The Tapcheck Team

We’re making payday personal.

We are a team of ambitious, forward-thinking professionals united by a common goal of helping innovative employers offer their employees the life-changing benefits of on-demand pay. With backgrounds ranging from financial services to human resources to fintech development, we blend our diverse experiences to accomplish our mission of providing an earned wage access benefit that enables financial wellness for employees and employers alike.

About Tapcheck

Tapcheck Core Principles

We are committed to living out our values every day. This is how we do it.

We commit to learning.

We strive to be the best by hiring driven people with an aptitude for growth and the entrepreneurial spirit to proactively develop new solutions for our company and our clients.

We focus on impact.

We arrive every day inspired to deliver practical solutions that make a positive difference in the lives of employees, encourage the growth of their employers, and deliver the best solutions possible.

We lead by serving.

By providing excellent services to our customers, we prioritize their growth and success. In turn, we become knows as a valuable partner that drives companies’ growth and workers’ financial wellness.

We move forward together.

We empower our employees to actively pursue progress with our clients’ best interests in mind, and we take pride in knowing our best work is done together.

We personalize every experience.

We operate with empathy, enhancing the lives of our customers, partners, and team members by taking the time to understand their unique challenges and tailor suitable solutions that fit their needs.

OUR AMAZING TEAM

Meet the professionals who are transforming
the way people get paid

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Ron Gaver

As the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Tapcheck, Ron works to ensure that as the company g...read more

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Ron Gaver

As the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Tapcheck, Ron works to ensure that as the company grows, it remains focused on its original mission of helping everyday people find financial freedom through the benefit of on-demand earnings. A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, Ron spent 14 years running his own real estate development company before launching Tapcheck with his wife, Kayling. During his career as a developer, he displayed a unique ability to identify a project’s potential and implement strategic changes to create additional value, a skill that serves him well in his role at Tapcheck. Ron’s leadership and experience provide a stabilizing force that secures the company’s current operations while positioning it for continued growth.

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer

Kayling Gaver

Kayling Gaver, Tapcheck’s co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, understands that “human” is ...read more

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer

Kayling Gaver

Kayling Gaver, Tapcheck’s co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, understands that “human” is the most important part of human resources. After 18 years of operations experience at one of the nation’s leading HR and payroll development companies, Kayling saw an opportunity to help families across the country gain better control of their finances by combining emerging technology with the practical payroll solution of on-demand earnings. Seeing the potential of this solution, she created Tapcheck with her husband, Ron. With her deep operational experience and extensive industry knowledge, Kayling guides Tapcheck’s day-to-day operations and inspires her team to continually seek out innovative solutions for employers and employees across the country.

VP of Engineering

Won Lee

Won Lee, Tapcheck’s Vice President of Engineering, knows what it takes to create technology that m...read more

VP of Engineering

Won Lee

Won Lee, Tapcheck’s Vice President of Engineering, knows what it takes to create technology that makes life easier for the end-user. Over a career spanning more than two decades, Won has developed innovative software solutions that enhanced the digital payment services for Samsung, Herbalife, and Spark Networks, international companies with global customer bases. His ability to understand complex concepts and detailed objectives and design creative software that accomplished those objectives is a driving force behind Tapcheck’s user-friendly mobile app and seamless user experience.

SVP of Strategic Partnerships

Michael Ross

Michael Ross understands the power of collaboration. As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, he...read more

SVP of Strategic Partnerships

Michael Ross

Michael Ross understands the power of collaboration. As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, he leads Tapcheck’s efforts to form a network of professional partnerships based on mutual success. Along with an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Michael brings a strong technology and finance background to his role at Tapcheck. After more than a decade of working for start-ups and Global 500 companies in financial services, software, healthcare, and retail industries and spearheading partnership strategy and business development Indeed, ZipRecruiter, and Daimler-funded RepairSmith, Michael now focuses his expertise on helping Tapcheck establish and grow professional relationships with PEO/ASO, PSB, HCM, Shift Management, Time & Attendance, and related partners.

Senior Director of Business Development

Sean Dougherty

As Senior Director of Business Development, Sean helps employers see the business impact of the fina...read more

Senior Director of Business Development

Sean Dougherty

As Senior Director of Business Development, Sean helps employers see the business impact of the financial wellness services Tapcheck provides. And since Tapcheck offers on-demand earnings benefits to a wide range of employers, his diverse sales and leadership experience gives him the ability to connect with employers’ needs regardless of their industry. A top-performing professional with more than 14 years in SaaS, medical device, and fintech, Sean understands that long-term profitability is built on value-added relationships and mutual success — a win-win scenario that is Tapcheck’s specialty.

Human Resources Director

Selina Castro

As Tapcheck’s Human Resources Director, Selina Castro uses her skills and experience to ensure eve...read more

Human Resources Director

Selina Castro

As Tapcheck’s Human Resources Director, Selina Castro uses her skills and experience to ensure every aspect of the company’s practices and procedures work together to create a company culture that encourages collaboration and maximizes individual skill sets. She brings more than a decade of HR experience to her role, having worked as a Human Resources Consultant based in Houston, Texas, where she served multiple clients in the technology, real estate, and construction industries. Driven by a belief that business growth and success are the results of a well-functioning workforce, Selina oversees a wide array of HR-related activities, ranging from organizational design and strategic personnel initiatives to employee recruitment, engagement, and relations.