Dash Financial Technologies, a provider of trading technology to the institutional trading space, has on-boarded Ari House as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect, according to a group statement.
The group is responsible for designing and engineering intelligent, high performance solutions across a pantheon of product categories, including Trading Technologies, Execution Services, Analytics, and Regulatory Technologies. Mr. House lands at Dash Financial Technologies after nearly two decades in senior capital markets roles, having accumulated a lengthy body of experience across private equity-backed software and information services businesses.
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He most recently worked at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), serving in a similar role as its Chief Financial & Corporate Development Officer. In this capacity at ACAMS, he worked as an integral component of the group, helping manage the firm’s growth and eventual acquisition by Becker Professional Education.
Additional roles include senior stints at Fortent, Warburg Pincus, Counsel Corporation, and Salomon Smith Barney, part of a career extending back to 1998. According to Peter Maragos, Chief Executive Officer, Dash in a statement on the appointment, “We are very excited to welcome Ari to the Dash leadership team. He brings deep experience from across the capital markets and a strong background in fostering a culture of operational and financial excellence. I look forward to partnering with Ari as we work to execute on the shared vision we have for our firm.”
“This is obviously an extremely exhilarating time in the company’s history. With the Liquidpoint team and technology platform now fully in the fold, I am excited to join a very talented group as we work to help Dash continue to grow and remain a positive and disruptive force in the industry,” reiterated Mr. House in an accompanying statement.