David Zalik is the co-founder of GreenSky Trade Credit, LLC that is currently known as GreenSky. He has been the chief executive officer of the entity since its foundation in 2006. Zalik is also the chair of GreenSky, Inc. Board of Directors and CEO of GreenSky Financial, LLC. In 1999, he co-founded Outweb Inc. and works as its CEO and chairman. While in Auburn University, Zalik established MicroTech Information Systems at the age of 14. He took part in setting up Phoenix, LLC, Resource Institute, and the Rockbridge Commercial Bank.
Mr. David Zalik served as a director at Rockbridge Commercial Bank. He has been among the Board of Directors at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Marcus Community Center, and Hands on Atlanta. Zalik won the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, 2000 Abe Schwartz Young Leadership Award, and 2003 Catalyst Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
About GreenSky Credit
GreenSky credit is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The financial technology firm was opened in 2006. It provides technological services to merchants and banks to make loans to customers for home improvement, healthcare, solar, and other usages. The federally-insured, state and federal financial institutions finance the GreenSky credit programs. Around $5 billion was lent through the credit program from 2012 to 2016.
GreenSky is a renowned firm in the FinTech market. It had partnered with 14 banks as at 2016 and they include SunTrust Banks and Regional Financial Corp. They make credits on the GreenSky mobile app or online to more than 12,000 merchants ranging from individual contractors to retailers.
GreenSky credit signs up entrepreneurs who deal with furniture and home improvement items like window replacement, roofing, and aluminum siding. It also handles elective medical processes. The company supplants credit cards for more focused spending on customer projects. They have a fixed interest rate and the period for payback.
According to CEO David Zalik, the financial entity is not competing with similar firms as it is a technology company with a different lending program. In 2015, GreenSky opened a call center in Kentucky, Cincinnati area. In the same year, it announced the upcoming multi-million dollar extension that could create 350 jobs in Atlanta.