24th May 2021

Vicky Williams appointed CFO tipping the balance to a female majority SLT

Meet Vicky Our New CFO

We're delighted to welcome Vicky Williams as our new CFO, tipping the balance to a female majority Senior Leadership Team.

Following the appointment of CTO Gordon McIntosh in March this year, the new member of management fills the final slot in the Senior Leadership Team, with women holding a 60% majority.

Vicky comes to Optimum Finance from the role of Group Finance Controller for Newport based Propel Finance. She has over 17 years of experience in senior finance positions with a focus on supporting high growth organisations.

On her new role, Vicky said "I’m incredibly excited to be joining the team at Optimum.  I have been impressed by the drive and ambitions of the business, the people and the commitment from the shareholders. I have a history of working with high growth businesses and from what I’ve already seen, I’m expecting Optimum to be the best yet!

"I think Optimum are poised to deliver a meaningful impact on the SME funding space and I cannot wait to be part of this. What excites me most about this position is the ability bring my experience to the business and play my part in taking the company to the next phase in its journey. There are so many opportunities, I just can’t wait to get started."

Commenting on the appointment Ant Persse, Optimum Finance CEO, said "I am thrilled to welcome Vicky to join our fantastic team. Her knowledge and experience, as well as solid track record will be extremely valuable and comes at a very exciting time for our business."

At Optimum Finance, we utilise innovative technology to offer a range of flexible funding solutions, which grow alongside your business. Get an instant quote for the amount of funding you could access by entering your annual turnover into our web app. Products include invoice discounting and factoring that can boost your cashflow and give you access to a dedicated credit control team.

Email or call us to speak to our experienced team of experts and find out how invoice finance could help your business. We pride ourselves on getting things done quickly and providing access to cash within 24 hours of approval. We are passionate about finding solutions and delivering to clients' needs.