David Zalik, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer founded GreenSky in 2006. Mr. Zalik works intimately with the Company’s product development team to drive innovation and strengthen GreenSky’s value proposition to its growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and bank partners. A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Zalik built his first company, MicroTech Information Systems, at the age of fourteen while attending college at Auburn University. Prior to launching GreenSky, Mr. Zalik founded and successfully operated companies in the technology automation, real estate, and e-commerce sectors. Mr. Zalik was the recipient of the 2016 Ernst & Young National Financial Services Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, and Forbes. Mr. Zalik has served on the boards of a number of closely-held companies, along with select not-for-profit organizations in the metro Atlanta area. Mr. Zalik was born in Be’er Sheva, Israel, and lives in Atlanta with his wife, Helen, and their three daughters.