Meet the Foro team.
We are a team of innovators who have built award-winning digital experiences and connected thousands of businesses with top financial institutions.
Our Board of Directors
Our board of directors are highly dedicated and passionate about what we're building together, and brings decades of experience in financial services, investment banking, and fintech.
Hugh currently serves as a Partner at Collwick Capital, a boutique alternative investment firm. Before founding Collwick Capital, he spent 14 years in the hedge fund industry. Hugh was a private investments portfolio manager for Round Table Investment Management and McColl Brothers Lockwood, served as the COO for M&M Partners and was the CEO and Portfolio Manager for McColl Partners. From 1991 to 1996, Hugh served as the President of The Shelton Companies and CEO of Shelco, Inc.Hugh is a current Board Member of Westrock Coffee Co., MIRA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Heritage Brands, Inc. and serves as a Senior Advisor to BBH Capital Partners. Hugh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and received an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
David has had a long career in investment banking as both a provider of investment banking services as well as a user of such services.
Most recently, he was Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Development at Premier Inc. In this role he worked with over 100 leading investment banks nationally.
Prior to that, he was President and co-founder of McColl Partners, which he founded with former Chairman/CEO of Bank of America, Hugh McColl. As President, he helped to grow the firm dramatically over 12 years before it was sold to Deloitte to become their investment banking platform in the U.S.
Before McColl partners, he spent several years at what is now Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s investment bank.David is a graduate of the University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill, where we earned both his undergraduate degree (BA) and his graduate degree (MBA).
Mark has been a Partner at TTV Capital since September 2008. He has more than 20 years of venture capital experience and more than 30 years of operating experience growing one of the most successful bill payment systems, CheckFree. His accomplishments at CheckFree include inventing consumer direct online bill payment, the development and launch of its commercial and consumer electronic funds transfer services, and electronic bill payment and presentment businesses.
In 2000, Mr. Johnson left his position as Vice Chairman of Corporate Development and Marketing to form e-RM Ventures, a private investing consultancy focused on early-stage, payments-related companies. He continued to work with CheckFree executive management on strategic issues through his Board of Director position and returned to as Vice Chairman in February 2003. Prior to joining CheckFree Corporation, Mr. Johnson worked for the Federal Reserve Bank and Bank One.
For TTV Capital, Mark is currently on the Board of Directors of Cardlytics, DefenseStorm, Onward, Micronotes, Monit, Payrailz, SmartAssets, and Springbot.
Dave joined Foro as the Chief Executive Officer in August of 2021. He brings 25+ years of experience using data and technology to transform businesses and improve consumers lives. He has successfully operated within a variety of fast and fluid agency, start up, and corporate environments and worked on some of the world’s most iconic brands.
Most recently, Dave served as the first ever appointed Global Chief Digital Officer for The Coca-Cola Company and was responsible for driving digital transformation across the company’s 9 operating units and franchise bottler network.Prior to Coke, Dave held several executive positions at Bank of America, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Citi, Travelers Group and Grey Advertising and numerous board and advisory positions, including as Chairman of the Board of Zelle.
We are thrilled to have the backing and support of an incredible group of venture capital firms, financial institutions, and individual investors, who believe in us and our mission.