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Dragnet Solutions, Inc.

June 08, 2016 13:02 ET

Dragnet Solutions, Inc. Announces Board of Advisors

Financial Services Industry Experts With Knowledge of Mobile Banking, Customer Onboarding, Payments, and Identity Verification

NOVATO, CA--(Marketwired - June 08, 2016) - DSi (Dragnet Solutions®, Inc.), a leading provider of data-driven insight services for financial organizations, announced today that it has appointed a board of advisors with expertise in multiple areas of financial services, including data analytics, mobile banking, customer onboarding, payments, fraud prevention, and identity verification.

The board of advisors includes:

  • Edward Haluska, COO, Strategic Link Consulting
    Mr. Haluska has extensive experience in both traditional banking and alternative financial services. His career includes roles at PNC Financial Services Group, Republic Bancorp, CIC Financial Services, REPAY, and TMX Finance. He is currently COO of Strategic Link Consulting (SLC), a provider of Business Process Outsourcer (BPO) solutions that leverage SLC's competencies in call center services, outsourced back-office, loan management systems and services, and technology support services.
  • Dan Holt, CEO, BillHero
    Mr. Holt has extensive experience in financial services, compliance, and payments. He has previously worked for, started, and grown publicly-traded companies, including bank technology company HEIT (started in Silicon Valley), which was sold to CSI, where he became president of one of the large bank software providers. After a short break, Mr. Holt mentored startups and volunteered on boards of other Fintech companies. Most recently, he and leaders from Google, Facebook, and Amazon launched BillHero to simplify bill management.
  • Dan Pavlick, EVP, CIO Corporate and Institutional Banking, PNC
    As CIO for PNC's Corporate and Institutional Banking (C&IB) Business, Mr. Pavlick is responsible for C&IB Technology strategy and architecture, application development, IT program delivery, and business technology enablement for the various C&IB business segments at PNC, one of the largest diversified financial institutions in the U.S. Mr. Pavlick is a member of PNC's Technology and Operations Executive Committee and is the program owner for the Banks' Enterprise Architecture Strategic Program while serving as chair for the Enterprise Technology Architecture and Governance Committee.
  • Jodi Pratt, Principal Consultant, Jodi Pratt and Associates
    Ms. Pratt serves as a consultant for financial institutions, trade associations, and vendors, helping them develop and implement fraud and operations risk-management solutions. From 2001 to 2005, Ms. Pratt was Risk Management Practice Managing Principal with Carreker Corporation, responsible for developing, implementing and supporting many of the market's leading risk-management products. Before Carreker, Ms. Pratt worked for nearly twenty years at Bank of America in a variety of roles encompassing risk management, fraud detection, branch operations and call center management. As Vice President/Manager for National Operating Controls from 1992 to 1996, she managed the project-management group responsible for fraud control systems for the bank's interstate retail bank subsidiaries.
  • Kelli Schultz, President, Allied Payment Network
    Ms. Schultz is president for Allied Payment Network, a start-up offering innovative mobile payments solutions for financial services. She is also co-founder and director of strategic sales for Venminder for Digital Compliance, a cloud-based vendor management solution used by financial institutions. She has also held multiple executive roles, including president, at iPay, an independent electronic bill pay provider for more than 3,600 banks and credit unions, and former president for the Association for Financial Technology (AFT).

"Our team is excited to have access to the collective wisdom of such an experienced group of financial services professionals," said Greg Cote, CEO of Dragnet Solutions. "We look forward to leveraging their extensive operating experience and industry knowledge as we continue developing innovative data analytics solutions to help financial organizations say 'yes' more often, grow profits and support financial inclusion."

About DSi

DSi (Dragnet Solutions, Inc.) is a leading provider of data-driven insight services that enable financial organizations to reach new markets, open new channels, and safely grow profitable accounts. DSI Accelerated Insight℠ is a real-time account screening service that helps organizations confidently say yes to more qualified applicants, including those with limited financial histories. Built on DSi's proprietary discovery system, Accelerated Insight provides a fast, web-based interface that enables organizations to better differentiate customers, grow revenues, prevent fraud, and comply with KYC/CIP, Red Flags, and OFAC. The company is privately held and based in Novato, CA, north of Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit

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