Step adds two fintech heavyweights to its executive team

Welcomes its first CFO and General Counsel; surpasses two million customers

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PALO ALTO, Calif. –– August 31, 2021 –– Step, the new modern-day financial services company built for teens and families, today announced the additions of two key executive hires. The company has welcomed Horacio Diaz Adda as its Chief Financial Officer and Kirupa Pushparaj as its General Counsel. Together, these fintech veterans bring more than 30 years of industry experience to Step, joining the company during a time of pivotal growth, having amassed more than two million customers in its first nine months.

“I’m thrilled to welcome these brilliant minds and charismatic leaders into the #StepFam,” said CJ MacDonald, Founder and CEO at Step. “Horacio and Kirupa share a deep passion for our mission and have demonstrated a strong track record of transitioning fast-growing companies to full scale, which will be crucial as we enter the next phase of our journey to become the #1 banking platform for Gen Z.”

CJ MacDonald
Horacio and Kirupa share a deep passion for our mission and have demonstrated a strong track record of transitioning fast-growing companies to full scale, which will be crucial as we enter the next phase of our journey to become the #1 banking platform for Gen Z.”

Horacio Diaz Adda, CFO at Step
I believe deeply in the work that Step is doing and couldn’t imagine spending the next decade of my career with a more humble or disciplined group of people.”

Kirupa Pushparaj, General Counsel at Step
It’s really exciting to be a part of a team with such steadfast commitment to financial literacy and I look forward to helping Step continue to responsibly disrupt and innovate the financial services industry to empower the next generation.”