Leadership Team

Christopher Speltz

Christopher J Speltz

Chief Executive Officer

Chris 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, He was Senior Vice President, Finance at Activant Solutions. He has also held senior finance and managerial positions with Societe Generale and Comerica Bank. Chris earned a BS in Business from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.


Apurva Shah

Apurva Shah

Chief Financial Officer

Apurva joined as Chief Financial Officer of CreditCards.com in September 2016, where he is responsible for all of the division's financial operations. He most recently led Bankrate Inc.'s Corporate FP&A function. Prior to joining Bankrate, Apurva was in the financial services industry, mainly in the areas of equity research and private equity covering various verticals in the technology sector. Apurva has significant experience in M&A, capital raising, strategic analysis and corporate valuation. He earned a BS in Industrial Management and Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.


Kamelia Dianati

Kamelia Dianati

Chief Technology Officer

Kamelia leads all development and technology activities for CreditCards.com. Prior to joining CreditCards.com in 2015, Kamelia 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. Kamelia holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


Matthew Goldman

Matthew Goldman

Chief Product Officer

Matthew joined CreditCards.com through its 2014 acquisition of Wallaby Financial, which he founded in 2011. He is responsible for product management, product operations, and user experience design. Prior to starting Wallaby Financial, he held product management leadership roles with AT&T Interactive and Green Dot Corporation. Matthew holds a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.


Jody Farmer

Jody Farmer

SVP, CreditCards.com

Jody 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, Jody served as Director, eBusiness for Dell Financial Services. His previous experience includes marketing leadership roles at NextCard and The Associates. Jody 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.


Fred Saunders

Fred Saunders

SVP, Brand Marketing

Fred joined CreditCards.com in 2016 as Head of Brand and Marketing. Since joining, Fred has helped define and articulate our brand purpose and positioning for consumers, issuers, and employees, He also leads our push into new marketing disciplines and channels. Fred has over 23 years of marketing and management experience, helping lead marketing and brand efforts with companies such as Charles Schwab, LendingTree, Dell, Microsoft, and Intel. Fred is a proud alumni of Wake Forest University, where he received a Bachelor's degree in English.


Mike Amsel

Mike Amsel

SVP, Digital Marketing

Mike leads digital marketing efforts on behalf of CreditCards.com. Prior to joining CreditCards.com, Mike held several leadership positions in the digital marketing, most recently at consumer health startup Sharecare.com as VP Media & User Acquisition. Mike joined Sharecare in 2014 through its acquisition of QualityHealth in which Mike lead media efforts for the organization. Mike graduated from the University of Connecticut.


Jeff Whitmire

Jeff Whitmire

SVP & General Manager, O&O Properties

Jeff leads our network of owned and operated websites which includes our international properties. Since joining the company in 2004, Jeff has been instrumental in building the company, having served in several previous roles including CFO, President, and VP Operations 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. Jeff earned a BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a CPA in the state of Texas.


Veronica Swinson

Veronica Swinson

Vice President, Issuer & Affiliate Relations

Veronica joined CreditCards.com in 2008 and is responsible for our relationships with credit card issuers, affiliate partners, and overall site compliance. Her past experience includes agency-side digital media planning at GSD&M for major consumer and B2B telecom and credit card clients. Veronica holds a BS in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin, with a concentration in Digital Media.


Chris Wu

Chris Wu

Vice President, Business Intelligence

Chris joined the CreditCards.com team in 2011 as a Senior Data Analyst with the Issuer Relations team providing analytics support to both internal teams and external clients. Prior to Creditcards.com, Chris was a lead systems and manufacturing engineer at Samsung Electronics. Currently, Chris oversees the Business Intelligence and Analytics team that serves the reporting needs across the multiple sites in the CreditCards.com portfolio. Chris holds a BS in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.


Faith Johnson

Faith Johnson

Human Resources Business Partner

Faith is our Human Resources Business Partner and our Facilities and Office Manager. Faith joined ClickSuccess in 2005, before, it became CreditCards.com. She is responsible for coordinating and managing our Human Rescources for the Credit Card Division of Bankrate. Faith maintains a healthy, productive work enviroment in our Austin, Texas office. She holds a BS in Interior Design from the University of Texas in Austin.