Board of Directors

Avi Zeevi
Chairperson of the Board
Avi Zeevi has served as a director of the Company since 2016. Mr. Zeevi has also served as chairman of the board of directors of Payoneer since 2008 (NASDAQ: PAYO). Mr. Zeevi is a FinTech entrepreneur and investor. He is a co-founder of the Viola group—a private equity investment group with over $3B of assets under management, and co-founder and general partner of Viola Ventures, a venture capital firm. Mr. Zeevi is also a co-founder and the chairman of the investment committee of Viola FinTech. Mr. Zeevi has more than 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Mr. Zeevi has experience in the global financial industry through his involvement in several fintech companies including: MINT Systems, Decalog and Actimize, where he served as an active chairman from 2001 and until it was sold to NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE). Mr. Zeevi is also a board member of a number of private companies. Mr. Zeevi is a board member at The Center for Educational Technology (CET) which is dedicated to the advancement of the education system in Israel, in the Jewish world and around the globe. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Technion—the Israel Institute of Technology. Mr. Zeevi received his B.Sc in Industrial Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Chairman of the Board
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Dan Petrozzo
Director
Dan Petrozzo has served as a director of the Company since 2018. Mr. Petrozzo is also a partner at Oak HC/FT where he focuses on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in Fintech. He currently serves on the boards of Ethic, Ocrolus and Panorays and is a board observer at NextCapital. Mr. Petrozzo was previously senior vice president at Intralinks where he was responsible for customer success and technology operations. He joined Intralinks from Verilume, a cloud computing company he co-founded. Mr. Petrozzo is a former partner and Global Head of Technology for investment management at Goldman Sachs. He was also Chief Information Officer at Fidelity Investments, Co-Chief Information Officer at Morgan Stanley and Global Head of Equity Prime Services Technology at Deutsche Bank AG. Mr. Petrozzo received his B.A. from Moravian College and his J.D. from Seton Hall University Law School.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Risk Committee
Harvey Golub
Director
Harvey Golub has served as a director of the Company since 2018. Mr. Golub currently serves as the chairman of Dynasty Financial Partners and as a member of the advisory board of Miller Buckfire & Company and Marblegate Asset Management LLC. He is also on the boards of the American Enterprise Institute and the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, as well as the board of trustees of Jupiter Medical Center. Mr. Golub has over 35 years of experience guiding companies’ organizational visions and strategies. He has held management and c-suite roles at American Express and IDS Financial Services and was a director at McKinsey & Co. He has also served on the boards of American International Group, Campbell Soup Company, the Reader’s Digest Association, Dow Jones & Company, Hess Corporation, RHJ International and several private companies. Mr. Golub received his B.S. from the New York University.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Mircea Ungureanu
Director
Mircea Ungureanu has served as a director of the Company since 2020. He currently serves as a portfolio manager for GIC Private Limited (“GIC”), which he joined in 2008. Mr. Ungureanu has over 20 years of experience in the finance and accounting fields. Prior to joining GIC, he was a senior portfolio and trading analyst at GMAC ResCap from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Ungureanu was also a senior auditor and assurance advisor at Ernst & Young from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Ungureanu received his B.S. in Statistics and B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Minnesota Duluth and his M.S.A. in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Amy Pressman
Director
Amy Pressman has served as a director of the Company since 2021. She is co-founder of Medallia, the leader in customer experience management software. She served as a director of MDLA until it was taken private in November 2021. She is also a director of OpenGov, the leader in cloud-based software for state and local governments. Before starting Medallia, Ms. Pressman worked as a business strategy consultant for Boston Consulting Group. She has also worked as an independent consultant for technology-based companies in Silicon Valley, a legislative aide on Capitol Hill, and a Peace Corps Volunteer. Ms. Pressman received her BA from Harvard University and her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Emanuel J. Friedman
Director
Emanuel J. Friedman has served as Chairman of EJFA’s board of directors since February 2021. Mr. Friedman co-founded EJF, which has been at the forefront of regulatory, event-driven investing in financials and real estate. Over the course of his 40+ year career in capital markets and asset management, Mr. Friedman has structured and built numerous innovative investment strategies that have focused on some of the most powerful trends in the financial sector driven by regulatory change. Prior to forming EJF, Mr. Friedman was a founder and the former Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Inc. (“FBR”). At FBR, Mr. Friedman assisted in designing property and mortgage REIT vehicles. Throughout the 1990s, Mr. Friedman was active in building out FBR’s alternative asset management platform. He was also instrumental in the creation of hedge, private equity and venture capital funds at FBR, and maintains an extensive network of contacts within the CDO (“collateralized debt obligations”), hedge fund and private equity fund communities. Mr. Friedman received his BA in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his JD from Georgetown University.
Gal Krubiner
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Gal Krubiner has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director since co-founding Pagaya in 2016. Mr. Krubiner brings extensive experience to the investments and wealth management industry with a specialization in innovative and sophisticated credit structured products. Prior to co-founding Pagaya, Mr. Krubiner focused on structuring and distributing sophisticated credit and asset-backed securities products with UBS AG, as well as holding other positions specializing in investment, entrepreneurism, and financial markets.
Lead Director
Avital Pardo
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Avital Pardo has served as Chief Technology Officer and a director of Pagaya since co-founding the company in 2016. Mr. Pardo was instrumental in designing Pagaya’s AI-based credit model and system. Prior to joining Pagaya, Mr. Pardo was one of the first employees at Fundbox and focused on the Algorithms.
Lead Director
Yahav Yulzari
Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer
Yahav Yulzari has served as Chief Revenue Officer and a director of Pagaya since co-founding the company in 2016. Mr. Yulzari oversees Pagaya’s growth and global commercial activities. He is a former real estate entrepreneur.
Lead Director
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