Our People are
the Difference

Goal’s highly collaborative management team has been working together for over a decade. Collectively the team has a wealth of experience in and deep understanding of the consumer finance industry, with considerable expertise in student loans, credit cards, CLOs, and securitizations.

MEET OUR TEAM
President, Goal Solutions

Matt Myers

As President of Goal Solutions and its wholly owned subsidiaries Turnstile Capital Management and Launch Servicing, Matt leads a vertically integrated services business that manages $22b in unsecured and secured consumer loans providing primary servicing, backup servicing, master servicing, collections, SPV management, investor reporting, valuation, analytics, data visualization and forecasting. Goal partners with over 120 clients spanning traditional banks, insurance companies, investment banks, credit unions, hedge funds, fin tech originators, schools and other financial stakeholders providing services across multiple asset classes.

Prior to being President of Goal Solutions Matt served as the Chief Operating Officer for Goal Solutions and Ascent, a sister company of Goal Solutions that makes student loans. As a founder of the Ascent business Matt built out the credit risk, operations, product as well as technology functions and developed the original underwriting scorecards for its proprietary loan products. Over his nearly 15-year span at Goal Matt also built and ran the Asset Management group, sourced and negotiated whole loan acquisitions for the Goal investment business, designed and executed niche securitization programs and led performance analytics. Prior to joining Goal in early 2007 Matt worked at GE Capital in credit risk for 6 years. Matt currently serves on the board of the Student Loan Servicing Alliance (SLSA), the industry trade group for student loan servicers.

Education:

Macalester College B.A. in Economics and History  /  University of Minnesota M.B.A

Paul
SVP, Launch Servicing

Paul Dockry

Paul is a 40-year veteran in the consumer financial services industry.  As General Manager of Launch, he and his team manage over $1 billion in consumer loans for over 25 clients.  Prior to Launch, Paul led the start-up of Wells Fargo Bank’s Education Financial Services business providing executive leadership over a 20-year span, including leadership for two of the industry’s largest education lending portfolio integrations; originating and servicing over $32 billion in student loan portfolios.  Prior to Wells Fargo, Paul held several executive leadership positions with EduServ Technologies/HEMAR Service Corporation of America then the largest third-party servicing company in the nation.

Education:

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.S. Finance / University of Washington, M.B.A.

CTO, Goal Solutions

Mehrdad Rashidfarrukhi

Mehrdad is a digital and technology innovator with more than 26 years of leadership experience in consumer lending and financial services.  As Chief Technology Officer at Goal, Mehrdad is responsible for a wide breadth of IT areas, leading the IT Strategy, Architecture, Software Engineering, Infrastructure, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, Discovery, and exploitation of emerging technologies.  

 Mehrdad is the original member of the PennyMac leadership (NYSE: PFSI and PMT), overseeing the technology team that scaled the technology from start-up to becoming a mortgage leader with +5000 employees. He is the former CIO at Renovate America, Technology Executives at City National Bank, and Countrywide. He achieved industry recognition through a mix of vision, strategy, leadership, execution, and commercial success.

Education:

Meli University, B.S. Applied Physics /  Northrop University, Master’s in computer science.

Andrea
CFA - VP Structured Finance & Treasury Services, Goal Solutions

Andrea Lenox

Andrea Lenox has been with Goal Solutions since October 2018.  Ms. Lenox has extensive experience in the financial services industry where for 15+ years she has worked in the issuance, investor reporting, and/or valuation of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities for prominent banking institutions and another 8 years in the treasury and risk management functions for consumer loan originators.  Asset classes that Ms. Lenox has worked with include autos, home improvement, mortgages, solar, and student loans.  The Structured Finance & Treasury Services team headed up by Ms. Lenox manages the investor and financial reporting function for 100+ ABS trusts, credit facilities, and loan pools spanning 25+ unique issuers/originators.

Education:

California State University – Fullerton, B.A. in Business Administration / University of Chicago M.B.A.

Brian Cox
VP Business Development, Goal Solutions

Brian Cox

Brian is a veteran of higher education finance, having spent the last 20 years in business development and client management roles leading growth initiatives at technology platform and services start-ups focused on introducing student lending to financial institutions across the country.   Brian is relentlessly client-focused – bringing together his passion for consumer finance, his comprehensive knowledge of full program lifecycle, and his creativity to address client needs and create successful partnerships.  Brian has helped expand Goal’s reach in the market and build brand presence in new consumer asset classes serving to clients who are seeking a partner that can help their organization increase revenue, reduce costs and provide competitive differentiation

Education:

University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, B.S. Business Management.

VP Asset Management, Goal Solutions

Mark Mousseau

As VP of Asset Management at Goal Solutions, Mark oversees the management of $25 billion of consumer loan portfolios on behalf of Goal’s clients which include banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, schools, and other financial stakeholders.

 

Mark has extensive experience managing and improving performance of consumer loan portfolios by working with third party servicers and collection agencies. Prior to joining Goal Solutions, he was responsible for the management of over $3 billion of private student loan portfolios at Boston Portfolio Advisors (“BPA”) where he worked on client engagements involving portfolio oversight and improvement, advisory, valuation, acquisition and sales. Prior to BPA, Mark worked at the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (“MEFA”) where he was part of a finance team that structured and issued over $1 billion of student loan asset-backed securities.

Education:

Northeastern University, B.S.B.A. Finance / Babson M.B.A.

David
VP Corporate Development, Goal Solutions

David K. McMullin

David is a 20 year veteran and innovator in financial services and as the Vice President of Corporate Development at Goal Solutions he has been a guiding force in their sustained growth. Founder and CEO of a special situations research company in his previous life, David brings deep knowledge of M&A, spin-Offs, and corporate restructurings.  Over the years he has cultivated and developed relationships and strategic partnerships with Family Offices, Hedge funds, Fintechs, and Fortune 500 firms. With a background in both finance and technology, he knows how to guide teams, build effective Go-To-Market strategies and advise on complicated scenarios.

Education:

The Ohio State University, B.A. /  University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A. / Boston University, M.S.C.I.S.

VP Finance, Goal Solutions

Anthony (AJ) Henningson

AJ joined Goal Solutions in July 2021 and leads the organization’s Finance, Accounting, and FP&A functions.  He is a seasoned finance leader with over 25 years of wide-ranging experience and a track record of building high performing teams.  AJ is adept at partnering with cross functional leaders to formulate and implement strategy, drive efficiency, enhance profitability, and create enterprise value.  Prior to joining Goal Solutions, AJ held a variety of financial leadership positions with The Pillsbury Company, Polaris Inc, Genmar Holdings, KTM North America, and High Bar Brands.

Education:

University of St. Thomas, B.A. Business Administration, Accounting / CPA (Inactive)

Aaron
VP Compliance, Goal Solutions

Aaron Geist

Aaron Geist joined Goal Solutions in 2021 and leads the organization’s compliance program with respect to its delinquent and non-performing loan portfolio management services. Aaron has spent most of his career developing compliance management systems and advising organizations on consumer credit and collection compliance matters. Previously, Aaron was Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel for a healthcare financial services organization, General Counsel for a consumer reporting and collection agency, and Legal Counsel for ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals.

Education:

Florida State University, B.M. / Creighton University, J.D.

General Counsel, Goal Solutions

Tristan Fleming

Tristan Fleming brings over 15 years of experience in legal and compliance matters, most of which has been focused on student loans, and is the General Counsel of Goal Solutions. Previously, Tristan spent 9 years as General Counsel of GCO Education Loan Funding Corp., a student loan company with over $6B in assets under management at its peak. Prior to GCO, Tristan was an associate at the law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, LLP in New York City, starting out in the Corporate and Financial Institutions group and then specializing in private student loan securitizations. Tristan and his team are responsible for all legal affairs of the company and its subsidiaries, including litigation, compliance, legal strategy and corporate governance.

Education:

The University of Virginia, B.A / Georgetown University, J.D.

Tracy
VP Compliance, Launch Servicing

Tracy Landsem

With over 30 years as a risk professional, she has extensive experience in regulatory compliance and risk management for financial services companies and as a government regulator.  Prior to joining Goal Solutions, she was the Chief Compliance Officer for Unirush LLC, Vice President – Bankcard Compliance for Fifth Third Bank and Senior Vice President of Compliance and BSA for MetaBank.  Early in her career she worked as a National Bank Examiner for the Office of the Comptroller (OCC). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and business administration from Minnesota State University – Moorhead, is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

Education:

Minnesota State University – Moorhead,  B.S. Finance

Sr. Corporate Counsel, Goal Solutions

Greg Sandler

Gregory Sandler (“Greg”) is a commercially minded attorney with over 20 years of legal experience primarily in the asset management and consumer finance sectors.  He is currently Chief Compliance Officer of Goal Investment Management as well as Senior Corporate Counsel at Goal Solutions.  Greg was previously Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Idea Financial.  He also served as General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at both Beyond Finance as well as Spruce Finance.

Earlier in his career, Greg was a Vice President and Corporate Counsel at Bayview Asset Management, LLC, an asset manager with over $14B in AUM while Greg was there, and a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance US LLP, a large international law firm.  He has also held in-house counsel roles at Camulos Capital LP and Bear Stearns & Co., Inc.  At various points in his career, Greg has had responsibility for operational efficiency, capital markets, securitization, commercial transactional work, strategic planning, corporate governance and managing outside counsel.  Greg was elected to Phi Beta Kappa during his undergraduate years at the University of Wisconsin.

Greg is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey and Authorized House Counsel in Florida.

Education:                                                                                                                 The University of Wisconsin, B.A / Fordham University School of Law, J.D.