CEO and Founder
Joseph A. Cooper is a life-long technologist with a proven track record of bringing innovation to multiple industries and marketplaces. His deep experience in financial systems and network architecture led to his founding of the first company in the US to provide subscription-based vulnerability assessment and penetration testing solutions to financial institutions globally. A noted expert in this field, Joseph has spoken internationally on the topic as well as collaborated with multiple regulatory agencies to put in place what are common best practices today. His work in the legal and regulatory arena led to his most recent startup, Justice For Me. Leveraging his regulatory experience and his technology background, he has built a first-to-market organization that has been recognized by the American Bar Association as well as other organizations as a cutting-edge innovator poised to improve access to the justice system for millions of Americans.
In-House General Counsel
Founder: The Powell Law Firm
Over $100M in Settlements and
Former Board Member Texas
Trial Lawyers Assn.
MBA Finance – U of H
MS Statistics – Tx A&M
Chief Lending Officer
A 35-year veteran of the consumer lending space, Ms. Windler brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the JFM portfolio. Most recently, Ms. Winder led a team of over 350 providing call center collection services to over 150 financial institutions nationally. In addition to the day-to-day responsibility of the organization, she managed the relationships with the client senior management teams as well as oversaw and ensured regulatory compliance in all 50 states and surrounding U.S. Territories.
Ms. Windler began her career in the credit union space eventually working her way up to Senior Lending Manager and Senior Member of the Credit Committee and Business Loan Committee holding the highest level of lending authority all the while overseeing a portfolio of over $900 million.
Ms. Windler served on the Board of Directors of the Alamo Area Consumer Education Program thru CCCS (Consumer Credit Counseling Services) for over 13 years and as their President and Vice-President from 2004-2006.
Former Fund Manager, Banker and Mining Exec.
> $400mm in capital raised
Founder with successful IPO and merger exits
MA – University of Texas
BA – Columbia University
40 years’ experience in software development, workflow optimization, and architecture
Worked on accountancy systems, private and institutional investor systems, structured and unstructured data collection, including Natural Language processing. Lead in transitioning midsize enterprise from data center to fully cloud-based system in 6 months, including revising workflow to increase throughput 8x. 10 years of experience architecting highly resilient systems in multiple cloud environments. 20 years of experience managing both on-shore and off-shore teams
Heidi is a highly experienced legal counsel. Throughout her career, she has focused on working with private companies and their founders. She has represented emerging, high growth and startup companies in a wide range of transactions, including angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and other strategic business transactions. Heidi has a BA from Western Washington University and got her JD at the University of Oregon Law School.
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JD University of California
General Counsel: Realself
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Founding – Mockingbird Marketing
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Avvo’s First Marketing lead
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Director: Credit Suisse
Director: BNP Paribas