Mr. Walters has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since January 30, 2020 and as a member of our Board since 2014. Prior to being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Walters served as a Senior Partner at Activate, Inc., which is a strategy consulting firm serving technology, internet, media, entertainment and sports businesses that he joined in 2019. From 2015 through 2018, Mr. Walters served as the Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Digital Media, Inc., a global technology services business supporting hundreds of leading media companies. Previously, Mr. Walters served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Weather Company, a weather focused media and information services company, from 2012 to 2014.
Prior to joining The Weather Company, he served in a variety of leadership roles at Bloomberg L.P. between 2008 and early 2012, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of the Bloomberg Industry Verticals Group, responsible for operations, strategy, business development and expansion of the premium web-based subscription businesses. Previously, Mr. Walters was a partner at McKinsey & Co., advising media, entertainment, technology, information services and sport businesses as well as investors in these sectors. Mr. Walters holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Campbell was appointed President of TaxAct and Software effective April 20, 2020. From November 2018 through April 2020, Mr. Campbell served as President of TaxAct. Prior to joining TaxAct, from March 2017 through November 2018, Mr. Campbell served as the Managing Vice President of the Consumer Auto Business Division of Capital One Financial Corporation, a banking and financial services company. Prior to Capital One, Mr. Campbell served in a variety of executive roles at Intuit Inc., a business and financial software company, from March 2014 through March 2017, including leading Product, Innovation, Strategy and Analytics.
Prior to joining Intuit, Mr. Campbell served as General Manager at Amazon Web Services, Inc., a cloud computing platform, from 2012 through 2014, where he led the product and technology teams. Over a 10 year career at Dell, Inc., a computer technology company, Mr. Campbell held numerous positions of increasing responsibility prior to his time at Amazon Web Services. Mr. Campbell holds a B.S. in Business from The Military College of South Carolina and a Master of International Studies degree from the University of South Carolina.
Mr. Mackay was appointed President of Wealth Management effective April 20, 2020. From June 2019 to April 2020, Mr. Mackay served as the Company’s Chief Business Operations and Development Officer. From December 2018 to June 2019, Mr. Mackay served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Interim CEO of HD Vest (which is now Avantax Wealth Management). Prior to that, Mr. Mackay served as the Executive Vice President and Interim General Manager of TaxAct from May 2018 until December 2018. Mr. Mackay also served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Corporate Development from 2015 to June 2019 and, prior to that, Mr. Mackay served as an advisor to the Company’s executive team focusing on strategy and mergers and acquisitions from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Mackay was a co-founder of P2Binvestor, Inc., a crowd funding business providing working capital loans to small- and medium-sized businesses, where he served on the executive team from 2013 to 2014. In addition, Mr. Mackay served as Executive Vice President in charge of Finance and Corporate Development for Emerge Digital Group, a digital media company, from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Mackay served in various executive positions at E-Trade Financial Corporation, an electronic trading platform, from 1999 to 2010, where he served as the Executive Vice President in charge of Global Corporate Development and Corporate Treasury and Executive Vice President in charge of the Asian broker-dealer business.
Mr. Mackay previously held various positions with Telebanc Financial Corp., a financial services provider, Robertson Stephens, a wealth management firm, and Alex Brown, a diversified financial services company, focusing on financial institutions and financial technologies. He has also served on the board of directors of both private and public broker dealers outside of the United States. Mr. Mackay received an A.B. from Princeton University in Economics with a focus on mathematics.
Mr. Mehlman was appointed to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer effective April 27, 2020. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mehlman served in various leadership positions at Thomson Reuters Corporation, a media and information services company, for 15 years, primarily focused on finance, financial strategy, and business operations. Most recently, as General Manager from September 2018 to April 2020, Mr. Mehlman built and led both the Large and Strategic Corporate customer segments where he and his team were responsible for the entirety of Thomson Reuters’ business to large mult-national corporations. In that role, he led a 600-person team across sales, retention and proposition roles in Europe and the United States.
Prior to that, Mr. Mehlman served as Managing Director of ONESOURCE Direct Tax, from January 2016 to June 2018, where he was responsible for leading the tax preparation segment of the business; Vice President Finance/ Operations of ONESOURCE, a corporate tax and accounting software platform, from August 2013 to December 2015, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the business. Mr. Mehlman’s roles with Thomson Reuters prior to that included Vice President, Investor Relations; Vice President, Business Development; Head of Financial Strategy - Sales & Trading; and Director of Finance - Scientific Division. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Mr. Mehlman served as a portfolio manager at investment firm Sanford C. Bernstein. Mr. Mehlman holds a B.A. from Binghamton University and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.