Fintech company Sightline Payments announced it has appointed five new executives to its senior leadership team.
John Gronen joins Sightline as chief financial officer, while Jennifer Carleton will serve as the company’s chief legal officer. Through its recent $100 million funding round announced on April 1, Sightline Payments has also appointed Muriel Lotto as chief marketing officer, while Katrina Sevier will serve as its chief people officer and Felicia Gassen will be chief of staff.
The executive appointments strengthen Sightline Payments’ leadership as the company scales to support rapid growth and customer demand.
Gronen, as CFO for Sightline, will oversee all finance operations including banking, treasury, budgeting and reporting. Gronen will also play key roles for Sightline in M&A and fundraising in support of the company’s high-octane organic and inorganic growth strategies.
Carleton joins Sightline having spent her entire legal career in the gaming sector. She was in-house counsel for an Indian casino and for the last 14 years was an adviser to some of the premier public and private gaming and investment companies in the world.
Lotto brings over 25 years in international marketing to her new role as Sightline Payments’ chief marketing officer. Lotto has worked in France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and in the United States at leading companies including Nestle, Unilever, Royal & SunAlliance, Bupa and Western Union.
Sevier brings expertise around the ever-changing organizational landscape of culture and talent to the role of chief people officer. She will be tasked with growing Sightline Payments’ team, which will double in size this year.
Gassen has been appointed chief of staff to CEO Joe Pappano and the executive leadership team. She is the former executive director of Global Gaming Women, where she managed the executive board of directors, committees, sponsorship and global membership.