Customer Experience Satisfaction solutions. Quincy is a change management expert uniquely skilled at creating engaged, competitive, success based cultures

Matt Welton - TEMPOE Senior VP of Sales & Marketing

MATT WELTON

SENIOR VP SALES & MARKETING

Matt Welton - TEMPOE Senior VP of Sales & Marketing

MATT WELTON

SENIOR VP SALES & MARKETING

Matt has over 20 years in the retail lending space with leadership experience on the retail, lending and technology sides of the business. Matt is joining us most recently from VYZE, where he was VP of Lending & Customer Success, leading the teams responsible for all partner relationships, operations, and revenue. Matt currently resides in Austin Texas with his wife Jennifer, his son Dmitry and their two dogs. In his spare time, Matt enjoys reading, mountain biking and coaching/watching his son play youth ice hockey (yes they do play ice hockey in Texas).

Senior Leadership Team

Gregory Cornellier - TEMPOE VP of Engineering

Gregory Cornellier

VP Engineering

Gregory Cornellier - TEMPOE VP of Engineering

Gregory Cornellier

VP Engineering

Matthew Dvorak - TEMPOE Director of WFP

Matthew Dvorak

Director of WFP

Matthew Dvorak - TEMPOE Director of WFP

Matthew Dvorak

Director of WFP

Raymond Lapid - TEMPOE Director of Operations

Raymond Lapid

Director of Operations

Raymond Lapid - TEMPOE Director of Operations

Raymond Lapid

Director of Operations

Laura Middendorf - TEMPOE VP of Finance

LAURA MIDDENDORF

VP, FINANCE

Laura Middendorf - TEMPOE VP of Finance

LAURA MIDDENDORF

VP, FINANCE

With over 10 years’ experience in financial services, Laura Middendorf is the Vice President of Finance at TEMPOE. She is responsible for overseeing accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and capital/debt structure.

Laura was drawn to TEMPOE for its tremendous opportunity to serve clients and customers in underserved markets. She is excited to bring her experience in managing $500M+ portfolios, driving improvement through ROI based decisioning and analytics, and negotiating $1B+ in capital fundraising.

Laura is a CPA and holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati.