Happy Money Names Interim CEO

Orange County-based fintech startup Happy Money, which operates a service to help consumers better manage their money and pay off credit card debt, says it has named Jeff Winner as the company's Interim CEO. The company said its founder, Scott Saunders, will remain Chairman of the company. Winner previously served at such companies at Twitter, Stripe, and also was Chief Technology Officer for Marcus, Goldman Sachs' Consumer Business. He has been at Happy Money since early 2020, recently serving as Chief Operating Officer. Happy Money is backed by Anthemis Group, Tencent Holdings and CMFG Ventures, and last announced a venture funding worth $70M back in September of 2019. Happy Money did not say why the company decided to shift Winner into the interim CEO position.