Management Team

Orlando Zayas
Chief Executive Officer
Orlando Zayas has been the Chief Executive Officer of Katapult since September 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Zayas was the Chief Executive Officer of DRB Capital from January 2017 to September 2017. Prior to DRB Capital, Mr. Zayas was the President of TEMPOE, LLC. Mr. Zayas has a B.B.A. from the University of Houston and a M.B.A. from the University of Texas. We believe Mr. Zayas is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his deep knowledge of the Company and executive leadership experience.
Karissa Cupito
Chief Financial Officer
Karissa Cupito has been the Chief Financial Officer for Katapult since November 2017 and oversees the financial operations including accounting, tax, treasury, financial planning, reporting, and capital markets. Prior to joining Katapult, Ms. Cupito oversaw all accounting functions for CaaStle, a NYC-based start-up subscription fashion business, from March 2017 through November 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Cupito was the Chief Financial Officer for TEMPOE, LLC from January 2016 through March 2017. Ms. Cupito has a B.S. and Masters of Accountancy from Miami University.
Derek Medlin
Chief Operating Officer
Derek Medlin has been the Chief Operating Officer of Katapult since July 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Medlin was the Executive Vice President of Operations for Katapult from July 2017 to July 2018. Before joining Katapult, Mr. Medlin was an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase from 2014 to 2017, Vice President at Elavon (U.S. Bank) from 2009 to 2014, and a Senior Analyst at Pyramid Research from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Medlin has a B.A. and M.I.B. from Georgia State University.