Yaakov Erlichman

Yaakov Erlichman is the Director of Risk Management for the Merchant Financing product at American Express. Yaakov is an experienced risk management professional focused on managing credit risk at American Express for the last 9 years. Yaakov was a core member of the team which launched the Merchant Financing product at American Express, providing an alternative lending solution designed to meet the needs of small and mid-market companies. Yaakov has a wide variety of experience in marketing/acquisition, data analytics, underwriting, customer management and operations.Prior to American Express, Yaakov worked in the Bio Tech and Health care industries. Yaakov has a Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of business. Yaakov is an avid ice-hockey player and is involved in numerous non-profit organizations.�