CHICAGO (April 29, 2012) — Enova’s new CEO David Fisher was named to Techweek Chicago’s 100 to Watch in anticipation of the upcoming Techweek conference June 27-29 at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.
The Techweek100 identifies those Chicago individuals who are impacting the business and technology landscape on a significant scale. The Techweek100 includes those managing fast-growing technology companies, prominent sector investors, key contributing enablers of the digital ecosystem, those at the forefront of creating new technology platforms, and other innovators that bring surprising new ideas to an expanding field. The Techweek100 is not a ranking but rather a list of 100 technology leaders chosen by the Techweek community, Techweek Advisory Boards, and Techweek team.
Others on this year’s list: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Brandon Cruz, founder of GoHealth; Maria Christopoulos Katris, CEO of Built In Chicago; and, John Pletz, technology writer for Crain’s Chicago Business.
Fisher joined Enova in the new position of CEO in January 2013. Prior to that he served as the chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. from October 2007 through March 2012.
Enova believes everyone deserves access to simple and trustworthy financial services and works to close the credit gap for underserved consumers.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE: CSH), Enova is a trusted online provider of credit alternatives for more than two million hard-working people worldwide facing short-term cash demands through our brands CashNetUSA.com, PoundstoPocket.com, QuickQuid.com, DollarsDirect.com.au and DollarsDirect.ca. Enova pioneered online lending in 2004 and today leads the industry in our dedication to responsible and licensed lending. Our advanced analytical models provide automated and real-time approval of customers’ loan applications, significantly faster than traditional loan processing. Headquartered in Chicago, Enova has more than 1000 employees serving our global customers.
Enova was recently named as the top employer of Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago by Brill Street + Company.