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 Values

Our values shape our work, every day. This is how we do it.

A commitment to learning.

To be the best, we constantly develop innovative new solutions not only for our company but also for our clients. We hire driven people with entrepreneurial spirits to achieve this growth consistently.

An impact-focused approach.

We’re passionate about creating practical solutions that positively impact the lives of employees and promote the growth of businesses.

A unified workforce.

Our best work is done together. We take pride in empowering our employees to pursue the best interests of our clients and deliver progress for every company.

A personalized solution for every challenge.

Empathy is at the center of everything we do. We take the time to understand the unique challenges facing our customers, partners, and team members to enhance their lives. We craft customized solutions to meet each of their needs.

A leadership defined by service.

Our top priority is our customers’ success and growth. By delivering outstanding service, we earn our reputation as a valued partner who can be counted on to drive both business growth and employee financial wellness.

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 Execuitve 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 Execuitve 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.

Head of Product

Bowen Ni

As Tapcheck’s Head of Product, Bowen utilizes his product management skills and data analytics exp...read more

Head of Product

Bowen Ni

As Tapcheck’s Head of Product, Bowen utilizes his product management skills and data analytics expertise to ensure that Tapcheck solutions perform at the highest level. Before joining the Tapcheck team, Bowen earned a Master’s Degree in Integrated Design with a business and technology focus and spent five years designing software for financial and technology companies such as Union Bank, Cisco, Sony, and Intel. In each of those roles, he developed solutions to optimize financial operations and inventory management processes. Bowen’s specialized training and experience prepared him for his role at Tapcheck, one where he ensures that systems manage data efficiently and solutions deliver seamless experiences that exceed customer expectations.

Head of Marketing

Krystina Nguyen

As Head of Marketing, Krystina works to make sure Tapcheck’s marketing strategies establish the co...read more

Head of Marketing

Krystina Nguyen

As Head of Marketing, Krystina works to make sure Tapcheck’s marketing strategies establish the company as a leader in the competitive marketplace. With a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, Krystina served as a business advisor for the US Peace Corps. Over the next decade, she followed her passion for developing strategic solutions that enhance people’s lives, leading startup and marketing initiatives for companies within the SaaS, B2B, and B2C spaces. She also serves on various boards, including a personal finance organization focused on helping people reach financial independence. Combining strategic insight with analytics, Krystina has a knack for supporting users throughout the customer journey and communicating Tapcheck’s unique value in a manner that connects with audiences ranging from CEOs to new employees.

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Michael Ross

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

VP 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.

Director of Brand Strategy

Reey Yadin

In his role as Tapcheck’s Director of Brand Strategy, Reey Yadin works tirelessly to refine the co...read more

Director of Brand Strategy

Reey Yadin

In his role as Tapcheck’s Director of Brand Strategy, Reey Yadin works tirelessly to refine the company’s messaging and find creative ways to communicate the benefits of earned wage access with businesses and employees across a wide array of industries. With a clear mission of positioning Tapcheck as a leader in the space, Reey brings a fresh perspective to Tapcheck’s marketing and business development, approaching brand strategy with the persistent passion of an entrepreneur, the relentless dedication of a veteran, and the customer-focused insight of an experienced sales professional. His willingness to challenge old ideas and introduce new concepts drives a strategic approach that keeps the Tapcheck brand at the forefront of innovation and progress.

Human Resources Manager

Selina Castro

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

Human Resources Manager

Selina Castro

As Tapcheck’s Human Resources Manager, 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.

Customer Success Manager

Alex Abid

In his role as Customer Success Manager, Alex Abid builds works to ensure that Tapcheck customers ar...read more

Customer Success Manager

Alex Abid

In his role as Customer Success Manager, Alex Abid builds works to ensure that Tapcheck customers are pleased with the services and experiences the company provides. By starting his career in sales and customer service roles for companies like FreshPoint and NerdWallet, Alex gained valuable insights into the pain points that cause consumer frustrations in a wide range of industries. His ability to anticipate the needs of a broad customer base helps him understand what it takes to create positive customer experiences, and he works hard to ensure every Tapcheck decision is made with the customer’s best interests in mind.

Human Capital Subject Matter Expert

Solange Charas, Ph.D.

Widely considered a subject matter expert in the Human Capital field, Dr. Charas has more than 30 ye...read more

Human Capital Subject Matter Expert

Solange Charas, Ph.D.

Widely considered a subject matter expert in the Human Capital field, Dr. Charas has more than 30 years of experience as a Human Capital Consultant for firms like EY, Arthur Andersen, Towers Perrin, and the Hay Group. She has also served as Chief Human Capital Officer at EuroRSCG (a division of Havas), Benfield (now part of Aon), and Praetorian Financial Services (now part of QBE). A Distinguished Principal Research Fellow for The Conference Board, she regularly researches the impact of human capital. As a public and private company Board Director, Dr. Charas routinely addresses the critical issues of Human Capital as an ESG issue. Dr. Charas is also an Adjunct Professor in the Masters of HR programs at Columbia, NYU, and USC. In this role, she prepares students to respond to and shape the future of the profession by teaching HR Analytics, Finance for Effective Human Capital Management, and Transforming Total Rewards. She is also an entrepreneur (Char\as Consulting and HCMoneyball) who possesses a firsthand understanding of the challenges involved with starting and running organizations. Drawing on her broad experience and focused expertise, Dr. Charas advises Tapcheck on how to integrate earned wage access into the HR landscape and advance organizations’ efforts to become an “Employer of Choice.”