Scott Saunders

Scott Saunders

CEO, Happy Money

WHY: Leads fintech with a credit card alternative, aims to reduce “sad money” debt levels for millennials and others. Brought in $36M in revenue last year. Current pace of sales equates to nearly $65M in annual revenue.

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RECENT: Headed to Tustin’s Flight creative office campus early 2020, where he plans to grow the company from 280 workers to around 600.

NOTABLE: Raised $70M Series D in August, as much as was raised in five previous rounds of funding. Aiming for tie-in to credit unions and their members.

FUN FACTS: Alma mater: George Mason; favorite TV show, “The Crown.”

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