The NFEC Team

The NFEC team comes from diverse backgrounds and experience, yet all team members share a focused passion to build financial wellness champions around the globe so they can foster greater financial well-being in the lives of people in their communities. The goal is to empower champions with the tools they need to help others financially so their basic human needs are met and they are able to work toward fulfilling their lifestyle goals.

Leadership Team

Leadership Team

NFEC’s Leadership Team drives the company mission toward advancing the financial wellness space and making a measurable impact on individuals and our global community. They lead the team toward balancing the organization’s business objectives with our social impact goals.

<strong>Vince Shorb</strong>
Vince Shorb
Chief Executive Officer
<strong>Trevor Stoll</strong>
Trevor Stoll
Chief Operating Officer
<strong>Bill Field</strong>
Bill Field
User Experience Director
<strong>Claudia Martins</strong>
Claudia Martins
Community Engagement Director
<strong>Lisa Vera</strong>
Lisa Vera
Content Development Director
<strong>Michael Healey</strong>
Michael Healey
Compliance Director
<strong>Tamekia Bynum</strong>
Tamekia Bynum
Lead Instructor

Advisory Board

The NFEC’s Advisory Board members come from diverse backgrounds, yet share one similar goal – to help push the financial wellness movement forward. Board members serve in a variety of roles to support the Leadership Team to develop leading educational resources, expand our business, and create positive social change.

Amy Faber

Vice President and Treasurer Duquesne University

Corey Beckett

Chief Financial Officer, United States Secret Service Deputy

Pamela R. Rosa, Ed.D.

President, Rosa Educational Consulting

Kenneth Abbott

Retired Chief Risk Officer, Barclays Bank & COO, Morgan Stanley

Robert Kinzer

Retired Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Community Affairs

Jonathan Walker

Business, Marketing & Corporative Education Teacher

Marvin Turner

Director, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, D.C.

Aryav Bothra

CEO The Teen Trillionaire & High School Student

Dr. Matt J. Goren

Assistant Professor, American College of Financial Services

Dr. Timothy Shimp

Superintendent Yorkville CUSD, Educational Leadership

Thomas Charla

Marketing Director, MassMutual Financial Group

Team Members

Our team members are the backbone of the company. Our mission to foster greater financial well-being in communities around the globe is directly supported by our team’s efforts and commitment.

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Subject Matter Expert Team: Personal Finance

The NFEC appreciates our current and former subject matter expert contributors who help us meet our education material development objectives. Their knowledge of personal finance has helped us bridge financial education with real world application.  Listed are just a few out of the hundreds that have contributed their expertise:

Celebrity & Influencer Supporters

The National Financial Educators Council gives its heartfelt thanks to all the influencers who support financial literacy and contribute to the NFEC’s campaigns. Their support helps the NFEC raise awareness by sharing messages that resonate with people around the world, inspiring them to take positive action toward securing their financial futures.

Wilmer Valderrama

Wilmer Valderrama is a highly successful actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. After starring in That 70’s show, Wilmer was the creator and star of MTV’s “Yo Momma”, and is the voice of Disney Channels’ popular animated program “Handy Manny”. Valderrama has also had great success crossing over to the big screen performing in a host of feature films. Most recently, Valderrama has been added to the film “Larry Crowne” with a superb cast including Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Now you can watch him Thursday nights on his latest series “Awake”. Follow Wilmer on Twitter at: @WillyVille

Brandon Lloyd

Brandon Lloyd, All-Pro NFL wide receiver for the New England Patriots, brings his passion for helping today’s youth to support the financial literacy movement. Lloyd personally visited Lowell High School in Massachusetts as part of the Money XLive Ambassador program to encourage students to work hard, follow their passions and to teach personal finance topics. Yahoo Sports featured a 4 minute video of this visit and this helped to generate over 1,000,000 impressions that promoted financial education.

John Salley

John Salley is recognized as the first player in NBA history to play on three different championship-winning franchises and holds four NBA Championship rings. He was Commissioner of the American Basketball Association, host of “The Block Party’ for 100.3 the Beat in LA and The Best Damn Sports Show Period. John Salley also starred in the TV show “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!”. He is a practicing vegan, a successful business person and philanthropist. Visit to learn more. Follow John on Twitter at: @theJohnSalley