Chief Executive Officer
Chief Credit Officer
3390 Mary St Suite 216 Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Mr. Lie-Nielsen has been CEO of FST since its inception. A serial entrepreneur with experience in technology, financial services, and marketing he has scaled multiple start up’s to successful outcomes. Beginning his career in investment banking at Montgomery Securities (now Banc of America Securities), he left banking to start his first business at the age of 25. He is currently serving on the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital board, among several other charitable organizations. Mr. Lie-Nielsen is a graduate of Tulane University.
Mr. McCrery is CCO and Co-Founder of FST. He began his career at Citibank helping launch their small business credit card. Next, he moved to Providian Financial, specializing in direct marketing and analytics. In 2005, he left Providian as Senior Vice President of Analytics and joined Mr. Lie-Nielsen at a consumer lender, leading diverse functions including marketing, credit and underwriting, BI and information technology. He later partnered with Mr. Lie-Nielsen in two consumer finance businesses and a digital acquisition business prior to FST. Mr. McCrery is a graduate of Emory University.