Funding Options appoints Dean Spencer as new Sales Director

6 February 2019

Funding Options today announced that Dean Spencer has joined as their new Sales Director. Dean will be responsible for building and growing the sales function at Funding Options to achieve its growth ambitions by expanding the company’s existing customer base.

Award-winning business finance marketplace Funding Options helps small businesses source alternative and innovative funding options. As Sales Director, Dean will play a leading role in promoting the company’s award-winning market position as a commercial innovator.

Dean joins Funding Options from Lightspeed where he was UK Sales Director building their sales strategy, function and sales team from scratch.  Prior to Lightspeed, Dean worked for Groupon (UK & IE) as London Sales Director for over five years.  Originally hired by the Groupon founder, he established their Australian sales operations before moving to London where he successfully managed a large sales team of over 22 for over half a decade.

Ryan Edwards-Pritchard, Managing Director, Funding Options, comments:

“We are delighted to welcome Dean to the Funding Options team.  As we continue to grow and develop new, innovative product solutions for the small business sector, it is vital that we have a sales function that is fit for purpose.  Dean brings a wealth of experience having worked in agile and disruptive start-ups, and his passion for sales makes him the ideal match for our culture and operations.   We look forward to the contribution that he can make to the business through his sales expertise as well as bringing new ideas and entrepreneurial thinking to Funding Options.”

Dean Spencer, Sales Director, Funding Options, comments:

“Funding Options is well known for being a positive disruptor in the market and I am excited about being part of their ambitious plans for the future.   I was immediately attracted to their energy and creativity, and their ability to solve real issues for small businesses through a combination of innovation, technology and practical solutions. I look forward to leading a dynamic sales team to exceed growth targets while delivering break-through products to the market that help the small to walk tall.”

Dean will be based in the Funding Options offices in London.