NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmartAsset, an online destination for financial information and advice and a national marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors, announced today that Dave Jones has joined SmartAsset as Chief Financial Officer. As a key member of SmartAsset’s executive leadership team - reporting to the CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Carvin - Jones will lead the company through an exceptional growth phase and oversee all aspects of finance and accounting.
“I am very pleased to welcome Dave to SmartAsset and our executive team! He’s a strategic, innovative thinker with proven execution, leadership and creative problem-solving skills that will foster effective, scalable and intelligent growth,” said Michael Carvin, Co-Founder and CEO of SmartAsset. “Dave is a highly intellectual, tech-savvy professional who understands and embraces the power of data to identify trends that inform decisions and drive innovation, which are needed to effectively engage the entire organization in the key financial drivers of success. I’m looking forward to working with Dave.”
With more than 30+ years of combined public accounting and private industry experience, Jones most recently served as CFO at Vroom, an end-to-end ecommerce platform designed to offer a better way to buy and sell used vehicles. Before Vroom, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Iconix Brand Group, a global brand management business. Prior to Vroom, Jones was the Executive Vice President and CFO at Penske Automotive Group, an international Fortune 500 transportation services company.
A graduate of Seton Hall University and a CPA, Jones resides in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters.
SmartAsset is an online destination for consumer-focused financial information and advice that powers SmartAdvisor, a national marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors. Reaching approximately 75 million people each month (as of Sept. 2021) through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset's mission is to help people make smart financial decisions. Ranked on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ lists of fastest growing companies in 2021, SmartAsset closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator's list of Top 100 Companies of all time and Forbes' list of America's Best Startup Employers in 2020. For more information, please visit SmartAsset.com.