Ramp Editorial Team
Discover our talented writers and editors who share their insights and finance expertise to Ramp.
Business credit cards with EIN only—what you need to know
How to get a business credit card
Business credit cards that report to D&B (Dun and Bradstreet) and how they help build business credit
12 best net-30 accounts and vendors to help business build credit in 2023
P&L management is getting harder: Here’s how to outsmart the complexity
Credit limit: What is a credit line and how do issuers calculate credit limits
Ramp authors and editors
Our dedicated team of finance professionals and subject matter experts are dedicated to helping Ramp fulfill its mission: saving customers time and money.
Creative Director, Brand, Ramp
Aaron Robbs is the Creative Director of Brand at Ramp where he oversees the team shaping the brand strategy, visual identity, and advertising. Prior to Ramp Aaron spent over 15 years in tech, building teams and leading projects at Dropbox, Kickstarter, MailChimp, and the New York Times.
Staff Software Engineer, Ramp
Akash Wadawadigi is an early engineer at Ramp. Since joining in 2020, he’s worked on projects ranging from core product to lead scoring to customer activation. Today, he manages a team of growth engineers with a primary focus on customer acquisition.
Enterprise Account Executive, Ramp
Alex Nicola-Iott joined Ramp in March 2020 as a founding member of Ramp’s sales team. In his role as an Enterprise Account Executive, he helps finance and accounting teams globally understand the corporate card and expense management landscape as they evaluate modernizing their existing tools. He’s worked to help onboard some of Ramp’s largest clients, and previously held sales roles at Square, Asana, and SimplyInsured. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in marketing and a certificate in journalism, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.
Associate Buyer, Ramp
Alex has negotiated over 500 SaaS and Cloud contracts, generating millions in savings for some of the best software companies in the world. Alex is a member of Ramp's Savings team, an experienced group dedicated to providing the best outcomes for our customers. When he isn't working hard to save customers money, Alex can be found spending time at the beach with his family and 2 dogs.
VP of Finance & Capital Markets, Ramp
Alex Song is the VP of Finance and Capital Markets at Ramp. Over the course of the last 3 years, he has help build out critical infrastructure within the accounting, capital markets, FP&A, and treasury functions, among others. Prior to joining Ramp in 2020, he spent more than a decade as a credit and financials investor in the hedge fund industry, working at firms including Sculptor Capital Management, Crayhill Capital Management, Bain Capital, and Morgan Stanley. Alex holds two Bachelor's degrees from Stanford, in Biomechanical Engineering and in Economics. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Alex is a CFA charterholder.
Partner Manager, Ramp
Alexis Gordon is a Senior Partnerships Manager at Ramp focused on core infrastructure, product, and GTM partnerships. Prior to Ramp, Alexis spent the bulk of her professional career at Deloitte Consulting in their Mergers & Acquisitions practice. She primarily supported leading Financial Services Organizations & Banks through post-merger integration efforts, including the integration and relaunch of innovative card brands and products. Alexis holds a Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in Political Science and Spanish and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. Outside of work, Alexis is a Peloton fanatic, avid cook, and traveler.
Finance Writer and Editor, Ramp
Ali Mercieca is a Finance Writer and Content Editor at Ramp. Prior to Ramp, she worked with Robinhood on the editorial strategy for their financial literacy articles and with Nearside, an online banking platform, overseeing their banking and finance blog. Ali holds a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from York University and can be found writing about editorial content strategy and SEO on her Substack.
Partnerships Manager, Ramp
Andrey is an early member of Ramp's Business Development and Partnerships team. He's had his fingerprints across numerous partnership verticals and strategic partners, and currently leads the partnership efforts across travel and accounting software/ERPs. Before Ramp, Andrey co-founded two startups and held numerous roles at LiveRamp and KPMG.
Over the past decade, Artem Mashkov has been a founder and angel investor in retail, hospitality and B2B technology startups. In his current role, as an operationally heavy CFO at SwagUp, he's built all of the finance and business operation functions from scratch. He prides himself on high-level strategic execution with tactical precision.
Head of Growth Finance & Head of FP&A, Ramp
Asher has led finance, capital markets, and operations at a number of companies, including Earnin and CommonBond. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from Colgate University (Roll Gate!).
Senior Manager, Accounting, Ramp
Audrey Carroll is a Senior Accounting Manager at Ramp. Audrey is a CPA with over eight years of experience in the field. Prior to Ramp, she held various auditing and accounting roles at EY and Peloton, gaining valuable expertise in financial reporting and accounting guidance and regulations.
Head of Financial Partnerships, Ramp
Ben leads Financial Partnerships at Ramp. He previously led B2B Fintech and Partnerships in North America for Visa and spent a decade at American Express focused on commercial payments in various global roles.
Head of Accounting Partner Channel, Ramp
Brad Gustafson leads the Accounting Partnerships Channel at Ramp. He has spent the past decade advising and consulting thousands of accounting firms across the United States, including managing Top 100 accounting firm partnerships as an Enterprise Account Director at Xero. He is motivated to help build a community of accountants around Ramp who are passionate about new technologies and the opportunities they provide the accounting profession.
Brad joined Ramp as the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer. He’s a proven marketing executive with over 20 years’ experience in technology. He’s fortunate to have been part of some of the biggest winners in tech such as Salesforce, Slack, and ServiceNow.
CFO and author of Mostly Metrics
CJ Gustafson is the author of the popular business newsletter Mostly Metrics with over 10,000 readers. By day he's the CFO of PartsTech, a next-generation automotive parts procurement platform.
Head of Customer Success Management, Ramp
Calvin joined Ramp in May 2019, two months after the company was founded, and serves as Technical Chief of Staff. He graduated from MIT with a degree in Computer Science, and previously worked at Facebook, Google, Jane Street, iSee AI and Paribus. His background is in competitive math and competitive programming: he’s represented the United States at the International Olympiad in Informatics and finished top 20 on the Putnam exam. In his spare time he enjoys chess, golf, and watching the Yankees.
Chief Business Officer, Ramp
Colin Kennedy is Ramp's Chief Business Officer. He formerly managed partnerships globally for Stripe and brings 15 years of senior leadership, business development, and product experience at three successful FinTechs and Fortune 100 firms.
Former Content Marketing Manager, Fusebill
Daniella is the content marketing lead at Fusebill and a former journalist with a specialized background in the topics of business and finance. Fusebill is a cloud-based automated subscription billing platform that gives companies the freedom to grow by reducing revenue leakage, speeding up collections, simplifying revenue recognition, and offering the flexibility to capitalize on new pricing and product opportunities and the agility to maintain a competitive edge.
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