Brim Financial Appoints Arthur Zhao as Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO – May 18, 2022 – Brim Financial, one of the fastest growing fintech companies and a licensed credit card issuer, announced today that Arthur Zhao, former Marqeta finance executive, has joined Brim as its chief financial officer. Zhao’s addition is part of the expansion of Brim’s executive team to support market demand for the company’s flexible and scalable embedded finance solutions, including Brim’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and credit card infrastructure.

Zhao is a proven executive with more than 20 years of experience in the fintech industry, most recently serving as vice president of finance and revenue operations at Marqeta, where he was instrumental in building a first-class finance function to support the company’s rapid growth, including multiple rounds of capital raise and a successful IPO in 2021. Prior to joining Marqeta, Zhao worked with PayPal holding various leadership roles, responsible for North American Finance and led the Braintree finance and analytics team. Zhao also served as a senior financial analyst at HSBC Card Services.

“We are committed to building one of the most talented teams in the industry and are thrilled to have Arthur join us to support our rapid expansion at Brim,” said Rasha Katabi, CEO & Founder, Brim Financial. “His proven leadership experience in high-growth environments and wealth of industry knowledge is a perfect addition to our team.”

“I have been fortunate to be a part of some outstanding organizations and in Brim, saw an opportunity to play a key role in a dynamic, growing company,” said Zhao. “Brim is well positioned globally within an evolving digital banking and payments ecosystem, and I look forward to helping them continue on their trajectory as a market leader.”

About Brim Financial

Brim Financial, one the fastest growing fintechs, is a market-leading provider of an omni- channel, financial technology Platform as a Service (PaaS) for financial institutions, large commercial and fintech partners. Brim is uniquely positioned with a vertically integrated stack and a fully configurable digital platform that delivers a broad product suite of payment solutions for SMBs and consumers, credit cards, integrated BNPL solutions, mobile and digital banking, rewards & loyalty, behavior-driven analytics, and integrated enterprise workflow platforms. To learn more, visit www.brimfinancial.com.