Leadership Team

Mike joined S3 as Chief Operation Officer in 2012 and was named Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Prior to S3, Mike was Executive Vice President at American Bank. His previous experience includes executive roles with Tenacity Group and Wells Fargo Financial. Mike has over twenty years of experience in Financial Services and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Loyola College.

Kevin joined S3 in 2014 and was promoted to Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer in 2023. Kevin has more than 30 years of experience in financial services, including stints as President of Bank of America Home Lending and Enterprise Credit Risk Management Executive. He has managed numerous consumer and first mortgage lending centers. Kevin earned his BSBA in Marketing and MBA from East Carolina University.

Joe joined S3 in 2015 as Director, Contact Center and was named Chief Experience Officer in 2021 with overarching responsibility for Member and Employee delivery. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry across member/customer direct delivery channels including Direct Banking Operations, Sales, and Service. Joe has held senior leadership positions at local, regional, and national financial institutions including Provident Bank, Maryland National Bank/Nations Bank/Bank of America, and stints outside of industry at Ascend One and Medifast.  Joe earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Towson University.

Jeffrey Buell

Chief Risk Officer

Jeff joined S3 as the Chief Risk Officer in 2021 and oversees the Compliance, Risk, & Fraud Teams. He has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Service industry.  Prior to joining S3, Jeff was the head of Fraud & Dispute Management for US Bank where he was responsible for overseeing fraud strategy, analytics, & operations. Prior to US Bank, he was the National Service & Solutions Executive for Bank of America. In addition, Jeff has held leadership roles in the Media & Telecommunication industries.  Jeff earned a Bachelors Degree in industrial Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo.