Chris Keaveney

Frisco’s Meritize Appoints Industry Veteran as Compliance Officer

by | Jan 12, 2024

Frisco-based fintech Meritize has appointed Meredith Garland-Hannifin as its new compliance officer.

Meritize develops merit-based financing solutions and a technology platform, connecting career starters and mid-career professionals with valuable skills training.

“To deliver on the promise of career advancement and upward mobility for learners, quality, accountability, and outcomes have to be at the core of our approach and must always govern access to education financing,” co-founder and CEO Chris Keaveney said in a statement....

Former Goldman Sachs Student Loans VP Joins Frisco Workforce Finance Startup as CFO
by | May 19, 2023
Founded in 2017, Meritize is working to scale its operations and accelerate momentum to meet the education and training needs of fast-growing industries such as information technology and health care. The new CFO The new CFO brings nearly 30 years of corporate finance and investment banking experience to the company.
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by | Jul 11, 2022
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Frisco Student Loan Startup Meritize Gets New Funding, Aims to Change the Way Access is Provided
by | Jun 30, 2022
Meritize CEO Chris Keaveney, in a previous stint as a student loan credit officer, saw that "educational finance was really not student lending—it was family lending. And the loans were really made to prime and super-prime co-signers."

Meritize provides an alternative to the traditional way of securing an educational loan, he says. The platform looks at a person's "potential to succeed," providing options that can help get workers trained and placed in a variety of industries.