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Rachel Williams



Results-driven finance and operating executive with 20+ years of experience across a wide range of industries.

Sam Abrahamson



Sam leads all marketing initiatives at Fanbank and works out of the Santa Monica, CA headquarters.

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Mitch Jacobs

Fanbank Founder and CEO


Fanbank founder, financial technology entrepreneur, and Main Street expert.

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Scott Geye



15+ year career working at the intersection of technology, marketing and payments.

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Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. As the nation's only go-to resource and voice for ... more>


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Fanbank technology is the first commerce automation platform created specifically for the sales needs of Main Street Businesses. Built from forty years of payments infrastructure, twenty years of mobile and ... more>

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Sam Abrahamson answered: 10/31/2019 2:04:01 PM

Can you provide a review on working at Fanbank? I’ve seen advertisements for a lot of new open positions. What are you looking for in new employees and what are the benefits?

Sure, happy to give you my perspective. First, you should know that Fanbank is very focused on helping main street businesses (and that includes mobile food trucks) thrive by offering them tools and services typically only available to large companies (with large budgets).


Rachel Williams answered: 10/17/2019 4:40:45 PM

What are benefits to shopping local?

One meaning of “shopping local” is shopping at independently owned local businesses rather than chain stores or big box retailers. 

Research shows that on average, the dollars from 48% of each purchase at a local independent business is re-circulated locally, compared to les...

Sam Abrahamson answered: 10/13/2019 8:36:01 PM

I run a floral shop. Is Fanbank an option for me?

Sign up takes only a few minutes and onboarding is quick and easy, too. Fanbank encourages you to add your business information immediately upon sign up to expedite onboarding, but if you don't have time, don't worry - Fanbank will gather your publicly available information and a...

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