Leadership Team

Christopher Speltz
Christopher J. Speltz

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Speltz joined CreditCards.com in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer and previously led all internal and external financial, tax and accounting activities of the company, as well as Human Resources. Prior to joining CreditCards.com, Mr. Speltz was Senior Vice President, Finance at Activant Solutions. He has also held senior finance and managerial positions with Societe Generale and Comerica Bank.

Mr. Speltz earned a BS in Business from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Jeff Whitmire
Jeff Whitmire

Vice President, Operations

Mr. Whitmire primarily devotes his attention to advertising and client relations. Since joining the company in 2004, Mr. Whitmire has been instrumental in building the company, having served as CFO and President prior to his current role. Mr. Whitmire was previously the CFO and President of Click Success, LP. and has held leadership roles at Activant Solutions, Capstar Broadcasting and Ernst & Young LLP.

Mr. Whitmire earned a BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a CPA in the state of Texas.

Jody Farmer
Jody Farmer

Vice President, Strategic Marketing

Mr. Farmer leads marketing, public relations and editorial efforts for CreditCards.com. He has extensive experience in direct marketing, online banking and credit for both, consumers and small business. Prior to joining CreditCards.com, Mr. Farmer served as Director, eBusiness for Dell Financial Services. His previous experience includes marketing leadership roles at NextCard and The Associates.

Mr. Farmer holds a BA in Accounting from Baylor University, and an MBA from Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University. He is a CPA in the state of Texas.

Veronica Swinson
Veronica Swinson

Vice President, Sales

Ms. Swinson joined CreditCards.com in 2008 and has held both client-facing and product development positions within the Sales team. Her past experience includes agency-side digital media planning at GSD&M for major consumer and B2B telecom and credit card clients. As Vice President of Sales, Ms. Swinson oversees client and vendor relationships and leads strategic initiatives across Bankrate Credit Cards.

Ms. Swinson holds a BS in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin, with a concentration in Digital Media.

Kamelia Dianati
Kamelia Dianati

Chief Technology Officer

Ms. Dianati leads all development and technology activities for CreditCards.com. Prior to joining CreditCards.com, Ms. Dianati spent 14 years with LendingTree, where she began as a Lead Developer and progressed to the role of Senior Vice President, leading all technology operations for LendingTree. Her prior experience includes consulting and development roles at Wells Fargo, Sealand and Prima Consulting

Ms. Dianati holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Cesar Gonzalez
Cesar A. Gonzalez

Vice President, Development

Mr. Gonzalez leads software development, system administration and integration of technical solutions at CreditCards.com. His past experience includes President and founder of Rapido Technologies, CTO at Ambrosia Solutions and Senior Solutions Architect at 2nd Wave/Torchquest.

Mr. Gonzalez holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, and is a member of the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers.