Michael Garrity is the Founder and CEO of Financeit, a Goldman Sachs backed leader in the POS financing industry. For the past 20 years, Michael has been devoted to driving growth in businesses innovating financial services. Prior to co-founding Financeit, Michael was the Founder and CEO of CommunityLend, Canada’s first peer-to-peer lendingservice. Before his journey into financing, Michael was the VP of Sales and Marketing at epost, a pioneer in electronic billing. Under his leadership, they built a network of more than 3 million online users with 100 of the country’s largest companies, including every major financial institution in Canada. Michael started his career in his area of study – politics, working in Ottawa as a Legislative and Special Assistant to several members of Parliament at the House of Commons. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Carleton University and the University of Manitoba.