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Our Leaders

FELIPE JOSE N. ZAMORA III

Chief Executive Officer

Since taking on the CEO role in April 2009, Felipe has driven the growth of the Company’s loan portfolio from PHP 250 M to PHP 1.62 B and its equity base from PHP 10 M to PHP 250 M. He has also spearheaded the Company’s diversification strategies within and beyond the pension industry by partnering with banks and various technology providers as well as launching innovative products such as offline and online pay-day loans and salary loans. Prior to working with the Company, Felipe worked for two years on the funding strategy of Cavite Biofuel Producers Inc. (CBPI), an ethanol producing firm. Before CBPI, he was also an Assistant Vice President of Sales for One Finanz, a wealth management brokerage registered in Hong Kong.Felipe graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, major in Finance and minor in Economics.

JEROME STEFAN N. LEUNG

Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining TGLFC in 2009, Jerome was GM of Bluediscus Inc., an Ecommerce platform maintenance and development firm, from 2007 to 2009. He was also Director of Product Development for Detour LLC., a US-based online travel marketplace provider offering online services, from 2006 to 2009. Jerome has over 16 years of experience in technology, ranging from embedded software development, e-commerce and online marketing, ERP/CRM development and integration, and IT operations. He spearheaded the creation of the Company’s Loans Management System, one of the first comprehensive automated systems in the local pension loan industry.Jerome graduated from the University of the Philippines in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and
Communications Engineering.

MICHAEL E. MENDANIA

Chief Financial Officer

Mike has been the CFO of the Company since October 2015 where he has also worked as a consultant a few years prior. Before joining the Company, he worked as a Financial Analyst for First Philippine Industrial Park, Inc. and Subsidiaries; First Industrial Township (FIT), Inc., FIT Utilities, Inc. and FIT Water, Inc. He was also a Corporate Group Controller for Hospitality International Inc. (HII), which now manages close to 20 properties in Metro Manila including The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences in Makati City and Azumi Boutique Hotel in Alabang. Mike had his beginnings in SyCip Gorres Velayo (SGV) where he honed his skills as an Associate for 3 years.Mike graduated from San Beda College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy.

JENNIFER ANN Z. VALDEZ

Employee Engagement and Special Projects Director

Jennie has been with the Company since 2001 and was the former Human Resources Director prior to taking on the role for Employee Engagement and Special Projects. In her role, she is responsible for developing and executing employee engagement strategy to inspire all employees to deliver sustainable results. Her programs cover the areas of employee onboarding, rewards and recognition, learning and performance management, and employee wellness. Prior to joining the Company, Jennie was the head of HUE Printers Inc., a printing company, and Silver Fox Taxi Company. Jennie holds a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from the Asian Institute of Management. She graduated from De La Salle University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree, major in Legal Management, and also holds a Diploma in International Business and Marketing from Southville International School of Colleges Manila.

SHEILA MARIE B. JAVIER

Corporate Services Director

Sheila has been with the Company since 2018 and is currently handling both Human Resources and Administrative Services. As an HR practitioner for 16 years, her areas of expertise include: strategic human resource management; recruitment and selection; talent management; human resources planning; performance management and evaluation; workplace counselling; compensation management; conflict management; employee discipline and grievance handling; employee engagement and retention; and total reward management. Prior to joining the Company, Sheila has had HR-related experiences in the BPO, insurance, and and non-profit. Sheila is currently working on her master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of the Philippines School of Labor and Industrial Relations. She earned her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree, major in Psychology, in 2000 from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.

ERWIN NICHOLAS E. YAMSUAN

Vice President for Business Development & Credit

Erwin has been the Company’s Vice President for Credit since November 2016 and took on the complementary role as Vice President for Business Development as January 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Head of Global Sales Division and First Vice President at I-Remit, Inc. in 2016 and Vice President and Head of the Remittance Sales and Support Division in the Global Filipino Banking Group of Philippine National Bank (PNB) from 2014 to 2015. Aside from PNB, Erwin has also had an extensive 15-year experience in banking and financial services doing business and product development, sales and relationship management, and marketing for various local and multinational financial institutions such as American Express Bank Philippines, Citibank NA, Bank of Commerce and Philippine Bank of Communications. Erwin graduated from Ateneo De Manila University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.