Mike McGladeJune 20, 2020
Mike is the Managing Director of Redline Automotive. Mike is a lifelong entrepreneur with extensive experience in the areas of FinTech, InsureTech, HR-Tech, SaaS, telecom and digital media. He has led strategy, business development, sales, marketing, recruiting and business operations for multiple companies from early stage startups to midmarket enterprises. His core skill set is centered on evaluating corporate strategy and messaging while putting systems in place to scale highly effective teams. Mike has helped companies as an in-house operator, an external consultant and as a long term advisor.
Previously, Mike was the founder of GreenShield, an automatic employee savings program that helps employees save money, invest wisely and reach their financial goals. GreenShield was a venture backed startup that would automatically save a few dollars each week for employees and give employers the ability to offer matching contributions to increase the speed at which employees can reach their pre-retirement goals. Earlier, Mike was the Chief Revenue Officer for FastPay, a venture funded digital media FinTech company. FastPay helps digital entrepreneurs manage payment cycles and boost revenues through access to non-dilutive working capital. Prior to FastPay, Mike built the sales & marketing team for BetterWorks – growing the company from 10 employees to over 70 and a nearly $100mm valuation in under a year. Earlier in his career, Mike was CEO of Zoosa (a social enterprise start-up which highlighted socially responsible actions) and he spent 7 years in a sales executive role at Tellabs (a telecommunications equipment manufacturer).
Mike graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.