Executive Team

Beyond Finance has C-suite of executives who understand the debt resolution industry and never underestimate our the relief our services provide to consumers across the country. These are the people behind our focus, team culture, and efforts to help redefine the industry.

Timothy Ho
Operating Partner, Chief Executive Officer

With over 15 years of executive leadership in the financial services industry, Tim leads Beyond Finance with a single goal in mind – serving others. From sales to marketing, operations to HR, every department embraces Beyond Finance’s core values and Tim’s ideas for growth.

Kristen Koch Burley
Chief Financial Officer

Kristen leads Beyond Finance’s financial stewardship with almost two decades of analyst and infrastructure services in the financial industry. As CFO, Kristen maintains its economic success and planning for the future and comprehensive analysis on forecasting, budgeting, and reporting.

Lou Antonelli
Chief Operating Officer

With nearly 15 years leading America’s largest debt relief organizations, Lou has personally overseen the resolution of more than $6 billion of debt for his customers. His experience delivering positive outcomes for consumers makes it easy for Beyond Finance clients to breathe easy again.

Hurshell Brown
Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel

In financial organizations, complying with regulatory requirements and managing fiscal responsibility issues is crucial to reputation and sustainability. Hurshell brings more than 20 years of practicing law and providing corporate counsel to Beyond Finance.

Yolanda Walker Schufford
Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer

Yolanda brings decades of broadcast journalism and media relations for financial leading organizations to Beyond Finance. In addition to her role of forging relationships with journalists, she also leads Beyond Finance’s outreach in the political field with lobbyists, state officials, and PACs by managing the corporate reputation and educating the public about debt resolution.

John Pollak, Beyond Finance Chief People Officer

John Pollak
Vice President of People

For more than 20 years, John has been considered a leader in human resource management and recruitment outreach. He has led various teams responsible for creating better work cultures, technology and management, leading to an organization and transformational strategy.

Benjamin Schwan
Chief Product Officer

Benjamin Schwan co-founded Accredited Debt Relief in 2011, which now operates as Beyond Finance LLC. As a co-founder of Accredited Debt Relief, Benjamin served as Chief Financial Officer, driving the business growth while increasing profitability. Today Benjamin serves as Chief Product Officer, bringing his business and industry experience to the prioritization and development of technology to grow the business.

Ron Smith
Chief Technology Officer

Ron is an industry expert in creating and delivering high-performing solutions to help the clients of Beyond Finance. His leadership in products and technology allows Beyond Finance to remain an industry leader in debt settlement for user experience and client satisfaction.

Paritosh Pathak
Chief Information Officer

For close to 25 years, Paritosh has been called upon by leaders in the financial services industry to provide executive-level interfaces between the technology department and the remainder of the business. Today, Beyond Finance is a leader in the debt settlement space because of its strategical curate technology and proprietary programs.