SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bento for Business, a leading provider of employee expense management solutions for small businesses, announced the appointment of Jeff Pomeroy to the role of Vice President of Product. Pomeroy will direct all product development and deployment at the high-growth firm.

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Pomeroy comes to Bento having spent 15+ years creating and managing unique payment products across several organizations. Most recently, Pomeroy was the global product leader at Blackhawk Network, a prepaid payments organization, where he managed day to day product development and drove innovative efforts within the organization. Prior to Blackhawk, he has been a repeat entrepreneur within the commerce and payments industries creating many innovative products during his career.

"Jeff is a timely and strategic addition to our leadership team," said Farhan Ahmad, founder and CEO of Bento. "His vast experience in the payments arena will greatly accelerate the company’s product growth, and Jeff’s hiring is a testament to our commitment to developing a variety of useful products and services for our customers.”

“I’m extremely excited to join the Bento team,” said Pomeroy. “What they have accomplished since introducing the product into the market is impressive. The company, product, and team have really captured my attention, and I’m looking forward to what we can do together and accomplish in  the future.”

About Bento for Business
Bento for Business provides financial management solutions that fit small businesses, combining the security of a bank with the ease and convenience of a modern payments technology company. The first product on the Bento platform, the Bento Prepaid Commercial Mastercard®, provides small business owners with easy expense controls and better cost management features than more expensive and cumbersome enterprise budget management solutions. The company’s founders have their roots in large financial services firms such as Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Blackhawk Network, and Discover Card. Based in San Francisco and Chicago, Bento is backed by leading venture capitalists and industry veterans.

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